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Jacoby Brissett was born December 11, 1992. Jacoby was born and raised in Palm Beach County, FL.  Brissett is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL).

Jacoby Brissett attended national powerhouse Dwyer High School in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and ranked the third best dual-threat quarterback in his class. In 2011, he committed to University of Florida

§After two years of play at Florida, Brissett transferred to North Carolina State University and took over the starting quarterback position in 2014

In his Junior and Senior years, he passed for more than 5,000 yards and completed 43 touchdown passes​.

Brissett was selected by the New England Patriots in the third round with the 91st overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. He was the only player selected in the 2016 draft who declined to hire an agent. On June 16, 2016, Brissett signed a four-year rookie contract with the Patriots. Brissett played in his first regular season game on September 18, 2016, after starter Jimmy Garoppolo left the Patriots' Week 2 game against the Miami Dolphins after suffering a shoulder injury. The Patriots were leading 21–0 at the time, and Brissett finished the game completing 6 of 9 passes for 92 passing yards as the Patriots won 31–24. The next week, Brissett made his first career start against the Houston Texans, completing 11 of 19 passes for 103 yards and carrying the ball eight times for 48 yards including a 27-yard touchdown run in a 27-0 victory. The New England Patriots went on to win Superbowl LI, defeating the Atlanta Falcons 34-28.

​In 2017, Brissett was traded to the Indianapolis Colts for wide receiver Phillip Dorsett. On September 10, 2017, against the Los Angeles Rams, Brissett entered the game in relief of Scott Tolzien in the fourth quarter and led the team down the field, resulting in a Marlon Mack touchdown. Brissett completed 2 of 3 passes for 51 yards as the Colts lost 46–9. After Tolzien's struggle in Week 1, Brissett was announced as the Week 2 starter for the Colts. In Week 2 against the Arizona Cardinals, Brissett threw for a career-high 216 yards and got the Colts out to a 10–0 lead, but after the Cardinals tied things at 13, the game went into overtime. 

On September 24, 2017, Brissett had two rushing touchdowns and completed 17-for-24 for 259 yards and a touchdown during a 31–28 victory over the Cleveland Browns. This marked his first victory and passing touchdown as a member of the Colts. Overall, in the 2017 season, Brissett had 3,098 passing yards, 13 passing touchdowns, seven interceptions, 260 rushing yards, and four rushing touchdowns. The Colts finished the 2017 season with a 4–12 record.

Brissett remained with the Colts for four consecutive seasons, where he was announced as Walter Payton Man of the Year Nominee in 2020. 

On March 18, 2021, Brissett signed a one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins, reuniting Brissett with Dolphins head coach Brian Flores, whom served as Linebackers' coach during Brissett's rookie season with the New England Patriots.

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