25 Facts About Alex Tanney


Alex Tanney was born on November 11,1987 and is an American football coach and former professional quarterback.

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Alex Tanney is an offensive quality control coach for the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL.

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Alex Tanney was a three-sport high school standout athlete at Lexington High School in Lexington, Illinois.

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Alex Tanney holds nearly every football passing record at LHS and is the all-time leading point scorer in Lexington High School history.

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Alex Tanney led his team to the IHSA state semi-finals his senior year.

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Alex Tanney placed at the IHSA State Track and Field Finals his junior and senior years.

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Alex Tanney broke nearly every school record during his time at Monmouth.

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Alex Tanney's career began in 2007 when he threw for 2,678 yards and 24 touchdowns.

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Alex Tanney won three Midwest Conference Offensive Player of the Year Awards along with numerous All-American Awards.

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On October 29,2011, in a game against Carroll University, Alex Tanney set the NCAA record for all-time all-division career touchdown passes with 150, surpassing Jimmy Terwilliger's record of 148.

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Alex Tanney finished his collegiate career with 157 touchdown passes and has the second most passing yards in NCAA D-III history with 14,249.

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Alex Tanney signed a contract with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent on June 5,2012.

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Alex Tanney was placed on injured reserve with a finger injury on September 1,2012.

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In five 2013 preseason games Alex Tanney completed 40 of 73 passes for 423 yards and a touchdown, with two interceptions.

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Alex Tanney was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on May 20,2014.

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Alex Tanney was signed to the practice squad of the Tennessee Titans on December 16,2014.

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Alex Tanney signed a futures contract with the Titans on December 29,2014.

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Alex Tanney was signed to the practice squad of the Buffalo Bills on September 7,2015.

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Alex Tanney was dropped from the practice squad a day later, after the team re-signed Matt Cassel.

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Alex Tanney signed to the practice squad of the Indianapolis Colts on September 29,2015.

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On December 21,2015, Alex Tanney was signed off the Colts practice squad by the Tennessee Titans.

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Alex Tanney made his NFL regular-season debut on January 3,2016 against the Indianapolis Colts, relieving the injured Zach Mettenberger in the third quarter and going 10-for-14 for 99 yards and throwing his first career touchdown pass, to Dorial Green-Beckham.

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Alex Tanney was named on the Giants' 53-man roster on September 1,2018 as the primary backup to Eli Manning.

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On March 4,2019, Alex Tanney signed a two-year contract extension with the Giants.

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Alex Tanney was released on October 10,2019, but re-signed the next day.

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