6 Hunter Wells
6 Hunter Wells
Height: 6-5
Weight: 215
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Navarre, Ohio
High School: Fairless
Position: QB
Major: Communication Studies
gp 6
yds 641
td 4
yds/g 106.8

2016 (Junior) | Game-By-Game Stats

Started the final nine games and guided the Penguins to a 7-2 record...the reipicient of the Elite 90 Award at the Division I Football Championship...honorable-mention Academic All-MVFC...completed 135-of-216 passes (62.5 percent) for 1,714 yards and 11 touchdowns...averaged 190.4 yards passing per game...credited with 29 rushing attempts...attempted 22-or-more passes on six occasions...in five playoff games was 77-of-123 for 1,120 yards and eight touchdowns with just two interceptions...averaged 224 yards in the postseason leading YSU to a 4-1 record and first National Championship Game appearance since 1999...had a season-high 290 yards on just 10 completions in win at Jacksonville State...had completions of 85, 70 (touchdown to Damoun Patterson), 50 and 38 vs. the Gamecocks...in National Championship Game vs. James Madison completed 28-of-47 passes for 271 yards and two touchdowns...threw TD passes to Shane Kuhn and Jermiah Braswell against the Dukes...the 47 pass attempts were the most in a game since 1987 and set a playoff record...also tied for the fourth-most in a game in school history...led a fourth-quarter rally against Eastern Washington in the semifinals...Penguins trailed 31-20 before scoring 20 points to win 40-38...capped a 14-play, 82-yard drive off early in the quarter with an 11-yard touchdown pass to Alvin Bailey...guided the Guins on an eight-play 56-yard scoring drive to take a 34-31...trailing 38-34 marched the offense 58 yards on 11 plays in 4:23 for the game-winning score...found TE Kevin Rader in the end zone with one second left from five yards out for the game-winner...play was No. 1 on Sports Center Top 10 and was highly-viewed on social media for days following the contest...had two rushes on third downs that picked up first downs in the fourth quarter...also guided the Penguins to a come-from-behind two-overtime win against Wofford in the quarterfinals...against Wofford was 15-of-22 for 173 yards and a season-high three touchdowns...had TD passes of 45, nine and five against the Terriers...opened the playoffs with 142 yards passing on 8-of-12 completions against Samford...at Missouri State in the regular-season finale was an impressive 14-of-15 for 147 yards and a touchdown...found Bailey for a four-yard score just prior to halftime as the offense put up a record-setting rushing and total offense performance...best yardage performance in the regular season was 222 yards North Dakota State...completed 18-of-27 passes against the Bison...against Southern Illinois was 13-of-25 for 124 yards and two touchdowns...had a pair of 10-yard touchdown passes including the game-winner with 4:59 left in the fourth...in season debut was 13-of-26 for 101 yards against Indiana State...had a season-long run against the Sycamores...earned his third letter.

2015 (Sophomore) | Game-By-Game Stats

Started all 11 games at quarterback...completed 159-of-291 passes (54.6 percent) for 1,975 yards and 13 touchdowns...averaged 179.5 yards passing per game...credited with 18 rushing attempts...attempted 25-or-more passes on eight occasions...had 240-or-more yards in four contests...threw five passes of 50 yards or more and had 12 completions of at least 30 yards...had season highs of 20 completions, 324 yards and three touchdowns at Southern Illinois...highlighting the effort that night was an 85-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Williams...at Pittsburgh completed 19-of-38 passes for 274 yards and a score...had a 77-yard scoring pass to Andre Stubbs...in win over Missouri State was 15-of-25 for 241 yards and three scores...connected with Williams on a 72-yard touchdown...against Illinois State had 240 yards completing 18-of-27 passes and a touchdown...completed 15 passes for 158 yards and two touchdowns in win at South Dakota...had TD passes of 51 and 13 yards in the game...had 153 yards on 18 completions against South Dakota State...threw for 152 yards on 16 completions at Western Illinois...was 10-of-16 for 148 yards and a touchdown against Saint Francis (Pa.)...threw two touchdown passes in come-from-behind win over Robert Morris...tied the game in the fourth on a TD pass to TE Shane Kuhn...in overtime threw a two-yard scoring toss to I'Tavious Harvin on fourth down...sidestepped the rush to find Harvin with what turned out to be the winning score...season-long run was 11 against North Dakota State...also punted twice...punts came against Missouri State and Indiana State...both were inside the opposition's 15-yard line (ISU 12 and MSU 15)...earned his second letter.

2014 (Freshman) | Game-By-Game Stats

Named to Missouri Valley Football Conference's All-Newcomer Team...finished second in the league's voting for the Freshman-of-the-Year Award...was seventh in the voting for the Jerry Rice Award which honors the FCS's top freshman...played in 10 contests and started seven...was the starting signal caller the final six games of the year...first true freshman to start at QB since Dalyn Cambpell in 2008...completed 121-of-202 passes (59.9 percent) for 1,772 yards and 14 touchdowns...threw a touchdown pass in the final seven games of the season...had five 200-yard plus passing contests, highlighted by a 297-yard performance in his starting debut against Butler...ranked 12th in the FCS in passer efficiency (149.5)...ranked ninth in passing yards per completion at 14.94...had 13 completions of 30-or-more yards...threw a TD pass in all seven of his starts…in starting debut, completed 16-of-20 passes for 297 yards against Butler...the 297 yards were the most in a game by a YSU freshman since Denny Klembara had three 300-yard efforts in 1968...also threw four touchdown passes against the Bulldogs, including a season-long 72-yarder to Jelani Berassa...threw for a league personal-best 269 yards completed 21-of-28 passes and a touchdown in win over Southern Illinois...threw for 256 yards completing 16 passes and two scores at South Dakota State...threw scoring tosses of 22 and 20 yards and also had a rushing score in leading the Guins' first win at SDSU since 1974...threw for 244 yards completing 12-of-23 passes and score in come-from-behind win over South Dakota...threw a 58-yard scoring toss to Andrew Williams on the first play of the fourth quarter with the Guins trailing 17-7...at Illinois State completed 14-of-26 passes for 236 yards and two scores...had touchdown tosses of 39 and 28 against the Redbirds...came off the bench to throw for 187 yards and complete 14-of-25 against Western Illinois...at North Dakota State completed 15 passes for 136 yards and had touchdown pass...rallied the Penguins from a 24-10 fourth-quarter deficit against Indiana State to force overtime...against the Sycamores threw for 106 yards and completed 11 passes...named the HBK Offensive Player of the Game against Butler and South Dakota State...earned his first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-team Division V All-Ohio selection as a quarterback...tabbed the Northeast Inland District Division V Offensive Player of the Year and the Canton Repository Stark County Player of the Year...as a senior, threw for a school-record 3,558 yards and had 33 touchdown passes...completed 257-of-414 attempts (62.1 percent)...the previous mark was 3,281 yards by Justin Zwick...produced three 400-yard games, three 300-yard performances, two five-touchdown passing games and two four-TD games...led the Falcons to their first playoff berth since 1999 and first-ever postseason victory (51-42 over Black River)...program also had memorable wins over Manchester (first since 1985) and Tuslaw (first since 1996)...Fairless averaged 37.1 points per game...set the Stark County record for all-time passing yards (8,344), and completions (617) while ranking second in touchdown passes (67)...had 1,079 attempts...played in 40 games...as a junior, completed 162-of-289 passes for 2,342 yards and 18 touchdowns...as a sophomore had 2,030 yards passing while receiving Honorable-Mention all-county honors...coach was Don Wilson...also played basketball.

PERSONAL: Is the 2017-18 recipient of the Henry Family Scholarship...major is communication studies.

Recent Games
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10
Statistics category Overall Conf
Completions 47 27
Attempts 82 48
Completion % 57.3% 56.3%
Yards 641 290
Yards per game 106.8 72.5
Yards per attempt 7.8 6.0
Touchdowns 4 2
Interceptions 2 1
Sacks 2 1
Yards lost 17 6
Pass Efficiency 134.2 116.6
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 18 32 56.3% 311 9.7 2 1 1 11
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 2 2 100.0% 40 20.0 0 0 0 0
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 3 4 75.0% 25 6.3 0 0 0 0
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 11 23 47.8% 160 7.0 2 1 1 6
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 13 21 61.9% 105 5.0 0 0 0 0
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 1 -11 -11.0 0 0 - -
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 1 -5 -5.0 0 0 1 1
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 1 7 7.0 7 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 - - - - - 1 1
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - - - - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - - - - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - - - - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 - - - - - 0
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 - - - - - 0
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 1 -11 - - - -11
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 1 - - - - 0
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - - - - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - - - - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - - - - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 1 - - - - 0
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 1 -5 - - - -5
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 1 7 - - - 7
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 2 at Pittsburgh L, 28-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Robert Morris W, 30-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Central Connecticut State W, 59-9 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 South Dakota State W, 19-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at South Dakota L, 31-28 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 North Dakota State L, 27-24 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at UNI L, 19-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Illinois State L, 35-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Indiana State W, 66-24 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Southern Illinois W, 28-20 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 Missouri State W, 38-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 10 121 202 59.9% 1772 177.2 8.8 14 7 72 149.5
2015-16 11 159 292 54.5% 1975 179.5 6.8 13 7 85 121.2
2016-17 10 136 217 62.7% 1724 172.4 7.9 11 5 85 141.5
2017-18 6 47 82 57.3% 641 106.8 7.8 4 2 48 134.2
Total 37 463 793 58.4% 6112 165.2 7.7 42 21 85 135.3
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 10 17 -56 -5.6 -3.3 1 9 6 2
2015-16 11 18 -44 -4.0 -2.4 0 11 1 0
2016-17 10 29 -43 -4.3 -1.5 0 14 6 1
2017-18 6 3 -9 -1.5 -3.0 0 7 1 1
Total 37 67 -152 -4.1 -2.3 1 14 14 4
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 10 - - - - - - -
2015-16 11 - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - -
2017-18 6 - - - - - - -
Total 37 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 6 - - - - - - - 0
Total 37 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 11 2 50 25.0 28 2 0 0 0
2016-17 10 1 38 38.0 38 0 0 1 0
2017-18 6 - - - - - - - -
Total 37 3 88 29.3 38 2 0 1 0
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 10 -56 - - - -56 -5.6
2015-16 11 -44 - - - -44 -4.0
2016-17 10 -43 - - - -43 -4.3
2017-18 6 -9 - - - -9 -1.5
Total 37 -152 - - - -152 -4.1
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 6 0.6 1 - - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - 0 0
2016-17 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Total 6 0.2 1 - - - - - - - 0 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 1 1 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 6 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 37 1 1 2.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 6 47 82 57.3% 641 106.8 7.8 4 2 48 134.2
Conference 4 27 48 56.3% 290 72.5 6.0 2 1 48 116.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 3 18 27 66.7% 170 56.7 6.3 0 0 29 119.6
Away 3 29 55 52.7% 471 157.0 8.6 4 2 48 141.4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 5 29 50 58.0% 330 66.0 6.6 2 1 48 122.6
Losses 1 18 32 56.3% 311 311.0 9.7 2 1 42 152.3
-
September 3 23 38 60.5% 376 125.3 9.9 2 1 42 155.7
November 3 24 44 54.5% 265 88.3 6.0 2 1 48 115.6
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 6 3 -9 -1.5 -3.0 0 7 1 1
Conference 4 2 2 0.5 1.0 0 7 1 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 1 7 2.3 7.0 0 7 - -
Away 3 2 -16 -5.3 -8.0 0 0 1 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 2 2 0.4 1.0 0 7 1 1
Losses 1 1 -11 -11.0 -11.0 0 0 - -
-
September 3 1 -11 -3.7 -11.0 0 0 - -
November 3 2 2 0.7 1.0 0 7 1 1
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 6 - - - - - - -
Conference 4 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 - - - - - - -
Away 3 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 6 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 4 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 3 - - - - - - - 0
Away 3 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 1 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 6 - - - - - - - -
Conference 4 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 - - - - - - - -
Away 3 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 6 -9 - - - -9 -1.5
Conference 4 2 - - - 2 .5
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 3 7 - - - 7 2.3
Away 3 -16 - - - -16 -5.3
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 5 2 - - - 2 .4
Losses 1 -11 - - - -11 -11.0
-
September 3 -11 - - - -11 -3.7
November 3 2 - - - 2 .7
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 6 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -