Clemens led two drives against the Buffalo defense. These Cookies allow us to understand how visitors use our site. Already have the app? [53], Clemens grew up herding cattle in eastern Oregon on his family's 3,500-acre (14 km2) ranch in Burns, where they own over 100 head of cattle. [20], His next appearance came in week 8 against the Buffalo Bills. He majored in Business Administration at the University of Oregon. [40], In the 2012 season, Clemens only saw action in two games against the New England Patriots and Arizona Cardinals. On the last drive, he attempted what would have been a game-tying touchdown pass to Jets wide receiver Justin McCareins, but the pass was dropped by McCareins and intercepted by the Ravens' Ray Lewis.

[21] The following day, on October 29, 2007, Clemens was named the starting quarterback for the next game against the Washington Redskins. 2011. [16] He entered in a Week 14 31–13 loss to the Buffalo Bills, rushed once for eight yards but did not attempt a pass. He was selected by the New York Jets in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft.He played college football at Oregon. All rights reserved. In the 23–20 loss, he had 226 passing yards and a passing touchdown. It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. [18], Due to an injury to Pennington in the Jets's 2007 season opener against the New England Patriots, Clemens recorded his first completed pass in the NFL with a final record for the day of five complete passes on ten attempts in the 38–14 loss. [49], Clemens was re-signed to a one-year contract on March 9, 2017. [46][47], In the 2016 season, Clemens appeared in one game, a 38–7 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, in relief of Philip Rivers at quarterback. "State rivals Derek Anderson, Kellen Clemens duel again", "Oregon at Washington State Box Score, October 9, 2004", "Clemens overcame broken leg as college senior en route to becoming Jets' starting QB", "New York Jets at Jacksonville Jaguars - October 8th, 2006", "Buffalo Bills at New York Jets - December 10th, 2006", "New England Patriots at New York Jets - September 9th, 2007", "New York Jets at Baltimore Ravens - September 16th, 2007", "Buffalo Bills at New York Jets - October 28th, 2007", "Washington Redskins at New York Jets - November 4th, 2007", "Rex irked as Sanchez hurts knee on Dive", "New York Jets at Tampa Bay Buccaneers - December 13th, 2009", "Kellen Clemens Game By Game Stats and Performance - St. Louis Rams - ESPN", "Buffalo Bills at New York Jets - January 2nd, 2011", "Redskins cut running backs Evan Royster, Shaun Draughn", "Texans place Matt Schaub on IR, sign Clemens", "Texans Vs. Bengals: Houston Adds Jeff Garcia, Drops Kellen Clemens", "Rams Claim QB Kellen Clemens Off Waivers; Jacob Bell to IR", "Cincinnati Bengals at St. Louis Rams - December 18th, 2011", "St. Louis Rams at Pittsburgh Steelers - December 24th, 2011", "San Francisco 49ers at St. Louis Rams - January 1st, 2012", "2013 St. Louis Rams Statistics & Players", "Kellen Clemens, Chargers Agree to Two-Year Deal", "Keenan Allen back on track with big game", "San Diego Chargers at Minnesota Vikings - September 27th, 2015", "Jacksonville Jaguars at San Diego Chargers - September 18th, 2016", "Chargers Re-Sign Three Free Agents Including Jahleel Addae", "Los Angeles Chargers Cut Down Roster to 53", "Chargers Re-Sign Kellen Clemens; Place Denzel Perryman on IR", "Covering New Ground, Jets' Clemens Relies on Deep Roots", "St. Louis Rams' Quarterback Is 'Catholic by Blood' | Daily News", "Jets' Clemens tears up after Pope kisses, blesses infant daughter", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Kellen_Clemens&oldid=975030312, Players of American football from New Jersey, Sportspeople from Morris County, New Jersey, NFL player missing current team parameter, Infobox NFL biography articles missing alt text, Infobox NFL biography articles with old NFL.com URL, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Career statistics and player information from, This page was last edited on 26 August 2020, at 09:42. His effectiveness was minimized by the Ravens's defense for the first three quarters, with the Jets trailing 20–3 at one point. He also noted that he wears the Brown Scapular in connection to this religious faith. [5], Clemens played college football at the University of Oregon in Eugene. The browser you are using is no longer supported on this site. [28] He was re-signed to a one-year contract for the 2010 season on April 13,[29] but the only action he saw was in the Week 17 game against the Buffalo Bills. However, in the fourth quarter, Clemens led the Jets on a scoring drive that cut Baltimore's lead to 20–13. [10] Despite missing remaining three games of the season, Clemens finished 2005 with 2,406 passing yards, 19 touchdowns, four interceptions, and a 152.87 passer efficiency rating.

[27], Clemens threw for 125 yards with no touchdowns in 2009 and played mostly when Mark Sanchez was injured. These are cookies that are required to provide you with features or services that you have requested. Earning International League All Star recognition in 1998[3] Clemens is an active member of Catholic Athletes for Christ. Subscribe now to get full access to the new sports page. Not knowing Kellen's plan was to propose in front of Haystack Rock, Joanne unassumingly asked if they could take a nap instead. Open Article in App. [24] When Mike Nugent, the Jets's kicker, injured his thigh in the September 7 game against the Miami Dolphins, Clemens filled in as the team's placekicker, but was not called upon to kick. [4] He also received USA Today All-American honors and Oregon Gatorade Player of the Year while in high school, where he completed 218 of 395 passes for 3,464 yards (3,167 m) and 37 touchdowns with 325 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns in his senior season. [32] He was released by the team on September 3. [15] A healthy Pennington resulted in little playing time for Clemens in 2006. [45] Clemens threw his first touchdown as a Charger on September 27, 2015, a 19-yard pass to Keenan Allen against the Minnesota Vikings. [50] On September 2, 2017, he was released by the Chargers, but was re-signed two days later. This includes information about the number of visitors to the site, what pages visitors view on our site and how long visitors are viewing pages on the site. [17] He recorded only two attempts and 0 completions in his rookie season. Enter your email to read this article for free. He has also been a member of the Washington Redskins, Houston Texans, St. Louis Rams, and San Diego / Los Angeles Chargers. In that game, he completed a 25-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Danario Alexander, his first NFL touchdown pass since Week 17 of the 2007 season with the Jets, but the Bengals won by a score of 20-13.

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Must read content, player grades, stuff you can't get anywhere else. [51][52] In the 2017 season, he remained in a relief role and completed six passes for 75 yards and an interception. All other NFL-related trademarks are trademarks of the National Football League. Check out Kellen Strahm's high school sports timeline including game updates while playing baseball, basketball and football at Sheldon High School from 2011 through 2015. [37] Clemens started the final two games for the Rams, both losses to the Steelers and rival 49ers. [58] He and his wife Nicole currently reside in Walla Walla, Washington. [12][13], Clemens was selected by the New York Jets in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft, the 49th overall pick, to serve as the secondary quarterback to Chad Pennington. [33], Clemens was signed by the Houston Texans on November 23, 2011 after starting quarterback Matt Schaub was placed on injured reserve.