14 Facts About Anfernee Jennings


Anfernee Jennings was born on May 1,1997 and is an American football outside linebacker for the New England Patriots of the National Football League.


Anfernee Jennings made 171 tackles with seven sacks in his junior season and was named honorable mention Super All-State by AL.


Anfernee Jennings redshirted his true freshman season as he moved from defensive end to the outside linebacker position.


Anfernee Jennings played as a key reserve as a redshirt freshman, finishing the year with 19 tackles and three quarterback hurries.


Anfernee Jennings became a starter during redshirt sophomore season and made 41 tackles, six for a loss, with one sack.


Anfernee Jennings suffered what was initially diagnosed to be a PCL injury in the final minutes of the 2018 Sugar Bowl against Clemson, causing him to miss the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship Game.


The injury was re-evaluated and Anfernee Jennings was found to have damaged an artery and developed a blood clot in his leg.

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Anfernee Jennings returned from his injury in time to begin his redshirt junior season.


Anfernee Jennings finished the year with 51 tackles, including 14 for loss, 6.5 sacks, with an interception, a team-high 11 passes defended and two fumble recoveries.


Anfernee Jennings entered his redshirt senior season on the Chuck Bednarik Award and Butkus Award watchlists and was named pre-season All-SEC and a second-team pre-season All-American by the Sporting News.


Anfernee Jennings had 83 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss, 8.0 sacks, five pass breakups, one forced fumble and an interception and was named first-team All-SEC in his final season.


Anfernee Jennings finished his collegiate career with 194 tackles, 34.5 tackles for loss, 15.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, two interceptions and 20 passes defended in 54 games.


Anfernee Jennings played in 16 games with three starts, recording 27 tackles, 1.5 sacks, two passes defensed, and a forced fumble.


Jennings' younger brother, Shawndarius "Shawn" Jennings, plays college football and originally played at Alabama with Anfernee before transferring to South Alabama.