Position
Quarterback
Height
6'2
Weight
216 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Marietta, Ga.
Major
Human Science & Education
High School
Marietta HS

2013 SEC Co-Freshman of the Week (vs. Arkansas)

CAREER
Played in 24 games with 13 starts in three years with the Tigers … Graduated in August of 2016 and transferred to Louisiana-Lafayette for his final year of eligibility … Led LSU to a 9-4 mark in 13 games as a starter … Started Outback Bowl win over Iowa to cap the 2013 … Started 12 games (all except Auburn) in 2014, leading the Tigers to an appearance in the Music City Bowl … Capped career with 1,792 passing yards and 12 touchdowns … Added 310 rushing yards and a TD … Directed LSU to four fourth quarter comebacks in 2013 and 2014 … Joined Herb Tyler (1995-96) and Jordan Jefferson (2008-09) as the only three LSU quarterbacks to start in a bowl game as a true freshman and a sophomore … Got a jump start on college career by graduating high school early and enrolled at LSU in January of 2013,

JUNIOR SEASON (2015)
Played in two games in 2015, both in a backup role … Saw action in wins over Eastern Michigan and South Carolina … Did not record any statistics.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014)
Played in 13 games with 12 starts … Started every contest but the Auburn game … Completed 111-of-227 passes for 1,611 yards and 11 scores … Threw just seven interceptions … Rushed for 292 yards … Directed LSU on three fourth-quarter comebacks (Wisconsin, Florida, Ole Miss) … Tossed at least one TD pass in eight of 13 games … Had perhaps best overall game in 23-17 win over Texas A&M on Thanksgiving Night, rushing for a career-best 119 yards, while adding another 107 yards and a TD through the air … Became just the seventh LSU quarterback to rush for 100 yards in a game since 1960 … His 119 rushing yards ranked as the third-most by LSU quarterback in school history … Connected on 12-of-21 passes in the win over the Aggies as the Tigers racked up 25 first downs, 491 total yards and consumed the ball for 41 minutes and 13 seconds … Opened season by throwing for a career-best 239 yards and two TDs on 9-of-21 passing in comeback win over 14th-ranked Wisconsin in Houston … Connected with Travin Dural for an 80-yard score with 4:47 remaining in first quarter for LSU’s first touchdown of the season … At the time, the 80-yard touchdown matched the third-longest passing play in school history … Also added a 36-yard scoring strike to John Diarse in the fourth quarter as LSU completed a 17-point comeback against the Badgers which tied for the fourth-largest comeback in school history since 1960 … Tossed a career-best three touchdown passes a week later in win over Sam Houston State … Fired a 94-yard TD to Dural on LSU’s first play from scrimmage during the Sam Houston State game … The 94-yard scoring strike was the longest pass in program history which eclipsed an 82-yard touchdown pass from Steve Ensminger to Carlos Carson against Georgia on Oct. 14, 1978 … Was 13-of-26 for 157 yards versus Mississippi State in LSU’s SEC opener … The 13 completions were a career high for Jennings … Came off the bench to go 5-for-10 for 84 yards at Auburn … Returned as LSU’s starter the following week against Florida and accounted for 73 of his 110 passing yards during the fourth quarter as the Tigers rallied for a 30-27 win over Florida in Gainesville … Rushed for 40 yards and threw for 120 yards and a score in home win over Kentucky … Followed that with 142 yards passing and a TD as the Tigers knocked off third-ranked and undefeated Ole Miss in Tiger Stadium, 10-7 … Closed season with 151 passing yards and a 75-yard TD strike to John Diarse against Notre Dame in the Music City Bowl.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Played in nine games with one start … Started LSU’s 21-14 win over Iowa in the Outback Bowl … Finished year by going 13-of-29 passing with 181 yards and one TD … Threw one interception … Added 18 yards and a pair of TDs on the ground … Inserted into regular-season finale in fourth quarter against Arkansas when starter Zach Mettenberger was knocked out of the game with a knee injury … Took over against Arkansas with seven minutes remaining in the contest and LSU trailing 27-21 … Led LSU to a field goal on first possession, bringing score to 27-24 … Got ball back with 3:04 left in game and on own 1-yard line … Completed a 19-yard pass to Dillon Gordon on 2nd-and-8 to get the ball to the 19-yard line and then scrambled for a 21-yard gain two plays later … Completed the comeback with a 49-yard TD pass to Travin Dural on 3rd-and-10 with 1:22 to play that gave the Tigers a 31-27 lead … Finished 4-of-7 for 76 passing yards and a TD in win over Arkansas … Added 26 rushing yards on three carries vs. Razorbacks … In bowl game vs. Iowa, connected on 7-of-19 passes for 82 yards … Sacked four times against Hawkeyes .. Rushed for a 2-yard first quarter TD in helping the Tigers to bowl win over Iowa … Scored on a designed quarterback sneak in win over Florida … Played entire fourth quarter in win over UAB … Rushed for first down in only snap of game vs. Ole Miss … Rushed for 17 yards vs. Kent State.

HIGH SCHOOL
A consensus four-star prospect by all of the major recruiting websites … Made the finals of the ESPN Rise Elite 11 passing competition … Named the MVP of the Elite 11 Atlanta Region over 86 quarterbacks from 19 states … Of the 86 competitors, the only quarterback from his region to make the Elite 11 finals … Earned Georgia Sportswriters Association first-team all-state honors as an athlete his junior season and Atlanta Journal Constitution honorable-mention all-state honors as a quarterback his senior season … Played in the Georgia Junior Bowl … Rated as the fifth-best dual-threat quarterback by Rivals.com and the eighth-best by ESPN.com … Regarded as the No. 16 pro-style quarterback back by 247sports … A member of the ESPN 300 as the 221st best prospect in the nation and a member of the Rivals 250 as the No. 127 player in the nation … Named to the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team as the No. 10 quarterback in the nation … Racked up 2,187 yards and 19 touchdowns through the air and 500 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground his junior campaign … Averaged over five yards a carry on the ground and passed for over 800 yards his senior season … Led his team to an 8-4 record his senior campaign and a 5-1 district record his junior season after missing half of the season due to injury … Coached in high school by Scott Burton.

PERSONAL
Parents are Taneisha Raine and Will Jennings … Father played on the defensive line at the University of Georgia from 1990-1993 … Born Oct. 31, 1994 … Graduated from LSU in August of 2016 with a degree in sports administration … Transferred to Louisiana-Lafayette to play his final year of eligibility for the Cajuns.

JENNINGS’ CAREER PASSING HIGHS
Attempts: 26, 2x (Last: Alabama, 2014; First: Mississippi State, 2014)
Completions: 13, Mississippi State, 2014
Yards: 239, vs. Wisconsin, 2014
Touchdowns: 3, Sam Houston State, 2014
Long: 94 (TD), Sam Houston State, 2014

JENNINGS’ CAREER RUSHING HIGHS
Attempts: 14, at Texas A&M, 2014
Yards: 119, at Texas A&M, 2014
Touchdowns: 1, 2x, (Last: vs. Iowa, 2014 Outback Bowl; First: vs. Florida, 2013)
Long: 36, at Texas A&M, 2014

JENNINGS’ CAREER PASSING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
Att.-Comp.-INT
Yds.
TD
LG
2013
9-1
29-13-1
181
1
49 (TD)
2014
13-12
227-111-7
1,611
11
94 (TD)
2015 2-0 0-0-0 0 0 0
Totals
24-13
256-124-8
1,792
12
94 (TD)

JENNINGS’ CAREER RUSHING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
Att.
Yds.
TD
LG
2013
9-1
19
18
1
21
2014
13-12
108
292
0
36
2015 2-0 0 0 0
Totals
22-13
127
310
1
36
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