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#10 Anthony Jennings
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 216 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: 08/03/2014

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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