James Chadwick Pennington (born June 26, 1976) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 11 seasons. He played college football at Marshall, where he won the Sammy Baugh Trophy, and was selected by the New York Jets in the first round of the 2000 NFL Draft.
Chad Pennington: Pos: QB, Career: 89 G, 102 TD, 90.1 Rate (24th), 200.3 Y/G (63rd), Jets/Dolphins 2000-2010, 1x Rate Leader, born TN 1976
- June 26, 1976
Nov 28, 2021 · Chad Pennington aka, “The Golden Boy,” is a former American football athlete of the NFL. Before retiring, he has played for almost eleven years. Pennington has achieved many awards and achievements throughout his career while representing the NFL teams New York Jets and Miami Dolphins.
- 45 years old
- Knoxville, Tennessee
- June 26th, 1976
- James Chadwick Pennington
When the New York Jets selected Chad Pennington 181 slots ahead of Tom Brady in the 2000 NFL Draft, they signed a player who broke several passing records with the Marshall Thundering Herd in college. This was the quarterback who formed an explosive duo with future Hall of Fame wide receiver Randy Moss at Marshall.
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