Danny Kanell

Football Player
Born Nov 21, 1973

Daniel Paul Kanell is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League, and Arena Football League. He is currently the host of ESPNU's late-night sports and humor show UNITE.

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1973 Birth Born on November 21, 1973.


1995 21 Years Old He was drafted in the 24th round by the New York Yankees in the 1995 Major League Baseball Draft.
1996 22 Years Old Kanell was drafted by the New York Giants in the fourth round (130th overall) in the 1996 NFL Draft. … Read More
1997 23 Years Old The next season in New York, Kanell became the starter and played the last ten games of the 1997 season, leading the Giants to the NFC Eastern Division title. … Read More
2000 26 Years Old At the end of the 2000 season he was cut by the Falcons and didn't manage to sign with another team.
2002 28 Years Old A year later, Kanell signed with the New York Dragons of the Arena Football League for the 2002 season, appearing in four games in Aaron Garcia's absence. … Read More


2004 30 Years Old After the 2004 season, he was cut by the Broncos and was not picked up by another NFL team. … Read More
2012 38 Years Old …  In September 2012 Kanell was inducted into the Florida State Athletic Hall of Fame. … Read More
2013 39 Years Old …  He is currently employed by ESPN as an analyst and was the host of ESPNU's late-night sports and humor show UNITE before the show was canceled in June 2013. … Read More
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