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#10 Anthony Jennings
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 211 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Marietta HS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 10/31/1994
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Anthony Jennings Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 03/17/2014

2013 SEC Co-Freshman of the Week (vs. Arkansas)

Goes into sophomore season as the only quarterback on the LSU roster with any game experience … Heads into 2014 as the likely starter at the position due to the departure of senior Zach Mettenberger … Is 1-0 as a starting quarterback  … Saw action in nine games as a true freshman in 2013, which included a start vs. Iowa in the Outback Bowl … Joined Jordan Jefferson (2008 Chick-fil-A vs. Georgia Tech) and Herb Tyler (1995 Independence Bowl vs. Michigan State) as only true freshmen quarterbacks in LSU history to start a bowl game … Gave a glimpse of possible future by leading LSU to last-minute win over Arkansas in regular-season finale when Mettenberger went down with an injury … Dual threat quarterback who benefitted from graduating high school early and joining the Tigers in January of 2013 … Went through spring practice with LSU and ended up holding down the No. 2 quarterback position on the depth chart … Smart player with good instincts … Can make plays with his feet and his arm.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Played in nine games with one start … Started LSU’s 21-14 win over Iowa in the Outback Bowl … Finished year by going 13-of-29 passing with 181 yards and one TD … Threw one interception … Added 18 yards and a pair of TDs on the ground … Inserted into regular-season finale in fourth quarter against Arkansas when starter Zach Mettenberger was knocked out of the game with a knee injury … Took over against Arkansas with seven minutes remaining in the contest and LSU trailing 27-21 … Led LSU to a field goal on first possession, bringing score to 27-24 … Got ball back with 3:04 left in game and on own 1-yard line … Completed a 19-yard pass to Dillon Gordon on 2nd-and-8 to get the ball to the 19-yard line and then scrambled for a 21-yard gain two plays later … Completed the comeback with a 49-yard TD pass to Travin Dural on 3rd-and-10 with 1:22 to play that gave the Tigers a 31-27 lead … Finished 4-of-7 for 76 passing yards and a TD in win over Arkansas … Added 26 rushing yards on three carries vs. Razorbacks … In bowl game vs. Iowa, connected on 7-of-19 passes for 82 yards … Sacked four times against Hawkeyes .. Rushed for a 2-yard first quarter TD in helping the Tigers to bowl win over Iowa … Scored on a designed quarterback sneak in win over Florida … Played entire fourth quarter in win over UAB … Rushed for first down in only snap of game vs. Ole Miss ... Rushed for 17 yards vs. Kent State.  

HIGH SCHOOL
A consensus four-star prospect by all of the major recruiting websites … Made the finals of the ESPN Rise Elite 11 passing competition … Named the MVP of the Elite 11 Atlanta Region over 86 quarterbacks from 19 states … Of the 86 competitors, the only quarterback  from his region to make the Elite 11 finals …  Earned Georgia Sportswriters Association first-team all-state honors as an athlete his junior season and Atlanta Journal Constitution honorable-mention all-state honors as a quarterback his senior season … Played in the Georgia Junior Bowl … Rated as the fifth-best dual-threat quarterback by Rivals.com and the eighth-best by ESPN.com … Regarded as the No. 16 pro-style quarterback back by 247sports … A member of the ESPN 300 as the 221st best prospect in the nation and a member of the Rivals 250 as the No. 127 player in the nation … Named to the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team as the No. 10 quarterback in the nation … Racked up 2,187 yards and 19 touchdowns through the air and 500 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground his junior campaign … Averaged over five yards a carry on the ground and passed for over 800 yards his senior season … Led his team to an 8-4 record his senior campaign and a 5-1 district record his junior season after missing half of the season due to injury … Coached in high school by Scott Burton.

PERSONAL
Parents are Taneisha Raine and Will Jennings … Father played on the defensive line at the University of Georgia from 1990-1993 … Born Oct. 31, 1994 … Majoring in sport administration.

CAREER PASSING HIGHS
Attempts: 19 vs. Iowa, 2013 (Outback Bowl)
Completions: 7 vs. Iowa, 2013 (Outback Bowl)
Yards: 82 vs. Iowa, 2013 (Outback Bowl)
Touchdowns 1 vs. Arkansas, 2013
Long: 49 (TD) vs. Arkansas, 2013

CAREER RUSHING HIGHS
Attempts: 5 vs. Iowa, 2013 (Outback Bowl)
Yards: 26 vs. Arkansas, 2013
TDs: 1 vs. two teams (Last: vs. Iowa, 2013 Outback Bowl; First: vs. Florida, 2013)
Long: 21 vs. Arkansas, 2013

JENNINGS' CAREER PASSING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
Att.-Comp.-INT
Yds.
TD
LG
2013
9-1
13-29-1
181
1
49 (TD)
Totals
9-1
13-29-1
181
1
49 (TD)

JENNINGS' CAREER RUSHING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
Att.
Yds.
TD
LG
2013
9-1
19
18
1
21
Totals
9-1
19
18
1
21
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