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Johnny Stanton
Johnny  Stanton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

High School:
Santa Margarita HS

Last College:
Nebraska/Saddleback College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 245

Position:
QB/LB

Experience:
1L

Major:
Kinesiology


05/11/2018

More Than 70 UNLV Student-Athletes Set For Commencement

Saturday's graduation ceremonies will include spring and summer classes.

04/11/2018

Solberg Named Outstanding Rebel Of The Week

UNLV men's tennis junior Richard Solberg earns honor after going 4-0 over the weekend to lead the Rebels to a pair of Mountain West victories.

03/26/2018

Nine Former Rebels Participate In Annual UNLV Pro Day

Scouts from 12 different NFL teams were in attendance Monday at Rebel Park.

02/21/2018

Ames Named Outstanding Rebel Of The Week

UNLV baseball junior Nick Ames earns the honor after hitting .500 with three home runs and eight RBI in three Rebel wins over the weekend.

11/11/2017

BYU Spoils Senior Night For Rebels

UNLV forced to win final two games to become bowl-eligible after falling to Cougars.

11/04/2017

UNLV vs. Hawaii

USATSI Photos from UNLV football vs. Hawaii - Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017

10/14/2017

UNLV vs Air Force

NCAA Football: UNLV vs Air Force

09/24/2016

UNLV vs. Idaho

Sept. 24, 2016

09/17/2016

USATSI Gallery - UNLV @ Central Michigan

USATSI Gallery - UNLV @ Central Michigan

09/10/2016

UNLV vs. UCLA

Sept. 10, 2016

UNLV: The former first team junior college All-America quarterback returns for his senior season under center after a strong spring performance … Will compete for time with Armani Rogers and Kurt Palandech … A former Nebraska QB, he was with the Cornhuskers in 2013-14 along with current UNLV staffers, including offensive coordinator Barney Cotton.

2016: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by starting the first four games at QB before suffering an injury … Even while playing just the first third of the season, he still led the team with 676 passing yards and six touchdown passes … In the season opener vs. Jackson State on Sept. 1, his first pass attempt as a Rebel went for a 56-yard touchdown to Devonte Boyd … His third attempt also resulted in a Boyd receiving score, this time from 32 yards out … Stanton would find Boyd for a third TD in the second quarter and finish completing 10 of his 12 attempts for 217 yards and three TDs … The following week at UCLA, Stanton completed 11 of 28 for 153 yards and one TD .. He also rushed for 46 yards on 10 carries, including an 11-yard scoring scamper that pulled the Rebels to within a touchdown in the third quarter at the Rose Bowl … Struggled the next week at CMU, completing only 15 of 41 attempts for 131 yards and a lone score … Completed 14 of 26 for 175 and one TD in the next game vs. Idaho … Suffered an injury vs. the Vandals that knocked him out of the lineup … 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 …

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.

PERSONAL: Johnny Richard Stanton IV is the son of Lori and John Stanton III … Has one younger sister Katie … Father, Johnny, and uncle, Pat Stanton, both swam competitively at Long Beach State … Majoring in kinesiological sciences.

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