In all, Garrard broke 28 school records, both passing and offensive, and he became one of the few college quarterbacks to achieve more than 9,000 passing yards and 1,000 rushing yards in his college career. ArmchairGM Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. The history of the Jacksonville Jaguars, an American football team in the National Football League (NFL), formally dates to November 30, 1993, when the NFL awarded Jacksonville, Florida the expansion franchise that became the Jacksonville Jaguars. David Douglas Garrard is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for twelve seasons. Garrard’s grand plans for football seemed to be unraveling at the same time as his plans for family. Garrard left school at 16 and joined an estate agency.

[11], Garrard broke 28 school passing and offensive records[12] at East Carolina and joined a select few quarterbacks who achieved more than 9000 passing yards and 1000 rushing yards in their collegiate careers.[13]. The ECU pirates would be led by Garrard in his junior season to an 8-4 finish. [43], On May 8, 2015, Garrard signed a contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars to officially retire as a member of the team. David Garrard was drafted in the 4th round of the NFL Draft, as the 108th overall pick. He played college football at UCLA and Oregon State. ], Garrard was married for forty-seven years to Maureen, who became a director of The Garrard Family Foundation[27] and The Garrard Academy. He was placed on the exempt list for two weeks. [13]. Everyone who saw him play at East Carolina", "Associated Press Weekly Tracking College Football Poll", "Leftwich Leads Herd Back From 30– Point Deficit for 2001 GMAC Bowl Win", "Official 2004 NCAA Football Division I-A and Division I-AA Records", "Lions vs. Jaguars - Game Summary - November 14, 2004 - ESPN", "Watch Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Arizona Cardinals, "Watch Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars,, "ESPN – Leftwich hurt; Jaguars to start Garrard on Sunday – NFL", "ESPN – Garrard to be starting QB; Jags to trade or release Leftwich – NFL", "Yahoo! However it was not to be; Tom Coughlin was fired after the 2002 season, and the new head coach Jack Del Rio drafted none other than Byron Leftwich, who led the Marshall Thundering Herd to a thrilling victory over Garrard's pirates in the GMAC Bowl. [38], The New York Jets announced that they had signed a contract with Garrard on March 11, 2013. Despite some subdued concerns of being rusty after an extended period, Garrard immediately went back to work, gunslinging for 189 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 24-17 victory over the San Diego Chargers, including a 36 yard laser to Reggie Williams that threaded the needle and split two defenders. Genealogy profile for David Warren Garrard David Warren Garrard (1875 - 1946) - Genealogy Genealogy for David Warren Garrard (1875 - 1946) family tree on Geni, with over 200 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. Unfortunately the Garrard and the Pirates would lose in the Mobile Alabama Bowl to Texas Christian University, 28-14. Down 29–28 with 1:56 to go, he led his team in a field goal-scoring drive highlighted by a 32-yard run on 4th and 2 that eventually set up the game-winning field goal for the Jaguars.

[44]. Garrard was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in January 2004,[15] and underwent treatment. Having finished the season with a 11-5 record and the number 5 seed of the AFC, the Jaguars flew once again to Heinz Field for a rematch with no. Lucas Patrick McCown is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League for the Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints. [31], After his release from Jacksonville, Garrard received interest from the Colts, Dolphins and Raiders. This amazing play set up the game winning field goal by Josh Scobee, making the final score 31-29. He has been married to Mary Knox since February 16, 2003. After Leftwich was injured once again in Week 11 of the 2005 season versus the Tennessee Titans, Garrard started once again. However Garrard, determined to compete for the starting job, continued to work towards it, and with the help of Dirk Koetter, the Jaguars new offensive coordinator, Garrard would shoot to new heights. After going to high school at Southern (Durham, NC), Garrard attended East Carolina University. [4] Although physically larger than most quarterbacks at more than 240 pounds, Garrard displayed exceptional mobility. [31], After his release from Jacksonville, Garrard received interest from the Colts, Dolphins and Raiders. In the preseason of 2007, although Leftwich showed brief flashes of quality, Garrard clearly showed his hard work had paid off, as he outperformed Leftwich by throwing for 456 yards, one touchdown, and rushing for another. [16] His only start of the season came in Week 9 against Detroit when Leftwich was injured; he threw two touchdowns to zero interceptions, with his second touchdown coming in overtime to win the game. As of that victory, Garrard had yet to throw an interception. Sports", "David Garrard tells Jets teammates he's leaving due to knee issues", "Obomanu Signed, Garrard to Reserve/Retired", "David Garrard Returns, Placed on Exempt List", "David Garrard Activated, Brady Quinn Released", "Player Game Finder Query Results -", "David Garrard, Jaguars Quarterback is Beating Crohn's",, Players of American football from New Jersey, Players of American football from North Carolina, African-American players of American football, Short description is different from Wikidata, NFL player missing current team parameter, Infobox NFL biography articles missing alt text, Articles containing potentially dated statements from July 2020, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 3 August 2020, at 22:45. [5][11] Following the discovery of the loan in the course of the Cash for Honours political scandal in the UK, Garrard withdrew his nomination for a peerage. Leftwich also played for the Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The couple was married in February 2004 and have three children. Bouman also played for the New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, St. Louis Rams and Baltimore Ravens. In 2006, Garrard was named the starter in Week 8 and replaced Leftwich for the remainder of the season.