ANAHEIM, Calif. – The LA KISS have acquired third-year quarterbackNathan Stanley in free agency, the team announced on Monday. Stanley spent the last two AFL seasons under the tutelage of new KISS head coach Omarr Smith with the San Jose Sabercats.
“We are very excited to have a player of Nate Stanley’s caliber join the LA KISS,” said Smith. “Over the last two seasons, Nate has proven to be one of the top up-and-coming signal callers in this League. I have seen Nate mature on and off the field over the last two seasons and I am looking forward to watching Nate compete at the quarterback position. I think big things are in the future for Nate and the LA KISS.”
Stanley (6-4, 225, Southeastern Louisiana University) enters his third season in the AFL after winning an ArenaBowl championship with the SaberCats in 2015. He burst onto the scene as a rookie in 2014, passing for 2,436 yards and 50 touchdowns in 15 games with the team. In a backup role last year, Stanley threw for 723 yards and 20 scores in nine appearances.
“We are very happy to have Nate a part the LA KISS family,” said Joe Windham, CEO of the LA KISS. “We know he will fit in our organization nicely since he has been with Omarr the last two seasons so there should be no learning curve.”