Bryce Perkins was born December 20, 1996, in San Diego, California. He is a Quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams in the NFL.
Perkins played college football at Arizona State before transferring to Arizona Western College and then to Virginia, where he earned a starting role.
Perkins attended Chandler High School in Chandler, Arizona. As a senior, he led Chandler to their first state championship victory since 1949. During his high school career he passed for 5,332 yards with 70 touchdowns and had 26 rushing touchdowns. Perkins committed to Arizona State University to play college football.
Perkins redshirted his first year at Arizona State in 2015 and missed 2016 due to a broken neck. He transferred to Arizona Western College in 2017. In his lone season there he passed for 1,311 yards and seven touchdowns and rushed for 353 yards and four touchdowns.
In 2018, Perkins transferred to the University of Virginia. Prior to the season, he was named the team's starter. He started all 13 games and set the school record for total offense in a single season with 3,603 yards and 34 touchdowns. He completed 225 of 349 passes for 2,680 yards with 25 touchdowns, nine interceptions and rushed for 923 yards and nine touchdowns. Perkins returned to Virginia as the starting quarterback for the 2019 season. erkins started all 14 games for Virginia in 2019 and finished the season with 319 completions out of 495 pass attempts (64.4%) for 3,540 passing yards, 22 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions. He also had 227 carries for 769 rushing yards (3.4 YPC) and 11 touchdowns.
Perkins signed with the Los Angeles Rams as an undrafted free agent on April 25, 2020. He was waived by the team during final roster cuts on September 5, 2020, and signed to the practice squad the next day. e was elevated to the active roster on January 2 and January 15, 2021, for the team's week 17 and divisional playoff games against the Arizona Cardinals and Green Bay Packers, and reverted to the practice squad after each game. On January 18, 2021, Perkins signed a reserve/futures contract with the Rams.