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Position
Quarterback
Height
6'3
Weight
200
Class
Junior
Hometown
San Bernardino, Calif.
High School
Cajon HS
Previous School
Arizona State
Experience
TR

Transfer quarterback from Arizona State where he served as the starter for three straight years … Enrolled at LSU in January and took part in spring practice … 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 … Helped the Sun Devils to an 18-11 mark and two bowl appearances in his three seasons at Arizona State … Started 29 games in 3 years … Passed for over 6,000 yards and 32 touchdowns in 29 games with the Sun Devils … Added another 1,288 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns … Tremendous all-around quarterback who can make plays with his arm and feet … Outstanding at extended the play … Can make all the throws necessary to win in the SEC … Has a pair of 100-yard rushing games to his credit (125 vs. UNLV, 2021; 111 vs. Southern Cal, 2020) … Graduated from Arizona State … Pursuing a master’s degree in liberal arts.

JUNIOR SEASON (2021)
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.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2020)
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.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2019)
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.

HIGH SCHOOL
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’ CAREER PASSING HIGHS (at Arizona State)
Pass attempts: 39 vs. Colorado, 2019
Pass completions: 26 vs. Washington State, 2019
Pass yards: 408 vs. Oregon, 2019
Pass TDs: 3, 4x (Last: vs. Oregon, 2019; First: vs. Washington State, 2019)
Had intercepted: 2, 4x (Last: vs. Arizona, 2021; First: vs. UNLV, 2021)
Long pass: 86 vs. Washington State, 2019

JAYDEN DANIELS’ CAREER RUSHING HIGHS (at Arizona State)
Rush attempts: 19 vs. Wisconsin, 2021
Rush yards: 125 vs. UNLV, 2021
Rush TDs: 2 vs. Colorado, 2021
Long rush: 53 at Oregon State, 2020

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