7 Montel Aaron
Montel  Aaron

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Antelope, Calif.

High School:
Antelope HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 199

Position:
QB

Experience:
1V


08/11/2018

Football Concludes 2nd Week With Crisp 63-Play Scrimmage

The Spartans accomplished a lot in an hour scrimmage.

03/24/2018

Offense Shows Big Play Potential At Spring Football Game

There were five pass plays of 30 or more yards.

03/17/2018

Highlights On Both Sides Of Ball At Football Scrimmage

The longest play of the day led to the first of two short touchdown runs.

02/26/2018

Football Set To Open Spring Practice

There are 13 returning starters among more than 80 players suiting up for spring practice.

11/27/2017

Football Heads Into Off Season On High Note

For the fifth time in the last seven seasons, the Spartans end a season on a winning note.

AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his third season with the Spartans... Competing for the starting quarterback job... Returning starter at quarterback... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2016.

2017: Played in 10 games and was a starter eight times... Seventh in the Mountain West in passing yards per game at 153.1... Most starts and most TD passes thrown (8) in a season by a freshman quarterback in school history since freshman eligibility was reinstated in 1972... Became the first San Jose State freshman quarterback to throw a touchdown pass in the first two games of a season and have a single-game passing efficiency rating of more than 200.00 with a 213.36 rating in the Cal Poly win (9/2) ... Threw a 22-yard TD pass to wide receiver Justin Holmes in the fourth quarter of the season opener vs. USF (South Florida - 8/26)...Came into the Cal Poly contest as the back-up signal caller and completed 11-of-17 without an interception for 183 yards and three touchdowns...  Moved into the starting lineup the next week at Texas (9/9) and started at Utah (9/16)... Was injured on a running play vs. Utah and missed the next three games... Returned to game action and the starting lineup at Hawai'i (10/14) and started the remaining six contests... Passed for a season-high 322 yards and two touchdowns vs. Hawai'i... Also had his longest run of the season of 21 yards at Hawaii.

2016: Completed the season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2015 Cal-HiSports.com second-team all-state selection for medium-sized schools playing for Antelope (Calif.) High (Coach Matt Ray)... Completed 65.4 percent of his passes (267-of-408) for 4,000 yards and 41 touchdowns with just 11 interceptions in the 23 games he played... Rushed for 287 yards and 12 touchdowns on 79 carries combined as a junior and senior... 2015 All-C.I.F. Sac-Joaquin Section and Sacramento Bee first-team All-Metro choice... Second-team All-Northern California pick... Concluded his high school football career completing 4-of-6 passes for 80 yards and a touchdown in the 2016 Optimist All-Star Game in Sacramento, Calif. ... The three-sport letterwinner also was an all-metro selection in basketball and as a pitcher in baseball for Antelope High... Had a 3-3 win-loss pitching record with a 2.84 earned run average and led his team with a .388 batting average as a senior.

MORE ON MONTEL: A kinesiology major... He was born in Sacramento, Calif.

PASSING G PA PC PI Pct. Yds. TD LG
2016...Redshirt
2017...FR 10 225 126 10 56.0 1,531 8 59TD
RUSHING NO. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2016...Redshirt
2017...FR 52 -87 -1.7 1 21