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Player Bio

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Mike Kafka
QB #4
Height:
6-3
Weight:
225
College:
Northwestern
Hometown:
Oak Lawn, Ill.
Experience:
3
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 4 16 11 68.8 4 107 6.7 26.8 0 -- 2 12.5 43 1 1 1 6 47.7
2014 TB 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 PHI 4 16 11 68.8 4 107 6.7 26.8 0 -- 2 12.5 43 1 1 1 6 47.7
2010 PHI 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 4 3 0.8 0 -- 0 0 2 0 -- 0 0 0
2014 TB 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 PHI 4 3 0.8 0 -- 0 0 2 0 -- 0 0 0
2010 PHI 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Third-year QB is in his first season with the Jaguars … Was a fourth-round pick of Philadelphia in 2010 and played in four games … Also spent time with New England in 2013 offseason … Career totals include 107 yards on 11 of 16 passing with two INTs … Named Offensive MVP of the 2010 East-West Shrine Game … Three-year letterman at Northwestern ...

TRANSACTIONS: Originally drafted by Philadelphia in the fourth round (122nd overall) of the 2010 draft … Waived on 8/31/12 … Signed as free agent by New England on 1/24/13 … Waived on 6/10/13 … Claimed off waivers by Jacksonville on 6/11/13.

PRO: Third-year QB is in his first season with the Jaguars … Was a fourth-round pick of Philadelphia in 2010 and played in four games … Also spent time with New England in 2013 offseason … Career totals include 107 yards on 11 of 16 passing with two INTs … Named Offensive MVP of the 2010 East-West Shrine Game … Three-year letterman at Northwestern ...

2012: Spent preseason with Philadelphia before he was waived on final cuts … Was 5 of 9 passing for 31 yards with one INT …

2011: Saw first career action, appearing in four games as a reserve … Made NFL debut in the fourth quarter on 9/18 at ATL after injury to Michael Vick and was 7 of 9 passing for 72 yards including a 43-yard completion … Saw action in the following week on 9/25 vs. NYG and completed 4 of 7 passes for 35 yards and two INTs … Also saw action on 12/18 vs. NYJ and 1/1 vs. WAS

2010: Was listed as third QB for all 16 games as a rookie … Completed 25 of 59 passes in the preseason for 274 yards with one TD and three INTs.

COLLEGE: Started 19 of 30 games in his collegiate career … Career totals included 408 of 637 passing for 4,265 yards with 19 TDs and 20 INTs … Adding 887 rushing yards and 11 TDs … Holds school’s single-game (83.3 vs. Syracuse, 2009), single-season (64.8 in 2009) and career (64.1) marks for completion percentage …  Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors as a senior, completing 319 of 492 passes for 3,430 yards with 16 TDs and 12 INTs … Closed career with a school-record 532 yards in Outback Bowl overtime loss to Auburn … Appeared in eight games with six starts as a junior and threw for 330 yards and two TDs on 32 of 46 passing … Saw action in four games as a sophomore … Played in five games as a freshman and was 55 of 96 passing for 494 yards with one TD and five INTs ... Majored in communications.

PERSONAL: Attended St. Rita of Cascia High School in Illinois … Led team to three conference championships and a 35-8 record in three years at QB … Also played baseball … Son of Michael and Sandra Kafka … Brother, Jason, played baseball at San Jose State … Twitter handle is @MikeKafka3 ... Full name: Michael John Kafka.

 

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