Columbia, South Carolina

Perry Orth is the Co--Founder and Head Coach of QB1 Athletics.  Perry Orth was raised in Jacksonville, Florida and played high school football at Ponte Vedra High School under former NFL and USFL QB Mike Loyd. Coach Mike Loyd is a two time Junior College National Champion, who has coached over a dozen NCAA Division 1 quarterbacks in his career.
Perry is a 2016 graduate of South Carolina, where he played quarterback for the Gamecocks under Head Coaches, Steve Spurrier and Will Muschamp. 
In 2013, Perry Orth was a preferred walk-on for the University of South Carolina, where he began his career sixth string on the depth chart, eventually becoming the starter during the 2015 and 2016 seasons. Through his hard work, dedication, and perseverance, he earned a full scholarship prior to the 2015 season. Perry appeared in 20  games and made 11 starts for the Gamecocks. His career stats were 2,595 passing yards with 12 touchdowns... Rushed 54 times for 125 yards and two scores... also scored a 17 yard receiving touchdown against the Florida Gators. He was voted by his teammates as a Team Captain during the 2016 season.
While at South Carolina, Perry was coached by Hall of Famer and Heisman Trophy Winner, Steve Spurrier. Spurrier's coaching career includes 6 SEC Championships, a National Championship, and coaching the 1996 Heisman Trophy winner, Danny Wuerffel.

Head Coach Perry Orth


Career Highlights 

  • Team Captain for the 2016 season.

  • National Semi Finalist for the Burlsworth Award for the most outstanding college football player who began his career as a walk-on. 

  • Nominee for the William V. Campbell award which is the player with the best combination of academics, community service, and on-field performance. 

  • 2016 Harold White GPA Award - 2015 Most Improved Quarterback of the Spring - 2014 Most Improved Quarterback of the Spring - 2014 Spring Big Play Award.

  • First touchdown pass was against Kentucky while completing 13-of-20 passes for 179 yards in the second half against the Wildcats.

  • Made his first career start at Georgia...scored on a four-yard quarterback keeper against the Bulldogs.

  • Threw for over 200 yards and two touchdowns against #7 LSU...and 279 yards and a touchdown against Vanderbilt with a career long  78 yard TD pass. 

  • Career-long 66 yard run at Texas A&M...Longest rush by a Gamecock QB since 1959.

  • Threw for 233 yards and 3 touchdown passes at Tennessee.

  • Threw a 38-yard TD pass and caught a 17-yard TD pass against #10 Florida.

  • Career high 367 passing yards against The Citadel, connecting on 28-of-43 and a touchdown.

  • Matched his career high with three touchdown passes and passed for over 200 yards against #1 ranked Clemson.

  • Threw for 156 yards in the second half against Vanderbilt, leading the Gamecocks to a 4th quarter comeback win.

  • Threw for 288 yards and was 26-36 (72%) against the Georgia Bulldogs.