Greg Jennings

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Greg Jennings
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Greg Jennings with the Packers
No. 85     Green Bay Packers
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: September 21, 1983 (1983-09-21) (age 30)
Place of birth: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
College: Western Michigan University
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 2 / Pick: 52
Debuted in 2006 for the Green Bay Packers
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • NFL All Rookie team (2006)
  • Pro Bowl (2010, 2011)
  • Super Bowl champion (2010)
  • Ranked #56 in the Top 100 Players of 2012
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2011
Receptions 389
Receiving yards 6,171
Receiving touchdowns 49
Stats at NFL.com

Gregory Jennings, Jr. (born September 21, 1983 in Kalamazoo, Michigan) is a wide receiver. He plays for the Green Bay Packers of the NFL. He played college football at Western Michigan University. He was drafted in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft.

High School Career[change | change source]

Jennings played three sports in high school, football, basketball, and track. He played many football positions, including wide receiver, running back, linebacker and defensive back.[1]

College career[change | change source]

Greg Jennings decided to go to Western Michigan University. He finished his career there with 238 receptions for 3539 yards and 39 touchdowns. In his second year, he broke an ankle bone, and had to miss eight games.[2] He graduated from the college in 2010.[3]

NFL career[change | change source]

Jennings declared for the NFL Draft in 2006. He was chosen by the Packers with the 52nd pick in the 2006 NFL Draft. In his fourth game, Jennings caught Brett Favre's 400th touchdown pass. He was voted Rookie of the Week that week. Jennings finished the season with 45 catches for 632 yards and 3 touchdowns. His next season was better, with twelve touchdowns and 932 yards. After his first thousand yard season in 2009, Jennings got a 26.35 million dollar contract.[4][5] In 2010 and 2011, Jennings made the Pro Bowl. He also played in the Super Bowl in 2010, where he had two touchdowns in a Packers victory.[6][7] He had to miss most of the 2011 and 2012 seasons with injuries.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Season Team GS Rec Yds Avg Long TDs
2006 Green Bay Packers 14 45 632 14.0 75 3
2007 Green Bay Packers 13 53 920 17.4 82 12
2008 Green Bay Packers 16 80 1,292 16.2 63 9
2009 Green Bay Packers 16 68 1,113 16.4 83 4
2010 Green Bay Packers 16 76 1,265 16.6 86 12
2011 Green Bay Packers 13 67 949 14.2 79 9
Total 88 389 6,171 15.9 86 49

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