Jon Cairns
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    Jon Cairns

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Blue Springs, Mo.

    High School:
    Blue Springs South

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 195

    Position:
    QB

    Birthdate:
    06/13/1984


    After showing promise as Joel Sambursky's backup in 2004, he battled injuries throughout the 2005 season and did not see action during spring ball...Intelligent, accurate passer and excellent competitor...Health is his biggest question mark.

    2005: Missed most of preseason camp with a foot injury...Returned to serve as the team's holder on kicks in 11 games.

    2004: Played in 11 games in a mop-up role for Sambursky...Completed 60 percent of his passes...Holder on field goals and PATs. High School: All-state, all-metro, all-area and all-conference...Rated as the 20th best quarterback prospect by Rivals.com...His senior year, completed 102-of-172 passes for 1,421 yards, 15 TDs...Had 698 rushing yards and 8 TDs...Also an all-conference performer in baseball and basketball...Valedictorian...Recorded a 4.0 GPA.

    Worth Knowing: Majoring in engineering technology...Son of Paul and Sue Cairns...Pronounced CARE-ins...Born June 13, 1984.

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