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Wayne Chrebet

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Age 50
Birthday August 141973
Birth Sign Leo
City Garfield
Country NJ
Profession Football Player

Wayne Chrebet is a famous Football Player, born on August 14, 1973 in United States. As of December 2022, Wayne Chrebet’s net worth is $5 Million. He was known by fans as “Mr. Third Down,” because many of his career receptions were first down conversions on third down.

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Wayne Chrebet Biography

Wide receiver who played for the New York Jets from 1995 to 2005, compiling 580 career receptions for 7,365 yards and 41 touchdowns. Wayne Chrebet (born August 14, 1973) is a former American football wide receiver who played 11 seasons for the New York Jets of the National Football League from 1995 to 2005..

He was born in Garfield, New Jersey, near where he eventually played his professional football.

After graduating from Garfield, Chrebet remained in the tri-state area, attending Hofstra University on Long Island. Chrebet would enjoy a very productive college football career. Playing from 1991-1994, he set several school records, which include the single-game receiving yards record (245), touchdowns in a game (five), season (16) and career (31). A four-year letter-winner, he twice led Hofstra in receiving yards, and during his 1994 Senior season he became the first player in school history to amass 1,000 receiving yards in a single season. He also etched his name in the NCAA Division I-AA record book by receiving five touchdowns in a single game, tying a record held by future NFL Hall of Famer Jerry Rice.

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In a December 3, 1995, game versus the St. Louis Rams, Chrebet pulled in 8 receptions and broke several tackles on a scramble toward the goal line. On October 19, 1996 at Jacksonville, Chrebet hauled in 12 receptions for 162 yards with five third-down conversions. On September 24, 2000, after former Jets teammate Keyshawn Johnson claimed that comparing Chrebet to him was like “comparing a flashlight to a star,” Chrebet caught an 18-yard TD pass from Curtis Martin with 52 seconds left to give the Jets a 21-17 victory against Johnson’s team at the time (the Tampa Bay Buccaneers). After this, the New York media dubbed Chrebet “The Green Lantern.” His primary nickname, however, was “Mr. Third Down” because 379 of his 580 career receptions were third to first down conversions. Wayne Chrebet became a sensation secondary to his achievement and was featured on cereal boxes in addition to having his #80 jersey worn by the lead character Michael in the 2003 Will Ferrell motion picture Elf.

Wayne Chrebet Net Worth

Wayne Chrebet is one of the richest Football Player & listed on most popular Football Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Wayne Chrebet‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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He had an illustrious career at Hofstra University, which earned him an induction into the school’s Hall of Fame.

In a December 3, 1995, game versus the St. Louis Rams, Chrebet pulled in 8 receptions and broke several tackles on a scramble toward the goal line. On October 19, 1996 at Jacksonville, Chrebet hauled in 12 receptions for 162 yards with five third-down conversions. On September 24, 2000, after former Jets teammate Keyshawn Johnson claimed that comparing Chrebet to him was like “comparing a flashlight to a star,” Chrebet caught an 18-yard TD pass from Curtis Martin with 52 seconds left to give the Jets a 21-17 victory against Johnson’s team at the time (the Tampa Bay Buccaneers). After this, the New York media dubbed Chrebet “The Green Lantern.” His primary nickname, however, was “Mr. Third Down” because 379 of his 580 career receptions were third to first down conversions. Wayne Chrebet became a sensation secondary to his achievement and was featured on cereal boxes in addition to having his #80 jersey worn by the lead character Michael in the 2003 Will Ferrell motion picture Elf.

Despite his collegiate success, the 5’10” Chrebet was not regarded as an NFL prospect, and went undrafted in the 1995 NFL Draft. He secured a tryout for the Baltimore Stallions of Canadian Football League, but was cut after one day.

Chrebet is now involved in owning standardbred (harness) racehorses; a passion he’s been involved in since 2003.

Who is Wayne Chrebet dating?

According to our records, Wayne Chrebet married to Amy Chrebet. As of May 2022, Wayne Chrebet’s is not dating anyone.

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Hofstra has honored Chrebet for his outstanding college career. He was inducted into the Hofstra University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006 as part of its inaugural class, and his jersey #3 was retired.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Football Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Wayne Chrebet celebrates birthday on August 14 of every year.

In a November 6, 2005 game against the San Diego Chargers, Chrebet’s career ended prematurely when he sustained a serious concussion on a clean play. Despite being knocked unconscious for several minutes, Chrebet still made a third-down catch for a first down, symbolic of the type of plays he made throughout his career. Chrebet’s 580 receptions ranks him 2nd and his 7,365 yards from scrimmage place him 5th all-time in the New York Jets record books.

What does Wayne Chrebet do now?

Wayne Chrebet is an Assistant Vice President in the Wealth and Investment Management division of Barclays.

What did Keyshawn Johnson say about Wayne Chrebet?

Johnson said comparing Chrebet to him was like comparing “a flashlight to a star.” That week Chrebet caught the game-winning touchdown on a halfback pass from Curtis Martin.

What nationality is Wayne Chrebet?

American

What position was Wayne Chrebet?

Wide receiver

What college did Wayne Chrebet attend?

Hofstra University

In 2007, Chrebet stated that he still feels post-concussion symptoms as a result of the multiple concussions he suffered while playing in the NFL, including headaches, lethargy, and sensitivity to light and noise. Nonetheless, he stated in 2014 that he has no regrets about playing football, saying: “When you sign up, you expose yourself to these things. I knew the risks. I loved the contact. I miss that. But I had some high I got over getting a big hit or making a hit if I got somebody or they got me more. Would I play any other way than what I’m saying? No.” Chrebet added that the NFL’s newer concussion rules are “good for the game, but I couldn’t play that way,” and that despite the lasting effects of his playing days, “It was different back then. It’s fun just how different it was.”

During his career, he caught passes from 13 different players, played for several different head coaches, and worked for two different owners. Chrebet was formally honored by the New York Jets on “Wayne Chrebet Day” during halftime of the September 23, 2007 game against the Miami Dolphins.

On May 28, 2009 Chrebet joined Morgan Stanley as a financial advisor working out of the Red Bank, New Jersey office. In Fall 2012, Chrebet joined Barclays Capital as a financial advisor and Assistant Vice President working out of the Park Ave, New York City office.

You may read full biography about Wayne Chrebet from Wikipedia.
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