Thursday, August 22, 2013

Villanova football season countdown: 9 is for JJ Outlaw

  JJ Outlaw

Leading up to the opening game of the Villanova football season on August 31 against Boston College, Fact on Villanova Sports will be counting down the days between now and the beginning of the football season using the jersey numbers of Villanova football players of the past. For as many numbers as possible, effort will be taken to introduce players from the current team, with the exception of "important" players from the past.a Also, it's a ton of work to get pictures of all the players, so it may be incomplete. Oh well.   

Wide Receiver: 2002-2005

Nicknamed "Hollywood" by his teammates for the relative ease in which operated with the media, J.J. Outlaw held essentially all the same responsibilities in the Villanova offense that Matt Szczur did. The son of a former NFL player turned NBA assistant coach, Outlaw led Villanova in receiving in each season from 2003-2005 and is currently fourth in school history in career receptions and sixth in career receiving yards. Is now following in his fathers footsteps as a basketball coach.

Career Stats:
94 Rushing Attempts
754 Rushing Yards
199 Receptions
2,326 Receiving Yards
18 Total Touchdowns

2013 player wearing this number: Aaron Wells

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