Friday, September 17, 2010
Danny Kanell is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League, as well as the Arena Football League.
He attended Florida State University, where he played for four years as their quarterback. During his FSU career he played in 45 games and completed 62.2% of his 851 pass attempts. He threw for 6,372 yards, 57 touchdowns (a school record) and 26 interceptions over his four years as a Seminole. He also ran for one touchdown and managed to catch one pass for a loss of three yards. In his freshman, sophomore and senior years he played in the Orange Bowl and in his junior year he played in the Sugar Bowl. He was given an "honorable mention" in the All-American list of his senior year.
Kanell was drafted by the New York Giants in the fourth round (130th overall) in the 1996 NFL Draft.
He now works as a college football analyst for ESPN and can be seen calling games on ESPN2 and ESPNU.