James Sorgi (born December 3, 1980 in Fraser, Michigan) is an American football quarterback playing for the Indianapolis Colts. He is the backup to Peyton Manning. On April 13, 2007 he signed a one year contract worth $850,000 ($53,125 per game). On October 29, 2007 the Colts extended his contract for another three years, the financial terms of which have yet to be disclosed.
Sorgi attended Fraser High School in Fraser, Michigan and was a letterwinner in football, basketball, and baseball. In football, he was the two-time Team Most Valuable Player, and as a senior, he garnered All-League honors, All-County honors, and All-State honors, and was a USA Today Honorable Mention All-USA selection. In baseball, he posted a batting average of .450 as a senior. Jim Sorgi graduated from Fraser High School in 1999 with a 3.7 grade point average.
Jim Sorgi played college football for the Wisconsin Badgers.
Sorgi is Wisconsin's career pass efficiency leader (141.2), co-holder of most passing TD's in one game (5) and 6th in career passing yards in Wisconsin history.
Jim Sorgi was drafted in the sixth round in the 2004 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. Since then, Sorgi has proved to be an...