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Jason Stiles
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1973-06-28) June 28, 1973 (age 46)
Career information
College: Western Washington
Undrafted in 1996
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Wolfsburg Blue Wings (1996)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Comp. / Att.     42 / 96
Passing yards     628
TD-INT     10-5
QB Rating     70.14
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Jason Stiles (born June 28, 1973) is a former American football quarterback who played two seasons with the Portland Forest Dragons of the Arena Football League. He played college football at Western Washington University. Stiles first enrolled at Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, California before transferring to Decatur High School in Federal Way, Washington.[1] Stiles was also a member of the Wolfsburg Blue Wings.

Early yearsEdit

Stiles first played high school football for the Santa Margarita Catholic High School Eagles. He was the state's leading passer in 1990. He recorded 22 touchdowns on 3,200 passing yards in two years for the Eagles. Stiles earned all-league honors twice and was team captain for two years. He also lettered two years in baseball and basketball.[2] He spent his last two years of high school paying for the Decatur High School Golden Gators, graduating in 1991.[3]

College careerEdit

Stiles played college football for the Western Washington Vikings from 1992 to 1995.[4] He recorded career totals of 7,854 passing yards, 1,052 pass attempts, 585 pass completions and 67 touchdown passes. He earned all-Columbia Football Association honors in 1995 and was an NAIA All-America selection. Stiles was also named little all-Northwest three times. He also the Vikings to two appearances in the NAIA playoffs.[2] In 1992, Stiles threw a touchdown pass to wide receiver Chris Moore against the University of Puget Sound which would later win an ESPY for Greatest College Play at the inaugural ESPY awards show.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Wolfsburg Blue WingsEdit

Stiles played in ten games for the Wolfsburg Blue Wings in Germany during the 1996 season, helping the team to an 8-2 record.[4] He also served as offensive coordinator.[2]

Portland Forest DragonsEdit

Stiles played for the Portland Forest Dragons from 1997 to 1998, recording ten touchdowns passes on 628 yards.[5] He missed the 1999 season due to an injury.[4]

Broadcasting careerEdit

Stiles has worked as an analyst for Root Sports Northwest since 2006.[4][6] He has covered college football, arena football and high school football.[7][8][9] He also spent nine years as a color commentator on Western Washington Vikings football radio broadcasts.[7][10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "JASON STILES". eaglesfootball.com. Archived from the original on December 26, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141226221631/http://www.eaglesfootball.com/alumni/stiles/. Retrieved December 26, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "JASON STILES". eaglesfootball.com. Archived from the original on December 26, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141226220702/http://www.eaglesfootball.com/alumni/stiles/dragons_bio.php. Retrieved December 26, 2014.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Decatur grad plays a role in legendary football catch". federalwaymirror.com. December 25, 2008. Archived from the original on December 26, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141226214807/http://www.federalwaymirror.com/sports/36701589.html. Retrieved December 26, 2014.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "MEET THE TALENT". northwest.rootsports.com. Archived from the original on December 26, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141226221841/http://northwest.rootsports.com/for-fans-only/meet-the-talent/. Retrieved December 26, 2014.
  5. "Jason Stiles". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/players/Jason_Stiles-1535/. Retrieved December 26, 2014.
  6. Raley, Dan (November 25, 2008). "Where Are They Now: WWU wide receiver Chris Moore". seattlepi.com. Archived from the original on December 26, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141226225448/http://www.seattlepi.com/sports/article/Where-Are-They-Now-WWU-wide-receiver-Chris-Moore-1292709.php. Retrieved December 26, 2014.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "2010 Bring Back WWU Football Ski to Sea Alumni Team". bringbackwwufootball.com. 2010. Archived from the original on August 10, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150810184019/http://www.bringbackwwufootball.com/2010skitosea.asp. Retrieved November 3, 2016.
  8. Jenks, Jayson (August 28, 2012). "Root Sports releases TV schedule for high school football games". seattletimes.com. Archived from the original on August 10, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150810184723/http://www.seattletimes.com/news/root-sports-releases-tv-schedule-for-high-school-football-games/. Retrieved November 3, 2016.
  9. Speltz, Bill (October 25, 2013). "Griz hungry for redemption". missoulian.com. Archived from the original on August 10, 2015. https://www.webcitation.org/6agV7Trsf?url=http://missoulian.com/sports/college/montana/football/griz-hungry-for-redemption/article_8c8c0e84-3dcd-11e3-8365-001a4bcf887a.html. Retrieved August 10, 2015.
  10. Cnockaert, Jim (September 26, 2006). "'The Catch' is still a hit in football lore". wwuvikings.com. Archived from the original on August 10, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150810183235/http://www.wwuvikings.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/092606aaa.html. Retrieved November 3, 2016.

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