Stepfan Taylor ran for a career-high 189 yards and one touchdown.
2012 (RS JUNIOR):First-year starter under center played 10 games and started the first nine contests this season...led Cardinal with 1,643 passing yards, 10 TDs and 124 completions in 235 attempts...steered Stanford to 21-14 second-half comeback win over No. 2 USC with 215 passing yards and two touchdowns...rushed for 33 yards on three carries - two for 10-plus yards and first downs...named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week for his performance vs. the Trojans...led Stanford back from a 14-point deficit in an overtime win over Arizona...accounted for five total touchdowns in the victory over Arizona, including three on the ground (Stanford QB record)...set a career-high vs. the Wildcats with 360 yards passing, including 117 yards and six passing first downs during the fourth-quarter comeback...completed 21 of 34 attempts with a pair of touchdowns vs. Arizona without an interception while rushing for 36 yards and three scores...connected for three passes over 40 yards against Arizona...completed seven of 15 attempts, throwing for 136 yards and one touchdown vs. Washington State...threw for 214 yards at Cal in the Big Game, going 16-for-31 with one touchdown and a career-long 68-yard completion...recorded 170 yards passing (18 of 35) at Washington...posted 16 completions, 275 passing yards and three touchdowns in a 50-13 home rout of Duke...made first career start under center against San Jose State, becoming the first Cardinal quarterback other than Andrew Luck to start a regular-season game since 2008...threw first touchdown pass of his career to Drew Terrell vs. San Jose State, an 11-yard completion at the 4:23 mark in the first quarter...finished career debut 16-for-26 for 125 yards and one touchdown...earned Pac-12 All-Academic honors.
2011 (JUNIOR): Did not see action.
2010 (SOPHOMORE): Saw duty in four games (Sacramento State, Wake Forest, Washington and California) as the primary backup to Andrew Luck to earn his first varsity letter...completed 1 of 2 passes on the year for seven yards...completed a fourth-quarter pass to Sam Knapp against Wake Forest.
2009 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Upland (Calif.) High School...high school coach was Tim Salter...four-star recruit by both Rivals.com and Scout.com...rated as the 13th-best pro-style quarterback in the nation by Rivals.com...listed by CSTV and Tom Lemming as the 17th-top quarterback prospect in the nation...earned All-America honors by PrepStar...threw for 6,306 yards and 54 touchdowns in his three-year prep career...ESPN/Under Armour All-American threw for 2,813 yards and 26 touchdowns as a senior...completed 17 of 22 passes for a season-high 354 yards and four TDs against Claremont...tossed a season-best five touchdowns against Bloomington...completed 124 of 216 passes for 2,105 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior to earn Baseline League MVP honors...also earned National Football Foundation All-County first team honors following his junior season...earned all-state underclassmen honors after throwing for 1,388 yards and 14 touchdowns as a sophomore...earned first team All-CIF Southern Section and All-Baseline League honors...was also a finalist for the Joe Montana Award...selected as the Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket Farmer's Student-Athlete Citizen Award winner...also lettered in baseball...was one of six Southern California high school student-athletes and only prep football player to win the prestigious John Wooden Scholar Athlete Award for athletic and academic achievement...Golden State Seal Merit Diploma recipient...member of the National Society for High School Scholars...parents are Tim and Debbie Nunes...has one younger brother...hobbies include playing golf, basketball, fishing, hiking, camping, skin diving, spear fishing and off-road motorcycling ...born in Whittier, Calif....full name is Joshua Lawrence Nunes...majoring in management science and enginnering.
Career Highs Passing Attempts: 2 vs. Wake Forest, 2010 Passing Completions: 1 vs. Wake Forest, 2010 Passing Yards: 7 vs. Wake Forest, 2010 Passing Touchdowns: None Long: 7 vs. Wake Forest, 2010