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M. D. Jennings
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No. 43     Green Bay Packers
Strong safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-07-25) July 25, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth: Grenada, Mississippi
High School: Calhoun City (MS)
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 187 lb (85 kg)
Career information
College: Arkansas State
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2011 for the Green Bay Packers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Tackles     59
Sacks     0.0
Forced Fumbles     0
Interceptions     1
Touchdowns     1
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Melvin Delanie "M.D." Jennings (born July 25, 1988) is an American football safety for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. He was signed by the Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Arkansas State.

Playing careerEdit

Jennings was involved in a controversial call at the end of a September 24, 2012 game against the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football. On the final play of the game, Jennings appeared to intercept Russell Wilson's Hail Mary pass intended for Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate, Tate then took the ball out of Jennings hands, but the officials ruled that both Tate and Jennings had simultaneous possession of the ball. By rule, the touchdown was awarded to Tate with no time remaining, and Seattle would win the game 14-12.[1] The public outrage over the controversial ending followed weeks of criticism regarding the quality of officiating by replacement officials employed by the NFL during the 2012 referee lockout.[2]

On November 18, 2012, Jennings returned an interception against the Detroit Lions 72 yards, making this his first official interception and first touchdown.[3]

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