Tim Couch

All-american College Football Player + Professional Football Player + Quarterback
Born Jul 31, 1977

Timothy Scott Couch is a former American college and professional football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for five seasons. He played college football for the University of Kentucky and earned All-American honors. He was selected first overall by the Cleveland Browns in the 1999 NFL Draft, and he threw for over 11,000 passing yards during his NFL career.… Read More

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1977 Birth Born on July 31, 1977.


1995 17 Years Old After his senior season in 1995, he was the recipient of Kentucky's "Mr. Football" award. … Read More
1996 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Couch attended the University of Kentucky, where he played for the Kentucky Wildcats football team from 1996 to 1998.
1997 19 Years Old In 1997, Couch set several school records as the previously anemic Kentucky offense topped national offensive rankings and finished 5-6 on the season, including a win over No. 20 Alabama.


During the 1998 season, Couch led Kentucky to seven wins (including a win on the road at No. 21 LSU) and a spot in the Outback Bowl (in which Couch completed 30 of 48 passes for 336 yards and 2 touchdowns, though Kentucky lost to Penn State 26-14).
…  He was selected first overall by the reactivated Cleveland Browns in the 1999 NFL Draft. … Read More
2004 26 Years Old After the Browns released Couch in 2004, Couch signed as a free agent with the Green Bay Packers. … Read More
2005 27 Years Old After undergoing shoulder surgery in February 2005, Couch auditioned for the Chicago Bears midway through the 2005 season and the Cincinnati Bengals in December 2005. … Read More
The Bengals did not pursue Couch, although Jon Kitna was not re-signed after his contract expired in early 2006.
ESPN reported on Friday, July 20, 2007, that Tim Couch had contacted all 32 NFL teams to see if any teams were interested in him for the 2007-2008 season.


2010 32 Years Old …  His rookie records for pass attempts (399), pass completions (223), passing yards (2,447), and QB rating (73.2) were broken by Colt McCoy in 2010 and Brandon Weeden in 2012.
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