First SIU QB on All-Newcomer team since Paul McIntosh in 2009
Iannotti one of 30 players on the list, one of seven from the MVFC
Iannotti tied SIU record with six touchdown passes
SIU outscored EIU 24-0 in the second half to overcome a 21-14 halftime deficit
Salukis score touchdown on first offensive play, force turnover on last defensive play of the game
Football vs. Illinois State Nov. 22, 2014
Played in all 12 games and started 10â?¦Named to MVFC All-Newcomer teamâ?¦Tied a single-game record with six touchdown passes against Southeast Missouriâ?¦Ranked fourth in the MVFC in passing efficiency (139.8), fourth in passing touchdowns (22), fifth in passing yards per game (186.8) and sixth in total offense (197.9)â?¦Tied for third in school history with 22 touchdown passesâ?¦Fourth in school history in number of 250-yard passing games (4), pass completions (201) and completion percentage (63.0)â?¦Sixth in school history with 2,375 yards of total offenseâ?¦Named CFPA National Offensive Player of the Week after going 15-for-21 with 236 yards and a school-record six touchdown passes against SEMOâ?¦Also earned MVFC Newcomer of the Week and College Sports Madness MVFC Offensive Player of the Week after the SEMO gameâ?¦Threw for 2,241 yards and 22 touchdownsâ?¦Completed 63 percent of his passesâ?¦Also rushed for 134 yards and three touchdownsâ?¦Had at least one touchdown pass in 11 of 12 gamesâ?¦Threw for a season-high 272 yards in back-to-back weeks at Purdue and against Western Illinoisâ?¦Had six games with at least 230 yards passingâ?¦Along with Ryan West, helped SIU break a single-season record for touchdown passes (29)â?¦Named CFPA Honorable Mention National Quarterback of the Week after passing for 266 yards and three touchdowns against Illinois State, while rushing for 49 yards and another touchdown.
Prior to SIU
Spent three years at Eastern Michigan...Redshirted in 2011...In 2013, played in 12 games and attempted one pass.
Helped the Saxons claim a share of the Mid-Suburban West title and reach the second round of the Class 7A state playoffs in 2010....As a senior, was 135-for-201 passing for 1,398 yards, with 12 touchdowns and three interceptions and rushed for 1,052 yards and 11 TDs...Completed 67 percent of his passes...As a junior, quarterbacked the Saxons to a playoff berth going 101-for-178 passing for 1,201 yards with nine TDs and 11 INTs and he rushed for 591 yards and seven TDs....Honor roll student every semester.
Born on July 27, 1993...Son of Anthony Iannotti and Gail McMullen...Majoring in marketing.