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The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award watch list, released today, features 13 seniors, 12 juniors and a sophomore. It includes signal callers from the North Texas Mean Green, the UMass.

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Daniel Kanell (born November 21, ) is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) and Arena Football League, and former ESPN personality.

During his career at the university he played in 35 games and completed He threw for 6, yards, 57 touchdowns at the time a school record and 26 interceptions over his four years as a Seminole. Kanell also played baseball during his freshman and sophomore years, playing in seven games over the two seasons. He made his NFL debut later that season.

In those ten games he threw for 1, yards with eleven touchdowns and nine interceptions. The Giants played in the playoffs against the Minnesota Vikings but lost 23— The following year, Kanell started all ten games he played in while throwing for 1, yards, eleven touchdowns and ten interceptions. With a record of 3—7 at that point, the Giants benched Kanell in favor of Kent Graham , who led the Giants to a 5—1 record down the stretch and an 8—8 finish.

At the end of the season the Giants signed Kerry Collins from the New Orleans Saints and cut Kanell to make enough salary cap room to pay Collins' salary. In the off season Kanell found a home with the Atlanta Falcons as a backup to their oft injured starting quarterback Chris Chandler. He played in Atlanta for two years, starting two games and playing in eight.

As a Falcon he completed 99 of attempted passes for a total of 1, yards, six touchdowns and nine interceptions. At the end of the season he was cut by the Falcons and didn't manage to sign with another team. Following that, he was signed during training camp by the Denver Broncos. He made the roster as the third-string quarterback in Denver but was let go shortly through the season. Seven games into the season, starting quarterback Jake Plummer and backup quarterback Steve Beuerlein suffered foot and hand injuries, respectively.

Kanell was recalled to the Broncos and started two games until Beuerlein and Plummer returned. He threw two touchdowns and five interceptions on pass attempts.

Kanell remained with the Broncos for one more year as the backup to Plummer. He never played, as Plummer became the first Broncos quarterback in franchise history to take every offensive snap. After the season, he was cut by the Broncos and was not picked up by another NFL team.

Kanell was drafted out of high school by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 19th round, and after his junior year at Florida State by the New York Yankees in the 25th round.

However, he saw football as more important and signed with the New York Giants when he was drafted in During a layoff from football in , Kanell returned to baseball, playing in the minor leagues for the Atlantic League 's Newark Bears. He played at first base , third base and designated hitter , hitting for a. Kanell said he wanted to eventually play for the Yankees, as he had grown up idolizing Yankees first baseman Don Mattingly.

It was announced that he would co-host The Russillo Show full-time after frequent guest appearances. He saw his first action since the season on October 16, , when starter Jake Delhomme went down with an injury against the Detroit Lions. Weinke threw a touchdown pass to wide receiver Ricky Proehl , giving the Panthers the 21—20 win over the Lions.

He re-signed with Carolina during the off-season, where he continued to back up Delhomme. On December 10, in a game against the New York Giants , Weinke made his first start since in place of an injured Delhomme.

The Panthers lost the game, but Weinke threw for yards, topping the previous single-game team record of set by Steve Beuerlein. Weinke started the next two games against the Pittsburgh Steelers and Atlanta Falcons , with the game against Atlanta being his second and last win as a starter in the NFL. As a starting QB for the Panthers, Weinke's team lost 17 consecutive games that he started 14 in , 1 in and 2 in He started the final game of the season in a loss to the Cleveland Browns.

Weinke was not brought back by the 49ers for the season. After retirement, Weinke and his family lived in Austin, Texas , where he worked as a vice-president in marketing and event-planning for Triton Financial. On February 19, , it was announced that Weinke had been hired as quarterbacks coach of the St.

On March 1, , it was announced Weinke would be joining the University of Alabama coaching staff as an offensive analyst. On February 21, , it was announced Weinke would join the University of Tennessee coaching staff as running backs coach. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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