Jim Everett

Football Player
Born Jan 3, 1963

James Samuel Everett III is a retired professional American football quarterback who played for twelve seasons in the National Football League (NFL). Everett attended Purdue University and was selected in the first round of the 1986 NFL Draft. He was selected as the third pick in the first round by the Houston Oilers, and was the first quarterback taken that year.… Read More

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1963 Birth Born on January 3, 1963.


1980 17 Years Old Purdue University recruited Everett out of Eldorado High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which he led, in the 1980 season, to the school's only state championship. … Read More


1984 21 Years Old As a junior, Everett led the Boilermakers to the 1984 Peach Bowl, where he passed for 253 yards and three touchdowns. … Read More
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During the 1985 season, Everett led the NCAA in total offense (3,589 yards), which at the time was a school record (since broken by Drew Brees).
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Everett attended Purdue University and was selected in the first round of the 1986 NFL Draft. … Read More
1989 26 Years Old Following the 1989 regular season, Everett was reportedly "shellshocked" from the numerous times he was sacked and hit in the NFC Championship Game against the San Francisco 49ers (the 49ers won, 30–3). … Read More
1991 28 Years Old However, he continued to produce fine statistics, and was rewarded with a trip to the 1991 Pro Bowl game, played in Honolulu, Hawaii.


1993 30 Years Old The 1993 season was a low point in Everett's career. … Read More
1994 31 Years Old His struggle eventually led to a confrontation in 1994 with then-Talk2 host Jim Rome. … Read More


2012 49 Years Old In a 2012 interview with Deadspin, Everett stated that "a large burger franchise" wanted to use the footage in an ad. … Read More
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