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#17 Stephen Rivers
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 223 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: Squad
Hometown: Athens, Ala.
High School: Athens HS
Major: Marketing
Born: 11/14/1992
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Stephen Rivers Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 02/20/2014

CAREER
Played in four games during his career with the Tigers, all coming during his sophomore season in 2012 … Opted to transfer following the 2014 spring semester … Scheduled to graduate with a degree in business in May of 2014 … Served as the No. 2 quarterback to Zach Mettenberger in 2012 and was listed at No. 3 on the depth chart in 2013 … Believed to be the tallest quarterback in LSU history, standing 6-feet-8  … Comes from a great football family as the son of a high school football coach and brother of San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers … Nicknamed “Moon” as in Moon River by Steve Kragthorpe … Spent the 2014 spring semester interning in the LSU Sports Information Department … Was actually working a men’s basketball game for the SID office when news of his transferring broke … He held an impromptu press conference at halftime of the LSU vs. Mississippi State men’s basketball game to confirm the report.  

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Did not see any game action in 2013 … Listed at No. 3 on the depth chart.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Saw action in four games, all in a backup role as a redshirt freshman in 2012 … First significant action came vs. Ole Miss when he was inserted into the lineup for an injured Zach Mettenberger … Played one snap vs. Ole Miss, throwing an incomplete pass on a third-and-five situation in the fourth quarter and with LSU trailing 35-28 … Other action came in wins over North Texas, Washington and Idaho … Rushed for two yards on one carry vs. North Texas … Did not compile any stats vs. Washington and was 0-for-1 passing vs. Idaho.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2011.

HIGH SCHOOL
A consensus three-star, pro-style quarterback by all major recruiting sources as a high school senior in 2010 ... Ranked No. 24 in the state of Alabama by Rivals.com ... Rated as the No. 35 quarterback by Scout.com ... Named to PrepStar All-Southeast Region list ... Completed 94-of-180 passes for 1,158 yards with 12 TDs and eight interceptions as a senior ... Rushed 73 times for 293 yards and nine TDs during his senior season ... Threw for more than 2,100 yards and 23 touchdowns as a junior ... Started for the Alabama team in the 2010 Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic and was named the Most Valuable Player after leading Alabama to a 24-17 win by completing 14-of-24 passes for 123 yards, one touchdown and one two-point conversion ... A scholar-athlete who maintained a 3.5 GPA ... Coached by Allen Creasy.

PERSONAL
Full name is Stephen Gunner Rivers ... Parents are Steve and Joan Rivers ... Brother of San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers ... Has one sister, Anna ... Born Nov. 14, 1992, in Decatur, Ala. ... Scheduled to graduate in May of 2014 with a business degree.

CAREER HIGHS
Attempts: 1, twice (Last: vs. Ole Miss, 2012; First: vs. Idaho, 2012)
Completions: 0

RIVERS' CAREER PASSING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
Att.-Comp.-INT
Yds.
TD
LG
2011
Redshirt Season
2012
4-0
0-2-0
0
0
0
2013
0-0
 
 
 
 
Totals
4-0
0-2-0
0
0
0

RIVERS' CAREER RUSHING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
Att.
Yds.
TD
LG
2011
Redshirt Season
2012
4-0
1
2
0
2
2013
 
 
 
 
 
Totals
4-0
1
2
0
2
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