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NFL: New Orleans 31, Houston 23

HOUSTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Andy Tanner hauled down a pair of TD passes Sunday and the New Orleans Saints stayed unbeaten in the pre-season with a 31-23 win over Houston.

NFL: New Orleans 17, Kansas City 13

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Preston Parker caught two touchdown passes Friday and New Orleans welcomed back Coach Sean Payton with a 17-13 exhibition victory over Kansas City.

NFL: New England 7, New Orleans 6

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Brian Hoyer threw a touchdown pass in the third quarter to give the New England Patriots a lackluster 7-6 pre-season win over New Orleans Thursday.

NFL: Houston 20, Jacksonville 13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Rookie quarterback T.J. Yates took over for an injured Matt Leinart Sunday and helped lead the Houston Texans to a 20-13 win over Jacksonville.
NFL: Carolina 16, Jacksonville 10

NFL: Carolina 16, Jacksonville 10

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Cam Newton connected with tight end Greg Olsen on 16-yard TD pass late in the game Sunday, handing the Carolina Panthers a 16-10 win over Jacksonville.
Gabbert to start for Jaguars

Gabbert to start for Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert has been given the starting assignment for the Jacksonville Jaguars for their game Sunday at Carolina.

NFL: New York Jets 32, Jacksonville 3

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Mark Sanchez tossed a pair of touchdown passes, one of them to Dustin Keller, sparking the New York Jets to a 32-3 steamrolling of Jacksonville.

NFL: Jacksonville 16, Tennessee 14

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Maurice Jones-Drew scored a first-quarter touchdown Sunday, boosting Jacksonville to a 16-14 win over Tennessee in the season opener for both teams.

Garrard out in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars Tuesday cut David Garrard, their starting quarterback the past four years, and will go with backup Luke McCown in their season-opener.

NFL: Jacksonville 15, Atlanta 13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Luke McCown hit Armon Binns with a 12-yard scoring pass midway through the fourth period to bring the Jacksonville Jaguars a 15-13 pre-season win over Atlanta.

NFL: Jacksonville 19, Tampa Bay 13

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Josh Scobee kicked four field goals Saturday but it took a Luke McCown touchdown pass for Jacksonville to edge Tampa Bay 19-13 in exhibition play.

NFL: Tampa Bay 24, Jacksonville 23

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Luke McCown connected on 6-of-9 passes for 51 yards and two touchdowns Saturday in Tampa Bay's 24-23 exhibition victory over Jacksonville.

NFL: Jacksonville 23, Tampa Bay 17

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- David Garrard completed 10-of-16 passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns Saturday to lead the Jacksonville Jaguars to a 23-17 pre-season win over Tampa Bay.

NFL: Tampa Bay 27, New England 10

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Luke McCown passed for 79 yards and a touchdown for Tampa Bay Sunday in a 27-10 pre-season win over the New England Patriots.

NFL: Tampa Bay 17, Miami 6

MIAMI, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Michael Bennett rushed for 74 yards and a touchdown Saturday to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a pre-season 17-6 victory over Miami.
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Luke McCown (12) sits ont he turf after being sacked for the second time in a row by New England Patriots defense in the third quarter Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at Cleveland Browns Stadium. (UPI Photo/Scott R. Galvin)
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Lucas Patrick McCown (born July 12, 1981 in Jacksonville, Texas) is an American football quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He has been with the team since 2009, and was announced as their starter for the 2011 season on September 6, 2011.

McCown played college football for the Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs, and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2005 to 2008, prior to being picked up by Jacksonville. He is the younger brother of NFL free agent quarterback Josh McCown and former Texas A&M quarterback Randy McCown.

McCown was born and raised in Jacksonville, Texas. Like his older brothers Josh and Randy McCown, he showed an aptitude for sports. He attended Jacksonville High School, where he was a standout in both football and basketball. In basketball, he garnered All-District and All-East Texas honors. For college he attended Louisiana Tech University, where he played for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Luke McCown."
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