We take a lot at Jarrett Stidham’s wife Kennedy and their family after the Raiders announced the QB would be starting the last two games of the regular season.
The Las Vegas Raiders announced today they will be benching quarterback Derek Carr for the final two games of the regular season. Carr, who has been the starting QB since 2014, will be replaced by Jarrett Stidham, head coach Josh McDaniels’ announced.
“He works really hard and he’s very bright, understands our offensive system,” McDaniels said of Stidham.
“He’s prepared like he’s playing every week since he’s been in the NFL. He was the backup as a rookie. He has experience getting himself ready to go, in that regard. I thought that giving him a full week, seeing how this affects his preparation, his practice, his performance on Sunday, I think is a good starting point for him.
“But I expect him to be ready to go like he’s always been. I know that’s his mindset and he works really hard to do that.”
The QB’s NFL career so far
26 year-old Stidham was selected by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He appeared in eight games between 2019 and 2020 with New England, completing 24 of 48 passes for 270 yards, two touchdowns and four interceptions.
He was acquired in an offseason trade, and is 8-for-13 for 72 yards in three games this season. Stidham will now start against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday at Allegiant Stadium, with a potential starting position on the line for next season.
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What we know about Jarrett Stidham’s wife Kennedy
Jarrett Stidham’s wife is Kennedy Stidham (née Brown), who was born on November 26, 1996, in Texas. If the name sounds familiar to sports fans, that’s because her dad is Tad Brown, a former college basketball player who was the CEO of the Houston Rockets 2006 to 2021 and is now CEO of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment.
Like her husband, Kennedy has a sports background. She played on the soccer team at Baylor University while she studied for her degree in journalism and public relations.
Jarrett and Kennedy met during their time at Baylor and married in June 2019.
Kennedy is on Instagram @kennedystidham where she has over 111k followers. She is into photography and has worked with photographer Haley Ringo on a digital collaboration.
Jarrett and Kennedy welcomed a daughter this year
In April, Jarrett and Kennedy announced the birth of daughter, Lennon Love Stidham.
“The best day of our lives,” Jarrett wrote on Instagram. “So proud of (Kennedy Stidham) For bringing this little girl into this world. We love you baby girl.”
Kennedy often shares snaps with their adorable daughter: