Nate Stanley

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Nate Stanley
No. 7 – Minnesota Vikings
Position:Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1997-08-26) August 26, 1997 (age 23)
Menomonie, Wisconsin
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school:Menomonie
(Menomonie, Wisconsin)
College:Iowa
NFL Draft:2020 / Round: 7 / Pick: 244
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Practice squad
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Nathan Stanley (born August 26, 1997) is an American football quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Iowa and was drafted by the Vikings in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Stanley attended Menomonie High School in Menomonie, Wisconsin. During his career he had 3,674 yards and 36 touchdowns. He committed to the University of Iowa to play college football. Stanley also played baseball and basketball in high school.[1]

College career[edit]

Stanley spent his freshman season at Iowa as a backup to C. J. Beathard.[2][3] He appeared in five games, completing five of nine passes for 62 yards. With Beathard graduating, Stanley was named Iowa's starting quarterback in 2017.[4][5] In his first career start, he passed for 125 yards and three touchdowns.[6] Stanley started 39 consecutive games compiling a 27–12 record, including a 3–0 record in bowl games. He finished his career second all-time in passing yards and touchdowns in Iowa football history.

Statistics[edit]

[7]

NCAA collegiate career statistics
Iowa Hawkeyes
Season Games Games
started
Record Passing Rushing
Comp Att Yards Pct. TD Int QB rating Att Yards Avg TD
2016 5 0 0–0 5 9 62 55.6 0 0 113.4 0 0 -- 0
2017 13 13 8–5 196 351 2,437 55.8 26 6 135.2 49 -115 -2.3 0
2018 13 13 9–4 235 396 2,852 59.3 26 10 136.5 36 4 0.1 1
2019 13 13 10–3 237 399 2,951 59.4 16 7 131.2 76 7 0.1 1
NCAA career totals 44 39 27–12 673 1,155 8,302 58.3 68 23 134.1 161 -104 -0.6 2

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump
6 ft 3 34 in
(1.92 m)
235 lb
(107 kg)
32 58 in
(0.83 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
4.81 s 4.48 s 7.26 s 28.5 in
(0.72 m)
9 ft 0 in
(2.74 m)
All values from NFL Combine[8]

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Stanley was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the seventh round with the 244th overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft.[9] He was waived by the Vikings during final roster cuts on September 5, 2020, and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[10][11]

Personal life[edit]

Stanley is a Christian.[12] Stanley also enjoys hunting, fishing, and woodworking.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ brock.fritz@lee.net, BROCK FRITZ. "Menomonie's Stanley named state's top three-sport athlete".
  2. ^ "Leistikow: How Nathan Stanley quickly rose Iowa's QB ranks".
  3. ^ "Freshman quarterback Nathan Stanley might be in - The Gazette".
  4. ^ "Iowa's new QB Nathan Stanley flew under radar before being named starter".
  5. ^ "Nathan Stanley named Iowa's starting QB - The Gazette".
  6. ^ Cely, Andrew. "Nate Stanley throws 3 TDs in debut for Iowa".
  7. ^ "Nathan Stanley". www.sports-reference.com. USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
  8. ^ "Nathan Stanley Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved March 2, 2020.
  9. ^ Goldberg, Duncan (April 25, 2020). "Nate Stanley drafted by the Minnesota Vikings". WEAU. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  10. ^ Peters, Craig; Smith, Eric (September 5, 2020). "Vikings Announce Roster Moves, Set Initial 53-Man Roster". Minnesota Vikings. Retrieved September 5, 2020.
  11. ^ "Vikings Claim LB Ryan Connelly, Add 13 Players To Practice Squad". Vikings.com. September 6, 2020.
  12. ^ "Following the Path". Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  13. ^ Doxsie, Don. "Things you didn't know about Nate Stanley". Retrieved September 1, 2019.

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