29 Facts About Jason Campbell


Jason S Campbell was born on December 31,1981 and is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League.


Jason Campbell was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft.


Jason Campbell previously held the record for the longest touchdown completion in Auburn football history, an 87-yard pass to Silas Daniels in a 2004 matchup versus Louisiana Tech, a record that is held by Cam Newton, who completed a 94-yard pass to Emory Blake on October 2,2010 in their victory over Louisiana-Monroe.


Jason Campbell graduated from Auburn with a degree in public administration.


Jason Campbell was drafted in the first round as the 25th pick in the 2005 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins under General Manager Vinny Cerrato.


The Redskins traded up in the draft to get Jason Campbell, surrendering a third round pick in the 2005 NFL draft, along with first and fourth round picks in 2006.


Jason Campbell was the third quarterback selected in that draft class, after Alex Smith and Aaron Rodgers.


On November 13,2006, Jason Campbell was named the Redskins starting quarterback, and on November 19,2006, Jason Campbell made his first career start.


Jason Campbell completed 11 passes on 23 attempts for only 118 yards, with two touchdowns and one interception.


Jason Campbell threw a 66-yard touchdown pass to tight end Chris Cooley in the fourth quarter.


Trainers said that Jason Campbell's ligaments were not torn and announced his injury as a bruised knee.


On December 6,2007, Jason Campbell dislocated the patellar ligament of his left knee during a game against the Chicago Bears.


The injury did not require surgery but Jason Campbell did not play for the remainder of the season.


The often rocky relationship Jason Campbell had with head coach Jim Zorn ended with Zorn's firing.


New Washington head coach Mike Shanahan said the Redskins would tender Jason Campbell an offer leading up to the 2010 free agent period, ensuring that if he signed with another team, Washington would receive draft picks in compensation.


The offense as a whole would fail to click until the fourth quarter when Jason Campbell completed 7 of 9 passes in a 12-play, 72-yard drive that culminated in a 7-yard touchdown pass to Darren McFadden.


In week two against the St Louis Rams Jason Campbell would endure another lackluster performance, completing 8 of 15 passes for a mere 87 yards and an interception.


Behind a solid game by running back Michael Bush, Jason Campbell was vastly improved as he completed 13 of 18 passes for 159 yards and a touchdown.


The Raiders were unable to find any spark on offense as Jason Campbell struggled, completing just 8 of 21 passes for 83 yards and throwing two interceptions.


Jason Campbell would throw a 43-yard touchdown pass to tight end Zach Miller on the game's opening drive and a 19-yard touchdown pass to running back Darren McFadden.


Jason Campbell signed with the Chicago Bears on March 13,2012 to a one-year contract as a backup to Jay Cutler.


In Week 10 against the Houston Texans, Jason Campbell replaced Cutler, who had gone down with a concussion.


On March 26,2013, Jason Campbell signed a two-year contract with the Cleveland Browns.


On March 12,2014, Jason Campbell was released by the Browns, along with fellow quarterback Weeden.


On March 19,2014, Jason Campbell signed a one-year deal worth $1.5 million with $400,000 guaranteed with the Cincinnati Bengals.


Jason Campbell served as backup to starter to Andy Dalton, only appearing in four games as a late game replacement for Dalton.


Jason Campbell was approached by the Indianapolis Colts in November 2015, but declined to come out of retirement to be a backup to Matt Hasselbeck, who was starting in place of an injured Andrew Luck.


Jason Campbell is the cousin of retired basketball player LaSondra Barrett.


Jason Campbell made several appearances in TV commercials for Eastern Automotive Group, a local car dealership group in the DC and Baltimore areas, alongside teammates Clinton Portis, Antwaan Randle El and Chris Cooley.