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Greg Jennings
WR #15
Height:
6-0
Weight:
195
Age:
31
College:
Western Michigan
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
29
YDS
383
AVG
13.2
TDS
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 522 7,724 14.8 86 59 1 -1 -1 0 0 5 0
2014 MIN 8 5 29 383 13.2 38 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 MIN 15 15 68 804 11.8 70T 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 GB 8 5 36 366 10.2 45 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 GB 13 13 67 949 14.2 79T 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 GB 16 16 76 1,265 16.6 86T 12 1 -1 -1 -1 0 2 0
2009 GB 16 13 68 1,113 16.4 83T 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 GB 16 15 80 1,292 16.2 63 9 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
2007 GB 13 13 53 920 17.4 82T 12 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
2006 GB 14 11 45 632 14 75T 3 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @STL W 34-6 6 58 9.7 18 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 NE L 7-30 1 4 4 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @NO L 9-20 5 70 14 30 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 ATL W 41-28 3 72 24 29 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @GB L 10-42 2 31 15.5 17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 DET L 3-17 3 33 11 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @BUF L 16-17 6 77 12.8 38 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @TB W 19-13 3 38 12.7 17 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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BIOGRAPHY

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2006 (14/10-GB), 2007 (13/13, 2/0-GB), 2008 (16/15-GB), 2009 (16/13, 1/1-GB), 2010 (16/16, 4/4-GB), 2011 (13/13, 1/1-GB), 2012 (8/5, 2/2-GB), 2013 (15/15). Total-111/101, 10/8 (15/15-Minn, 96/86, 10/8-GB)

• Led the team in receptions (68), receiving yards (804) and tied for the team lead in TD receptions (4) in his 1st season as a Viking.

• Has posted 24 career games with 100+ yards receiving and 7 career games with multiple receiving TDs. Is the NFL’s active leader with 4 TDs over 80 yards.   

• Helped lead Green Bay to Super Bowl XLV crown, catching 2 TDs in title game against Pittsburgh.

OFF THE FIELD Started the Greg Jennings foundation in 2008, focusing on striving for a community where all educational needs for youth are met…Has hosted an annual golf tournament that was hosted in Milwaukee, WI for 4 consecutive years and currently takes place in Kalamazoo, MI for 2 consecutive years and has raised more than $200,000 for his foundation…Built his 1st Habitat for Humanity house in June of ’08 with the proceeds from his charity golf tournament…The foundation has also hosted several charity bowl-a-thons which raised money for Habitat for Humanity…Has held 4 Greg Jennings Foundation Football and Cheer Camps…Worked with local Minnesota company, Starkey, in 2012 when going on an African mission trip to fit children with hearing aids…Returned to Western Michigan in 2010 and graduated  with a major in public relations and a minor in drug abuse counseling…Plays the bass and guitar…Is active in the church as his father, Greg, is a pastor at Progressive Deliverance Ministries in Kalamazoo and his mother, Gwen, is a missionary…Created his own website, www.theofficialgj.com…Has experience in acting and has played a lab technician in the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds, a football coach on USA’s Royal Pains and playing himself in several Old Spice commercials…First cousin of former Denver Broncos LB Ian Gold…Sister, Valyncia, is an up-and-coming musician looking to release her first collaborative gospel album…Brother, Cortney, played basketball at Wayne State…Sister, Ebony, is a recent graduate from Western Michigan with a Masters in Sport Management…Is married to his wife, Nicole, who also attended WMU…The couple has 4 children: Amya, Alea, Ayva and Aice…The Jennings’ family resides in Edina.

HONORS Earned back-to-back Pro Bowl honors in 2010 and 2011...Chosen as the NFC Offensive Player of the Week  with his 7 receptions, 152 yards and 3 TDs at Minnesota (11/21/10)…Selected to the  USA Today’s  All-Joe Team in 2009…Named to PFW/PFWA All-Rookie team in 2006.

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2006 (14/10-GB), 2007 (13/13, 2/0-GB), 2008 (16/15-GB), 2009 (16/13, 1/1-GB), 2010 (16/16, 4/4-GB), 2011 (13/13, 1/1-GB), 2012 (8/5, 2/2-GB), 2013 (15/15). Total-111/101, 10/8 (15/15-Minn, 96/86, 10/8-GB)

• Led the team in receptions (68), receiving yards (804) and tied for the team lead in TD receptions (4) in his 1st season as a Viking.

• Has posted 24 career games with 100+ yards receiving and 7 career games with multiple receiving TDs. Is the NFL’s active leader with 4 TDs over 80 yards.   

• Helped lead Green Bay to Super Bowl XLV crown, catching 2 TDs in title game against Pittsburgh.

OFF THE FIELD Started the Greg Jennings foundation in 2008, focusing on striving for a community where all educational needs for youth are met…Has hosted an annual golf tournament that was hosted in Milwaukee, WI for 4 consecutive years and currently takes place in Kalamazoo, MI for 2 consecutive years and has raised more than $200,000 for his foundation…Built his 1st Habitat for Humanity house in June of ’08 with the proceeds from his charity golf tournament…The foundation has also hosted several charity bowl-a-thons which raised money for Habitat for Humanity…Has held 4 Greg Jennings Foundation Football and Cheer Camps…Worked with local Minnesota company, Starkey, in 2012 when going on an African mission trip to fit children with hearing aids…Returned to Western Michigan in 2010 and graduated  with a major in public relations and a minor in drug abuse counseling…Plays the bass and guitar…Is active in the church as his father, Greg, is a pastor at Progressive Deliverance Ministries in Kalamazoo and his mother, Gwen, is a missionary…Created his own website, www.theofficialgj.com…Has experience in acting and has played a lab technician in the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds, a football coach on USA’s Royal Pains and playing himself in several Old Spice commercials…First cousin of former Denver Broncos LB Ian Gold…Sister, Valyncia, is an up-and-coming musician looking to release her first collaborative gospel album…Brother, Cortney, played basketball at Wayne State…Sister, Ebony, is a recent graduate from Western Michigan with a Masters in Sport Management…Is married to his wife, Nicole, who also attended WMU…The couple has 4 children: Amya, Alea, Ayva and Aice…The Jennings’ family resides in Edina.

HONORS Earned back-to-back Pro Bowl honors in 2010 and 2011...Chosen as the NFC Offensive Player of the Week  with his 7 receptions, 152 yards and 3 TDs at Minnesota (11/21/10)…Selected to the  USA Today’s  All-Joe Team in 2009…Named to PFW/PFWA All-Rookie team in 2006. 

PRO Vikings priority free agent signing in 2013 offseason...A 2-time Pro Bowler (2010, ’11)…Super Bowl XLV champion…Recorded 3 consecutive 1,000 yard seasons (2008-10)and has twice caught 12 TDs in a season (2007, ’10)…Has 24 100-yard receiving games in his career and 7 career games with multiple TD receptions…Is the NFL’s active leader with 4 receiving TDs over 80 yards…Since 2007, is among the NFL’s leaders in 25-yard receptions (7th-65),  TD receptions (4th-54) and yards per catch average (4th-15.0)… Ranks in the top 10 in Green Bay history in receptions (7th, 425), receiving yards (7th, 6,537), 100-yard receiving games (4th, 23) and TD catches (5th, 53)… Ranks 1st in Packers history with 50 postseason receptions and ranks 3rd in postseason team receiving yards with 673…Was the 4th WR selected (2nd Rd., #52) in the 2006 Draft behind Santonio Holmes (1-25-PIT), Chad Jackson (2-36-NE) and Sinorice Moss (2-44-NYG).

2013 Debuted as a Viking on 9/8/13 in Detroit...Caught 2 TDs passes vs. Pittsburgh (9/29/13) at Wembley Stadium, his 7th career game with 2 or more TDs...The first was a 70-yard TD and later added a 16-yard TD, both from Matt Cassel...The 70-yard TD was his 7th of 70+ yards which ranks him 3rd all-time in NFL history with Jerry Rice leading the way with 9 TDs of 70+ yards...Led the team in receptions (68), receiving yards (804) and tied for the team lead in TD receptions (4) in his 1st season as a Viking...Started and appeared in 15 games.

2012 Limited to 8 games while making 5 starts in 2012 due to a groin/abdomen injury...Finished the season strong with 15 receptions for 165 yards and 3 TDs over the final 2 regular season games…Had his most productive day of the season in season finale at Minnesota and finished with season highs in catches (8), yards (120) and TDs (2)…Started in both playoff games…Led the team in receiving yards (61) in the Wild Card game vs. Minnesota and led the team in receptions (6) in the Divisional game at San Francisco…Led Packers in playoffs with 10 receptions, 115 yards and 1 TD.

2011 Selected to his 2nd consecutive Pro Bowl…Started all 13 games he appeared in, including the NFC Divisional playoff game vs. NY Giants…Ranked 2nd on the team in receptions (67), yards (949) and 9 TDs…Fell 51 yards shy of his 4th consecutive 1,000 yard season…Recorded 3 games with 100+ receiving yards on the season, 4th straight season with at least 3 over the century mark.

2010 Earned his 1st Pro Bowl selection after starting all 16 games and posting his 3rd consecutive 1,000-yard season...Tied for 1st in the NFC (12- C.Johnson-DET) and 2nd in the NFL in TD receptions (15-D. Bowe-KC) in TD catches…His 1,265 receiving yards was 4th in the League…Tied a career-high 5 100-yard games for a 3rd straight year…His 16.6-yard average per catch ranked 2nd in the NFL with players over 65 receptions…Had 8 catches for 130 yards in the NFC Championship Game at Chicago…Caught 2 TD passes, a 21-yarder and 8-yarder, in Super Bowl XLV victory vs. Pittsburgh...Had 100+ yards receiving in NFC Divisional Round game at Atlanta (1/15/11) and NFC Championship Game at Chicago (1/23/11)....Had 2nd career 3-game streak with 100+ in his career during regular season.

2009 Played in all 16 games, 13 starts, for a 2nd straight year...Named to the USA Today All-Joe Team…Led the team with 1,113 receiving yards on 68 catches…Caught 4 TDs on the season and tied a career best with 5 games of 100+ yards…Performed well in the playoffs with 8 receptions, 130 yards (season-high) and 1 TD at Arizona  in the NFC Wild Card game.

2008  Appeared in all 16 games for the 1st time in his career and made 15 starts…Led the Packers with a career-high 80 receptions for a career-best 1,292 yards adding a team-high 9 TDs…Had 5 games with 100+ yards on the season…Ranked 7th in the NFC in receptions and 6th in the NFL in receiving yards…Led the League with 8 receptions over 40 yards.

2007  Started all 13 games he played…Tied for 7th in the NFL and 3rd in the NFC in scoring (72) for non-kickers…His 17.4-yard average per catch was 4th in the League…Caught a TD in 5 consecutive games (Weeks 11-15)…Caught Brett Favre’s 420th TD pass (tying Dan Marino) with a 57-yard score vs. San Diego (9/23)…Caught Favre’s record-breaking 421st TD pass at Minnesota (9/30) on a 16-yard reception…Scored the game-winning TD in overtime at Denver (10/29) with a 82-yard reception on the first play of OT…Caught Aaron Rodgers’ 1st career TD pass at Dallas (11/29), an 11-yard score…Made playoff debut vs. Seattle (1/12/08) in Divisional Round and caught a team-high 6 passes for 71 yards and 2 TDs...Caught 1 pass in NFC Championship game loss vs. NY Giants (1/20/08).

2006  Played in 14 games with 11 starts in his rookie season…Ranked 3rd on the team with 45 receptions, 632 receiving yards and 2nd with 3 TD catches…Returned 5 punts for 29 yards (5.8) and recorded 3 special teams tackles…Named to the Pro Football Weekly/PFWA All-Rookie team…Made his NFL debut vs. Chicago (9/10/06)…Started his 1st game vs. New Orleans (9/17/06) and caught his 1st TD pass on a 22-yard toss from Brett Favre…Earned Diet Pepsi NFL Offensive Rookie of the Week honors for his performance at Detroit (9/24/06) as he had 3 receptions for 101 yards and 1 TD (75t), Favre’s 400th TD pass of his career.

COLLEGE  Finished his Western Michigan career as the school’s all-time leader in receptions (238), TD catches (39), and all-purpose yards (5,093)…Ranked 2nd in receiving yards with (3,539)…Became just the 11th player in NCAA Division I history to record 3 career 1,000-yard receiving seasons (2003-05)…Recorded 18 career 100-yard games…Was a 3rd-Team All-America pick by the Associated Press and received 2nd-Team honors by Sports Illustrated following his senior season…Was the MAC’s Vern Smith Leadership Award (conference MVP) winner along with the MAC Offensive Player of the Year, becoming the 1st player to win both awards since Randy Moss did so with Marshall in 1997…Was the 1st WR drafted out of Western Michigan.

 

PREP  Was All-Conference in three sports – football, basketball and track – at Kalamazoo (Mich.) Central High School…Lettered 3 times in FB and played WR, RB, OLB and DB…Was 2nd-Team All-State after his junior year…Played with RB Jerome Harrison (Browns, Eagles, Lions) and helped Kalamazoo Central to its 1st Big Eight Conference title…Named 2nd-Team All-State in basketball following his senior year where they went 24-4…Won the state long jump title (21-9) as a senior and ran a leg of the 4x100-meter relay team as a junior…Attended the same high school as Yankees SS Derek Jeter.