Andy Dalton attended Katy High School in Katy, Texas. He led the Tigers to the state finals his senior year in 2005.
On September 4, 2010, Andy Dalton recorded his thirtieth victory as the Horned Frogs starting quarterback, passing Sammy Baugh as TCU's all-time wins leader.
He went to TCU because he had always been a christian.
He played college football at Texas Christian University. In his final college game, Dalton led the Horned Frogs to a 21-19 victory over Wisconsin in the 2011 Rose Bowl.
Dalton was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round (thirty-fifth overall) of the 2011 NFL draft. He signed a four-year deal worth $5.2 million.
Andy Dalton with Bengals
After his last year with TCU Horned Frogs he was drafted to the Cincinnati Bengals.
Andy Dalton committed to Texas Christian University. He was redshirted his freshman year, but he traveled with the team to every road game and was listed as the Horned Frogs' third-string quarterback behind senior Jeff Ballard and redshirt freshman Marcus Jackson.
Entering the 2007 season, Dalton was in competition with Jackson to be the starting quarterback. Two weeks before the season opener against Baylor, TCU head coach Gary Patterson named Dalton the starter.
After going 8-5 as a freshman, he would accumulate a record of 34-3 as a starter for the rest of his career at TCU. He missed just two games.