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Encyclopedia > Alex Van Pelt

Alex Van Pelt (born May 1, 1970 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a former American Football quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. After retiring from football in 2004 he went on to do the color commentary for the radio broadcast of all Bills games. May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 33rd 119,283 km² 255 km 455 km 2. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The quarterback is a position in the offensive backfield of American and Canadian football, directly behind players of the line. He is generally the leader of the offensive team when it is on the field, responsible for initiating play by receiving the snap of the ball from the center. ... {{NFL team | name = Buffalo Bills | logo = BuffaloBills_100. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A color (or colour) commentator is a member of the broadcasting team for a sporting event who assists the play-by-play announcer by filling in any time when play is not in progress. ...


When Van Pelt left the University of Pittsburgh, he held school passing records that he had taken from Dan Marino. His single season mark of 3,163 passing yards was broken in 2003, by Rod Rutherford. The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related, doctoral/research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Daniel Constantine Marino Jr. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In the NFL, Van Pelt spent all of his career as a member of the Bills, mostly as a backup. Alex Van Pelt's first NFL win as a starter would come on November 2, 1997, against Dan Marino and the Miami Dolphins. NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... City Miami, Florida Team Colors Aqua Green, Coral Orange, Blue, and White Head Coach Nick Saban Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot T D League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1966-1969) Eastern Division (1966-1969) National Football League (1970-present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC East (1970-present) Team history...


In 2001, he started 7 games, going 2-5, and playing well enough to justify a contract extension that would allow the Bills to release failed Flutie successor Rob Johnson. Van Pelt would never start a game after 2001, due to a Bills trade with the Patriots for Drew Bledsoe. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 1983: BCs Amazing Quarterback 1984: BCs Sensational Doug Flutie Stuns Miami Doug Flutie (born on October 23, 1962) is an American football player, a former Canadian football player, and currently a quarterback for the New England Patriots. ... Former quarterback from USC who played for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Buffalo Bills, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Redskins, and Oakland Raiders, Rob Johnson joined the NFL in 1995 and is currently a coach at Camp Quarterback, a program run by Robs father Bob that has produced players such as Heisman... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Blue, Red, Silver, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot Pat Patriot Local radio Flagship stations: WBCN 104. ... Drew McQueen Bledsoe (born February 14, 1972 in Ellensburg, Washington) is an American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys NFL franchise. ...


Alex Van Pelt was a career backup, who had 16 touchdowns, and 24 interceptions in 477 pass attempts.


He also currently serves as the quarterbacks' coach for the Frankfurt Galaxy of NFL Europe. The Frankfurt Galaxy are an American football franchise that plays in NFL Europe. ... NFL Europe logo Old World League of American Football (WLAF) logo The NFL Europe League is an American football league which operates in Europe. ...


External links

  • ESPN.com report of Van Pelt contract

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Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Alex Van Pelt (395 words)
Alex Van Pelt (born May 1, 1970 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA) is a former American Football quarterback for the Buffalo Bills.
In the NFL, Van Pelt spent all of his career as a member of the Bills, mostly as a backup.
Alex Van Pelt's first NFL win as a starter would come on November 2, 1997, against Dan Marino and the Miami Dolphins.
Alex Van Pelt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (380 words)
When Van Pelt left the University of Pittsburgh, he held school passing records that he had taken from Dan Marino.
On February 13, 2006, Van Pelt was hired to Dick Jauron's coaching staff as Offensive Quality Control Coach.
He also was the quarterbacks coach for the Frankfurt Galaxy of NFL Europe, the NFL's developmental league, in 2005, where he was responsible for all offensive play calling.
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