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Pronunciation: Stan-zee
Position(s): QB
High School Star Rating: High School Recruiting Star Rating - Determined by RivalsHigh School Recruiting Star Rating - Determined by RivalsHigh School Recruiting Star Rating - Determined by Rivals  (3 stars)
Year signed with Iowa: 2006
High School Talent Rating: 5.7 Final College Talent Rating: 104

Ricky Stanzi attended Lake Catholic High School and lived in Mentor, Ohio. He was rated as a 3-star quarterback recruit.

Stanzi posted a record of 26–9 (74%) as starting quarterback, and posted a 6–3 record against ranked opponents, including a 3–0 mark against top-5 opponents in his career.

Stanzi took over as starter at Iowa as a sophomore beginning in the 2008 season. He completed 150 passes for 1,956 yards with 14 TDs.

During his junior season, Stanzi was injured against Northwestern and the #4 Hawks ended up losing the game and their undefeated record (9-0 going into that game). He returned at the conclusion of the season to lead Iowa to an Orange Bowl victory over Georgia Tech. He ended up passing for 2,417 yards and 17 touchdowns in his junior season.

After his senior season, he was a finalist for The 2010 Premier Player of College Football Trophy which is awarded based on fan votes. At Iowa, he finished with 7,377 yards and 56 touchdowns.

He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He has bounced around a few NFL teams, and last played in the CFL with the Calgary Stampeders.

Born 9/3/1987 and is 36 years old.

All Conference: Honorable Mention (2009) All American: Honorable Mention (2009) Drafted Round 5 by Kansas City Chiefs in 2011 



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