28 Facts About Blaine Gabbert

1. Blaine Gabbert played college football at Missouri before leaving early for the 2011 NFL Draft after his junior year.

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2. Blaine Gabbert was a five-star blue-chip All-American and, according to Rivals.

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3. Blaine Gabbert was invited to participate in the Elite 11 quarterback camp in the summer of 2007 where he won the camp MVP honors over Andrew Luck and then, in January 2008, he played in the US Army All-American Game.

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4. Blaine Gabbert recorded 623 passing yards and five touchdowns as a senior, despite an injured foot that limited him to four games.

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5. Blaine Gabbert saw action in five games in reserve duty, leading the Tiger offense to a touchdown against Colorado and a field goal against Nevada.

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6. Blaine Gabbert completed 5-of-13 passing attempts for 43 yards and rushed six times for 22 yards.

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7. Blaine Gabbert set career highs with 30 completions and 468 yards against Baylor.

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8. Blaine Gabbert was named to second–Team All-Big 12 honors by multiple league media outlets, and he was granted honorable mention for all-league honors from the AP after ranking 2nd in the Big 12 in passing efficiency (140.45 rating).

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9. Blaine Gabbert led the Big 12 with 8.1 passing yards per attempt.

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10. Blaine Gabbert achieved the 3rd-highest single-season passing total in school history, completing 262-of-445 passes for 3,593 yards, 24 touchdowns, and nine interceptions.

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11. Blaine Gabbert was recognized for his success in the classroom and named to the 1st-Team Academic All-Big 12.

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12. Blaine Gabbert threw for 34 passes on 48 attempts, with 281 yards and two touchdowns.

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13. In January 2011, Blaine Gabbert announced that he would forgo his senior year to enter the 2011 NFL Draft.

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14. At age 22, Blaine Gabbert became the youngest player in league history to start 14 games in a season.

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15. Blaine Gabbert fumbled 14 times, most in the league by a quarterback.

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16. Blaine Gabbert was placed on injured reserve on November 21, 2012, officially ending his season.

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17. Blaine Gabbert returned for the 2013 season under new head coach Gus Bradley, but played only three games, finishing with just one touchdown and seven interceptions.

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18. Blaine Gabbert started the season nursing a broken thumb that occurred during a pre-season game.

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19. Blaine Gabbert was traded to the San Francisco 49ers on March 11, 2014, for a sixth-round draft pick.

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20. Blaine Gabbert finished the 2015 season with 2,031 passing yards with 10 touchdowns and 7 interceptions for an 86.2 passer rating.

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21. On September 3, 2016, Blaine Gabbert was named the starting quarterback for the season opener over Colin Kaepernick.

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22. On May 10, 2017, Blaine Gabbert signed a one-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals.

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23. On December 18, 2017, Blaine Gabbert was benched as the Cardinals' starting quarterback in favor of Stanton after not throwing for a touchdown in back-to-back games.

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24. On March 27, 2018, Blaine Gabbert signed a two-year contract with the Tennessee Titans.

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25. On March 15, 2019, Blaine Gabbert was released by the Titans after they acquired quarterback Ryan Tannehill in a trade with the Miami Dolphins.

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26. On March 27, 2019, Blaine Gabbert signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, reuniting him with head coach Bruce Arians, who was his head coach with the Arizona Cardinals.

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27. On September 24, 2019, Blaine Gabbert was placed on injured reserve with a dislocated shoulder.

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28. Blaine Gabbert enjoys deep-sea and fly fishing in his free time.

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