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Adam Jennings (born November 17, 1982) is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Fresno State.

Adam Jennings
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Jennings as a member of the Falcons
No. 81, 80, 17
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1982-11-17) November 17, 1982 (age 36)
Granite Bay, California
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school:Granite Bay (CA)
College:Fresno State
NFL Draft:2006 / Round: 6 / Pick: 184
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-WAC (2005)
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:62
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at

Jennings was also a member of the Detroit Lions and New York Giants.


College careerEdit

At Fresno State, Jennings was an All-WAC first-team selection as a kickoff returner during his senior year. He was also an academic All-WAC pick for four consecutive years.

Professional careerEdit

Atlanta FalconsEdit

Jennings was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. In two seasons with the Falcons, he totaled six receptions for 62 yards and one touchdown in 38 games while contributing with 53 punt returns. He was cut by the Falcons on November 11, 2008.[1]

Detroit LionsEdit

After signing with the Detroit Lions in 2008, Jennings was cut at the end of the Lions' 2009 training camp on September 5. He was re-signed on September 30, but placed on season-ending injured reserve on October 5.[2] He was later waived on December 29.

New York GiantsEdit

Jennings signed with the New York Giants on July 15, 2010. He was waived on August 6.


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