The famous American football quarterback later signed a four-year contract with the Houston Texans as a free agent in 2016, following the Bronco’s Super Bowl victory.
On March 23, 2018, it emerged that the star had signed a one-year contract to play at quarterback for the Miami Dolphins.
Brock Osweiler Biography – Age
Brock Alan Osweiler was born in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho on November 22, 1990 and raised by his parents, Kathy and John Osweiler, in Kalispell, Montana. His older brother, Tanner, also played college football with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) at Montana Tech in Butte. It is also known that their father, John, received scholarship offers to play football. The man, however, chose to join the army as soon as he finished high school.
Brock had interests in basketball and football. He thrived in both areas and even played for Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball teams at one point. In 2006, he signed on to become a basketball player for Gonzaga University in Spokane, but as fate would have it, he ended up playing college football.
His professional football career took off once he started attending Arizona State University Brock Osweiler became the first true freshman to start a game for the Sun Devils since Jake Plummer in 1993. He played six games with a start in 2009 and 2010.
Due to his great performance, Osweiler was rated the sixth best quarterback in the 2012 NFL Draft and the 57th pick in the second round of this season’s selection by the Denver Broncos. In 2013, Osweiler quit playing quarterback and joined the line. As the tallest member of the team at 2.10m, it was an attempt to obstruct the New England Patriots game-winning goal.
The 2014 season saw Osweiler throw his first career touchdown against the Raiders, precisely on December 28. His team won Weeks 7 and 10 respectively against the San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers. During the first game, Osweiler attempted an incomplete pass but completed 2 of 5 passes for 13 yards in the final game.
In the 2015 season, Osweiler suffered their first loss after three straight wins. His team lost the Week 14 game to the Oakland Raiders in a 15-12 loss. He finished the season with 170 completions on 275 attempts (61.8%) for 1,967 yards; 10 touchdowns and 6 interceptions with an 86.4 quarterback rating.
On March 9, 2016, he signed a 4-year contract worth $72 million ($37 million guaranteed) to play for the Houston Texans. However, in what was considered the most creative in NFL history, Osweiler was traded to the Cleveland Browns along with the Texans’ 2017 sixth-round pick and 2018 second-round pick in exchange for the compensation pick of the Browns 2017 fourth round.
After being released by the Browns, Brock on September 2, 2017, Osweiler signed a one-year contract with the Denver Broncos to cover backup quarterback Paxton Lynch with a shoulder injury. The contract was worth the league’s minimum of $775,000, leaving the Browns to pay the remainder of the guaranteed $15.2 million owed to him.
Currently playing for the Miami Dolphins, the Flathead High School graduate’s future looks very bright.
His net worth and salary
Surfing his contract history, Osweiler’s six-year career playing for the Broncos, Texan and Browns from 2012 to 2017 is worth more than $40.5 million. His agreements with each of the aforementioned leagues are listed as follows:
- Broncos (2012 – 2015): $3,516,678
- Browns (2016): $15,225,000
- Texans (2016): $21,000,000
- Broncos (2017): $775,000
His net worth which includes all of his properties and assets; is estimated at over $20 million. Osweiler bought his first home in 2010, and the current value of that property is estimated at around $1.6 million.
Who is Osweiler’s wife?
Brock Osweiler married his longtime girlfriend, Erin on February 28, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. They had a small but grand ceremony among family and friends and two years later the couple welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Blake Everly. She was born on April 9, 2017.
Height, weight and other facts
1. Height: 6ft, 6in tall (2.01m)
2. weight: 240 lbs (110 kg)
3. League entry: 2012 draft, 2nd round, No. 57 overall (Broncos)
4. College: Arizona State
5. Career Position: Free Agent
6. He was the fifth of 11 quarterbacks selected in the 2012 NFL Draft.
7. During his sophomore year in high school in Montana, Osweiler committed to playing basketball at Gonzaga, but he ultimately decided to play football and choose Arizona State University instead of a scholarship offer at Stanford and Washington State.
8. The free agent quarterback returned to the Broncos after a year-long stint with the Houston Texans.
9. His best performance in 2017 was when he came off the bench and had 194 yards and two touchdowns in a 25-13 win over the Indianapolis Colts.
10. He is currently the only Cleveland Browns quarterback to leave Cleveland with an undefeated record.