Jake Waters
Free agent
Personal information
Born: (1992-03-20) March 20, 1992 (age 27)
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school:Council Bluffs (IA) Saint Albert
College:Kansas State
Career history
* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2015)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
* Second Team All-Big 12 (2014)
  • 2012 NJCAA Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2012 National Champions
  • 2012 NJCAA First Team All-American
  • 2012 Midwest Football Conference Offensive Player of the Year
  • Set a NJCAA national record for completion percentage (73.3)
  • Second Team MFC All-Conference selection in 2011

Jake Waters (born March 20, 1992) is a Canadian football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Kansas State and was the Wildcats starting quarterback from 2013 to 2014.

Early yearsEdit

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Jake Waters
Council Bluffs, Iowa Saint Albert High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 4.6 Dec 13, 2012 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 78
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: JC   Rivals: JC  ESPN: JC
  • Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


College careerEdit

Waters started his college career at Iowa Western Community College where he was a two-year starter, 2012 National Champion, First team All-American, and set the record for completion percentage (73.3), breaking the former record of Cam Newton.

In 2013, Waters transferred to Kansas State, where he beat out Daniel Sams for the starting job. He passed for 2,469 yards with 18 touchdowns and nine interceptions. He also had six rushing touchdowns. Waters returned as a starter in 2014. He finished the year with 3,501 passing yards, 22 passing touchdowns, seven interceptions and nine rushing touchdowns.

Professional careerEdit

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Waters was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as a free agent after going undrafted in the 2015 NFL draft.

Waters was released on June 1, 2015 to make room for newly acquired QB Jeff Tuel. Tuel was claimed off waivers from the Buffalo Bills.

Seattle SeahawksEdit

Waters was signed by the Seattle Seahawks on August 18, 2015, after an injury to incumbent backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson.

Hamilton Tiger-CatsEdit

Waters signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in April 2016.[1] He dressed in all three of the Tiger-Cats' games as a backup before being traded to Saskatchewan.[2]

Saskatchewan RoughridersEdit

Waters was traded for a negotiation list player on July 9, 2016.[2]


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