Former Kentucky QB Jared Lorenzen passes away at 38


LEXINGTON, KY – SEPTEMBER 27: Quarterback Jared Lorenzen #22 of Kentucky looks for the open receiver against Florida on September 27, 2003 at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Florida won 24-21. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Former Kentucky Wildcats Quarterback Jared Lorenzen has died, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap.

Lorenzen spent four years at Kentucky, passing for 10, 354 yards in his college career. He was signed as an undrafted free agent to the New York Giants in 2004. He was the third string QB for the team for 2004 and 2005.

Sometimes known as ‘The Pillsbury Throwboy”, he struggled with his weight and chronicled his battle with obesity in a documentary.

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