Jake Kelchner

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Jake Kelchner
No. 17     West Virginia Mountaineers
Date of birth (1970-06-27) June 27, 1970 (age 47)
Place of birth Berwick, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s) QB
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg)
College West Virginia, Notre Dame
AFL entry 1995
Career history
As player
1990–1991 Notre Dame
1992–1993 West Virginia
1994 Las Vegas Posse
1995 Tampa Bay Storm
1996 Florida Bobcats
1998 Grand Rapids Rampage

Jake Kelchner (born June 27, 1970) is a former starting quarterback for West Virginia University during the 1990s. He was part of the mountaineers undefeated 1993 team.[1] Kelchner also went on to play one season in the Canadian Football League and three seasons in the Arena Football League.

College career[edit]

Kelchner started his college career at the University of Notre Dame. Notre Dame had also signed Rick Mirer of Goshen, Indiana, the No. 1 prospect in the country. Two years later Kelchner transferred to West Virginia.

Professional career[edit]

In 1994, he played 1 game with the Las Vegas Posse of the Canadian Football League. Additionally, Kelchner played with the Tampa Bay Storm, Florida Bobcats and Grand Rapids Rampage for 3 seasons over 4 years.

Personal life[edit]

Jake Kelchner married Morgantown native Kimberly Knouse in 2002. They have two children. He now resides in Ravenna, Ohio.