The sixth time is always the charm right? Kevin Hogan is hoping to at least healthy enough to finish off the season here in Cleveland after becoming the newest starting quarterback for the Cleveland Browns this season following Cody Kessler’s concussion during the Browns week 8 match up and lose against division rival Cincinnati Bengals. Robert Griffin III, Josh McCown, Cody Kessler, Terrell Pryor, Charlie Whitehurst, and now former Stanford quarterback and rookie Kevin Hogan. Cleveland setting records but no in the same good sense that it seems everyone else in Cleveland sports is. With the newest addition to the Cleveland sacrifice list they tied the latest team to ever play six quarterback since the 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Hogan is a former Stanford quarterback who played for David Shaw from 2012-2015 and started 2013-2015. Also for two year played under former Stanford offensive coordinator, and now Cleveland offensive assistant, for two years. During his time with the Cardinals the now 24 year old, 6’3″, 218 pound rookie would pass for 9,385 yards with 75 passing touchdowns and also run for a total 1 ,249 yards and 15 rushing touchdowns. Hogan was selected in the fifth round (162nd overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs on April 30th but released by Kansas City on September 3rd. Only the following day to be signed by the Cleveland Browns to the team’s practice squad and on October 11, 2016, he would be signed to the active roster. On October 23, Hogan made his NFL debut against the Bengals his first NFL career touchdown with a 28-yard rush, which is now the record for longest touchdown run by a quarterback in the history of the Cleveland Browns franchise.