Jake Delhomme

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Jake Delhomme : biography

10 January 1975 –

Jake Christopher Delhomme ( born January 10, 1975) is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent in the National Football League. Delhomme played college football at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette before being signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent after the 1997 NFL Draft. Delhomme began his professional career as a practice squad player with the Saints in 1997 and 1998 and played in the NFL Europe for two years in between NFL seasons. Returning to the Saints, Delhomme played his first NFL games in 1999. Delhomme played as the Carolina Panthers starting quarterback from 2003 to 2009. Delhomme holds most of Carolina’s quarterback record and led the team to Super Bowl XXXVIII in his first season with Carolina.

Since his departure from Carolina, Delhomme has also played for the Cleveland Browns in 2010 and Houston Texans in 2011.

Career statistics

Regular season   Passing   Rushing
Season Team GP GS Comp Att Pct Yds TD INT Rat Att Yds TD
1998 New Orleans Saints 0 0
1999 New Orleans Saints 2 2 42 76 55.3 521 3 5 62.4 11 72 2
2000 New Orleans Saints 0 0
2001 New Orleans Saints 0 0
2002 New Orleans Saints 4 0 8 10 80.0 113 0 0 113.8 4 -2 0
2003 Carolina Panthers 16 15 266 449 59.2 3,219 19 16 80.6 42 39 1
2004 Carolina Panthers 16 16 310 533 58.2 3,886 29 15 87.3 25 71 1
2005 Carolina Panthers 16 16 262 435 60.2 3,421 24 16 88.1 24 31 1
2006 Carolina Panthers 13 13 263 431 61.0 2,805 17 11 82.6 18 12 0
2007 Carolina Panthers 3 3 55 86 64.0 624 8 1 111.8 6 26 0
2008 Carolina Panthers 16 16 246 414 59.4 3,288 15 12 84.7 20 21 2
2009 Carolina Panthers 11 11 178 321 55.5 2,015 8 18 59.4 17 60 0
2010 Cleveland Browns 5 4 93 149 62.4 872 2 7 63.4 8 -2 0
2011 Houston Texans 1 0 18 28 64.3 211 1 0 99.0
Regular season totals 102 96 1,723 2,904 59.3 20,764 125 101 81.2 175 328 7