CHICAGO - Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the NFL Draft, the 162nd pick overall.
Stanford ranks third all-time for quarterbacks drafted with 22, and second in the modern era (since 1967).
The McLean, Virginia, native is the winningest starting quarterback in school history (36-10). Hogan, a two-year team captain, was 16-6 against opponents ranked in the AP Top 25, led Stanford to three Pac-12 titles, and is the first quarterback to win three postseason bowl games, guiding the Cardinal to a pair of Rose Bowl victories and a Foster Farms Bowl triumph.
Hogan's career numbers are impressive: 10,634 total offense yards (first in Stanford history), 65.9 completion percentage (second), 154.6 passing efficiency (second), 727 pass completions (third), 9,385 passing yards (third), 75 touchdown passes (third) and 1,103 pass attempts (fourth).
As a fifth-year senior in 2015, Hogan was an All-Pac-12 second-team selection while leading Stanford to the Pac-12 title. He started all 14 games and threw for 2,867 yards and 27 touchdowns (fifth-best in the Pac-12), had a completion percentage of 67.8 (sixth in FBS), a passing efficiency rating of 171.03 (fourth in FBS), averaged 13.92 passing yards per completion (second in Pac-12) and 9.43 passing yards per attempt (second in FBS). Hogan averaged 204.8 passing yards per game and rushed for 336 yards and six touchdowns.
He completed 17 of 19 passes for two touchdowns against Arizona, 28 of 37 for 304 yards and two touchdowns against Oregon and rushed for 48, and 17 of 21 for 269 yards and four scores vs. Notre Dame while leading his team to a final-play win. He also ran for 112 yards and two scores at Washington State.
A science, technology and society major, Hogan was named the Washington Football Legends College Player of the Year. He was a Manning Award finalist, a Davey O'Brien Award semifinalist, and was selected to the Walter Camp Player of the Year, Maxwell Award and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award watch lists.
Hogan, Offensive MVP of the Foster Farms Bowl, started all 13 games and passed for 2,792 yards and 19 touchdowns, completing 65.9 percent of his throws. Hogan also rushed for 295 yards and five scores.
As a junior, Hogan passed for 2,630 yards and 20 touchdowns, and rushed for 355 and two scores. He started all 13 games, averaged 213.3 in total offense, and led the Cardinal to an 11-3 mark.
Hogan took over the offense on the third series of the ninth game at Colorado in his sophomore season and led Stanford on six consecutive scoring drives, five resulting in touchdowns. He earned his first career start the following week against 13th-ranked Oregon State and guided the Cardinal to five consecutive victories, four coming against top-20 opponents, including a 17-14 upset of No. 1 Oregon in Eugene. Hogan capped the season by sparking Stanford to a 20-14 Rose Bowl win against Wisconsin.