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Joel Stave
Joel Stave

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Greenfield, Wis.

High School:
Whitnall

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 225

Position:
QB

Experience:
2L

HONORS AND AWARDS
2013:
All-Big Ten honorable mention (media)
2012:
Academic All-Big Ten

2013: Earned second letter, starting all 13 games ... went 9 of 13 passing for 80 yards and two touchdowns before being replaced due to shoulder injury vs. South Carolina in the 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 ... passed for 127 yards and a touchdown on 16-for-26 passing at Minnesota on Nov. 23 ... threw for 122 yards on 7-of-15 passing vs. Indiana on Nov. 16 ... threw for 196 yards and a touchdown on 23-of-32 passing against BYU on Nov. 9 ... completed 11 of 19 passes for 144 yards and two touchdown at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... threw for 189 yards and two touchdowns on a 16-for-21 passing performance at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... 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 ... threw for 158 yards on 12-of-19 passing against Purdue on Sept. 21 ... completed 15 of 30 passes for 187 yards and a touchdown vs. Arizona State on Sept. 14... established career highs in completions (24), attempts (29) and touchdown passes (3) while throwing for 219 yards vs. Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 ...threw for 197 yards and two touchdowns on a 9-for-17 passing performance and scored his first career rushing touchdown on a four-yard scramble against UMass on Aug. 31

2012: Saw his first action since Oct. 27 in the Rose Bowl against Stanford on Jan. 1, going 0-1 passing ... 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 ... had seven completions for 106 yards against Minnesota on Oct. 20 ... finished with 178 yards and a touchdown at Purdue on Oct. 13 ... recorded a career-high 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 at Nebraska on Sept. 29 ... 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 Badger debut against Utah State on Sept. 15, recording a 2-for-6 passing performance and five yards

2011: 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 ... majoring in civil engineering ... last name pronounced "STAH-vee"

Career Passing Statistics
Season GP/GS Comp. Att. Pct. Yds. TD INT LG Eff.
2012 8/6 70 119 .588 1104 6 3 62 148.3
2013 13/13 208 336 .619 2494 22 13 65 138.1
Totals 21/19 278 455 .611 3598 28 16 65 140.8

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); vs. 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)

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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