82 Jimmy Giansante
82 Jimmy Giansante
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Year: R-Fr.
Hometown: Jefferson Hills, Pa.
High School: Thomas Jefferson
Position: WR

The son of Jim and Shari Giansante... born 2-4-92 in Pittsburgh, Pa. ...father, Jim, played college football at California University (Pa.)


2011 Statistics
Played in all 12 games, including two starts, at wide receiver... hauled in 11 catches for 152 yards and three touchdowns... long catch went for 31 yards... averaged 13.8 yards/reception and 12.7 rec. yards/game... registered one multi-catch game (Villanova)... made 10-yard TD catch in win over Maine... set career highs with three catches, 58 receiving yards and a 31-yard reception to go along with 16-yard TD in win against Villanova... nabbed 27-yard TD reception in win over Holy Cross... first career catch went for nine yards at Toledo

Redshirt season

Career Highs:
    Yards    58, vs Villanova, 2011
    Receptions    3, vs Villanova, 2011
    Longest    58, vs Villanova, 2011
    Touchdowns    1, 3x, last vs Maine

Before UNH
Played WR/DB at Thomas Jefferson High School under head coach Bill Cherpak...three-year starter for Jaguars, catching 53 passes for 1,234 yards and 14 touchdowns in senior season...team posted impressive 42-2 mark during his career, winning the WPIAL and PIAA Class AAA championships in 2007 and 2008...named All-WPIAL Big 7 First-Team as wide receiver...selected to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous 22...also lettered in track & field and basketball

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