82 Jimmy Giansante
82 Jimmy Giansante
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: So.
Hometown: Jefferson Hills, Pa.
High School: Thomas Jefferson
Position: WR
Major: Communication

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


2012 Statistics
Caught 4 passes for 65 yards in win at Georgia State... Caught 3 passes for 55 yards at Minnesota... collected two receptions for 20 yards (long catch of 12 yards) in win at Holy Cross... made three catches for 22 yards, including 10-yard TD, in spring Blue-White Game...played in eight games...finished with 14 catches for 200 yards...averaged 25.0 receiving yards per game.

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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