Donovan McNabb facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Donovan McNabb
Donovan McNabb crop.jpg
No. -     No. 5
Personal information
Date of birth: November 25, 1976 (1976-11-25) (age 43)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
College: Syracuse
NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2
Debuted in 1999 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Pro Bowl selection (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009)
  • NFC Offensive Player of the Year (2004)
  • Philadelphia Eagles 75th Anniversary Team
  • 3× Big East Offensive Player of the Year (1996-1998)
  • Syracuse All-Century Football Team
  • NFC's Player of the Month 9/05
  • Big East's Offensive Player of the Decade for the 1990s
  • Big East Rookie of the Year
  • 2008 Pudding Pie Award winner
  • FedEx Air Player of the Week (Week 1 of 2008 season)
Career NFL statistics
TDINT 234-117
Passing yards 37,276
Passer rating 85.6
Rushing attempts 616
Rushing yards 3,459
Rushing touchdowns 29
Stats at
Stats at

Donovan McNabb (born November 25, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois) is a retired American football player. He played as a quarterback in the National Football League. He played college football for Syracuse.

McNabb was picked by the Philadelphia Eagles with the second pick in the first round of the 1999 NFL Draft. With the Eagles, McNabb played fairly well. There was some controversy about his work ethic and wide receiver Terrell Owens. The Eagles made the NFC Championship game six times and the Super Bowl once. However, McNabb struggled very badly after leaving the Eagles. He later played for the Washington Redskins and the Minnesota Vikings. He retired in 2011. McNabb wore #5 throughout his career.

Images for kids

Donovan McNabb Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.