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Luke McCown

McCown (left) with David Garrard before a game
No. 12     Jacksonville Jaguars
Personal information
Date of birth: July 12, 1981 (1981-07-12) (age 28)
Place of birth: Jacksonville, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
College: Louisiana Tech
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 4 / Pick: 106
Debuted in 2004 for the Cleveland Browns
Career history
 As player:
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2007
TD-INT     9-10
Passing yards     1,617
QB Rating     75.5
Stats at

Lucas Patrick McCown (born July 12, 1981 in Jacksonville, Texas) is an American football quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisiana Tech.

McCown has also been a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He is the younger brother of both Carolina Panthers quarterback Josh McCown and former Texas A&M quarterback Randy McCown.


Professional career

Cleveland Browns

He was traded to Tampa Bay from the Browns on the weekend of the 2005 NFL Draft after starting four games for Cleveland during the 2004 season.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

During week 13 of the 2007 NFL season, McCown produced his finest performance as an NFL quarterback, throwing for 313 yards and 2 touchdowns during an emergency start for the injured Jeff Garcia in Tampa Bay's 27-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints.

McCown started the next game against the Houston Texans and was 25-38 for 266 yards and no interceptions, but a loss. He came in relief in the second half of week 16 and threw for 185 yards and one interception. McCown started the last game as the Bucs had already clinched a playoff spot. He threw for 236 yards and one interception with 2 TDs. McCown played in 5 games, starting 3, during the 2007 season, and threw altogether for 1,009 yards, 3 interceptions, 5 touchdowns, with a 91.7 QB rating. He lost the starting quarterback job against Byron Leftwich when Leftwich outplayed him the game before.

Jacksonville Jaguars

McCown was traded to the Jacksonville Jaguars for an undisclosed 2010 draft pick on September 5, 2009.


His brother Josh is an NFL quarterback, currently with the Carolina Panthers. His older brother Randy played quarterback at Texas A&M. Luke is married to his wife Katy, and has two sons, Jonah Thomas and Elijah Luke.

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