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Chad Pennington


Ex – NFL quarterback who played 11 periods for the Jets and Dolphins; retired using the NFL record for highest conclusion percentage with a minimum of 1,500 tries (66.05 percent). He performed baseball, golf ball, and soccer at Webb College of Knoxville in Tennessee. He was chosen in the initial round from the 2000 NFL Draft by the brand new York Jets. His dad Elwood and mom Denise had been both instructors, and his dad also coached soccer. He played university soccer at Marshall alongside wide recipient Randy Moss.

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Full Name Chad Pennington
Date Of Birth June 26, 1976
Place Of Birth Knoxville, TN
Height 1.91 m
Weight 104 kg
Profession Football Player
Education Marshall University, Webb School of Knoxville
Nationality American
Spouse Robin Hampton
Parents Denise Pennington, Elwood Pennington
Siblings Andrea Pennington
Awards William V. Campbell Trophy, Ed Block Courage Award, NFL Honors - AP Comeback Player of the Year
Nominations Heisman Trophy
Star Sign Cancer

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1Selected by the New York Jets 18th overall in the 2000 draft out of Marshall University. He was released on August 7, 2008 hours after the Jets acquired Brett Favre.
2G.J. Kinne was signed by the New York Jets on April 28, 2012 as a free agent on Pennington's recommendation. Kinne was cut two months later.
3His 67.4 completion percentage for the Miami Dolphins in 2008 lead the NFL that season, and broke the team's single-season record set by Dan Marino in 1984.
4He and his wife, Robin, have two sons - Cole (b. 2004) and Luke (b. 2006).



Mike & Mike2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Former NFL Quarterback
30 for 302014TV Series documentary
Year of the Quarterback2011TV Series documentaryHimself
NFL Monday Night Football2002-2009TV SeriesHimself - New York Jets Quarterback / Himself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
Rome Is Burning2009TV SeriesHimself
Pardon the Interruption2008TV SeriesHimself
Return of the Thundering Herd: The Story That Inspired 'We Are Marshall'2006Video documentaryHimself
The Apprentice: Martha Stewart2005TV SeriesHimself
The New American Sportsman2005TV SeriesHimself
ESPN's Sunday Night Football2000-2003TV SeriesHimself - New York Jets Quarterback
2000 NFL Draft2000TV SpecialHimself - 18th Overall Pick
1998 Motor City Bowl1998TV MovieHimself - Marshall Thundering Herd Quarterback(MVP)

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