Redshirted during his first season on campus . . . Highly decorated passer on the prep level . . . Served as team’s play signaler as he learns the offense.
Sat out his true freshman season as a redshirt.
Named the 2009 Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Mississippi . . . Named to the prestigious Parade All-America Team . . . Honored as Class 4A Offensive Player of the Year by Mississippi Association of Coaches . . . Also named Mississippi Player of the Year and All-State quarterback by the Jackson (Miss.) Clarion-Ledger . . . Listed as one of Mississippi’s 40 Most Wanted by the Clarion-Ledger . . . Named the 15th best prospect in the state by the Mississippi Press . . . Rivals.com rated him as the No. 2 quarterback in the state . . . Shattered most state passing records . . . Completed 342 of 529 passes for 5,589 yards and 63 touchdowns as a senior . . . Also rushed for 1,265 yards and 18 scores as he led coach Forrest Williams’ Rockachaws to a 14-1 record and the 4A state title . . . Tabbed as the All-South offensive player of the year by the Biloxi Sun Herald each of the past two seasons . . . As a junior, completed 225 of 370 passes for 3,805 yards and a then-state record 45 touchdown passes . . . Named 2nd team All-State by the Clarion Ledger in 2008 . . . During his sophomore season, Favre threw for 36 touchdowns 3,092 yards and completed 196 of 322 pass attempts . . . Chose Mississippi State over Southern Mississippi and Tulane.
Born Dylan DeWayne Favre on March 19, 1992 . . . Son of Jeffrey and Rhonda Favre . . . Nephew of NFL quarterback Brett Favre.