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Casey Weldon
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Born: (1969-02-03) February 3, 1969 (age 54)
Americus, Georgia
Career information
Position(s) Quarterback
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 199 lb (90 kg)
College Florida State
NFL draft 1992 / Round: 4 / Pick: 102
Career history
As player
1992 Philadelphia Eagles
1993–1996 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1996 Barcelona Dragons
1997 San Diego Chargers
1998–2000 Washington Redskins
2001 Birmingham Thunderbolts
Career stats
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William Casey Weldon (born February 3, 1969) is a former professional American football player. Weldon is best known for being the quarterback for Florida State in the late-1980s and early-1990s. During his senior season in 1991, Weldon finished runner-up in the Heisman Trophy balloting to Desmond Howard of Michigan. He also played in the National Football League, World League and for the Birmingham Thunderbolts of the XFL.

High school coaching career

Weldon played high school quarterback at North Florida Christian High School, and he returned there as the varsity head football coach in 2006. On December 12, 2007, and after getting NFC to the Florida division 1A state championship game twice in his two years as head coach, but losing both times, NFC fired him and rehired former NFC head coach Tim Cokely. Weldon finished his two-year NFC career with an overall record of 23–5. In May 2008 he was hired as the new offensive coordinator at Leon High School.

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