Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL
- 3x Pro Bowl selection (1996, 1997, 1999)
- Pro Bowl MVP (1997)
- Super Bowl XLIV champion with the New Orleans Saints (2009)
- Broke the NFL record for most consecutive completions in a single game in 2006 with the Redskins
- Recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award (1998) and named “Whizzer” White NFL Man of the Year (2001)
- Founder of the Brunell Family Foundation (1997)
Mark Brunell is a former NFL quarterback. He played for the Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Washington Redskins, New Orleans Saints and New York Jets over the course of his 16-season career. Selected by the Packers in the 1993 NFL Draft, Mark came into his own while playing with the Jaguars. He was selected to the Pro Bowl three times and awarded the Pro Bowl MVP in 1997. The Jaguars won an AFC Central Division title and became the first NFL expansion team to make the playoffs three times in its first four seasons of play with Mark serving as starting quarterback. Mark joined the Redskins in 2004 and earned the NFL Comeback Player of the Year in 2005 after suffering a season of injury. He broke the NFL record for most consecutive completions in a single game in 2006, when he completed his first 22 passes against the Houston Texans. He also set the Redskins franchise record for highest completion percentage in a single game with 88.9%. Mark joined the Saints in 2008 and led them to the team’s first ever Super Bowl, which they won in 2010. By the end of his career, Mark amassed 184 touchdowns, 32,072 passing yards and earned an 84.0 in passer rating.
A native of Los Angeles, California, Mark was the starting quarterback in high school for three years and led his team to two league championships and one appearance in the state championships. He attended the University of Washington and played football all four years. He led the Huskies to the Rose Bowl as game MVP in 1990, beating Iowa 46 to 34 as a sophomore. The Huskies won the Rose Bowl the following year and were crowned Pac-10 champions for three consecutive years, 1990 through 1992. Mark retired in 2011 and currently serves as head football coach and program director at the Episcopal School of Jacksonville. Mark and his wife Stacy established the Brunell Family Foundation in 1997, a group that strives to improve the quality of life for children and their families during times of life-changing trauma.