2016 NFL Draft
UCLA Football BIO
Jerry Neuheisel
Player Profile:
Jerry Neuheisel 1263953
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Loyola

2014 - Served as the back-up quarterback and holder on place kicks ... Came on in relief of Brett Hundley in the first quarter at Texas and helped engineer a come-from-behind 20-17 win ... Connected with Jordan Payton (33 yds) for the game-winning score late in the fourth quarter ... Completed 23 of 30 passes for 178 against the Longhorns ... Also threw a scoring pass to Nate Iese ... Named the conference Player of the Week for his play vs. Texas ... Also came in for Hundley against Stanford and completed three of nine passes for 16 yards and an interception ... Honorable mention academic all-conference selection.

2013 - Saw his first game action ... Served as the back-up quarterback and the holder on place kicks ... Completed both passing attempts vs. Nevada for 28 yards ... Connected on nine of 11 passing attempts vs. New Mexico State for 96 yards ... Named to UCLA All-Academic team ... First-team All-Pac-12 Academic team.

2012 - Did not see game action in his first season with the program ... Worked as the scout team quarterback each week in practice ... Received the Charles Pike Memorial Award for Outstanding Scout Team Player (offense) at the annual team awards banquet ... Named to UCLA All-Academic team.

HIGH SCHOOL - Played three varsity seasons at Loyola HS for coaches Mike Christiansen, Jeff Kearnin and Adam Guerra ... Earned three stars from rivals.com ... Ranked No. 28 among pro-style quarterbacks by rivals.com ... Earned two stars from scout.com ... Missed the second half of his senior season due to injury ... Played in four games and completed 47 of 80 passes (.588) for 590 yards with five touchdowns and two interceptions ... As a junior, he completed 117 of 190 passes (.616) for 1,621 yards with 13 touchdowns and seven interceptions.

PERSONAL - Full Name: Richard Gerald Neuheisel III ... Born in Los Angeles, CA... Parents: Rick and Susan Neuheisel ... Has two brothers, Jack and Joe ... Dad was the Bruins' head football coach from 2008-2011 and played quarterback for the Bruins from 1981-1983 ... Lists his biggest thrill in sports as throwing for over 300 yards and three touchdowns in leading a successful comeback from a 22-point first quarter deficit in a game his junior year of high school ... Lists the NFL's Tom Brady as the athlete he admires the most ... Hobbies include playing other sports, staying active and going to the movies ... Made an appearance on Sports Center at age four after being able to name all current starting NFL quarterbacks ... His dad, mom and two aunts have also attended UCLA ... Earned a spot on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in 2012 Fall, 2012 Winter, 2012 Spring, 2013 Fall, 2013 Spring, 2014 Winter, 2014 Fall, 2015 Winter, 2015 Spring quarters ... Undeclared major.

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