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Craig Krenzel (July 1, 1981) is a former college and professional American football quarterback. He played in college for the Ohio State University Buckeyes, with his most successful years being 2002 and 2003. In 2002 he led the Buckeyes to an all-time best 14-0 record and the national championship by defeating the University of Miami in the Fiesta Bowl. He was known for his clutch play, smart decision making, accuracy, and speed. He signed with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2005 and was on their roster until he was released to waivers on May 15, 2006. July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... Bills Dolphins Patriots Jets Ravens Bengals Browns Steelers Texans Colts Titans Broncos Chiefs Raiders Chargers Cowboys Giants Eagles Redskins Bears Lions Packers Vikings Falcons Panthers Saints Buccaneers Jaguars Cardinals Rams 49ers Seahawks The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... NFL quarterback Peyton Manning. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Ohio. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The University of Miami is a private university founded in 1925 with its main campus in the city of Coral Gables in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... The Fiesta Bowl, now sponsored by Tostitos tortilla chips (a Frito-Lay product), is a United States college football game played annually since 1971 in Tempe, Arizona, hosted by Arizona State Universitys Sun Devil Stadium. ... City Cincinnati, Ohio Team colors Black, Orange and White Head Coach Marvin Lewis Owner Mike Brown Mascot Who Dey League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1968-1969) Western Division (1968-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC Central (1970-2001) AFC North (2002-present) Team... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Krenzel graduated from Ohio State with a degree in molecular genetics. He was a three-time All-Big Ten award winner, recipient of the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame post-graduate scholarship, Sporting News' Socrates Award winner, and Draddy Award winner (academic Heisman). He was also awarded the Today's Top VIII Award (Class of 2004). His overall record with Ohio State is 24-3 as a starter. After quarterback Steve Bellisari was suspended from play due to an alcohol-related police charge late in the 2001 season, Krenzel earned the starting position against Michigan and led the Buckeyes to their first win in Ann Arbor since 1987. Molecular genetics is the field of biology which studies the structure and function of genes at a molecular level. ... The Todays Top VII Award is given each year by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)to honor eight outstanding senior student-athletes of the preceding calendar year. ... . ...


Krenzel was drafted in the 2004 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears, for whom he played the 2004 season. Despite poor passing statistics, Krenzel actually won his first three starts at quarterback with the Bears, including a win over the San Francisco 49ers, which was at the time starting Ken Dorsey at quarterback, the same quarterback that started for the Miami Hurricanes during the 2003 National Championship game. However, he lost his final two starts with the Bears and injured his ankle, ending his season. In 2005, he was cut by the Bears after a poor preseason performance and he signed with the Bengals. He was the third string quarterback on the team behind Carson Palmer and John Kitna. He retired after the season. The 2004 NFL Draft took place on April 24th and 25th of 2004. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames Niners Team colors Cardinal Red, Metallic Gold and Black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager none Mascot Sourdough Sam League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division (1946-1948) National Football League (1950–present... Kenneth Simon Dorsey (born April 22, 1981 in Orinda, California) is an NFL quarterback for the Cleveland Browns after being traded from San Francisco 49ers for veteran quarterback Trent Dilfer. ... This is an article about the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. ... Carson Palmer (born December 27, 1979 in Fresno, California,) is an American football quarterback who plays for the National Football Leagues Cincinnati Bengals franchise. ...


Prior to Ohio State, Krenzel attended Henry Ford II High School (Sterling Heights, Mich.), [1] Completed 60 percent of his passes and threw for 1,760 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior, earning USA Today honorable mention All-America accolades that year. Henry Ford II High School is a public high school in Sterling Heights, Michigan, located at 11911 Clinton River Road. ...


Trivia

  • He is currently a radio commentator for the Ohio State Buckeyes football team.[2]
  • Shares the distinction of being a two-time Fiesta Bowl MVP with fellow Ohio State Buckeye A.J. Hawk.
  • During one game in the 2004 season, his jersey showed the name "Krenezl" because of an error.

The Fiesta Bowl, now sponsored by Tostitos tortilla chips (a Frito-Lay product), is a United States college football game played annually since 1971 in Tempe, Arizona, hosted by Arizona State Universitys Sun Devil Stadium. ... A.J. Hawk (b. ...

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Preceded by:
Steve Bellisari
Ohio State Buckeyes
Starting Quarterbacks
2002-2003
Succeeded by:
Justin Zwick
Preceded by:
Jonathan Wells
Ohio State Buckeyes
Football Season MVP
2002 (with Chris Gamble)
Succeeded by:
Michael Jenkins

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Craig Krenzel Outstanding Leader From Chicago Bears (312 words)
Krenzel is an experienced quarterback who has a National Championship on his resume.
Krenzel is smart enough to learn the Bears' system while not getting a lot of repetitions in it since the major goal of the offseason and training camp is teaching the system to starter Rex Grossman.
Krenzel earned his college degree last month and plans to marry his fiance, OSU senior Beth Barr, before the start of training camp.
Craig Krenzel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (419 words)
Craig Krenzel (July 1, 1981) is a former college and professional American football quarterback.
Krenzel graduated from Ohio State with a degree in molecular genetics.
Krenzel was drafted in the 2004 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears, for whom he played the 2004 season.
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