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Joel Stave
Joel Stave

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Greenfield, Wis.

High School:
Whitnall

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 220

Position:
QB

Experience:
2L

Honors and Awards
2014 Preseason: Davey O'Brien Award watch list
2013: All-Big Ten honorable mention ... Academic All-Big Ten
2012: Academic All-Big Ten

Career: Owns 13-6 record in 19 career starts ... ranks No. 10 all-time at UW with 3,598 career passing yards ... also ranks No. 4 all-time in career completion percentage (61.1%) and pass efficiency rating (140.8) ... ranks No. 8 all-time with 28 career TD passes ... his 13 wins are eighth-most by a UW quarterback ... .684 winning percentage as a starter ranks No. 7 all-time at UW

2013 Season: Earned second letter, starting all 13 games ... threw for UW sophomore record 2,494 yards ... threw 22 touchdown passes, second-most in UW history ... set school record with 336 pass attempts and became just third QB in school history to complete 200 passes in a season (208) ... went 9-of-13 passing for 80 yards and two touchdowns before suffering shoulder injury in second half vs. South Carolina in Capital One Bowl on Jan. 1 ... threw for a career-high 339 yards and tied a career-high with three TD passes on 29-for-53 passing, also both career highs, vs. Penn State on Nov. 30 ... passed for 241 yards and tied a career-high with three TD passes vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12 ... recorded 295 yards passing and two touchdowns on a 20-for-34 passing performance at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... scored his first career rushing touchdown on a 4-yard scramble against UMass on Aug. 31

2012 Season: Earned first letter, playing in eight games with six starts ... threw for 1,104 yards and six touchdowns ... started six straight games before sustaining broken collarbone vs. Michigan State on Oct. 27 ... recorded first career start against UTEP on Sept. 22, throwing for 210 yards and one touchdown on a 12-of-17 passing performance ... was the first freshman to start at quarterback for UW since Jim Sorgi on Oct. 21, 2000 ... finished with a pass efficiency rating of 182.0, the fifth-best mark in a starting debut by a UW quarterback ... made Badgers debut one week earlier, starting second half vs. Utah State on Sept. 15 ... recorded a season-high pass efficiency rating of 208.8, going 9-of-11 for 127 yards and one touchdown, before leaving the game with an injury early in the second half against Michigan State on Oct. 27 ... ... returned from injury as backup in the Rose Bowl against Stanford on Jan. 1, going 0-for-1 passing ... had seven completions for 106 yards against Minnesota on Oct. 20 ... finished with 178 yards and a touchdown at Purdue on Oct. 13 ... threw for 254 yards and two touchdowns on a 16-of-25 passing performance against Illinois on Oct. 6 ... threw for 214 yards and a touchdown on a 12-of-23 passing performance in first career road start at Nebraska on Sept. 29

2011 Season: Redshirt season ... enrolled in spring semester and took part in spring practice

High School: Two-star recruit by Scout and Rivals ... No. 17 player in Wisconsin and No. 110 quarterback in the country by Scout ... in his career, threw for 5,094 yards and 41 touchdowns and added 12 rushing touchdowns ... as a senior, earned first-team all-state honors by the WFCA and honorable mention A.P. all-state honors ... tabbed as unanimous conference player of the year, first-team all-conference and second-team all-region ... in his senior year, threw for 2,635 yards and 22 touchdowns and ran for an additional seven touchdowns ... honorable mention all-state by WFCA as a junior, also named first-team all-region, all-suburban and all-conference and second-team all-area ... passed for 2,459 yards and 19 touchdowns and ran for five more scores as a junior ... two-time team MVP ... won three letters in football and track and field and two in basketball ... made the high honor roll each quarter since sixth grade ... member of the National Honor Society ... head coach was Rob LeBouef

Personal: Parents are Karl and Barb Stave ... plays the piano and the guitar ... member of the Civil Air Patrol for two years ... intends to major in civil engineering

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Game-by-Game Passing
2012 SEASON (C-A-I, Yds., TD): Utah State (2-6-0, 15); *UTEP (12-17-1, 210, 1); *at Nebraska (12-23-0, 214, 1); *Illinois (16-25-1, 254, 2); *at Purdue (12-21-1, 178, 1); *Minnesota (7-15-0, 106); *Michigan State (9-11-0, 127, 1); vs. Stanford (0-1-0, 0)

2013 SEASON (C-A-I, Yds., TD): *UMass (9-17-1, 197, 2); *Tenn. Tech (24-29-1, 219, 3); *at Arizona State (15-30-0, 187, 1); *Purdue (12-19-1, 158); *at Ohio State (20-34-1, 295, 2); *Northwestern (17-28-2, 241, 3); *at Illinois (16-21, 189, 2); *at Iowa (11-19, 144, 2); *BYU (23-32, 196, 1); *Indiana (7-15, 122); *at Minnesota (16-26-1, 127, 1); *Penn State (29-53-3, 339, 3); *vs. South Carolina (9-13-1, 80, 2)

* Started at quarterback

Career Game Highs
Pass Completions 29 vs. Penn State, Nov. 30, 2013
Pass Attempts 53 vs. Penn State, Nov. 30, 2013
Passing Yards 339 vs. Penn State, Nov. 30, 2013
Passing Touchdowns 3 (3x) MR vs. Penn State, Nov. 30, 2013
Interceptions 3 vs. Penn State, Nov. 30, 2013
Long Pass 65 vs. UMass, Aug. 31, 2013
2013 Season Game Highs
Pass Completions 29 vs. Penn State, Nov. 30
Pass Attempts 53 vs. Penn State, Nov. 30
Passing Yards 339 vs. Penn State, Nov. 30
Passing Touchdowns 3 (3x) MR vs. Penn State, Nov. 30
Interceptions 3 vs. Penn State, Nov. 30
Long Pass 65 vs. UMass, Aug. 31

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