2008: Did not see any varsity action.
High School: Played for coach Mike Donatucci at Fremd High School in Palatine, Ill. ... Named the 2007 Player of the Year in the Mid-Suburban League ... Earned Class 8A All-State honors from the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association ... Rated as the No. 34 quarterback in the nation by ESPN / Scouts, Inc. ... Completed 178 of 273 passes for 2,123 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior ... Hit on 265 of 433 attempts for 3,294 yards and 31 scores during his high school career ... Set 12 school records ... Team posted a 39-4 mark during his four years, winning four straight conference championships ... Received Academic All-State honors ... Also a member of the basketball, baseball and track teams at Fremd ... Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Virginia and Michael Tolzien, Sr. ... Brother, Michael, was a member of the football and boxing teams at the U.S. Air Force Academy ... Brother, Scott, is a junior quarterback on the football team at Wisconsin ... Has not yet declared a major.