Jake Christopher Delhomme is a former American football quarterback who played professionally in the National Football League. Delhomme played college football at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, then known as the University of Southwestern Louisiana, before being signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent after the 1997 NFL Draft. Delhomme began his professional career as a practice squad player with the Saints in 1997 and 1998 and played in the NFL Europe for two years in between NFL seasons. Returning to the Saints, Delhomme played his first NFL games in 1999. Delhomme played as the Carolina Panthers starting quarterback from 2003 to 2009. Delhomme held most of Carolina's quarterback records until Cam Newton broke most of them. Delhomme led the team to Super Bowl XXXVIII in his first season with Carolina. After his departure from Carolina, Delhomme also played for the Cleveland Browns in 2010 and Houston Texans in 2011.
|Date of birth:||January 10, 1975|
|Place of birth:||Breaux Bridge, Louisiana|
|High school:||Lafayette (LA) Teurlings Catholic|
About Jake Delhomme
Former NFL quarterback best known for his time with the Carolina Panthers. He helped lead the Panthers to the Super Bowl in 2003 where they were defeated by the New England Patriots.
He comes from a horse racing background as his father was a jockey and his grandfather was a breeder.
He set the record for the longest completed pass in NFL Super Bowl history at 85 yards.
He has two daughters, Lauren Elizabeth and Lindsey Marie with his childhood sweetheart, Keri Melancon.
He and wide receiver Steve Smith provided the bulk of the offensive production for the Panthers during their 2003 playoff run.
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