|Born:||September 18, 1978|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||234 lb (106 kg)|
|High school:||Loomis (CA) Del Oro|
|NFL Draft:||2002 / Round: 5 / Pick: 137|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
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Fasani started his football days at Del Oro High School in Loomis, California. He finished his high school career with 5,299 passing yards and 53 touchdowns, while rushing for 654 yards and 16 TDs. Fasani was lauded by many as the top QB and #1 recruit in the nation, including Parade and USA Today. He was named to several All-America teams.
Fasani played college football at Stanford University, where he was the starting quarterback his last two years. After redshirting as a true freshman, he played as a goal-line quarterback and tight end the next season. During the 1999 season, he played inside linebacker as well as quarterback, and made honorable mention on the Academic All-Pac-10 team. He started eight games his junior year, and finished the season with 1,400 passing yards, eleven touchdowns, and six interceptions. He also rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns. He finished his college career with an honorable mention on the All-Pac 10 team, passing for 1,479 yards, 13 touchdowns and four interceptions.
Fasani was selected in the fifth round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers. He played in four games, going 15-44, 171 yards, 0 TDs and 4 INTs, while rushing for 95 yards. He made his first and only NFL start on October 27 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, going 5-18 for 47 yards, no touchdowns, and three interceptions. His performance resulted in the dubious passer rating of 0.0.
Following football, Fasani worked as a police officer in Visalia, California and Roseville, California. He was the varsity head coach for the Ripon Christian High School football team in Ripon, California. Since 2009, he has worked as a field sales representative for Sierra Gold Nurseries. He currently assists the Del Oro Junior Golden Eagles football program.
The 1999 Stanford Cardinal football team represented Stanford University in the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. In head coach Tyrone Willingham's fifth season at Stanford, the Cardinal won the Pacific-10 Conference championship for the first time since 1971, earning its first Rose Bowl appearance since 1972, and its first-ever BCS appearance.2002 Carolina Panthers season
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The Panthers would improve six games, but they still failed to make the playoffs, despite moving from the NFC West to the more geographically accurate NFC South, finishing 7–9, five games behind the division champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers.2002 NFL Draft
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