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Encyclopedia > Rodney Peete

Rodney Peete (born March 16, 1966 in Mesa, Arizona) was an American Football quarterback from the University of Southern California. Peete was the first player from USC to win the Johnny Unitas Award as the nation's best senior quarterback. (He has since been joined by Carson Palmer and Matt Leinart.) In that senior year, he also finished second to Barry Sanders in the voting for the Heisman Trophy. March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... The City of Mesa logo Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona and part of the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metropolitan Area. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Joe Montana, an American quaterback. ... The University of Southern California (also known as USC, SC, Southern California and Southern Cal), was founded in 1880 and isCalifornias oldest private research university, and is located in the urban center of Los Angeles, California. ... The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award is given annually in the United States to the nations outstanding senior quarterback in college football. ... April 28, 2003 cover of Sports Illustrated Carson Palmer (born December 27, 1979 in Fresno, California), is an American football quarterback who plays for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League . ... Matthew Leinart (born May 11, 1983 in Santa Ana, California) is an American football quarterback (QB) who played for the University of Southern California Trojans, leading them to two national titles. ... Barry David Sanders (born July 16, 1968 in Wichita, Kansas) is a former American football running back in the NFL who spent his entire professional career with the Detroit Lions. ... The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award, named after former college football player and coach John W. Heisman, is considered the most prestigious award in American college football and is given annually to the top player in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). ...


Peete did not achieve stardom in his professional career in the National Football League (NFL), but he did play well enough to sustain his place in the league for 16 seasons, primarily as a back-up. Over the course of his career (1989 through 2004), he played with the Detroit Lions, Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins, Oakland Raiders, and Carolina Panthers. Peete led the Panthers to a record of 8-7 as starter from 2002 to 2003. The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... The 1989 NFL season was the 70th regular season of the National Football League. ... The 2004 NFL season was the 85th regular season of the National Football League. ... City Detroit, Michigan Other nicknames None Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ... City Irving, Texas Other nicknames Americas Team, The Boys Team colors Royal Blue, Metallic Silver-Green, Silver, Navy Blue, and White Head Coach Bill Parcells Owner Jerry Jones General manager Jerry Jones Fight song None Mascot Rowdy [2] Local radio Flagship stations: KLUV (98. ... City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Other nicknames The Birds, The Iggles Team colors Midnight Green, Silver, Black, and White Head Coach Andy Reid Owner Jeffrey Lurie General manager Tom Heckert Fight song Fly, Eagles Fly Mascot Swoop Local radio Flagship stations: WYSP (94. ... City Landover, Maryland Other nicknames The Skins Team colors Burgundy and Gold Head Coach Joe Gibbs Owner Daniel Snyder General manager Vinny Cerrato Fight song Hail to the Redskins Mascot None Local radio Flagship stations: WJFK 106. ... City Oakland, California Other nicknames None Team colors Silver and Black Head Coach Art Shell Owner Al Davis General manager Al Davis Fight song None Mascot None Local radio Flagship stations: KSFO (560 AM)-English and KZSF (1370 AM)-Spanish Announcers: George Atkinson, Tom Flores, Greg Papa, and Jim Plunkett... City Charlotte, North Carolina Other nicknames The Cardiac Cats Team colors Black, Panther Blue, and Silver Head Coach John Fox Owner Jerry Richardson General manager Marty Hurney Fight song None Mascot Sir Purr Local radio Flagship stations: WBT (AM) (1110 AM) and WBT (FM) (99. ...


After his retirement from the NFL, Peete became one of the hosts the Fox Sports Net sports talk show The Best Damn Sports Show Period alongside John Salley, Chris Rose and Rob Dibble. Fox Sports Net headquarters in Los Angeles. ... A talk show (U.S.) or chat show (Brit. ... The Best Damn Sports Show, Period is a sports talk show on Fox Sports Net. ... John Thomas Salley (born May 16, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York) is a former professional basketball player in the NBA. At 70 (2. ... Chris Rose is one of the hosts of The Best Damn Sports Show Period on Fox Sports Net. ... Rob Dibble pitching for the Cincinnati Reds in 1991 Robert Keith Dibble (born January 24, 1964 in Bridgeport, Connecticut) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. ...


Peete has been married to actress Holly Robinson since 1995. The couple have four children. Holly Robinson-Peete (born September 18, 1964, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an African American actress. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Rodney Pette: A Great NFL Player (498 words)
Rodney also lettered in baseball and basketball and was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 30th round of the free agent baseball draft in 1984.
Rodney's father, Willie Peete, is a retired pro scout for the Chicago Bears who also served as an assistant coach on both the college and professional level during the previous three decades.
Rodney threw for 2,138 yards and 10 touchdowns with 15 interceptions on 160-of-305 passing as a sophomore in 1986.
Rodney Peete: Information from Answers.com (367 words)
Peete was the first player from USC to win the Johnny Unitas Award as the nation's best senior quarterback.
Peete did not achieve stardom in his professional career in the National Football League (NFL), but he did play well enough to sustain his place in the league for 16 seasons, primarily as a back-up.
Peete led the Panthers to a record of 8-7 as starter from 2002 to 2003 before retiring t the end of the 2004 season.
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