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Encyclopedia > Jesse Palmer
Jesse Palmer
Position(s):
Quarterback
Jersey #:
N/A
Date of birth: October 5, 1978 (1978-10-05) (age 29)
Place of birth: Flag of Canada Toronto, Ontario, CAN
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Career information
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 4 / Pick 125
College: Florida
Teams
2001-2004
2005
2006
New York Giants
San Francisco 49ers
Montreal Alouettes

Jesse James Palmer (born October 5, 1978 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a former pro American football quarterback and one-time star of the reality television series The Bachelor. He played in the NFL for the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers before spending half a season in 2006 in the CFL with the Montreal Alouettes. Currently he is a college football analyst for ESPN. He is also a football analyst for Canada's TSN. In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... For other uses, see 5th October (Serbia). ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... Motto (Latin for From Sea to Sea) Anthem O Canada Royal anthem: God Save the Queen Capital Ottawa Largest city Toronto Official languages English, French Government Parliamentary democracy and federal constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II  -  Governor General Michaëlle Jean  -  Prime Minister Stephen Harper Establishment  -  Act of Union February... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting[1]) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 2001 NFL Draft // 2001 NFL Draft Category: ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The University of Florida (Florida, UFL, or UF) is a public land-grant, space-grant, research university located in Gainesville, Florida. ... This article is about the current National Football League team. ... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames Niners, The Red And Gold, Bay Bombers Team colors Cardinal red, metallic gold and black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager Lal Heneghan Mascot Sourdough Sam League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division... The Montreal Alouettes (French: Alouettes de Montréal) are a Canadian Football League team based in Montreal, Quebec. ... For other uses, see 5th October (Serbia). ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English (de facto) Government - Lieutenant-Governor David C. Onley - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... The Bachelor is an American reality television dating game show that debuted in 2002 on ABC. The series has been renewed through spring 2007, titled The Bachelor: Officer and a Gentleman. ... NFL redirects here. ... This article is about the current National Football League team. ... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames Niners, The Red And Gold, Bay Bombers Team colors Cardinal red, metallic gold and black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager Lal Heneghan Mascot Sourdough Sam League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division... “CFL” redirects here. ... The Montreal Alouettes (French: Alouettes de Montréal) are a Canadian Football League team based in Montreal, Quebec. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... ESPN/ESPN-DT, formerly an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an [[United States|Amer<nowiki>Insert non-formatted text here--68. ...


Although born in Toronto, Ontario, Palmer lists the former city of Nepean, Ontario, a suburb of Ottawa, as his home town. [1] Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... Nepean (pronounced ne-PEE-yin) was a local municipality adjacent to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada until it was amalgamated with the 10 other municipalities that formed the Regional Municipality of Ottawa Carleton in 2001 to become the new city of Ottawa. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ...


Palmer attended St. Pius X High School in Ottawa. St. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ...

Contents

The Bachelor

In the spring of 2004, Palmer appeared on The Bachelor television program, in which he was given his choice of eligible single women, eventually selecting Jessica Bowlin. However, as is common with relationships forged through reality television shows, Palmer's and Bowlin's courtship lasted for only a few months after the end of the show. Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


College career

Palmer played college football at the University of Florida where he alternated playing time with quarterback Doug Johnson and later Rex Grossman. A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... The University of Florida (Florida, UFL, or UF) is a public land-grant, space-grant, research university located in Gainesville, Florida. ... Doug Johnson (born October 27, 1977) is an American football quarterback. ... Rex Grossman (born August 23, 1980) is a quarterback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. ...


Professional career

He was drafted by the New York Giants in the 4th round (125th overall) in the 2001 NFL Draft. Although he started a few games due to injuries to former Giants starting quarterback Kerry Collins, Palmer spent his entire NFL career as a backup. After a four-year stint as a backup quarterback, Palmer was cut on September 2, 2005 by the Giants.[2] The 2001 NFL Draft // 2001 NFL Draft Category: ... Kerry Michael Collins (born December 30, 1972 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania) is an American football quarterback for the Tennessee Titans of the NFL. He has played for the Oakland Raiders, New York Giants, New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers, playing in Super Bowl XXXV for New York. ... is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


At first, wanting to stay in the game, he looked to the CFL for employment. His rights are held by the Montreal Alouettes; however, the Ottawa Renegades tried to acquire the Ottawa native to be their top quarterback, and Palmer expressed interest in playing for his home town. Palmer's agent reportedly asked for a three year contract in the neighborhood of $660,000 per year, which would make Jesse the highest paid player in the league. “CFL” redirects here. ... The Montreal Alouettes (French: Alouettes de Montréal) are a Canadian Football League team based in Montreal, Quebec. ... The Ottawa Renegades are a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ...


Attempting to locate another opportunity to stay in the NFL, Palmer worked out with the Minnesota Vikings and Oakland Raiders and was temporarily signed by the San Francisco 49ers on November 1, 2005 as injuries plagued their quarterbacks Alex Smith and Ken Dorsey. Shortly after Dorsey and then Smith returned from injury Palmer was released. NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... City Minneapolis, Minnesota Other nicknames The Vikes, The Purple People Eaters Team colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Brad Childress Owner Zygi Wilf General manager Rob Brzezinski Fight song Skol, Vikings Mascot Ragnar League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1961–present) Western Conference (1961-1969) Central Division (1967-1969... City Oakland, California Other nicknames The Silver and Black Team colors Silver and Black Head Coach Lane Kiffin Owner Al Davis General manager Al Davis League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–1969) Western Division (1960–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC West (1970... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames Niners, The Red And Gold, Bay Bombers Team colors Cardinal red, metallic gold and black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager Lal Heneghan Mascot Sourdough Sam League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division... is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other persons named Alex Smith, see Alex Smith (disambiguation). ... 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. ...


Palmer was re-signed a few months later by the 49ers during the 2006 off-season but was later released on August 29, 2006 toward the end of training camp. is the 241st day of the year (242nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On September 11, 2006, the Montreal Alouettes signed him to their developmental roster. is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Palmer was a color commentator for the NFL on FOX for two games late in the 2005 season. Palmer returned to the booth on November 26, 2006. On April 25, 2007, Palmer appeared on the NFL Network as an analyst and commentator for the weekend's NFL Draft. NFL on FOX is the brand name of the Fox Broadcasting Companys coverage of the National Football Leagues National Football Conference games, produced by Fox Sports. ... is the 330th day of the year (331st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 115th day of the year (116th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... NFL Network is an American specialty channel owned and operated by the National Football League (NFL) and is also shown in Canada and Mexico. ... A fairly broad term for a person or tool with a primary function of information analysis, generally with a more limited, practical and short term set of goals than a researcher. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting[1]) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ...


On May 24, 2007, Palmer announced his retirement from the Canadian Football league, to pursue a broadcasting career with FOX.[3][4] Palmer currently works for ESPN as a In-Studio Co-Host for the show with Joe Schadd on College Football Live. is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ...


Personal

Palmer has lived in Hoboken, New Jersey since 2005. Map of New Jersey highlighting Hoboken Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ...


Notes

  1. ^ http://tsn.ca/cfl/news_story/?ID=208742&hubname=
  2. ^ http://www.sportingnews.com/nfl/articles/20050903/644675-p.html
  3. ^ http://tsn.ca/cfl/news_story/?ID=208742&hubname=
  4. ^ http://tv.yahoo.com/the-bachelor/show/28908/news/urn:newsml:tv.ap.org:20070524:fbo_palmer_retires__ER:73926;_ylt=AgMmAJv7f7EN17twMgOvbv2Rv9EF

External links

Preceded by
Doug Johnson
Florida Gators Starting Quarterbacks
1998-2000
Succeeded by
Rex Grossman
Preceded by
Bob Guiney
The Bachelor
Season 5
Succeeded by
Byron Velvick

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Jesse Palmer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (632 words)
Jesse Palmer (born October 5, 1978, Toronto) is a Canadian Football League backup quarterback for the Montreal Alouettes and former star of the reality television series The Bachelor.
Palmer's agent reportedly asked for a three year contract in the neighbourhood of $660,000 per year, which would make Jesse the highest paid player in the league.
Palmer was re-signed a few months later by the 49ers during the 2006 off-season but was later released on August 29, 2006 toward the end of training camp.
Jesse Palmer - News (1567 words)
Jesse Palmer, entering his third season, has all of the skills to be a starter, but hasn’t been able to put it all together to establish himself as the lead backup.
Palmer, who re-signed this offseason, has the advantage of having been in New York the previous four years and is the slight favorite heading to Albany.
June 17, 2005: Veteran Jesse Palmer appears to be the current choice as the backup quarterback to Manning, and not UFA Tim Hasselbeck.
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