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Kellen Clemens

Kellen Clemens

10
QB
Height: 
6-2

Weight:

220

Age

34
Oregon
12 Years Pro

2017 Season

  • tds0
  • int1
  • yds36
  • rtg43.8
stats

Kellen Clemens will play his fourth season with the Chargers in 2017. 

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Kellen Clemens will play his fourth season with the Chargers in 2017.  A second-round pick of the New York Jets in 2006, Clemens’ career has taken him to the Jets, Washington, Houston and the St. Louis Rams. His resume boasts 21 NFL starts. Clemens started the last nine games for the Rams in 2013, leading them to wins in four of their last seven games.

Clemens grew up in Burns, Oregon, a cowboy town located in the southeast corner of the state that was more than 100 miles removed from the nearest interstate. His biological father, Vernon Vincent, was killed in a mill accident when Kellen was just six months old and his mother remarried John Clemens a couple of years later. After remarrying, the family moved onto a 3,500-acre Black Angus beef cattle ranch that had been in the Clemens family for six generations since 1870. Located in Harney County in Ore., the family’s home was actually the county’s first school house before it became an actual working ranch. As a child, Clemens worked on the ranch, doing things like herding cattle, bailing hay and fixing machinery. It’s also where he learned to play football and he often trained by dragging tractor tires through the hay fields. John Clemens played defensive back at Portland State in the early 1980s and his grandfather, Delmer Clemens, played at Oregon in the 1950s.

Prior to enrolling at Oregon, Kellen prepped at Burns High School where he set state records for passing yards and touchdowns. He went 31-7 as a starter and became the only player from the state to earn Parade Magazine All-America honors. He led the Hilanders to the state finals as a senior.

At Oregon, Clemens set single-season passing records and he finished his career as the Ducks’ third-all-time leading passer in both yards and touchdowns. Unfortunately, his career ended prematurely when he broke his leg in the eighth game of his senior season as result of a horse-collar tackle during a game. Still enamored with his upside, the Jets drafted Clemens in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft.

A practicing Roman Catholic, Clemens married his wife, Nicole, while playing at Oregon. She attended the University of San Diego. The couple has three children: Kate, Grant and Scarlett. In 2008, Clemens, Nicole and young daughter, Kate, attended a mass conducted by Pope Benedict in Washington D.C., and after the mass as part of the Papal procession, the Pope walked by and blessed the couple’s daughter.

Clemens has four sisters, two of whom, Maria and Jessica, played college volleyball at Portland State after winning state championships in volleyball, basketball and track at Burns High.

 

TRANSACTION HISTORY: Second-round pick by New York Jets, April 29, 2006...signed July 27...re-signed, April 13, 2010...contract expired July 25, 2011...signed with Washington, July 29...released Sept. 3...signed with Houston, Nov. 23...waived Dec. 6...claimed by St. Louis, Dec. 7...released Aug. 31, 2012...re-signed with Rams, Sept. 13 and April 16, 2013...contract expired March 11, 2014...signed with Chargers, March 17...re-signed one-year contract with Chargers, March 9, 2016.

 

2016: Saw brief action late Sept. 18 vs. Jacksonville...took over as team’s holder on placements for final 11 games.

2015: Played one series at end of game Sept. 27 at Minnesota and led 14-play, 89-yard touchdown drive with 19-yard scoring throw to Keenan Allen...went 5 of 6 for 63 yards on drive.

2014: Saw action late in 31-0 win over New York Jets Oct. 5...took over for Philip Rivers in third quarter Nov. 2 at Miami and completed first pass as Charger.

2013: Passed for 247 yards and two touchdowns to post career-high passer rating (140.6) in 38-8 win at Indianapolis Nov. 10...threw two longest touchdown passes of career vs. Colts, 57 and 81 yards to Tavon Austin...in 27-16 win over New Orleans Dec. 15, posted career-best first-half passer rating (142.0).

2012: Saw action vs. New England Oct. 28 and at Arizona Nov. 25.

2011: Season-best 25 of 36 for 229 yards and touchdown for 95.7 rating Dec. 18 vs. Cincinnati...career-long 18-yard rushing touchdown Jan. 1 vs. San Francisco.

2010: Scored rushing touchdown vs. Buffalo on Jan. 2, 2011 in only appearance of season.

2009: Saw most extensive action of season Dec. 13 at Tampa Bay, completing 12 of 23 for 11 yards.

2008: Appeared in two games and posted only offensive stats Sept. 22 at San Diego.

2007: First-career start and touchdown pass Sept. 16 at Baltimore...first-career victory, 19-16, over Pittsburgh, Nov. 18...first-career rushing touchdown and season-highs for completions (24) and yards (286) Dec. 9 vs. Cleveland.

2006: First NFL action Oct. 8 at Jacksonville.

 

COLLEGE: Finished career third in school history for passing yards (7,555), total offense (8,090) and touchdowns (61)... honorable mention All-Pac-10 as junior...as sophomore in 2003 vs. Stanford, completed school-record 15 of 17 (88.9 pct.) with 85 and 86-yard touchdown passes against Cardinal...offensive player of week after 21 of 27 effort vs. UCLA in ’03...played in 39 career games with 34 starts and completed 613 of 1,005 (61.0 pct.) with 61 TDs and only 24 interceptions...redshirted in 2001...played at Oregon from 2002-05...business administration degree.

 

PERSONAL: Born in Lakeview, Oregon...consensus All-America, Oregon Gatorade Player of Year and three-time first-team All-Greater Oregon League quarterback at Burns (Ore.) High...also first-team all-state safety...passed for state-record 8,646 yards and 102 touchdowns.

Stats

Career Stats

gamespassingrushingfumbles
seasonteamggscompattydsavgtdintscksckyrateattydsavgtdfumlost
2017LAC5068364.5010043.83-3-0.60--
2016SD120010-000039.62-1-0.10--
2015SD20566310.510001501-1-0.50--
2014SD2013103.3001943.8------
2013STL1091422421,6736.9872113878.823646.4074
2012STL20133913010042.4252.5010
2011HOU00---------------
2011STL33489154662196873.863712.3120
2010NYJ101263000056.32991--
2009NYJ10113261254.80042163.81210.1020
2008NYJ2035265.2010034.23-3-1.50--
2007NYJ1081302501,5296.15102713860.92711111.1141
2006NYJ20010-0042739.62105011
TOTAL3506384,0536.416216640168.9832293.83176

Recent Games

passingrushingfumbles
wkopresultcompattydsavgtdintscksckyrateattydsavgtdfumlost
14WASW 30-13133101002.8------
13CLEW 19-10---------------
12@DALW 28-6---------------
11BUFW 54-2455336.6000094.23-3-30--
10@JAXL 17-20---------------
8@NEL 13-21---------------
7DENW 21-0---------------
6@OAKW 17-16---------------
5@NYGW 27-22---------------
4PHIL 24-26---------------
3KCL 10-24---------------
2MIAL 17-19---------------
1@DENL 21-24---------------

passing

yearteamgattcomppctatt/gydsavgyds/gtdtd%intint%lng20+40+scksckyrate
2017LAC586751.6364.57.20-112.510000043.8
2016SD1210-0.10--0-0--000039.6
2015SD26583.336310.531.5116.70-190000150
2014SD23133.31.5103.350-0-10001943.8
2013STL1024214258.724.21,6736.9167.383.372.9812222113878.8
2012STL23133.31.5391319.50-133.339100042.4
2011HOU0-----------------
2011STL3914852.730.3546618222.211.1367096873.8
2010NYJ1215026360-0-6000056.3
2009NYJ102613502.61254.812.50-0-262042163.8
2008NYJ253602.5265.2130-12011000034.2
2007NYJ1025013052251,5296.1152.952104561842713860.9
2006NYJ210-0.50--0-0-00042739.6
TOTAL 6163835054.910.54,0536.466.4162.5213.3815066640168.9

rushing

yearteamgattatt/gydsavgyds/gtdlng1st1st%20+40+fum
2017LAC530.6-3-1-0.60-10-000
2016SD1220.2-1-0.5-0.1000-000
2015SD210.5-1-1-0.50-10-000
2014SD2------------
2013STL10232.3642.86.4016417.4002
2012STL22152.52.505150001
2011HOU0------------
2011STL362376.212.3118116.7001
2010NYJ12294.59110150000
2009NYJ10121.210.10.10618.3001
2008NYJ231.5-3-1-1.50-10-000
2007NYJ10272.71114.111.11181037001
2006NYJ2211055080-000
TOTAL 61831.42292.83.83181821.7006

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2017LAC5-----------
2016SD12-----------
2015SD2-----------
2014SD2-----------
2013STL1074-1-0--100
2012STL210-1-0--000
2011HOU0-----------
2011STL320-1-0-0000
2010NYJ1-------0---
2009NYJ1020-1-0--000
2008NYJ2-----------
2007NYJ1041-1--1-0000
2006NYJ211------000
TOTAL 61176-50-100100

preseason

gamespassingrushingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggscompattydsavgtdintscksckYrateattydsavgtdfumlost
108/13/2017SEAL 48-1710410100101211070.8100011
208/20/2017NOL 13-7111017995.80042275.4326260--
308/26/2017@LAW 21-1900---------------
408/31/2017@SFL 13-2300---------------
TOTAL 2114271997.41253257.542613011

regular season

gamespassingrushingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggscompattydsavgtdintscksckYrateattydsavgtdfumlost
109/11/2017@DENL 21-2400---------------
209/17/2017MIAL 19-1700---------------
309/24/2017KCL 24-1000---------------
410/01/2017PHIL 26-2400---------------
510/08/2017@NYGW 27-2200---------------
610/15/2017@OAKW 17-1600---------------
710/22/2017DENW 0-2100---------------
810/29/2017@NEL 13-2100---------------
1011/12/2017@JAXL 17-2010---------------
1111/19/2017BUFW 24-541055336.6000094.23-3-30--
1211/23/2017@DALW 28-610---------------
1312/03/2017CLEW 10-1910---------------
1412/10/2017WASW 13-3010133101002.8------
TOTAL 5068364.5010043.83-3-0.60--

passing splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgattcomppctydsavglngtdint1st1st%20+scksckyrate
Buffalo Bills155100336.6100036000094.2
Cleveland Browns1--------------
Dallas Cowboys1--------------
Denver Broncos0--------------
Jacksonville Jaguars1--------------
Kansas City Chiefs0--------------
Miami Dolphins0--------------
New England Patriots0--------------
New York Giants0--------------
Oakland Raiders0--------------
Philadelphia Eagles0--------------
Washington Redskins13133.331301133.30002.8

passing splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgattcomppctydsavglngtdint1st1st%20+scksckyrate
Outside Own Division58675364.5100145000043.8
vs AFC Teams355100336.6100036000094.2
vs NFC Teams23133.331301133.30002.8
vs Own Division0--------------

passing splits - split by MONTH

splitgattcomppctydsavglngtdint1st1st%20+scksckyrate
December23133.331301133.30002.8
November355100336.6100036000094.2
October0--------------
September0--------------

passing splits - split by STADIUM

splitgattcomppctydsavglngtdint1st1st%20+scksckyrate
AT&T Stadium1--------------
EverBank Field1--------------
Gillette Stadium0--------------
MetLife Stadium0--------------
Oakland Coliseum0--------------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High0--------------
StubHub Center38675364.5100145000043.8

passing splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgattcomppctydsavglngtdint1st1st%20+scksckyrate
Losses1--------------
Wins48675364.5100145000043.8

passing splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgattcomppctydsavglngtdint1st1st%20+scksckyrate
Mondays0--------------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1--------------
Sundays48675364.5100145000043.8

rushing splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Buffalo Bills13-3-1-100
Cleveland Browns1------
Dallas Cowboys1------
Denver Broncos0------
Jacksonville Jaguars1------
Kansas City Chiefs0------
Miami Dolphins0------
New England Patriots0------
New York Giants0------
Oakland Raiders0------
Philadelphia Eagles0------
Washington Redskins1------

rushing splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Outside Own Division53-3-1-100
vs AFC Teams33-3-1-100
vs NFC Teams2------
vs Own Division0------

rushing splits - split by MONTH

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
December2------
November33-3-1-100
October0------
September0------

rushing splits - split by STADIUM

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
AT&T Stadium1------
EverBank Field1------
Gillette Stadium0------
MetLife Stadium0------
Oakland Coliseum0------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High0------
StubHub Center33-3-1-100

rushing splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Losses1------
Wins43-3-1-100

rushing splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Mondays0------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1------
Sundays43-3-1-100

Passing splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgattcomppctydsavglngtdint1st1st%20+scksckyrate
Grass48675364.5100145000043.8
Turf1--------------

Passing splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgattcomppctydsavglngtdint1st1st%20+scksckyrate
Home Games38675364.5100145000043.8
Road Games2--------------

Passing splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgattcomppctydsavglngtdint1st1st%20+scksckyrate
Ahead08675364.5100145000043.8

Passing splits - HALF

splitgattcomppctydsavglngtdint1st1st%20+scksckyrate
2nd Half08675364.5100145000043.8
Last Two Minutes of Half--------------

Passing splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgattcomppctydsavglngtdint1st1st%20+scksckyrate
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line10-0--010-0000
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line44100266.5100037500093.8
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line03266.7103.3800133.300071.5

Passing splits - QUARTERS

splitgattcomppctydsavglngtdint1st1st%20+scksckyrate
4th Quarter08675364.5100145000043.8

Passing splits - ATTEMPTS

splitgattcomppctydsavglngtdint1st1st%20+scksckyrate
Attempts 1-Through-108675364.5100145000043.8

Passing splits - MARGIN

splitgattcomppctydsavglngtdint1st1st%20+scksckyrate
Margin 0-71--------------
Margin 15+38675364.5100145000043.8
Margin 8-141--------------