15 JaJuan Lawson
15 JaJuan Lawson
Height: 6-0
Weight: 203
Year: R-SR
Hometown: Petaluma, Calif.
High School: Casa Grande
Previous College: New Mexico
Position: QB
gp 7
yds 1728
td 17
yds/g 246.9

Career Honors and Highlights

  • 2018 CAA Football Second Team All-Conference
  • Three-time CAA Football Offensive Player of the Week
  • Set Rhode Island's single-season completion percentage by connecting on 66.7 percent of his attempts in 2018
  • Finished his career as the most accurate passer in program history with a .633 completion percentage
  • His 17 touchdown passes in 2018 were the third highest single-season mark in team history
  • Finished tied for fifth in URI history with 24 touchdown passes

2018 (Senior)

  • Earned CAA Football Second Team All-Conference honors
  • Started seven games at quarterback, missing four with injury
  • Threw for 1,711 yards and 17 touchdowns with just five interceptions
  • Was a two-time CAA Football Offensive Player of the Week
  • Ranked 40th in the country and third in the conference in points responsible for (132)
  • Averaged 18.9 points per game, which would have ranked eighth in the country if he played enough games to qualify
  • Set URI's single-season completion record (66.7 percent)
  • Was responsible for 22 touchdowns (17 passing, five rushing)
  • Became only the second quarterback in program history with at least 17 touchdown passes in one season, joining legendary Tom Ehrhardt
  • Led the league in passing efficiency (165.53), was second in touchdown passes (17), fifth in passing yards (1,711), second in passing yards per game (244.4) and second in total offense per game (269.0)

2017 (Junior)

  • Appeared in all 11 games, making five starts at quarterback
  • Finished the season 105-of-176 for 1,198 yards and seven touchdowns
  • His 59.7 completion percentage was the fourth-highest single-season percentage in program history
  • Was also third on the team with 270 rushing yards and tied for second with three rushing touchdowns
  • Passed for 150 yards and ran for one touchdown at Towson (11/18)
  • Was named the CAA Football Offensive Player of the Week after passing for a career-high 336 yards and one touchdown and adding a rushing touchdown against Villanova (11/11)
  • Completed 8-of-15 passes for 93 yards against James Madison (11/4)
  • Ran for 57 yards and completed 12-of-19 passes for 123 yards and two touchdowns at Albany (10/28)
  • In his first career start, he passed for 247 yards and two touchdowns while also rushing for 80 yards against Elon (10/21)
  • Passed for 139 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for a career-high 67 yards at Maine (10/14)
  • Rushed once for 8 yards at Brown (9/30)
  • Completed 2-of-3 passes for 14 yards and rushed once for 2 yards at New Hampshire (9/23)
  • Rushed for 10 yards against Harvard (9/16)
  • Was 11-of-18 for 96 yards and rushed for 28 yards and a touchdown against Stony Brook (9/9)
  • Made his Rhode Island debut with one rush at Central Michigan (8/31)
Recent Games
Oct 13 Maine L, 38-36
Oct 20 at Stony Brook L, 52-14
Oct 27 William & Mary W, 21-10
Nov 3 at Elon L, 24-21
Nov 10 at James Madison L, 48-31
Nov 17 New Hampshire W, 24-21
Statistics category Overall Conf
Completions 128 93
Attempts 192 142
Completion % 66.7% 65.5%
Yards 1728 1224
Yards per game 246.9 244.8
Yards per attempt 9.0 8.6
Touchdowns 17 12
Interceptions 5 3
Sacks 25 20
Yards lost 114 84
Pass Efficiency 166.3 161.6
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 30 at #15 Delaware W, 21-19 13 21 61.9% 170 8.1 1 1 2 6
Sep 8 Albany W, 45-26 22 28 78.6% 317 11.3 4 0 1 8
Sep 15 at Connecticut L, 56-49 23 34 67.6% 351 10.3 4 1 3 20
Sep 28 at Harvard W, 23-16 12 16 75.0% 153 9.6 1 1 2 10
Oct 6 Brown W, 48-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Maine L, 38-36 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Stony Brook L, 52-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 William & Mary W, 21-10 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Elon L, 24-21 25 35 71.4% 349 10.0 3 1 7 32
Nov 10 at James Madison L, 48-31 22 37 59.5% 272 7.4 3 1 4 2
Nov 17 New Hampshire W, 24-21 11 21 52.4% 116 5.5 1 0 6 36
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 30 at #15 Delaware W, 21-19 11 46 4.2 21 0 - -
Sep 8 Albany W, 45-26 4 -9 -2.3 3 0 - -
Sep 15 at Connecticut L, 56-49 13 85 6.5 37 2 - -
Sep 28 at Harvard W, 23-16 5 5 1.0 9 1 - -
Oct 6 Brown W, 48-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Maine L, 38-36 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Stony Brook L, 52-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 William & Mary W, 21-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Elon L, 24-21 11 -11 -1.0 11 0 - -
Nov 10 at James Madison L, 48-31 16 70 4.4 22 1 1 0
Nov 17 New Hampshire W, 24-21 15 27 1.8 20 1 1 0
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 30 at #15 Delaware W, 21-19 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Albany W, 45-26 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Connecticut L, 56-49 - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Harvard W, 23-16 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Brown W, 48-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Maine L, 38-36 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Stony Brook L, 52-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 William & Mary W, 21-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Elon L, 24-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at James Madison L, 48-31 - - - - - 1 0
Nov 17 New Hampshire W, 24-21 - - - - - 1 0
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 30 at #15 Delaware W, 21-19 - - - - - 0
Sep 8 Albany W, 45-26 - - - - - 0
Sep 15 at Connecticut L, 56-49 - - - - - 0
Sep 28 at Harvard W, 23-16 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 Brown W, 48-0 - - - - - -
Oct 13 Maine L, 38-36 - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Stony Brook L, 52-14 - - - - - -
Oct 27 William & Mary W, 21-10 - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Elon L, 24-21 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 at James Madison L, 48-31 - - - - - 0
Nov 17 New Hampshire W, 24-21 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 30 at #15 Delaware W, 21-19 - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Albany W, 45-26 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Connecticut L, 56-49 - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Harvard W, 23-16 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Brown W, 48-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Maine L, 38-36 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Stony Brook L, 52-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 William & Mary W, 21-10 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Elon L, 24-21 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at James Madison L, 48-31 - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 New Hampshire W, 24-21 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 30 at #15 Delaware W, 21-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Albany W, 45-26 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Connecticut L, 56-49 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Harvard W, 23-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Brown W, 48-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Maine L, 38-36 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Stony Brook L, 52-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 William & Mary W, 21-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Elon L, 24-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at James Madison L, 48-31 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 New Hampshire W, 24-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 30 at #15 Delaware W, 21-19 1 46 - - - 46
Sep 8 Albany W, 45-26 1 -9 - - - -9
Sep 15 at Connecticut L, 56-49 1 85 - - - 85
Sep 28 at Harvard W, 23-16 1 5 - - - 5
Oct 6 Brown W, 48-0 - - - - - -
Oct 13 Maine L, 38-36 - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Stony Brook L, 52-14 - - - - - -
Oct 27 William & Mary W, 21-10 - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Elon L, 24-21 1 -11 - - - -11
Nov 10 at James Madison L, 48-31 1 70 - - - 70
Nov 17 New Hampshire W, 24-21 1 27 - - - 27
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 30 at #15 Delaware W, 21-19 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 8 Albany W, 45-26 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 15 at Connecticut L, 56-49 12 2 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 28 at Harvard W, 23-16 6 1 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 6 Brown W, 48-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Maine L, 38-36 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Stony Brook L, 52-14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 William & Mary W, 21-10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Elon L, 24-21 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 10 at James Madison L, 48-31 6 1 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 17 New Hampshire W, 24-21 6 1 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 30 at #15 Delaware W, 21-19 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Albany W, 45-26 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Connecticut L, 56-49 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Harvard W, 23-16 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Brown W, 48-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Maine L, 38-36 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Stony Brook L, 52-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 William & Mary W, 21-10 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Elon L, 24-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at James Madison L, 48-31 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 New Hampshire W, 24-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2017-18 11 105 176 59.7% 1198 108.9 6.8 7 4 71 125.4
2018-19 7 128 192 66.7% 1728 246.9 9.0 17 5 82 166.3
Total 18 233 368 63.3% 2926 162.6 8.0 24 9 82 146.7
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2017-18 11 83 270 24.5 3.3 3 29 1 1
2018-19 7 75 213 30.4 2.8 5 37 2 0
Total 18 158 483 26.8 3.1 8 37 3 1
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2017-18 11 - - - - - - -
2018-19 7 - - - - - - -
Total 18 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2017-18 11 - - - - 0 0 - 0
2018-19 7 - - - - - - - 0
Total 18 - - - - 0 0 - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 7 - - - - - - - -
Total 18 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2017-18 11 270 - - - 270 24.5
2018-19 7 213 - - - 213 30.4
Total 18 483 - - - 483 26.8
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2017-18 20 1.8 3 - - - - - 0 - 1 0
2018-19 30 4.3 5 - - - - - - - - 0
Total 50 2.8 8 - - - - - 0 - 1 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2017-18 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 7 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 18 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 7 128 192 66.7% 1728 246.9 9.0 17 5 82 166.3
Conference 5 93 142 65.5% 1224 244.8 8.6 12 3 82 161.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 2 33 49 67.3% 433 216.5 8.8 5 0 59 175.2
Away 5 95 143 66.4% 1295 259.0 9.1 12 5 82 163.2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 4 58 86 67.4% 756 189.0 8.8 7 2 59 163.5
Losses 3 70 106 66.0% 972 324.0 9.2 10 3 82 168.5
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August 1 13 21 61.9% 170 170.0 8.1 1 1 57 136.1
September 3 57 78 73.1% 821 273.7 10.5 9 2 59 194.4
November 3 58 93 62.4% 737 245.7 7.9 7 2 82 149.5
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 7 75 213 30.4 2.8 5 37 2 0
Conference 5 57 123 24.6 2.2 2 22 2 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 19 18 9.0 0.9 1 20 1 0
Away 5 56 195 39.0 3.5 4 37 1 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 35 69 17.3 2.0 2 21 1 0
Losses 3 40 144 48.0 3.6 3 37 1 0
-
August 1 11 46 46.0 4.2 0 21 - -
September 3 22 81 27.0 3.7 3 37 - -
November 3 42 86 28.7 2.0 2 22 2 0
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 7 - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 7 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 5 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 2 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - 0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 7 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 7 213 - - - 213 30.4
Conference 5 123 - - - 123 24.6
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 2 18 - - - 18 9.0
Away 5 195 - - - 195 39.0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 4 69 - - - 69 17.3
Losses 3 144 - - - 144 48.0
-
August 1 46 - - - 46 46.0
September 3 81 - - - 81 27.0
November 3 86 - - - 86 28.7
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 30 4.3 5 - - - - - - - - 0
Conference 12 2.4 2 - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 6 3.0 1 - - - - - - - - 0
Away 24 4.8 4 - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 12 3.0 2 - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 18 6.0 3 - - - - - - - - 0
-
August 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
September 18 6.0 3 - - - - - - - - 0
November 12 4.0 2 - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 7 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 1 0 1.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 3 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -