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San Bernardino, Calif.
High School
Cajon HS
Previous School
Arizona State

2022 SEC Offensive Player of the Week vs. Alabama
2022 SEC Offensive Player of the Week vs. Ole Miss
2022 Charles McClendon MVP Award – Offense
2022 Davey O’Brien Award Semifinalist
2019 Sun Bowl MVP (at Arizona State)

One of the nation’s top quarterbacks and listed as the No. 1 quarterback in the SEC entering the 2023 season by several publications … Enters fifth season as a starting collegiate quarterback – three at Arizona State and last year at LSU … One of the most experienced quarterbacks in college football with 43 career starts, which ranks second to only Oregon’s Bo Nix (47) and Notre Dame’s Sam Hartman (45) … Tremendous all-around quarterback who can make plays with his arm and feet … Outstanding at extending the play … Can make all the throws necessary to win in the SEC … Much more than just a running quarterback, used the spring to better develop his downfield passing … Has used the offseason to get bigger and stronger, added nearly 20 pounds of good weight … Confident player who has a command of the huddle and the offense … Brings an authority element to the playing field … Brian Kelly says Daniels has the “CLAP” effect on the offense – clear, loud, as an order, with pauses … Team leader who makes everyone around him better … Coming off a historic season for LSU quarterbacks as he set school records for rushing yards by a QB (885) and rushing TDs by a QB (11) … He also became LSU’s record holder for rushing and passing TDs in the same game, doing it six times – breaking Joe Burrow’s previous mark of five … Led all quarterbacks nationally in rushing yards with 885 and was one of only two QBs to rush for 800 yards and pass for 2,500 yards – along with John Rhys Plumlee of UCF … Has a 28-15 mark as a starting quarterback, which includes a 10-4 record at LSU and 18-11 at Arizona State … Has led teams to three bowl appearances … Passed for more than 6,000 yards and 32 touchdowns in 29 games with the Sun Devils and enters senior season at LSU with 8,938 career passing yards and 2,173 rushing yards … He’s accounted for 73 touchdowns during his career (49 passing and 24 rushing) … Has 5 career 100-yard rushing games (3 at LSU, 2 at Arizona State) and 7 300-yard passing games (5 at Arizona State, 2 at LSU) … He’s also rushed and passed for a touchdown 15 times (6 at LSU, 9 at Arizona State) … Graduated from Arizona State … Pursuing a master’s degree in liberal arts.

Took over as LSU’s starting quarterback during camp and started all 14 games at the position, leading the Tigers to a 10-4 mark and a berth in the SEC Championship Game … Rushed for a team highs of 885 yards and 11 TD’s … Completed 266-of-388 passes for 2,913 yards, 17 TD’s and only three interceptions … Had two 300-yard passing games and three 100-yard rushing games … Became first quarterback in LSU history to pass for 200 yards and rush for 100 yards in game decided in regulation when he did so in season opener vs. Florida State (Joe Burrow did it in 7-OT game at Texas A&M) … Either passed or rushed for a TD in 11 games … Also became first player in LSU history to rush for 3 TDs and pass for 3 TDs in a game decided in regulation, doing it in win over Florida in Gainesville (Burrow did it in 7-OT game at Texas A&M) … Followed that with 5 TD’s (3 rushing, 2 passing) in the 45-20 win over No. 7 Ole Miss in Tiger Stadium … Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in the win over Ole Miss … In overtime win over Alabama, rushed for 95 yards and a TD and completed 22-of-32 passes for 182 yards and 2 scores in the 32-31 victory … Scored on a 25-yard run on first OT play from scrimmage vs. Alabama and then connected with tight end Mason Taylor on the two-point conversion to cap the victory over the Crimson Tide … Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week for the performance over the Crimson Tide … Other 100-yard rushing game came in win over UAB with 111 yards and a TD … Eclipsed the 400-yard mark for total offense for first time at LSU with 408 yards (111 rushing, 297 passing) in win over UAB … Capped season with 28 TD’s accounted for (11 rushing, 17 passing) which ties for the fourth-highest total in LSU single-season history … Directed an LSU offense that school record for rushing TD’s with 39, breaking previous mark of 37 set in 2013 … LSU’s 6,344 yards of total offense in 2022 ranks No. 2 in school history … Completed 20 or more passes in a game nine times with a career-best of 32 coming vs. Tennessee … His 32 completions vs. Tennessee ties for the third-most in LSU history …Threw only three interceptions – 1 vs. Tennessee, Arkansas, and Georgia … Opened season by throwing 175 passes without an interception, the second-longest streak in school history … The 175 passes without an interception were the most to open the season in school history.

Started all 13 games at quarterback, guiding the Sun Devils to an 8-5 record and an appearance in the Las Vegas Bowl … Threw for 2,381 yards and 10 TDs … Added 710 rushing yards and 6 scores … Tossed for a season-best 287 yards and 2 TDs in win over UCLA … Had second career 100-yard passing/rushing game against UNLV in week 2 with 175 passing yards and 125 rushing yards in win … Rushed for a pair of TDs and threw for 236 yards in win over Colorado … Led the Pac-12 in completion percentage at 65.4, connecting on 197-of-301 passes.

Started all 4 games in Arizona State’s COVID-shortened season … Sun Devils went 2-2 with wins over Arizona State and Oregon State … Threw for 134 yards and a TD and added first career 100-yard rushing game (111 yards) against Southern Cal in season-opener … Accounted for 3 TDs (2 passing, 1 rushing) in 70-7 win over Arizona in week 3 … Rushed for 83 yards and 2 scores in win over Oregon State in regular season finale … Finished year with 701 passing yards and 5 TDs to go along with 223 rushing yards and 4 scores.

Started 12 games at quarterback in helping lead the Sun Devils to an 8-5 mark and a win over Florida State in the Sun Bowl … Became first true freshman quarterback in Arizona State history to start a season-opener for the Sun Devils … Capped his rookie season throwing for 2,943 yards, 17 touchdowns and only 2 interceptions … Added 355 rushing yards and 3 TDs … Outplayed future NFL first round draft pick Justin Herbert in win over Oregon, throwing for 408 yards and 3 TDs in 31-28 victory over the Ducks … Completed 22-of-32 passes against Oregon … Connected with Brandon Aiyuk on an 81-yard TD with just under 4 minutes to extend ASU lead to 31-21 with 3:54 remaining in contest … Threw 3 TD passes in consecutive starts against UCLA, Oregon State and Oregon … In collegiate debut, passed for 284 yards and a pair of TDs and added a rushing score in 30-7 win over Kent State on August 29 … Missed Southern Cal game with an injury but returned the following week against Oregon State … Accounted for 4 TDs twice (3 pass, 1 rush vs. Washington State; 3 pass, 1 rush at UCLA) … Scored on a 17-yard run with 34 seconds left in 38-34 comeback win over Washington State.

Put up some of the most impressive numbers at Cajon High School, breaking several school and state records in the process … A finalist in both the Elite 11 and The Opening passing competitions and considered by some scouts as the best Dual-threat Quarterback prospect in the country … Selected to the prestigious Under Armour All-American Game … Consensus four-star prospect amongst the major recruiting services. Ranked as the No. 83 overall prospect and the No. 2 dual-threat quarterback prospect in the country in 24/7 Sports’ Composite Rankings…24/7 Sports lists him as the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback prospect nationally in their own rankings…tabbed by Rivals as the No. 107 overall prospect and the No. 3 dual-threat quarterback prospect in the nation…currently sits at No. 109 in the ESPN 300, who rated him as the No. 3 dual-threat quarterback in the class … A four-year varsity starter at Cajon High School, compiling a 44-10 record including back-to-back seasons with at least 12 wins… threw for a CIF-Southern Section record 14,007 yards and 170 touchdowns during a historic four-year career at Cajon High School … Added 3,645 rushing yards on 562 attempts and 41 rushing touchdowns showing off his unique athleticism … Produced back-to-back 6,000+ all-purpose yardage seasons as a junior and senior (12,487 total) … Completed 287-of-406 (70.7%) passes for 4,515 yards and 60 touchdowns compared to just four interceptions, posting a 142.8 quarterback rating during an outstanding senior season … Was equally as effective on the ground in 2018 as he was in the air, rushing for 1,536 yards and 16 touchdowns … Averaged 322.5 passing yards and 109.7 rushing yards per game as a senior leading Cajon High School go 12-2 and reach the 2018 Southern Section Division 3 Championship … Broke onto the national scene with an eye-popping junior season, completing 321-of-459 (69.9%) passes for 5,136 yards and 62 touchdowns compared to just five interceptions…also rushed for 1,292 yards and 15 touchdowns, including a 99-yard touchdown run in 2017…the Cowboys went 14-2 and defeated Downey in the 2017 CIF Southern Section 4A Football Championship, earning a berth in the CIF State Football 2-AA Bowl Championship

Jayden Daniels 100-yard rushing games
125 vs. UNLV, Sept. 11, 2021 (Arizona State)
121 vs. Ole Miss, Oct. 22 (LSU)
114 vs. Florida State, Sept. 4, 2022 (LSU)
111 vs. UAB, Nov. 19, 2022 (LSU)
111 vs. Southern Cal, Nov. 7, 2020 (Arizona State)

Jayden Daniels’ 300-yard passing games
408 vs. Oregon, Nov. 23, 2019 (Arizona State)
363 vs. Washington State, Oct. 12, 2019 (Arizona State)
349 at Florida, Oct. 15, 2022 (LSU)
345 vs. Colorado, Sept. 21, 2019 (Arizona State)
334 at Oregon State, Nov. 16, 2019 (Arizona State)
304 vs. Sacramento State, Sept. 6, 2019 (Arizona State)
300 vs. Tennessee, Oct. 8, 2022 (LSU)

Jayden Daniels’ 200-yard passing games/100-yard rushing games
Sept. 4, 2022 vs. Florida State (209 passing, 114 rushing)
Oct. 22, 2022 vs. Ole Miss (248 passing, 121 rushing)
Nov. 19, 2022 vs. UAB (297 passing, 111 rushing)

Jayden Daniels’ Games with Rushing and Passing TD
Sept. 10, 2022 vs. Southern (1 rush, 3 pass)
Sept. 17, 2022 vs. Mississippi State (1 rush, 1 pass)
Oct. 15, 2022 at Florida (3 rush, 3 pass)
Oct. 22, 2022 vs. Ole Miss (3 rush, 2 pass)
Nov. 5, 2022 vs. Alabama (1 rush, 2 pass)
Nov. 19, 2022 vs. UAB (1 rush, 1 pass)
Oct. 16, 2021 at Utah (1 rush, 2 pass)
Nov. 11, 2021 at Washington (1 rush, 1 pass)
Nov. 27, 2021 vs. Arizona (1 rush, 2 pass)
Dec. 5, 2020 vs. UCLA, (1 rush, 1 pass)
Dec. 11, 2020 at Arizona (1 rush, 2 pass)
Dec. 19, 2020 at Oregon State (2 rush, 1 pass)
Aug. 29, 2019 vs. Kent State (1 rush, 2 pass)
Oct. 12, 2019 vs. Washington State (1 rush, 3 pass)
Oct. 26, 2019 at UCLA (1 rush, 3 pass)

Jayden Daniels’ LSU Accomplishments Of Note
• Single-season record holder for rushing yards by a quarterback (885 in 2022)
• Single-season record holder for rushing TDs by a quarterback (11 in 2022)
• First player to rush for 3 TDs and pass for 3 TDs in a game decided in regulation (at Florida, 2022)
• First player to rush for 100 yards and pass for 200 yards in a game decided in regulation (vs. Florida State, 2022)
• Became only player in school history to rush for 100 yards and pass for 200 yards in a game in same season when he did it a second time vs. Ole Miss (121 rush, 247 pass)
• Did it a third time vs. UAB with 111 rushing yards and 297 passing yards
• First quarterback to lead LSU to wins at Auburn and at Florida in same season (2022)
• First quarterback to rush for a TD and pass for a TD in same game six times (2022)
• 32 completions vs. Tennessee in 2022 – ties for No. 3 in single-game LSU history
• 28 TDs accounted for in 2022 ties for No. 4 in single-season LSU history
• 3,798 yards of total offense (885 rushing, 2,913 passing) in 2022 ranks No. 2 in single-season LSU history
• Led all QBs nationally in rushing yards in 2022 with 885 yards
• One of only 2 QBs nationally with 800-plus rushing yards and 2,500-plus passing yards in 2022

Pass attempts: 45 vs. Tennessee, 2022 (at LSU)
Pass completions: 32 vs. Tennessee, 2022 (at LSU)
Pass yards: 408 vs. Oregon, 2019 (at Arizona State)
Pass TDs: 3, 6x (Last: at Florida, 2022; First: vs. Washington State, 2019)
Had intercepted: 2, 4x (Last: vs. Arizona, 2021; First: vs. UNLV, 2021)
Long pass: 86 vs. Washington State, 2019 (at Arizona State)

Rush attempts: 23 vs. Ole Miss, 2022 (at LSU)
Rush yards: 125 vs. UNLV, 2021 (at Arizona State)
Rush TDs: 3, 4x (Last: vs. Ole Miss, 2022; First: at Florida, 2022) (at LSU)
Long rush: 53 at Oregon State, 2020 (at Arizona State)

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