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Sauter, Cory

2000 Bowman Chrome, #143

Cards: Topps 2000, Bowman 2000
Acquired: TTM 2021, C/o home
Sent: 8/5 Received: 8/23 (21 days)

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

  • Cory Sauter played quarterback from 1994-1997 for the Minnesota Golden Gophers.

  • Took over starting duties in 1995, throwing for 2600 yards, completing out 60.4% of his passes, and 18 TDs.

  • 4 year totals at the school included 6834 total yards, 40 TDs, and a 57% completion average.

  • Signed with the Arizona Cardinals in 1998, and then joined the Lions in 1999.

  • In 2000, Cory played in the NFLE with the Barcelona Dragons.

  • A  traditional drop back passer, he connected on 62.6% of his targets for 6 TDs for the Dragons, but was sacked 18 times on 181 drop backs. 

  • He then spent 2001 to 2003 in between the Colts and Bears, seeing his only statistically captured action in 2002 with the Bears.

  • Since 2006, Cory has been in the coaching ranks in both college (Minnesota and SW Minnesota State), and in Europa with the Hamburg Sea Devils and Berlin Thunder.
Topps 2000, #351

NFLE

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NFL

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NOTES:

A bit of an underwhelming autograph but I’ll take it!

Morey, Sean

Playoff Contenders 2000, #170

Card: Playoff Contenders 2000 European Ticket
Acquired: 2021, Future Considerations

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

  • Sean Morey played WR at Brown University, where he set career records for the Ivy League with 251 catches, 3850 yards and 40 TDs.

  • 7th round selection of the New England Patriots in 1999 who languished on the practice squad.

  • Joined the Barcelona Dragons of the NFLE in 2000,  playing in the league through 2003.

  •  After leaving the Patriots, joined the Eagles in 2001 where he distinguished himself as a special teams gunner and off used kick returner.

  • Played for Steelers from 2004-06, quickly asserting himself as captain of the special teams.

  • Spent 3 seasons in Arizona, (2007-09) earning a Pro Bowl appearance.

  • Joined the Seahawks in 2010, but ended his career due to lingering injuries.

  • Sean has been spotted working his way up the high school and college coaching ranks. 

ACCOLADES:

  • Pro Bowl 2008

NFLE

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NFL

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NOTES:

Sean is an active advocate for concussion awareness.

Kubiak, Jim

Playoff Contenders 2000, #166

Card: Panini Contenders 2000 European Ticket
Acquired: 2021, Future Considerations

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

  • Jim Kubiak was a traditional dropback passer who played for Navy from 1991 to 1994.

  • Over 4 years he threw for 6008 yards (558/969) and 23 TDs. 

  • His career yardage and completion totals represented a school record.

  • Commitments to the Navy prevented him from playing immediately out of college.

  • As a member of the NFL, he was an off-season member of the Panthers (96), Colts (98-99), Jets (00), and Colts again (03).

  • Jim garnered extensive experience from his time in the World League playing for the Dragons (99) and Admirals (00).

  • Threw for 7 TDs and 2 INT for the Dragons in 99, and 4 TDs and 817 yards in 2000 for Amsterdam.

  • Over the next 5 years, Kubiak honed his skills in the Arena Football League, playing for the Buffalo Destroyers (01-02), Dallas Desperados (03), Detroit Fury (04), and Georgia Force (05).

  • Best year in the AFL came in ’03 with the Desperados, throwing for 4762 yards, 97TDs/17 Int, on 388 of 557 passing.

  • Spent the entire 2004 season on IR with the Fury. 

  • Retired after blowing out his knee early in the 2005 season with the Georgia Force, but worked in their front office in both 06 and 07.

  • After a few college stops, also worked with the Soul (05) and the Force (08-12) as their OC. 

NFLE

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AFL

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ACCOLADES:

  • 2nd Team All Arena 2003

NOTES:

Jim Kubiak is not related to Gary Kubiak. Kubiak spent time working as a color man for a few years in Buffalo for the Bills. Currently he is a director of the WNY QB Academy.