Jake Kelchner

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Jake Kelchner
No. 17     West Virginia Mountaineers
Date of birth (1970-06-27) June 27, 1970 (age 45)
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.