2012 Honors: Co-Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Ball State) ... honorable mention BTN.com All-Big Ten Freshman team.
2012 (Freshman): Threw for 632 yards, completed 51-of-82 (62.2 percent) and tossed seven touchdowns with just one interception in seven games ... became the third true freshman quarterback in IU history to play (Tim Clifford - 1977, Tre Roberson - 2011) ... entering the Ball State game in the fourth quarter, went 13-of-20 (65.0) for a career-high 172 yards with two TDs, including a career-long 70-yarder ... passed for 157 yards and a 35-yard score at Northwestern ... 10-of-15 (66.7) with 107 yards and two touchdowns in win at Illinois ... led team on four scoring drives (three TDs) against the Fighting Illini ... netted two touchdowns and 77 yards in the final 3:58 against No. 8 Ohio State ... two-time IU offensive player of the week (Ball State and Illinois).
Prep/Personal: Quarterback for head coach Steve Gleason at Modesto Christian High School ... team's most valuable player also earned Trans Valley League Offensive MVP, second team all-state and first team all-district honors as a senior ... threw for 2,332 yards with 31 touchdowns (two rushing) and six interceptions ... set school single-season records in passing yards, passing TDs and passing yards per game (233.2) ... claimed school single-game marks in passing yards (384) and passing scores (six) ... rated the No. 14 quarterback nationally and the No. 23 prospect in California by ESPN.com ... two-year football letterwinner also played basketball ... National Honor Society member ... took a mission trip to Uganda as a 14-year old ... parents are Ralph and Michelle Sudfeld ... brothers, twins Matthew and Zach, played college football ... Matthew was a wide receiver at Brown University (2007-11) and Zach was a tight end at the University of Nevada (2007-12) ... born on Oct. 7, 1993, Nathan Michael Sudfeld is a business major.