Chris Redman

Position Quarterback
Height / weight 1.9 m / 101 kg
Born Jul 7, 1977
Nationality United States United States
Team History
Atlanta Falcons Atlanta Falcons 2007 - 2011
New England Patriots New England Patriots 2005

Chris Redman is a former professional American Football player from the United States. He played in the National Football League (NFL) for teams like the Baltimore Ravens and the Atlanta Falcons. He was also a part of the Baltimore Ravens team that won Super Bowl XXXV.

During his active career with the NFL, he mostly served as a backup quarterback.

Player Profile

Redman was born on July 7, 1997, in Louisville, Kentucky. His full name is Chris James Redman. He stands 190 cm and his last listed weight is 101 kilograms. Redman is a right-handed player.

High School and College Career

He attended the Louisville Male High School where he played on the varsity. His father was the head coach for the football team. He had a relatively successful high school career and was listed by Parade as their National Player of the Year for 1994.

He also set national high school football records for 57 touchdown passes in a season.

He attended the University of Louisville where he was coached by Ron Cooper. He redshirted his freshman year. By the time he was a senior, he was the starting quarterback for every game. He later received the Johnny Units Golden Arm Award. He was also named the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year.

NFL Career

Redman was drafted into the NFL in 2000. He was the Baltimore Ravens’ 75th Overall Pick in the 3rd Round. He served as a backup for Trent Dilfer and Tony Banks. When the Ravens won Super Bowl XXXV, Redman was given a Super Bowl ring.

In 2003, he underwent back surgery and spent time recovering. In November 2003, he suffered a torn labrum in his right shoulder. This essentially ended his season. After recovering, he signed with the New England Patriots but was later waived. He would go on to be signed and waived by the Tennessee Titans as well.

He later signed with the Austin Wranglers but was later sought by the Atlanta Falcons. While with the Falcons, he spent most of the time as a second quarterback. He substituted for Joey Harrington. In 2009, he also filled in for Matt Ryan. He led the Falcons to a win against Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

He would spend the remaining 5 years of his professional career with the Falcons. He was released by the Falcons in August 2012.

NFL Career Highlights and Awards

  • Super Bowl Champion XXXV
  • 1994 - Mr. Football USA
  • 1999 - Johnny Unitas Golden ArmAward
  • 1999 - C-USA Offensive Player of theYear
  • Louisville Cardinals Jersey No. 7Honoured
  • 2012 - Inducted into KY Pro FootballHOF

NFL Career Statistics

  • Pass attempts: 479
  • Pass completions: 273
  • Percentage: 57.0
  • TD–INT: 21–14
  • Passing yards: 3,047
  • QB Rating: 79.4

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