Will serve as one of five team captains for the 2018 season.
Junior (2017): Served as a team captain ... Saw action in all 11 games at quarterback and started in all ... Completed 247 of 396 pass attempts ... Threw for a Stetson season record of 2,331 yards ... Passed for eight touchdowns ... Completed a career-high 35 passes for a career-high 383 yards and two touchdowns at Valparaiso (9/30) ... Completed 27 passes for 273 yards and a touchdown at Jacksonville (11/11) ... Completed 26 passes for 269 yards against Brown (10/7) ... Passed for 268 yards on 26 completions against Campbell (9/23) ... Ran for 28 yards and two touchdowns in the win against Brown (10/7) ... Averaged 215.4 passing yards per game... Had a quarterback efficacy rating of 111.92 ... Named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.
2016: Received a medical redshirt after suffering a dislocated hip during preseason practice ... Served as a team captain despite not being able to compete on the field ... Assisted head coach Roger Hughes in coaching the quarterbacks and was instrumental in signaling in plays from the sideline ... Was named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll ... Carries a 3.34 cumulative GPA.
Sophomore (2015): Saw action in eight games as a reserve ... Completed 24-of-49 passes for 269 yards ... Completed a season-high 7-of-15 passes for 118 yards at Jacksonville ... Completed 6-of-10 passes for 80 yards at Drake ... Completed 3-of-4 passes for 14 yards in back-to-back weeks against San Diego and at Marist ... Completed 3-of-9 passes for 26 yards against Ave Maria ... Completed a season-long 35 yard pass at Jacksonville ... Had five rushes for 13 yards in the game against Ave Maria ... For the season, completed 24-of-49 pass attempts for 269 yards ... Was intercepted four times ... Was named to the Pioneer Football League Academic Honor roll for 2015.
Prior to Stetson: Saw action in two games as a freshman at Wagner in 2014, completing one of three pass attempts for 15 yards ... Helped team to a share of the Northeast Conference title.
High School: Was a two-year starter at quarterback and safety for coach Nunzio Campanile at Bergen Catholic ... Passed for 993 yards and six touchdowns in his senior year … Helped his team advance to the state title game in three of his four seasons ... Team was ranked as high as No. 2 in the nation during his junior season ... Recorded 279 yards of total offense in a game against prep national champion John Curtis Christian from New Orleans ... Hails from a tradition-rich high school program that has won 16 NJ State Championships … His father Jack, an outstanding player at Bergen Catholic in mid 1970’s, is now the school’s athletic director … Was the Vergen County Coaches Association Football Scholarship winner ... Was a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society ad as an Honor Roll student for four years ... Was active with the International Club, the Red and Golf Club and the Crusader for a Day organization.
Personal: Full name is Colin Robert McGovern ... Was born on July 21, 1995, in Teaneck, NJ ... Is the son of Jack and Ann McGovern ... Has two brothers, Brendan (27) and Griffin (18), and one sister, Erin (25) ... Comes for a very athletic family that includes his brother Brendan who played college football at Holy Cross and Bentley University, and his sister Erin, who was a senior captain on the women's soccer team at the University of Miami ... Legacy also includes his father and a trio of uncles ... His dad was the starting center at Holy Cross for four seasons and his brothers, Rob and Bill, also played college football at Holy Cross ... Rob went on to a four-year career in the NFL with the Chiefs, Steelers and Patriots while Bill went into coaching and currently serves as outside linebackers coach for the New York Giants after a long career as a college coach ... Another uncle, Jim McGovern, played college golf at Arkansas and Old Dominion before playing on the PGA Tour from 1991 to 1998, winning the Houston Open in 1993 and finishing fifth at The Masters in 1994 ... Is a Sport Business major with a Marketing minor.