C.J. Stroud had a prolific career as the quarterback at Ohio State. After taking over as a starter his sophomore year, Stroud lit up the field, setting records and finishing as a Heisman finalist twice before declaring for the draft last Monday.
Proverbs 3:5,6 pic.twitter.com/FdA2ftqQFJ
— CJ Stroud (@CJ7STROUD) January 16, 2023
Here’s what you need to know about C.J. Stroud’s college career.
The vitals on C.J. Stroud
School: Ohio State
Weight: 218 pounds
Years active: 2020-2022
Here are C.J. Stroud’s career stats in college.
|YEAR||GAMES||COMP||ATT||COMP. %||PASS YDS||PASS TD||INT||RUSH ATT||RUSH YDS||RUSH TD|
Touchdown No. 4️⃣ for C.J. Stroud 💪
No. 4 Ohio State holds a 35-24 lead over No. 1 Georgia
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) January 1, 2023
Where did C.J. Stroud go to college?
C.J. Stroud, a native of Rancho Cucamonga, California, attended Ohio State. Per 247Sports, Stroud signed with Ohio State over a litany of offers that included Georgia, Michigan and more.
What kind of prospect was C.J. Stroud in high school?
Stroud was a five-star quarterback at Rancho Cucamonga high school. Stroud, a top-50 player in country, was the second-ranked pro-style quarterback in the class of 2020. Young finished his high school career with 6,569 passing yards and 70 passing touchdowns while adding 328 rushing yards and six more scores.
The California native was the MVP of the Elite 11 and played in the U.S Army All-American Bowl. He led his high school to the California playoff semifinals.
C.J. Stroud will make his first career start for Ohio State tonight and all he did during his senior season at Rancho Cucamonga (CA) was throw for nearly 4K and 47 TDs.@CJ7STROUD | @RCHSCougarsFB | @Birm
— Zack Poff (@Zack_Poff_MP) September 2, 2021
What was C.J. Stroud’s record in college?
In the 25 games Stroud played in as a starter, Ohio State won 21 games. Stroud’s Buckeyes won the 2021 Rose Bowl and played in the 2022 College Football Playoff semifinals.
Records set by C.J. Stroud
Here are some of the notable records and statistical rankings set by Stroud in college:
- 1st in Big Ten single-season passing yards in Big Ten games (3,193)
- 1st in Big Ten single-season passing touchdowns in Big Ten games (34)
- 1st in Big Ten career passing efficiency (182.39)
- 1st in Ohio State single-game passing yards (573)
- 1st in Ohio State single-game passing touchdowns (6)
- 1st in Ohio State single-season completion percentage (71.9)
- 1st in Ohio State single-season passing yards per game (290.1)
- 1st in Ohio State single-season 300-yard passing games (9)
- 1st in Ohio State career 300-yard passing games (15)
- 1st in Ohio State single-season 400-yard passing games (5)
- 1st in Ohio State career 400-yard passing games (5)
- 1st in Ohio State single-season passing efficiency (186.6)
- 1st in Ohio State career passing efficiency (182.39)
- 1st in Ohio State single-game total offense (583)
- 1st in Ohio State single-season total yards per season (367.9)
- 1st in Ohio State career total yards per season (294.9)
- 1st in Rose-Bowl passing yards (573)
- 1st in Rose-Bowl passing touchdowns (6)
- 1st in Rose-Bowl total yards (583)
- 1st in Rose-Bowl total touchdowns (6)
- 1st in Rose-Bowl points responsible for (36)
— Ohio State on BTN (@OhioStateOnBTN) January 16, 2023
What awards did C.J. Stroud win in college?
Here are the awards and honors Stroud won in college:
- Heisman Trophy finalist (2022)
- Big Ten’s Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year (2022)
- Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year (2022)
- First-team All-Big Ten (2022)
- Second-team All-American by WC, CBS Sports and AFCA (2022)
- Team Captain (2022)
- Heisman Trophy finalist (2021)
- Big Ten’s Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year (2021)
- Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year (2021)
- Thompson-Randle El Freshman of the Year (2021)
- First-team All-Big Ten (2021)
- Third-team All-American by AP (2021)
C.J. Stroud had a ridiculous first half performance: 29-31, 393 pass yards and 6 touchdowns 😳 pic.twitter.com/C1row39Vz6
— ESPN (@espn) November 20, 2021