Jennings during the Giants Super Bowl parade in 2008
|Date of birth:September 7, 1979|
|Place of birth: Jacksonville, Florida|
|College: Florida State|
|Undrafted in 2002|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* San Francisco 49ers (2002)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* Super Bowl champion (XLII)|
|Stats at NFL.com|
High school yearsEdit
Michael Jennings entered the National Football League by signing with the San Francisco 49ers in 2002, but was cut before the season. Jennings was then selected in the 4th round of the 2003 NFL Europe Free Agent Draft by the Scottish Claymores. In 2004, he signed with the New England Patriots and the Baltimore Ravens before being cut by both. He finally made the New York Giants roster in 2005, after which he allocated to NFL Europa and played for the Berlin Thunder. He played in his first NFL game in the 2006 season. He was a starter in the 2nd preseason game of 2007 against the Baltimore Ravens. In the game, he made a diving catch and in doing so he ruptured his achilles tendon leaving him out for the season.
The Giants put Jennings on injured reserve due to his career-threatening injury.
The following year, he once again tried out for the Giants but was released after the final cuts.
- ↑ Ditrani, Vinny (August 20, 2007). "Strahan may return to Giants; 4 key players hurt vs. Ravens". Times Herald-Record. http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070820/SPORTS/708200340. Retrieved August 22, 2007.
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