Jimmy Kemp

Football Player
Born Jun 27, 1971

Jimmy Kemp is a former CFL quarterback. He is the brother of former NFL quarterback Jeff Kemp and the son of the late American Football League Most Valuable Player and U.S. Congressman Jack Kemp. After a successful career at Maryland's Winston Churchill High School, he played sparingly in his first two seasons at Wake Forest University (including one as a Redshirt) before becoming the team's starter during his junior year.… Read More

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1971 Birth Born in 1971.


1995 24 Years Old 1 More Event
He was the team's third string quarterback behind David Archer and Kerwin Bell before moving up to second string when Bell left for the Edmonton Eskimos before the 1995 season.
1996 25 Years Old In 1996 he split his time campaigning with his dad, who was the Republican Party Vice Presidential nominee and playing football.
1998 27 Years Old In 1998 when he once again replaced David Archer as starter, this time with the Edmonton Eskimos.
2000 29 Years Old He split the Toronto Argonauts starting quarterback position with Kerwin Bell during the 2000 and 2001 CFL seasons before missing the entire 2002 season due to a contract hold out after the Argonauts refused to pay his moving expenses.
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