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Danny Etling – Patriots.com

Posted in Trending Topics on 29th April 2018

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Danny Etling was drafted by the New England Patriots within the seventh spherical (219th general) of the 2018 NFL Draft.

CAREER NOTES

  • Named 2017 SEC Scholar Athlete of the 12 months for soccer.
  • Served as a two-year starter for the Tigers after transferring from Purdue following the 2014 season.
  • Began the ultimate 23 video games of his LSU profession and posted a 16-7 mark. Handed for Four,586 yards and 27 touchdowns with a 59.7 completion share and 7 interceptions.
  • His 1:77.1 interception ratio ranks second in SEC historical past for quarterbacks with not less than 500 profession makes an attempt, trailing solely AJ McCarron of Alabama.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

Senior 12 months (2017): 

  • Starter in all 13 video games for the Tigers, main LSU to a 9-Four mark and berth within the Citrus Bowl. Linked on 165-of-275 passes for two,463 yards, 16 touchdowns and solely two interceptions.  Additionally rushed for 128 yards and two scores.
  • Set LSU single season document for interception ratio, throwing simply two interceptions on 275 makes an attempt (1:137.5). His 1:137.5 interception ratio ranks No. 2 in SEC historical past for a single season. His 2,463 passing yards ranks No. eight in LSU historical past, whereas his 110 consecutive passes with out an interception is the sixth-longest streak at school historical past.
  • Directed LSU offense that set school-record and tied NCAA document for fewest turnovers in a season with eight (Four fumbles, Four interceptions).
  • In 2017 grew to become solely the fifth quarterback in LSU historical past to throw for two,000 yards in back-to-back seasons
  • Threw for a career-best 347 yards and three TDs on 19-of-30 passing in win over Texas A&M. In his two profession video games vs. Texas A&M, related on 39-of-58 passes for 671 yards, 5 touchdowns, no interceptions and led the Tigers to a mixed 99 factors in wins over Aggies in 2016 and 2017.
  • Tossed for 229 yards on 19-of-33 passing in bowl recreation vs. Notre Dame 

Junior 12 months (2016):

  • Posted a 7-Three mark as LSU’s starter. Entered lineup within the second quarter of the Jacksonville State recreation in week 2 and stored the job for the rest of the season. Completed season by finishing 160-of-269 passes for two,123 yards, 11 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. Accomplished 59.5 p.c of his passes. Ranked No. 6 within the SEC in passing yards per recreation (193.zero) and move effectivity (135.6 ranking). Threw for 200 or extra yards in seven of his 10 begins. Had streaks of 101 and 93 passes with out an interception throughout the season.
  • First LSU begin got here in win over Mississippi State. 
  • Set his LSU profession excessive with 324 passing yards in win over Texas A&M as he related on 20-of-28 makes an attempt in directing an LSU offense that scored 54 factors in opposition to the Aggies.
  • Capped first 12 months with the Tigers by throwing for 217 yards and a pair of TDs in LSU’s 29-9 win over Louisville within the Citrus Bowl. Paired with Derrius Guice to develop into the primary LSU duo at school historical past to have a 300-yard passing/200-yard speeding recreation at Texas A&M.

Sophomore 12 months (2015):

  • Suffered early season damage that compelled him to overlook practically three full video games… Appeared in 11 video games as a reserve and caught 12 passes for 86 yards. Missed video games at FAU (Sept. 11) and Nebraska (Sept. 19) because of damage.
  • Emerged as staff’s main punt returner late in season……
  • Closed out the season on a excessive word as he had three carries for 72 yards within the Hyundai Solar Bowl (Dec. 26) in opposition to Washington State. His 60-yard carry was the Hurricanes’ longest rush of the season. Additionally totaled three punt returns for 24 yards in opposition to WSU.

Freshman 12 months (2014):

  • Noticed motion in all 12 video games, together with 4 begins at vast receiver and posted 20 receptions for 218 yards with three touchdowns.
  • Recorded team-high totals of six catches and 63 yards in opposition to FAMU.
  • Hauled in first profession TD and recorded career-long 33-yard catch in opposition to Arkansas State.
  • Recorded TD grabs in opposition to Nebraska and Georgia Tech.

PERSONAL:

  • Was a four-star prospect by ESPN and Rivals. Earned a three-star rating from 247Sports activities.
  • Performed within the 2014 Underneath Armour All-America Sport choice.
  • Invited to “The Opening”, all-star summer season prospect camp.
  • Selected Miami over provides from Clemson, Tennessee, Ohio State, South Carolina, Oregon and West Virginia.