2017 NFL DRAFT

Dayne Crist, QB

School: Kansas  |  Conference: BIG12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Canoga Park, CA
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 239 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
35519-
2012 Season
Selected as one of three permanent team captains prior to the season... Starting quarterback in seven games... Started first six contests and also at West Virginia... Played in 10 games, missing the Texas and Texas Tech contests... Completed 103-of-216 passes for 1,313 yards and four touchdowns... Connected on a season-long 43-yard pass with Kale Pick on his first offensive play in a Jayhawk uniform... Tossed first touchdown pass to Mike Ragone against South Dakota State... Hit Jimmay Mundine for his second touchdown pass against Rice... Threw for a season-best 303 yards on 19-of-39 passing against TCU... Threw for 147 yards, going 10-for-26, at Northern Illinois... Completed 16-of-27 passes for 189 yards and a touchdown at Kansas State... Hit on seven of his first eight passes, including a 19-yard touchdown, against the Wildcats... Threw for 156 yards, including a 37-yard touchdown to Tony Pierson, against Iowa State on Senior Night... Connected with Andrew Turzilli on a 41-yard pass at West Virginia.
2011 Season
Appeared in four games, earning a start in the season-opener versus South Florida ... Also saw action versus Purdue, USC and Navy ... Completed 15 of 24 passes on the season, good for 164 yards ... Completed 64 percent of his passes.
2010 Season
Started the first nine games for the Irish before suffering a season-ending ruptured patella tendon against Tulsa ... The injury occurred exactly one-day shy of the one-year anniversary of the torn ACL he suffered against Washington State in 2009 ... Completed 59.2 percent of his passes (174 of 294) for 2,033 yards and 15 TDs ... Registered a passing efficiency of 129.3 ... Had 19 completions of 20 yards or more ... Ranked among the top 30 FBS quarterbacks in total passing yards (14th, 2,033), passing (22nd, 21.75 completions/game) and passing yards per game (27th, 254.13/game) prior to the injury ... Threw a TD pass in Notre Dame's first eight games and nine straight games overall (which included the 2009 game against Washington State) before the injury... Made first career start against Purdue ... Completed 19 of 26 passes for 205 yards and one TD versus the Boilermakers ... Passed for 277 yards and two TDs in slightly more than one half of football against Michigan ... Also ran for his first TD of the season against the Wolverines (totaled 19 yards rushing on four carries) ... Had a a 53-yard TD and a 95-yard TD against Michigan ... The 95-yard TD pass was the second-longest pass play in Notre Dame history ... Set career-highs in completions (32), attempts (55), passing yards (369) and TD passes (four) against Michigan State ... Surpassed the 300-yard passing barrier in consecutive weeks against Michigan State and Stanford ... Completed 25 of 44 passes for 304 yards and one TD against the Cardinal ... Accounted for three TDs in the 31-13 victory over Boston College ... Threw for 242 yards on 24 of 39 passing with a TD pass and TD run against Pittsburgh ... Recorded a career-best 12 consecutive completions against the Panthers ... Chalked up his fourth rushing TD of the season on a nine-yard scamper against Western Michigan ... Connected on an 80-yard TD reception on Notre Dame's first offensive play from scrimmage against Western Michigan ... The 80-yard TD pass was the second-longest of his career ... Recorded a career-best 29-yard dash against Tulsa, but was lost for the season on the play.
2009 Season
Made first four appearances of his Notre Dame career against Nevada, Michigan State, Purdue and Washington State ... Totaled 130 passing yards on 10 of 20 passing with one TD and one interception ... Gained 16 yards on five rushes ... Made first career appearance in season opener against Nevada and completed both passes he attempted for 17 yards including 15-yard completion ... Entered the Purdue game at the start of second quarter and promptly led Notre Dame on two TD drives to help give the Irish to a 17-7 halftime lead ... Completed five of 10 passes for 45 yards at Purdue ... Took snaps during second half of a blowout win against Washington State in the Alamodome, completing two of six passes for a season-best 69 yards, including 64-yard TD strike to John Goodman ... Injured his knee on next series and missed remainder of the season.
2008 Season
Did not see any game action and redshirted.
High School
Selected to play in U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio ... One of six finalists for the 2008 U.S. Army Player of the Year Award ... One of seven finalists for the Joe Montana Quarterback of the Year Award ... Selected to the Parade All-America team as one of 58 players and seven quarterbacks named to team ... Named to the Scout.com All-America second team ... Placed on the EA Sports All-America third team ... One of 20 players selected to Best in the West first team by the Long Beach Press-Telegram ... Named second-team all-state by CalHiSports.com as a senior ... Placed on all-Southern California team by Southern California Football Coaches Association and Orange County Register ... Completed 57.8 percent of passes for 2,178 yards with 16 TDs and one interception in 10 games in 2007 ... Also rushed for 454 yards and scored four TDs on 81 rushing attempts ... Rated as the eighth-best player and second-best quarterback in the nation by Tom Lemming ... Rivals.com ranked him the 25th-best prospect in the nation, second-best pro-style quarterback in the country and fourth-best recruit in California ... Rated the 22nd-best player on the ESPN 150 list ... Ranked the 45th-best player in the nation by Scout.com and Sports Illustrated/TAKKLE.com ... Rated by SuperPrep the 48th-best prospect in the nation, fourth-best quarterback in the country, eighth-best player in the far west and top quarterback in the far west ... Ranked the seventh-best prospect in California and third-best quarterback in the nation by Scout.com ... Played in seven games as a junior, passing for 1,270 yards with 17 touchdowns and only three interceptions while completing 52.9 percent of his passes ... Also rushed for 230 yards and four touchdowns ... Over his final two seasons, passed for 3,448 yards in 17 games with 33 touchdowns ... Completed 56.1 percent of his passes with only four interceptions in 351 pass attempts ... Played for coach Kevin Rooney at Notre Dame High School.
Injury Report
2009: Suffered a torn ACL in his right knee, missing most of the season. Appeared in just four games.

2010: Started the first nine games before suffering a season-ending left knee injury.

Personal
Son of Tim and Karen Crist ... Graduated from Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business with a degree in management-consulting in Dec. 2011.
 
 
LATEST NEWS
04/08/2013 - Patriots work out three Jayhawks following Kansas' pro day...Dayne Crist, QB (6-4 3/8, 239) - Crist ran the 40 in 4.94 seconds with the wind and 5.00 seconds against the wind. He had a 29-inch vertical jump and an 8-foot-11 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.46 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.48 seconds. He also had 15 strength lifts on the bench press. They said Crist - who transferred to Kansas after three seasons at Notre Dame - looked pretty good in the workout. Kansas head coach Charlie Weis - who coached Crist in South Bend, Ind. - thinks very highly of the quarterback. Three days after the pro day, the New England Patriots came into Lawrence and worked out Crist, McDougal and Opurum. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com

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