Jeff Knapple
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Personal information
Born: (1956-08-27) August 27, 1956 (age 66)
Würzburg, Germany
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College:Northern Colorado
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Player stats at PFR

Jeffrey Scott Knapple (born August 27, 1956 in Würzburg, Germany) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League who played for the Denver Broncos.[1] He played college football for the UCLA Bruins, Colorado Buffaloes, and Northern Colorado Bears. He also played in the Canadian Football League for the Calgary Stampeders and in the USFL for the Denver Gold and New Jersey Generals.[2]

Knapple married actress Jill Whelan in 2017.[3]


  1. ^ "Jeff Knapple Stats".
  2. ^ Wallace, William N. (29 May 1983). "Generals Gambling On Erratic Knapple" – via
  3. ^ Rivas, Aby (18 January 2020). "'The Love Boat' Jill Whelan Met Her Third Husband through Her High School Prom Date". Amo Mama. Retrieved 23 February 2021.