Greg Jennings is a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers. After playing his college ball for Western Michigan University (WMU), the Packers chose him in the second-round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He was the 52nd pick overall.
At WMU, Gregory Jennings, Jr. caught 238 passes, 39 touchdowns for 3,539 yards. He holds the WMU record for covering most all-purpose yards (5,093). He’s only the 11th college player to gain more than 1,000 yards in each of three seasons.
As a NFL player, Jennings has proven to be a powerful offensive weapon, revealing the ability to accelerate quickly after catching a pass. Thsi five feet eleven inches tall athlete weighs 198 pounds and has shown fine speed, making him a deep threat, and he’s got good moves and versatility, which allow him to be an effective punt and kick returner. He’s a good cutter, has fine speed off the line and is a crisp route runner.
In two seasons, he’s played in 27 games, making 98 receptions for 1,552 yards. He’s made 15 touchdowns and 67 first downs, averaging 15.8 yards per reception. Jennings also caught Brett Favre’s 400th career touchdown pass. He then took in the future Hall of Famer’s 420th TD throw, which tied Dan Marino, and his 421st TD pass, which broke Marino’s record.
Jennings was selected to the 2006 NFL All Rookie Team.