Behind the Numbers, Best of the Best Winner: #15 Greg Jennings
KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Bronco fans have been voting over the past two weeks via facebook.com/broncofans and wmubroncos.com to crown the Best of the Best. After looking through the 10 choices from the Behind the Numbers series, the fans have decided that Greg Jennings was the Best of the Best.
Jennings cumulated a massive 54.9 percent of the votes. The closest player was John Offerdahl who came in with 13.7 percent of the vote followed by Bob Rowe with 9.8 percent.
Greg Jennings (2001-2005) made 238 catches, 3,539 yards and 39 touchdowns during his career at wMU. Jennings holds a place in every major receiving record at WMU. He is top five in career receptions (238), yards (3,539) and touchdowns (39). Top five in single season receptions (98), yards (1,259) and touchdowns (14). Along with being top five in single game receptions (16 vs. Virginia, 2005), yards (244 vs. Ball St.,2005) and touchdowns (4 vs. Ball St.,2005).
Jennings was Second Team All-MAC (2003), wiht the two following years being First Team All-MAC (2004,2005). He was the Vern Smith MAC MVP (2005) and the MAC Offensive Player of the Year (2005). During the 2005 season he was Third Team Associated Press All-American, Second Team Sports Illustrated All-American and Third Team CollegeFootballNews All-American.
He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers with the 52nd pick in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft. During his seven-year career he has 389 catches, 6,171 yards and 49 touchdowns. In 2010, he had 76 catches for 1,265 yards and 12 touchdowns in helping the Packers win Super Bowl XLV.
Thank you to all of the Bronco fans who voted throughout the Behind the Numbers series. We're now just just over a week away from the start of the football season when the Broncos take on the Fighting Illini of Illinois. Go Broncos!