Jennings in August 2008
|No. 86 San Francisco 49ers|
|Long snapper / Tight end|
|Date of birth:October 14, 1976|
|Place of birth: Mesa, Arizona|
|High School: Mesa (AZ) Red Mountain|
|Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)||Weight: 242 lb (110 kg)|
|College: Arizona State|
|NFL Draft: 2000 / Round: 7 / Pick: 230|
|Debuted in 2000 for the San Francisco 49ers|
|* San Francisco 49ers ( 2000–present)|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* 2× Pro Bowl (2003, 2011)|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Brian Lewis Jennings (born on October 14, 1976) is an American football long snapper and tight end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Arizona State University, and was picked by the 49ers in the 7th round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He is a two-time Pro Bowl selection, having been chosen for the 2004 and 2012 Pro Bowls as a special teams player. He is the founder of Jennings 1-4-1, dedicated to developing the art and science of long snapping.
Early Years[edit | edit source]
Jennings was born in Mesa, Arizona. At Red Mountain High School in Mesa, he lettered in football, basketball, and track. As a senior, he was the team captain of the football team and was an all-region honorable mention as a tight end.
College career[edit | edit source]
Jennings attended Arizona State University, where he played in 32 games as a tight end and long snapper for the Arizona State Sun Devils football team. He finished his college career with four receptions, one touchdown and nine tackles.
NFL career[edit | edit source]
Jennings is currently the starting long snapper for the San Francisco 49ers, a role he has filled for the team for the past twelve seasons.
Jennings is a regular on KNBR radio, due to his lively personality and intelligently comedic commentary. He also has a very peculiar diet, eschewing poultry (due to a fear of birds), largely subsisting on a strict whole grain and beef diet.
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