He played college football for the Washington Huskies and signed with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2019. The 229 touchdowns also broke the national record previously held by Maty Mauk who had 219. Browning was rated as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com and was ranked as the third-best pro-style recruit in his class. Kendrick Bourne is back on the reserve/COVID-19 list days after being activated from it following a week in which he tested positive then negative. Browning was waived by Minnesota on Saturday, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports. [12], Browning started all 13 games of the 2017 at quarterback, was named to the Academic All-Pac-12 second team, was an honorable mention All-Pac-12, and broke the UW career touchdown passes record in this year. What kind of value are Vikings getting with seven late draft picks. Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. 3 quarterback a more valuable asset than usual. Browning was waived by the Vikings on Saturday, Craig Peters and Eric Smith of the Vikings' official site reports. Jake Browning (born April 11, 1996) is an American football quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). Browning made headlines when he was given the largest signing bonus ever for an undrafted free agent back in April. Browning attended Folsom High School in Folsom, California. © 2005-2020 CBS INTERACTIVE. The Vikings signed Browning to the practice squad Tuesday, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Adam Schefter reports that the Falcons are waiving their 2017 first-round draft pick, Takkarist McKinley. Browning signed with the Vikings' practice squad on Sunday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. [2][3] As a senior, he threw for a national-record 91 touchdown passes. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Browning has agreed to a contract with Minnesota with what is believed to be the largest signing bonus, $140,000, for an undrafted free agent, the Seattle Times reports. Browning couldn't beat out Sean Mannion to be Kirk Cousins' backup, so he could spend a second straight season on the Vikings' practice squad assuming he clears waivers. The Athletic took a look at the third-string quarterback on the Vikings: Jake Browning. He threw for 19 touchdowns and had only 5 interceptions throughout the season. Broncos rookie tight end Albert Okwuegbunam is joining a crowded injured reserve list after tearing his ACL on Sunday. Jake Browning was a four-year starter at quarterback for the Huskies and Jacob Eason brought one year’s worth of experience starting in the SEC when he took over for Browning last season. In his first year at Washington, Browning became the second ever (in any game) true freshman to start at the quarterback position at UW (the other was Marques Tuiasosopo[6] vs. Oregon in 1997)[7] and the first true freshman to start a season opener for the Huskies. In 2020, Browning will earn a base salary of $142,800, while carrying a cap hit of $142,800. There's a chance Browning gets picked up off waivers by another team but, if not, he'll be a strong practice squad candidate for several clubs. 20.7k Followers, 642 Following, 89 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Jake Browning (@jakebrowning72) He was battling for the backup quarterback spot in Minnesota and ultimately lost out to Sean Mannion. He also passed for a California-record 5,790 yards, which broke his record from his junior year. In his first career start, he completed 20 of 34 passes for 150 yards and one interception.[8][9]. Copyright: © 2020 ESPN Enterprises, Inc. All rights reserved. Fellow quarterback Nate Stanley will be around to provide competition. Browning came in sixth in the 2016 Heisman Trophy voting, narrowly missing an invitation to attend the award ceremony in New York City. On November 29, he was named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year and first team all-Pac-12. Dallas Cowboys EVP Stephen Jones: Dak Prescott, Mike McCarthy are still future of team. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Vikings' Jake Browning: Signs reserve/future deal, Vikings' Jake Browning: Record bonus to join Vikings. [13], On April 29, 2019, Browning signed with the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent. Browning received the largest signing bonus ever for an undrafted free agent back in April, but he ended up being waived ahead of Saturday's roster deadline. This move will give Minnesota the inside track on retaining Browning next season in a practice squad role. [11] His sixth-place finish is the second-best Heisman voting finish in school history, behind only Steve Emtman who finished fourth. [5] Browning studied at the university's Foster School of Business, as a direct admit into their Business Administration program his freshman year. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. Atlanta Falcons waive former first-round pick Takk McKinley. [15] He was waived on August 31, 2019 and was signed to the practice squad the next day. Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said both quarterback Dak Prescott and coach Mike McCarthy will be back with the team in 2021.