September 23, 2018

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UNLV

4 Johnny Stanton

  • Quarterback
  • Grade: Senior
  • Height: 6′2″
  • Weight: 245 lbs

2017 Season Statistics by Game

Game Passing Rushing
Date Opp. W/L Score Comp Att Int % Yds Yds/Att TDs Att Yds Yds/Att TDs
10/28 at FRESNO W 26-16 17 29 58.6 155 5.3 - 11 38 3.5 1
11/4 HAW W 31-23 26 18 144.4 244 13.6 2 12 27 2.2 1
11/11 BYU L 21-31 20 33 2 60.6 325 9.8 2 14 31 2.2 -
Totals    63 80 2 78.8 724 9.1 4 37 96 2.6 2
UNLV: A first team junior college All-America quarterback who will immediately compete for the starting job … A midyear signee in December, he enrolled in UNLV in January and took part in spring practice … Named preseason Fourth Team All-MW by Phil Steele’s before ever playing a down for the Rebels … Rated as a three-star prospect coming out of junior college by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports … A former Nebraska QB, he was with the Cornhuskers in 2013-14 along with current UNLV staffers, including offensive coordinator Barney Cotton.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played in 13 games and led Saddleback College to the California Community College Football Coaches Association State Championship game in his lone year with the Gauchos … Named 2015 CCCFCA First Team All-American and Offensive Player of the Year by the JC Athletic Bureau … Finished the season 293-of-465 (63.0 percent) for 3,471 yards and 27 touchdowns … Also led the team in rushing with 747 yards on 183 attempts and scored 12 touchdowns. … Was 37-of-48 for a career-high 468 yards and four touchdowns vs. El Camino (Sept. 19) … Eclipsed the 400-yard passing mark twice during the season and threw for more than 300 yards six times … Threw for multiple scores in nine games and tossed three or more touchdowns in four games … Did not throw an interception in final five games over 218 attempts … Rushed for a career-high 129 yards on 19 attempts and two touchdowns against Golden West (Nov. 14).

NEBRASKA: Spent two seasons with the Huskers and played in two games as a redshirt freshman with the Big Ten school … Served as a backup to Tommy Armstrong and saw action in wins over Florida Atlantic and Fresno State … Completed his only pass attempt of the season against FAU for six yards.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2013 graduate of Santa Margarita HS … Generally regarded as one of the nation’s top dual-threat QB prospect coming out of high school, ranking among the top 15 overall dual-threat quarterbacks by both 247Sports and Rivals … Was a finalist at the prestigious Elite 11 Quarter Back Camp in 2012 in California … A game-changing signal-caller who earned three letters under coach Harry Welch … Senior season was cut short due to a knee injury in week five … Led the team to a consensus ranking in the nation’s top five prep teams prior to injury … Completed 59-of-88 passes for 949 yards and 12 touchdowns, while rushing for 386 yards and 10 scores on 47 carries in 2012 … Led the Eagles to a 13-2 record and the CIF Southern Section Division I state title as a junior in 2011 … Held a completion percentage better than 60 percent and threw for 2,439 yards and 13 touchdowns, while rushing for 1,428 and 21 touchdowns … Named the first-team quarterback on the Los Angeles Times All-Area team and was the MVP of the SouthernCaliforniaPreps.com All-Pac 5 team … Started at safety as a sophomore for Santa Margarita and also logged time at quarterback … Made 72 total tackles in 2010 and passed for 375 yards while rushing for 223 yards … Also was a two-year letterwinner on the basketball team at power forward.
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