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Shane Buechele

School

Southern Methodist University

Position
QB
Major
Masters - Business Administration
Shane Buechele

Classroom

Shane Buechele has an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas, a Master’s degree from SMU and is in the Cox School of Business, pursuing a second certification in Business Administration. He entered the semester with a 3.386 GPA and was a member of the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team last season.

Character

From the first team event Shane Buechele attended as a Mustang, he made an impact on his teammates and the coaching staff around him. He inspires each person he encounters to both do more and be more through the example set in his own actions. I’ve said multiple times that I believe Shane is poised to be one of the highest producing quarterbacks this season, and while I stand by this statement, to limit his production to stats and touchdowns would do Shane a disservice. - Head Coach Sonny Dykes

Community

Shane Buechele and his girlfriend, Paige Vasquez, raised $50,000 for the Dallas Mayor’s Disaster Relief Fund for COVID-19.
Back in April the couple decided to start a GoFundMe account so that they could give back to the place they call home. Their GoFundMe account was created to help the city during this time of uncertainty. The pair felt that they could team up and use their voices to rally support and give back to their community.

Competition

Shane Buechele is a member of the Maxwell Award, CFPA, Manning Award, Davey O’Brien, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award and Wuerffel Trophy Watch Lists.
He ranks in the top 10 nationally in passing yards, passing yards per game, passing touchdowns, total offense and points responsible for. Among FBS career active leaders, Buechele ranks in the top five for completions, passing yards, total offense, passing touchdowns and total touchdowns.