Chris Weinke. Christopher Jon Weinke (born July 31, 1972) is an American football coach, former professional football player, and former professional baseball player. After spending six years in the Toronto Blue Jays minor league baseball system, he enrolled at Florida State University at the age of 25, and played quarterback for the Florida State Seminoles.
Heisman Trophy winner and seven-year National Football League veteran Chris Weinke is in his second year as Georgia Tech’s quarterbacks coach and first year as the Yellow Jackets’ co-offensive coordinator. Weinke, who won the 2000 Heisman Trophy as a quarterback at Florida State and led the Seminoles to a national championship in 1999, is a 10-year coaching veteran with experience at the high school, college and National Football League levels.
Chris Weinke. Christopher Jon Weinke Position: QB Throws: Right 6-4, 232lb (193cm, 105kg) Born: July 31, 1972 in St. Paul, MN. College: Florida St. (College Stats) Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 9 (8592nd overall since 1960) High School: Cretin-Derham Hall
Chris Weinke. QB | Senior | Florida State University. Weinke won Florida State’s second Heisman while leading the Seminoles to a berth in the BCS title game. At age 28, he is the oldest player to win the award. Weinke was born and raised in St. Paul, Minn. where he attended Cretin-Durham Hall High and was a three-sport star.
Christopher Jon Weinke: Name: Chris Weinke: Nick Name: Chris: Date of Birth: July 31, 1972: Age: 50 years old: Birth Place: Saint Paul, Minnesota: Nationality: American: Ethnicity: White: Zodiac Sign : Aries: Height: 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) Weight: 235 lb (107 kg) Hair Color: Black: Eye Color: Black : Father’s Name: Ron Weinke: Mother’s Name: Betty Weinke: Siblings: Derek, Sarah: High School
Weinke, who led Florida State to the 1999 national championship and won the Heisman in 2000, most recently served as Tennessee's quarterbacks coach in the 2019 and 2020 seasons.
As a multi-sport star at Cretin-Durham Hall High in St. Paul, Minnesota, quarterback Chris Weinke had his choice of any college in the country as an All-American selection. He signed to play for FSU head coach Bobby Bowden and was even a part of the same recruiting class as quarterback Charlie Ward, who would go also go on to win the Heisman Trophy and lead the Seminoles to a NCAA national title.
New Tennessee football coach Josh Heupel has not retained a pair of former Vols assistants, offensive coordinator Jim Chaney and quarterbacks coach Chris Weinke.
Weinke played seven years in the NFL, mostly with the Carolina Panthers. The accompanying shift for Long from coaching quarterbacks to tight ends, his expertise, is significant.
Weinke was a 1989 Parade magazine and USA Today first-team high school All-American at Cretin-Derham Hall High School in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was also an all-state baseball player, and in 1990, he was drafted in the second round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player draft (No. 62 overall) by the Toronto Blue Jays.