Drew Bledsoe is a retired American Football player who used to play as a quarterback. He participated in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons. He made a name for himself when he used to play as a quarterback. This was in the years 1993 to the year 2001. He played for New England Patriots. He lost his job after he got injured. He has been able to play for various teams including Buffalo Bills and Dallas Cowboys. Here is a quick summary of Drew Bledsoe’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Drew Bledsoe Early Life
Drew Bledsoe as people popularly refers him was born in the year 1972 on 14TH February. His birth names were Drew McQueen Bledsoe. His parents were teachers, and they used to work in Ellensburg, Washington. His father did also work as a football coach, and he managed a football camp in Washington State. Here, Drew got to be able to interact with various professional players and coaches. Together with his family, they did move a lot. By the time he was reaching his sixth grade, they had moved a total of five times. They decided to settle in Walla Walla, Washington. His father did coach a high school football team.
Drew got to be given a chance to play football a whole season. Having his father as his coach pushed him to be able to perform better. He was able to win various awards. Among them, they included being chosen to the Western 100 and being named as Washington State Player of the Year. He got multiple job deals with the University of Miami and the University Washington. He decided to attend Washington State. This is because it was only located a few hours from his home. Drew is married to Maura. The couple lives in Bend, Oregon. They have four children: three sons, and one daughter. The sons are Stuart, John, Henry and the daughter is Healy. One of his son by the name John has been playing for Washington State Football. While he was playing for New England Pilots, he used to live in Massachusetts.
Drew Bledsoe Career, Awards & Achievement
Between the years 1993 to the year 2001, he was part of New England Patriots. Here, he started his career as a quarterback of New England Patriots. After a certain period, he went on to transfer to Buffalo Bills. He enjoyed this change that took place in the year 2002. In the year 2003, he was able to sign a contract with Dallas Cowboys that was worth millions of money. While on this team, his performance wasn’t impressive as expected and this led to him leaving the team in the year 2006. After leaving this team, he decided to end his career in football by taking the much-required rest and hence he did retire from the National Football League. He has been named as number 30 greatest quarterback in NFL.
Awards and Achievements
Drew has been able to have a successful career despite the injury that inspired his retirement. Some of his achievements include: At only twenty-three years old, he was able to set a record as the youngest player in National Football League. This was after he was able to go beyond the 10,000 yard. When he was 22 years old, he set a record of being the youngest quarterback in NFL player to be able to play in the Bowl. He also was able to lead the Buffalo Bills to win the season title. When he joined Buffalo, he was able to keep a good track for a season record of yards and various attempts.
Net worth of Drew Bledsoe
Drew Bledsoe has a net worth of over $55 million. This wealth has come from the football industry. He has previously played for various teams that ensured his net worth started to increase slowly. In the year 2005, he got paid over $23 million after he joined Dallas Cowboys. Other sources of his wealth include his winery.
Drew did have a very successful career as a footballer. After he retired from active football, Drew has created time to engage himself is various charitable organisations. He got inducted into Patriots Hall of Fame. In the year 2018, he got awarded honorary captain of the New England Patriots for the excellent service he offered to the team.