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Career Highs:

  • Attempts:52- Marshall, 2017
  • Completions: 29- Boise State, 2017
  • Completion Pct. (Min. 20att.): 81.8% (18-of-22)- Hawai'i, 2017
  • QBR:293.8-New Mexico, 2016
  • Passing Yards:445- Idaho, 2016
  • Passing Touchdowns: 5 (twice)- Savannah State, 2015; Idaho, 2016
  • Rushing Yards: 48- Boise State, 2016
  • Longest Rush: 41- Abilene Christian, 2017
  • Longest Pass: 76- Hawai'i, 2017
  • 300-yard Passing Games:10

2017 (Senior): Named first-team All-Mountain West by vote of coaches... Started all 13 games, completing 61.9 percent of passes (284-of-456) for 3,799 yards and 29 touchdowns with 10 interceptions... Rushed 54 times for 123 yards and four touchdowns... His 3,799 passing yards and 29 passing touchdowns each ranked 13th in the country...Led the Mountain West in passer efficiency rating, passing yards, passing yards per pass attempt, passing yards per game, completions and passing touchdowns... Led a Rams offense that ranked second in the country in third-down conversion percentage (50.3 percent), eighth in first downs offense (331 first downs) and 11thin the country in total offense (492.5 yards per game)...Passed for more than 300 yards in eight games this season and scored three or more touchdowns in eight games... Had gone 17 consecutive quarters without throwing an interception prior to the Air Force game. Earned Academic All-Mountain West and Scholar-Athlete honors.

  • Passed for 334 yards and three touchdowns on a career-high 26 completions in the season-opening win over Oregon State (Aug. 26).
  • Attempted a career-high 47 passes en route to 309 passing yards against Colorado (Sept. 1).
  • Completed 25-of-40 passes for 337 and three touchdowns in the win over Abilene Christian (Sept. 9), his fourth consecutive game with more than 300 passing yards.
  • Passed for 247 yards and two touchdowns at No. 1 Alabama (Sept. 16)
    • The Rams' 23 points marks the most scored against Alabama by a non-Power 5 conference opponent since 2007.
    • Only one quarterback hadpassed for more yards than Nick Stevens in Alabama's previous16 home games.
  • Completed a career-high 81.8 percent of passes (18-of-22) for 351 yards and four touchdowns with no interceptions in the win at Hawai'i (Sept. 30).
    • At the time, his passing efficiency rating of 275.8 wasthe fifth highest by a quarterback in a game this season.
    • Named a Manning Award "Star of the Week", member of the Davey O'Brien Award's "Great 8" and an honorable mention for theCFPA National Performerof the Week following his performance.
  • Passed for 293 yards and two touchdowns with a 71.0 percent completion percentage (22-of-31) in the win at Utah State (Oct. 7).
  • Eclipsed the 300-yards-passing mark for the fifth time this season, completing 26-of-37 passes (70.3 percent) for 384 yards and four touchdowns in the win against Nevada (Oct. 14).
  • Threw two touchdowns and no interceptions en route to passing for 231 yards in the win at New Mexico (Oct. 20).
  • Passed for 309 yards and two touchdowns, while rushing for another, against a Boise State defense that entered the game ranked 15th in the country (Nov. 11).
  • Completed 81.3 percent (26-of-32) of his passes for 305 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions against San Jose State (Nov. 18).

2016 (Junior): Named honorable mention All-Mountain West by vote of coaches and media... named to Phil Steele's All-MW third team... Played in 10 games and started seven, completing 129-of-201 (64.2%) passes for 1936 yards and19 touchdowns with five interceptions... rushed for 53 yards on 15 carries with two touchdowns... ranked fifth in the country and first in the Mountain West with a 171.3 passer efficiency rating... his 64.2% completion percentage ranked 16th in the country and first in the Mountain West... threw 19 touchdowns and just three interceptions on 68.8% (119-of-173) passingsince returning to the starting position againstBoise State (Oct. 15). Earned Academic All-MW honors.

  • Started the season opener vs. Colorado (9/2)
  • Entered the game vs. Utah State (10/8) late in the third quarter, after freshman Collin Hill went down with an injury, and finished a drive for a touchdown in an eventual comeback win.
  • Threw for 189 yards and two touchdowns against Boise State (Oct. 15), his first game back as starter following a season-ending injury to Collin Hill
    • Rushed for a career-high 48 yards on just six carries (8.0ypc)
  • Completed 21-of-28 passes (75.0%) for 237 yards and two touchdowns in a win over UNLV (Oct. 22)
  • Completed 18-of-23passes (78.1%) for 237 yards and two touchdowns in a shutout win over Fresno State (Nov. 5)
  • Passed for a career-high 374 yards and two touchdowns against Air Force (Nov. 12)
  • Threwfor 164 yards and two touchdowns on 9-of-10 passing, including two rushing touchdowns against New Mexico (Nov. 19)
  • Completed 10-of-15 passes (66.7%) for 210 yards and a season-high four touchdowns against an SDSU defense that entered the game ranked eighthin the country
  • Passed for a career-high 445 yards and a career-high-tying five touchdowns in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Dec. 22); the 445 passing yards are just four yards short of the CSU single-game record.

2015 (Sophom*ore): Named second team All-Mountain West... Started all 13 games at quarterback, completing 211-of-347 (60.8%) passes for 2,679 yards and 21 touchdowns... His 21 passing touchdowns ranked first in the MW (36th nationally) and were the fifth-most in school history... His 2,679 passing yards ranked second in the MW and set a CSU sophom*ore record.

  • Also received recognition from the National Football Foundation Colorado Chapter (second team) and Phil Steele (All-Mountain West second team).
  • Named Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week following his first career start, throwing for 289 yards, five touchdowns and zero interceptions in a blowout victory over Savannah State (9/5)... It marked the fifth time in school history a CSU quarterback has thrown five touchdown passes in a game... Also named Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl Player of the Week.
  • Threw for 255 yards and three touchdowns in a come-from-behind win at UTSA (9/26).
  • Rushed for three touchdowns on the season, including his first career score at Utah State (10/3).
  • Completed 23-of-30 (70%) of his passes for 296 yards and three touchdowns in a Homecoming win against Air Fore (10/17)... Named Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl Player of the Week for the second time.
  • Threw for 209 yards and four touchdowns in a win over UNLV (11/15)... Completed a 69-yard pass to tight end Steven Walker, the longest of Stevens' career... His 219.8 passer rating marked the highest of his career.
  • Recorded 264 yards and a touchdown on 16-of-23 passing in a road win at New Mexico (11/21), which secured bowl eligibility.
  • Threw for a career-high 310 yards in the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl against Nevada (12/29)... Also had a rushing touchdown in the postseason game.
  • During a four-game winning streak in November, completed 51-of-78 passes (65.4%).
  • Was sacked just 15 times in 13 starts... CSU's offensive line allowed just 1.17 sacks per game in 2015, the 22nd-best figure in the NCAA FBS.
  • Earned 2015 Academic All-Mountain West honors.

2014 (Freshman): Played in five games, backing up senior quarterback Garrett Grayson... Completed 15-of-25 attempts (60%) for 136 yards and one touchdown... Made his first collegiate appearance vs. UC Davis (9/13).

  • In first collegiate debut, was a perfect 3-for-3 for 27 yards vs. UC Davis (9/13).
  • Threw his first career touchdown pass against Tulsa (10/4), a quick screen pass to Biletnikoff Award finalist Rashard Higgins, who took it 36 yards for the score... Finished the game completing 4-of-8 passes for 62 yards.

2013 (Redshirt): Redshirted during his first collegiate season.

High School:

  • Is a 2013 graduate of Vista Murrieta High School in Murrieta, Calif.
  • Set Vista Murrieta single-season records with 24 passing touchdowns, 2,316 passing yards and 149 completions as a senior in 2012... Also rushed 126 times for 661 yards (5.3 average) and 11 scores.
  • Led his team to 27 victories in 28 games over the course of his junior and senior seasons... As a senior in 2012, went 13-1 with an undefeated league mark and a berth in the CIF championship game...Team averaged more than 42 points per game.
  • Named first-team All-Southwestern League, first-team All-Valley and first-team All-California Interscholastic Federation for his record-setting senior year.
  • In his first year starting for the Broncos, in 2011, completed 121 passes for 1,741 yards and 14 touchdowns and rushed for 906 yards on 175 attempts (5.2 average).
  • In 2011, led Vista Murrieta to an undefeated 14-0 season, though the Broncos later had to forfeit the first five games because of a ruling regarding an ineligible player.
  • Vista Murrieta battled through adversity and became CIF champions after a 35-28 victory over Centennial... In the championship, Stevens threw for 134 yards and two scores and rushed for 108 yards.
  • Earned first-team All-Valley and second-team All-Southwestern League honors in 2011.
  • Head football coach was Coley Candaele.
  • Maintained a 4.21 grade-point-average and was named to the Southwestern League all-scholastic team in 2011 and 2012.
  • Rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN and a two-star recruit by Rivals and Scout.

Personal: Born Jan. 31, 1995 in Poway, Calif. ... Hometown is Murrieta, Calif. ... Parents are Stacy and Matt Stevens... Has two siblings – an older brother and a younger sister... Married his high school sweetheart, the former Haley Scheer, in May 2016... Majoring in business administration.

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