23 Facts About Jabar Gaffney


Jabar Gaffney played college football for the University of Florida, and was recognized as a consensus All-American.


Jabar Gaffney was drafted by the Houston Texans in the second round of the 2002 NFL draft, and played for the New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, Washington Redskins and Miami Dolphins.


Jabar Gaffney attended William M Raines High School in Jacksonville, Florida, and was a letterman for the Raines Vikings high school football team.


Jabar Gaffney amassed 1,184 receiving yards and fourteen touchdown receptions in 2000, and another 1,191 and thirteen touchdowns in 2001.


Jabar Gaffney was a first-team All-SEC selection in 2000 and 2001; he was a College Football News first-team All-American after his redshirt freshman season in 2000, and was recognized as a unanimous first-team All-American by the Associated Press, American Football Coaches Association, Football Writers Association of America, Sporting News, and Walter Camp Foundation following his 2001 sophomore season.


Jabar Gaffney finished his two-season college career with 138 receptions for 2,375 yards and twenty-seven touchdowns, and was chosen by his teammates as the Gators' most valuable player.


Jabar Gaffney remains the only receiver in Gators history with two seasons of 1,000 yards or more.

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Jabar Gaffney was selected with the 1st pick in the 2nd round of the 2002 NFL draft by the Houston Texans.


Jabar Gaffney was released before the start of the season.


Jabar Gaffney signed a two-year deal with the New England Patriots on October 9,2006.


On March 5,2008, Jabar Gaffney re-signed with the Patriots for one year worth $2 million.


Jabar Gaffney finished the 2008 season with 44 receptions for 468 yards and two touchdowns.


On February 27,2009, Jabar Gaffney signed a four-year, $10 million contract with the Denver Broncos.


Jabar Gaffney finished the 2009 season with 54 receptions for 732 yards and two touchdowns, ranking second on the team in receptions and receiving yards.


Jabar Gaffney was traded to the Washington Redskins for defensive end Jeremy Jarmon on July 27,2011.


Jabar Gaffney was released by the Redskins on May 1,2012.


Jabar Gaffney signed a two-year contract to return to the Patriots on May 2,2012.


On October 2,2012, Jabar Gaffney was signed by the Miami Dolphins.


Days after his release, the NFL announced that Jabar Gaffney would be suspended for two games for failing to report an arrest to the league that occurred in Miami in 2010.


In February 2000, Jabar Gaffney was charged with allegedly stealing $245 and a watch from the Florida Field locker room during the high school state championships, but the prosecutor placed him in a pretrial diversion program.


The boy's mother later alleged that Jabar Gaffney beat, kicked, choked and attempted to drown her son.


In 2006, Jabar Gaffney was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a handgun in New Jersey.


Jabar Gaffney is the son of former New York Jets wide receiver Derrick Gaffney, and the first cousin of NFL cornerback Lito Sheppard.