UCLA Ed found a home at fullback a year ago after playing linebacker and quarterback earlier in his career A good all-around athlete, he proved to be an overpowering blocker and outstanding pass receiver Had off-season surgery on his left shoulder that will enable him to block even better in 2001 Spent the 1997 season as the teams No. 3 quarterback and switched from quarterback to linebacker during the Spring of 1998.
2000 The fourth-year junior did an outstanding job in his first season as a fullback He started six of the last nine games, including the Sun Bowl in his hometown of El Paso, after beginning the year as the No. 2 fullback to Matt Stanley, who was injured against Michigan Ieremia-Stansbury appeared in all 12 games and played at least 25 snaps nine times, including 52 at California, 47 against Michigan, 45 versus Alabama and 43 against Arizona State In addition to his outstanding blocking, he made 10 receptions with three accounting for touchdowns, including the game-winner versus Michigan and scores against Washington and USC He also carried the ball five times for 24 yards.
1999 Started the first two games vs. Boise State and Ohio State at the middle linebacker position Appeared in seven games overall Credited with 13 tackles, including six at Ohio State and five versus Boise State, and one forced fumble On the field for 54 plays vs. Boise State and 71 vs. Ohio State Also played on several of the special teams units Sat out the final three games of the season with a sprained right knee.
1998 Saw limited action in his first year as a defensive player Appeared in three games at linebacker, playing three snaps at Arizona and Oregon State and two against Washington State Also played on the kickoff coverage unit Made three tackles on the year, one each against Arizona, California and Stanford.
1997 Practiced and traveled to all of the games as the teams third quarterback but did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL Earned four letters in football for coach Tony Shaw at Irvin High School in El Paso, TX Selected to PrepStar Dream team (No. 4 quarterback and No. 1 in the Big 12 region) Student Sports Senior All-American Rated 13th best offensive prospect nationally by the National Recruiting Advisor Ranked No. 14 offensive player in the nation by ESPN Sportszone, No. 8 offensive player by Bill Buchalter, No. 12 offensive player by G & W Recruiting Report and No. 13 offensive player by Joe Terranova Schutt/Scholastic Coach All-American and Cornwell Top 100 USA Today honorable mention All-American Selected second-team Class 5A All-State District 1-5A Most Valuable Player El Paso Herald Most Valuable Player Named All-City Most Valuable Player as a senior in 1996 As a senior, he completed 145 of 275 passes for 2,503 yards and 27 touchdowns Also rushed for over 200 yards As a junior, he passed for 1,509 yards and 15 touchdowns and rushed for over 1,000 yards and 17 touchdowns His career stats total 359-769 passes for 5,595 yards and 49 touchdowns Named All-District punter as a sophomore Also earned four letters in track and field for coach Kenny Owens State champion in the discus as a sophomore and runner-up as a junior Played on the basketball team for three years for coach David Castillo.
PERSONAL Full Name: Edmund Elisala Ieremia-Stansbury Parents: Edmund and Seta Stansbury Born: May 3, 1979 in Maryland Has two brothers, Hal, a fullback at Texas-El Paso and Don, who will be a freshman safety at SMU Lists Eddie George of the Tennessee Titans as one of his favorite players Would like to work in the entertainment industry following his playing days Earned spot on Directors Honor Roll in Winter 2001 (3.47 GPA) History major.
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