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 attended Pierce Park Elementary, Hillside Junior High, and graduated from Capital High School in 1993. … Read More


1997 22 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the second round of the 1997 NFL Draft, and spent his first six seasons with the Cardinals and the last four with the Denver Broncos. … Read More
1998 23 Years Old In 1998, Plummer started all 16 games and 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.
However, Plummer had a disappointing season in 1999 as he went 3–8 as a starter, only threw 9 touchdowns as opposed to 24 interceptions, and the Cardinals finished 6–10.
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 Plummer bounced back in 2001 with his best statistical season with the Cardinals. … Read More
2002 27 Years Old Plummer's last season with the Cardinals was 2002 and again his statistics were below league average (65.7 passer rating, 2,972 yards, 18 touchdowns and 20 interceptions). … Read More
2003 28 Years Old After spending the first decade of his adult life in the Valley of the Sun, Plummer signed as a free agent with the Denver Broncos in 2003, replacing Brian Griese. … Read More
2004 29 Years Old In 2004 he matched or surpassed several of Broncos Hall of Fame QB John Elway's passing records (including passing yardage and passing touchdowns in a single season). … Read More


2005 30 Years Old In 2005 Plummer experienced arguably his best season as a professional. … Read More
On March 3, 2007, Plummer was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a 2008 conditional draft pick. … Read More
2008 33 Years Old Also in 2008, Plummer lost in the semifinals of the 2008's Idaho State Singles Championships to his brother (the eventual champion). … Read More
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. Other honorees included Danny White, Andrew Walter, John F. Goodman, and Jeff Van Raaphorst. In June 2010, Kollette gave birth to the couple's first child. … Read More
2013 38 Years Old Plummer joined the Pac-12 Network in 2013 as a studio analyst for college football.
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