Jake Plummer

Football Player
Born Dec 19, 1974

Jason Steven "Jake" Plummer is a former professional football quarterback in the National Football League. After playing college football at Arizona State University, Plummer was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the second round of the 1997 NFL Draft and spent 10 years in the NFL playing for the Cardinals and later the Denver Broncos. His nickname, "Jake the Snake," was given to him as a tribute to professional wrestler, Jake "the Snake" Roberts.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jake Plummer.


1974 Birth Born on December 19, 1974.


1993 18 Years Old Born and raised in Boise, Idaho, Plummer went to Pierce Park Elementary, Hillside Junior High, and graduated from Capital High School in 1993. … Read More


1996 21 Years Old He accepted a football scholarship to Arizona State, and gained national attention as "Jake the Snake" for his elusiveness on the playing field. In 1996, Plummer led ASU to an undefeated regular season, a Pac-10 championship, and ASU's second trip to the Rose Bowl, where they lost to Ohio State 20-17.
1997 22 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the second round of the 1997 NFL Draft and later played for the Denver Broncos. … Read More
1998 23 Years Old In 1998 he led the Cardinals to a 9 - 7 regular season record and an upset victory against the Dallas Cowboys in the playoffs, giving the Cardinals their first postseason victory since 1947.
Plummer had a disappointing season in 1999.
2000 25 Years Old In 2000 Plummer threw for 2,946 yards, 21 interceptions, and had a 66. quarterback rating. … Read More
2001 26 Years Old 2001 was Plummer's best season to that point. … Read More
2002 27 Years Old 1 More Event
The streak was snapped on January 6, 2002, when Plummer threw an interception to rookie Redskins linebacker Antonio Pierce. … Read More
2003 28 Years Old Plummer signed as a free agent with the Denver Broncos in 2003, replacing Brian Griese. … Read More
2004 29 Years Old He led the Broncos to a wild card playoff berth, where the Broncos were beaten by the Indianapolis Colts 41 - 10 at the RCA Dome. 2004 was a roller coaster ride for Plummer. … Read More


2005 30 Years Old In 2005 Plummer experienced his best season as a professional. … Read More
Following the end of the regular season, Plummer was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on March 3, 2007, for a 2008 conditional draft pick. … Read More
2008 33 Years Old Jake Plummer played and lost in the semifinals versus brother Eric Plummer (eventual champion) at 2008's Idaho State Singles Championships.
2010 35 Years Old On October 29, 2010, Plummer was honored, along with all Sun Devil Quarterbacks, at a Legends Luncheon hosted by the Arizona State University Alumni Association and Sun Devil Club. … Read More
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