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"