2008 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Completed 3-of-6 passes for 18 yards in WCU's annual Spring Game.
Prior to Western: A two-time All-South Piedmont Conference selection in his final two seasons, earning All-County, second team All-Piedmont and a honorable mention All-State as a senior ... Threw for 4,793 yards and 47 touchdowns as a prep ... Helped A.L. Brown High in Kannapolis, N.C., and head coach Ron Massey, compile a 47-10 record with three conference championships over four seasons ... Set school records for passing yards in a single-game as a junior ... Completed 5-of-11 passes for 32 yards in the run-oriented East-West All-Star game to end his prep career ... Also played basketball where he was the leading rebounder as a junior, earning all-conference plaudits, and leading scorer as a senior.
Personal: Is the son of Don and Lisa Efird ... Has one sibling, Andrea ... Was born in Chattanooga, Tenn.