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Carter Stanley

Position Quarterback
Height 6'2''
Weight 196 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Vero Beach, Fla.
High School Vero Beach HS

Career Honors: 2019: State Farm All-Star Challenge participant; Spiral Tropical Bowl participant; Manning Award Star of the Week (Texas, Texas Tech); Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (Texas Tech).

2019 (Sr.): KU’s No. 1 quarterback, earning a start in each of the team’s 12 games … Completed 226 of his 371 attempts (60.9% completion rate) on the season for a total of 2,664 yards through the air … Became just the fifth Jayhawk in Kansas history to throw for 5,000 or more career yards … Connected with his receivers for 24 touchdowns … Averaged 222.0 passing yards per game with 75 yards being his long throw … Carried the ball 67 times for a net gain of 68 yards and scored one TD on the ground … Selected to participate in numerous postseason showcases for his efforts and accolades throughout the season. Indiana State: Completed 20-of-29 passing attempts for a total of 241 yards in the air and two passing touchdowns … Led the Jayhawks down the field for a game-winning drive late in the fourth quarter, completed by a 22-yard touchdown pass to Daylon Charlot … Coastal Carolina: Started at quarterback for the second-straight game … Converted on 13 of his 19 passing attempts for a total of 107 yards … at Boston College: Led the team to victory in Chestnut Hill by going 20-of-27 through the air for 238 yards, and three touchdowns, with just one interception … Carried the ball five times for 23 additional yards … Named one of eight Manning Award Stars of the Week by the AllState Sugar Bowl after his performance in Kansas’ dominating win over the Eagles, the Jayhawks’ first road victory over a Power-5 opponent since 2018  … West Virginia: Completed 19-of-25 pass attempts for 275 total yards … Threw three touchdown passes, which tied his career best at Kansas … Connected with junior wide receiver Andrew Parchment in the third quarter for a 75-yard TD, the longest scoring play of the 2019 season for the Jayhawks … at TCU: Connected with sophomore RB Pooka Williams Jr., for a 25-yard touchdown reception late in the fourth quarter … That particular pass was also his longest completion of the day … Oklahoma: Matched his career best of three touchdowns through the air (one to Daylon Charlot in the first quarter and a pair in the fourth quarter to Stephon Robinson Jr.) … Completed 18-of-28 passes on the day, good for 230 total yards … at Texas: Accumulated 65 yards rushing on the night, good for a career best … His nine carries marked new season high … In addition, his long rush of the night, which went for 36 yards, matched the longest of his KU career … Set numerous season highs against the Longhorns by going 27-of-47 through the air for 310 yards and four touchdowns … Both his pass attempts and completions were new bests (previously 29, twice, and completions, 20, also twice), as were his yards (previously 275) and TD passes (previously three, three times) … When he connected with sophomore WR Takulve Williams for a 7-yard touchdown in the second quarter, it put the Jayhawks ahead on the scoreboard, 17-14, which marked Kansas’ first lead in Austin since 1997 … Texas Tech: Threw for a season high 415 yards in the Jayhawks’ Homecoming victory … Completed 26 of his 27 attempts on the night, with three touchdowns and just one interception … Rushed the ball six times for a net gain of one yard and one touchdown … Kansas State: Went 13-of-23 for 115 yards against the Wildcats, with two interceptions … Also carried the ball on five occasions, but was stopped for negative net yards on the afternoon … at Oklahoma State: Threw his 34th career touchdown pass to Stephon Robinson Jr., in the fourth quarter… The Jayhawks’ starting quarterback for the 10th time this season … Completed 22-of-27 passes on the afternoon, good for 226 yards and two touchdowns through the air … Ran the ball seven times for six total yards against the nationally ranked Cowboys … at Iowa State: Surpassed David Jaynes to claim sole possession of second place in most career passing touchdowns in KU history with 37 with his touchdown pass to Stephon Robinson Jr., in the fourth quarter … The only person with more passing TDs in Kansas football history is Todd Reesing (90) … Completed 23 passes of his 44 attempts in Ames for a total of 328 yards through the air … Also threw three touchdown passes on the afternoon … Baylor: Attempted 23 passes in the first half of play to surpass Kelly Donohoe (745) and David Jaynes (754) on the KU career pass attempts all-time charts … Entered the game with 733 pass attempts, so he began the second half of play with 756 career pass attempts in his KU career … Became just the fifth Jayhawk in Kansas history to throw for 5,000 or more career yards on Senior Day.

2018 (Jr.): Played in seven games, starting two at quarterback … Completed 34-of-47 passes, good for a 72 percent completion rate … Threw for 304 yards with three touchdowns … Carried the ball 21 times for 38 yards … at Central Michigan: Saw action at quarterback, but did not record any statistics … Rutgers: Saw action at quarterback … Completed one pass for five yards … Carried the ball three times for 26 yards … at Baylor: Saw action at quarterback … Threw for 37 yards on six attempts with 27 yards rushing … Oklahoma State: Made his first start at quarterback on the 2018 season … Passed the ball for 247 yards, going 24-of-32 with three touchdowns … at West Virginia: Started at quarterback … Threw the ball five times for 15 yards.

2017 (So.): Played in nine games, starting four … Completed 101-of-185 passes … Amassed 1,108 yards passing … Produced four touchdowns … Set a new career high with 418 passing yards against K-State …  His 418 passing yards against KSU mark the fifth best single-game performance in KU history … Ran 55 times … Picked up 91 yards on the ground … Long rush of 18 yards … Texas Tech: Came off the bench to complete 11-of-19 passes for 110 yards … Gained five yards rushing on six carries … at Iowa State: Connected on 3-of-7 passes for 26 yards … Added 19 yards rushing on seven carries … TCU: Went 1-of-2 for eight yards through the air and rushed two times for nine yards … K-State: Picked up his first start of the 2017 season … Completed 23-of-48 passes for 418 yards and a touchdown … His 48 attempts marked a new career high … Threw a season-long 60-yard touchdown to Steven Sims Jr. … Gained 23 yards on 14 rushes … Baylor: Threw for 155 yards, completing 17-of-33 passes … at Texas: Threw for a career-best three touchdowns … Completed 27-of-43 passes for 268 yards … His 62.8 completion percentage was his best of the season … Ran 11 times for 43 yards … Oklahoma: Went 19-of-33 for 123 yards against the Sooners.

2016 (RFr.): Played in nine games … Took over the primary snaps at quarterback in the final three games, starting each contest … Completed 93 passes … Dropped back to throw 156 times … Connected on six touchdown passes … Threw the third-longest pass in school history at 95 yards … Amassed 1,083 yards of total offense … Rushed 32 times for 124 yards … Long scramble of 36 yards … Rhode Island: Saw action in the fourth quarter of KU’s win, and completed 3-of-4 passes for 56 yards and a touchdown in his Jayhawk debut … at Memphis: Played in the fourth quarter and completed 4-of-6 passes for 26 yards … Completed both of his pass attempts for 11 yards … at Baylor: Completed 3-of-8 passes for 45 yards against the Bears … at Oklahoma: Saw time late in the contest and completed his only pass attempt for a gain of a yard … at West Virginia: Threw for two touchdowns on 9-of-11 completions and 124 yards … Also picked up 34 yards on the ground … Iowa State: Etched new personal bests in completions (26), attempts (38) and yards (171), while also throwing a touchdown in the first start of his career … Texas: Notched a career-high 220 yards on 21-of-42 passing in the victory over the Longhorns … Drove 52 yards (3-of-5 passing for 37 yards) in 51 seconds with no timeouts to set up the game-tying field goal … Also rushed six times for a net of 26 yards … at K-State: Reset his personal best in yards with 302 through the air after completing 24-of-44 passes … Also threw two touchdowns against the Wildcats, including the third-longest pass play in school history of 95 yards … Scampered 10 times for a career-high 52 yards against the Wildcats.

2015 (Fr.): Redshirted his first season at Kansas.

High School: Rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com, while earning two stars from Rivals … Named the 2014 Regional Most Valuable Player and Treasure Coast of Florida Co-Offensive Player of the Year after his senior season at Vero Beach HS … Became the first player in Treasure Coast history to throw for over 3,000 yards and 40 touchdowns in a season … Earned Class 8A All-State honorable mention honors after completing 220-of-334 passes for 3,070 yards and 40 touchdowns, while running 128 times for 579 yards and seven touchdowns in 2014 … Set Vero Beach HS records for passing yards and touchdown passes in a game with 467 yards and six TDs in a 62-13 win over Santaluces HS … Played under head coach Lenny Jankowski at VBHS … Also lettered in lacrosse … Named Rotary Club Student of the Month … Member of the A-B Honor Roll … Chose Kansas over an offer from UConn.  

Personal: Son of Beth and John Stanley … Has two brothers, Derek and Will … Cousin, Jimmy Meyer, played quarterback at Harvard … Majoring in communication studies with a minor in business.