Tuesday, November 8, 2016

FAMU QB Ryan Stanley Added To Jerry Rice Award Watch List

TALLAHASSEE, Florida -- STATS, Inc., the consummate source for news and information on NCAA FCS Football, has added FAMU redshirt freshman quarterback Ryan Stanley to its’ Jerry Rice Award Watch List.

Craig Haley, Director of FCS coverage for STATS, Inc., made the announcement in a Watch List Update released Tuesday afternoon.

The Jerry Rice Award, which goes to the top first year player in FCS Football, is named after the NFL Hall of Famer and former Mississippi Valley State wide receiver, who is the all-time receiving leader in NFL history.

Stanley, a 6-3, 190-pound native of Pembroke Pines, Florida, where he was one of the state’s top quarterbacks at Flanagan High School, has twice been named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for his performances in the last month.

On the year, has completed 92 of 160 passes for 1,010 yards (57.5 percent), with five (5) TDs and three INTs.

Stanley’s five starts coincided with a reversal of fortune for FAMU Football, which was 0-4 before his first collegiate starting nod against Savannah State on October 1, but has gone 3-2 since, with road losses to MEAC co-leaders North Carolina A&T and North Carolina Central.

In those five starts, he has zero turnovers while having thrown for 895 yards, completing 79 of 138 passes, with five TDs, while rushing for 224 yards on 42 carries, and 3

FAMU will host Morgan State in their Senior Day home finale Saturday at 4:00 p.m. at Bragg Memorial Stadium.


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