Gardner Flint Minshew II is an American football quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. He played college football at East Carolina, before transferring to Washington State, and was drafted by the Jaguars in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Following an injury to starter Nick Foles in the first game of the 2019 season, Minshew took over starting duties for the team, but resumed the backup position once Foles returned until being re-named the starter again following Foles' struggles.
|Date of birth:||May 16, 1996|
|Place of birth:||Flowood, Mississippi|
|High school:||Brandon (Brandon, Mississippi)|
|NFL Draft:||2019 / Round: 6/ Pick: 178|
|Twitter:||Gardner Minshew's Twitter profile|
About Gardner Minshew
Quarterback who rose to prominence at the outset of the 2019 NFL season for his play with the Jacksonville Jaguars, who selected him in the 2019 NFL Draft's 6th round. His distinctive mustachioed look and personality boosted his popularity across social media during September 2019.
He played his undergraduate college football career at Troy, Northwest Mississippi Community College, and East Carolina University. He later transferred as a graduate student to Washington State, where he finished on the first team All-Pac 12 during his sole season.
He led the nation in passing in 2018 at Washington State. He was also named the Pac 12 Offensive Player of the Year and Johnny United Golden Arm Award winner.
His parents' names are Flint and Kim.
He replaced Nick Foles at quarterback during the Jacksonville Jaguars' season opening loss in 2019.
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