Brian Kinchen

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Brian Kinchen
Date of birth (1965-08-06) August 6, 1965 (age 50)
Place of birth Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
Career information
Position(s) Tight end
College Louisiana State
NFL draft 1988 / Round: 12 / Pick 320
Career history
As player
1988–1990 Miami Dolphins
1991–1995 Cleveland Browns
1996–1998 Baltimore Ravens
1999–2000 Carolina Panthers
2003 New England Patriots
Career stats

Brian Douglas Kinchen (born August 6, 1965 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is a retired American professional football tight end and long snapper in the NFL for the Miami Dolphins, Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Carolina Panthers and New England Patriots. His father is Gaynell "Gus" Kinchen, a member of the 1958 LSU Tigers football team and one of the famed Chinese Bandits. His brother Todd also played in the NFL. His sons Austin Kinchen and Hunter Kinchen were both long snappers on the LSU football team from 2010-11. While, his youngest son McKane Kinchen plays Quarterback for Parkview Baptist High school. He also was a commentator for ESPNU but retired after making a comment during a game that receivers needed to use their soft hands to "caress" the ball and responding to his comment as "kinda gay." [1][2][3]