QB Drills with Ron Whitcomb

Ron Whitcomb is in his third year with the Old Dominion University football program where he will serve as the quarterbacks coach. In the Monarchs’ first season of FCS play, Whitcomb tutored signal caller Thomas DeMarco, who went on to become the second leading quarterback in the FCS in rushing behind Florida A&M’s Curtis Pulley and seventh among FCS student-athletes in scoring averaging 9.45 points per contest. DeMarco completed 137 of his 255 attempts throwing for 21 touchdown passes and making only four interceptions as the Monarchs finished at 9-2 as the winningest FCS start-up program in history. Along with the on-field accolades, DeMarco (Dean’s List student), along with signal-callers Tommy Reamon and Dominique Blackman, posted a Quarterback group average GPA of 2.83 — a team high in Spring 2010. Before joining the Old Dominion staff, Whitcomb was a four-year starter at the University of Maine where he played under Coach Wilder from 2003-2006. Whitcomb, departed as the Black Bears’ all-time leader in completions (755), total offense (8801) and touchdown passes (68). His 8183 passing yards ranked second, as did his .592 completion percentage. One of three senior captains at Maine in 2006, Whitcomb was named the Atlantic-10 and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Rookie of the Year as a redshirt freshman after passing for 2428 yards and 21 touchdowns. The passing yardage was the most by a freshman in Atlantic-10 history and he also established a new school
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