January 30, 1983|
St. Louis, Missouri
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||215 lb (98 kg)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
Otis competed in football and track at Christian Brothers College High School. He was a member of the Missouri East All-Star Team. Jeff also was an All-West County selection and a St. Louis Post Dispatch Super 30 nominee.
He played for the Columbia Lions in his NCAA career. Jeff ranks second in the All-Time Columbia University passing list with yardage of 4,666 and pass completions 429. Jeff was in the starting role for the Lions in 2003. Jeff responded by finishing third in the league in per game passing average at 255.2 yards per contest. Jeff was named an outstanding player for the Lions. Jeff ranked seventh in Division I-AA in completions per game, and finished third on Columbia University's all-time single-season list with 217 completions. Jeff rated fourth on the school's single-season touchdown list with 17 and third in total offense with 2,675 yards.
Otis was undrafted in the 2005 NFL Draft. After the NFL Draft, he was later signed as a free agent with Arizona on January 5, 2006. He was allocated to NFL Europe by the Cardinals where he helped the Frankfurt Galaxy to a championship in World Bowl XIV. Otis was later released.
First stint with Raiders
Kansas City Chiefs
Second stint with Raiders
The Raiders re-signed Otis to their practice squad on November 12, 2008.
St. Louis Rams
Third stint with Raiders
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- NFL Player profile High School
- NFL Player profile
- 2006 NFL Draft
- Inside the Huddle with Jeff Otis
- Raiders Player profile
- Jeff Otis
- Oakland Raiders - Transactions Archived 2007-12-04 at the Wayback Machine.
- Rams Re-Sign Stterstrom Yahoo Sports, March 17, 2009