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KJ CARTA-SAMUELS

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EDUCATION

University of Washington

B.A. Psychology - 2017

PLAYING CAREER

2018 Colorado State: The graduate transfer from Washington played in 10 games in his lone season at CSU KJ completed 61.4% of his passes (183-298) for 2,261 yards and 19 touchdowns with 9 interceptions, with a long completion of 69 yards . topped the 300-yard mark three times, including a school-record 537 yards on 34-50 passing (5 TDs/1 INT) in his season opener, his first game as a Ram, vs. Hawaii named to the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award watch list in preseason.

2014-2017 Washington: The younger Carta-Samuels began his football career as an Elite 11 QB and top rated pro style passer from Bellarmine Prep. The gunslinger from Cal chose Washington and played in 25 games throwing for 310 yards and three touchdowns. Carta-Samuels played a critical role in Washington's Pac 12 Championship season leading the game winning drive over No 7 Stanford.

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER

  • Named first-team All-West Catholic Athletic League as a quarterback in 2013.

  • Led Bells to an 8-4 record and the semifinals of the CIF Central Coast Section Open Division playoffs as a senior in 2013.

  • Invited to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl following senior year. 

  • As a junior in 2012, completed 70-of-129 passes for 1,230 yards and 12 touchdowns while rushing for 632 yards and 12 TDs on 129 carries.

  • Team went 11-2 and made it to the championship game of the playoffs in his junior season.

  • Earned WCAL Junior of the Year and first-team all-league in 2012. 

  • Named to the Tacoma News-Tribune's "Western 100". 

  • Rivals.com ranked him the No. 10 pro-style quarterback in the nation, the No. 26 overall prospect in California and the No. 225 recruit in the nation.

  • Rated the No. 14 "pocket passer" in the country and the No. 27 overall recruit in California and No. 264 in the nation by ESPN.

  • Scout.com tabbed him the No. 23 quarterback prospect in the country and the No. 35 recruit in California.

CAREER BOWL GAMES & CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • ​Fiesta Bowl 2017 Washington- Lost to Penn State 28-35

  • Peach Bowl 2016 Washington- Lost to Alabama 7-24

  • Pac 12 Champion 2016 Washington- beat Colorado 41-10

  • Heart of Dallas Bowl 2015 Washington- Beat So Miss 44-3

  • Cactus Bowl 2014 Washington- Lost to OSU 22-30

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