SUU Football BIO
15 Aaron Cantu

At SUU, 2013:

  • Joined the Thunderbirds in January and earned the starting job during 2013 spring drills
  • Started 10 of the 12 games in which he played, finished the season with 2,052 passing yards and 10 touchdowns, completed 213-of-329 passes
  • The 213 completions are the sixth-most in a season in SUU history, while the 329 attempts are the seventh-most and the 2,052 yards rank ninth
  • Threw four TD passs, which is tied as the second-most in a game at SUU, against Fort Lewis

At East Los Angeles College: 

  • Threw for 3,358 yards and 32 touchdowns with a 62.3 percent completion rate at East Los Angeles College in 2012
  • Earned his team’s MVP award following the 2012 season when he helped lead the Huskies to a Mountian Conference championship
  • Completed 199 of 295 passes for 2,599 yards and 23 TDs as a freshman when he led the Huskies to a conference title and a bowl victory
  • Was named his team’s and the conference’s player of the year following his freshman campaign


  • Graduate of Schurr High Scool where he was a two-year starter at quarterback after starting at linebacker as a sophomore
  • He passed for 2,822 yards and 21 touchdowns his senior season at Schurr
  • Parents are Rosa Oleslyski and Jehu Cantu
  • Major course of study is communications
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: East Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Schurr HS
Other College: East Los Angeles College
Experience: Junior College