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Ricky Stanzi
QB #2
Height:
6-4
Weight:
228
College:
Iowa
Hometown:
Mentor, Ohio
Experience:
4

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Biography

Third-year QB who was claimed off waivers (Kansas City) on Aug. 27, 2013 … Spent two seasons in Kansas City as the backup … Was active but did not play in three games in 2012 and six games in 2011.

TRANSACTIONS: Originally drafted by Kansas City in the fifth round (135th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft … Waived on 08/25/13 … Claimed off waivers by the Jaguars from Kansas City on 08/27/13.

PRO: Fourth-year QB who was claimed off waivers (Kansas City) on Aug. 27, 2013 … Spent two seasons in Kansas City as the backup … Was active but did not play in three games in 2012 and six games in 2011 ...

2013: Signed by the Jaguars prior to week one of the regular season ... Was inactive for 11 games and dressed but did not play in four games ...

2012: Was active but did not play in three games and was inactive in 13 contests … Was inactive on 9/9 vs. ATL, on 9/16 at BUF, on 9/23 at N.O., on 9/30 vs. S.D. and on 10/7 vs. BAL … Was active but did not see action on 10/14 at T.B. … Was inactive on 10/28 vs. OAK … Was active but did not see action on 11/1 at S.D. and on 11/12 at PIT … Was inactive on 11/18 vs. CIN, on 11/25 vs. DEN, on 12/2 vs. CAR, on 12/9 at CLE, on 12/16 at OAK, on 12/23 vs. IND and on 12/30 at DEN.

2011: Served as the backup quarterback in six games and was inactive for 10 contests … Completed 18 of 34 passes in the preseason for 213 yards with one TD and one INT …

COLLEGE: Played in 39 games (35 starts) at Iowa, posting a 26-9 record as a starter … Completed 542 of 907 passes for 7,377 yards with 56 touchdowns and 31 interceptions for a 141.6 rating … Threw at least one touchdown pass in 21 consecutive games, the longest streak in school history … Started all 13 games as a senior in 2010 … Completed 221 of 345 passes for 3,004 yards, with 25 touchdowns and six interceptions for a 157.6 passer rating … Finished fourth in the Big Ten and 12th in the NCAA with a 157.6 pass efficiency rating … His 25 TD passes were the third-best seasonal total in school history … Received Iowa’s Roy J. Carver Most Valuable Player Award for offense and the Hayden Fry “Extra Heartbeat” Award ... Started 11 games in 2009 as a junior … Completed 171 of 304 passes for 2,417 yards with 17 TDs and 15 INTs … Ranked fourth in the Big Ten in passing effi ciency (131.6), fifth in passing yards per game (219.7) and sixth in total offense per game (216.9) … Named All-Big Ten Conference honorable mention … Earned the team’s Roy J. Carver Most Valuable Player Award … Named the club’s offensive captain and a member of the Leadership Group … Earned All-America honorable mention accolades from Pro Football Weekly … Played in 13 games as a sophomore in 2008, starting 11 contests … Completed 150 of 254 passes for 1,956 yards with 14 TDs and nine INTs … Ranked fourth in the Big Ten Conference with a 134.8 pass effi ciency rating ... Played in two games, attempting four passes as a redshirt freshman in 2007 … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2006 … Majored in Interdisciplinary Business Studies.

PERSONAL: Attended Lake Catholic High School in Mentor, Ohio where he threw for 3,970 yards and 37 TDs and rushed for 1,130 yards … Earned first-team All-State, All-District, All-Conference and Team MVP honors as a senior … Named the 2005 Ohio Division III Offensive Player of the Year …

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