Jeff Driskel is an American football quarterback. He is currently playing for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.
Jeff Driskel was born on the 23rd of April 1992, in Oviedo, Florida, USA. He was born as Jeffrey Driskel t0 parents Jerry Driskel(father) and Mary Driskel(mother). Jeff has a brother named Jason Driskel. By nationality, he has American citizenship and belongs to a white ethnical background. As of 2019, he is 27 years old and his star sign is Taurus.
Regarding his education, Jeff attended the Paul J. Hagerty High School in Oviedo, Florida. During his time there, he played for his high school football team. After that, he attended the University of Florida. He also attended Louisiana Tech University.
Jeff Driskel’s College Career
The American football quarterback, Jeff Driskel had a keen interest in sports from a young age. During his time at Paul J. Hagerty High School, he played high school football and basketball. He made a score of 4,844 yards and 36 touchdowns. In his senior year, he became the Maxwell Football Club National High School Player of the Year in 2010. Followed by the Gatorade Florida Player of the Year.
During his period at the University of Florida, he played for the Florida Gators football under the guidance of coach Will Muschamp. In his sophomore year in 2012, he became the team’s starter player. He was also the starter player for Florida in a few seasons after Tim Tebow left his stamp on the program.
In the 2013 Sugar Bowl, he led the team in which Florida lost to the Louisville Cardinals with a record of 11–2. During his stay at the university, he also got selected at the 863rd pick by the Boston Red Sox in Major League Baseball in the year 2013. But the same year, he broke his right fibula while playing against the University of Tennessee.
So, he returned from the injury and kept his starting job to start the season. On 3rd January 2015, he was transferred to Louisiana Tech University.
Jeff Driskel’s Professional Career
In the year 2016, the San Francisco 49ers selected Jeff Driskel in the sixth round of the NFL Draft. He signed a four-year contract with San Francisco 49ers on May 5, 2016. The contract worth $2.45 million and a signing bonus of $112,539. He began training camp as the No. 4 quarterback on the depth chart. He joined the Cincinnati Bengals on 4th September 2016. He made his regular-season NFL debut in the fourth quarter of the game on 21st October 2018.
Furthermore, he signed to the Detroit Lions on September 17, 2019. He made his first start for the team against the Chicago Bears on 10th November 2019. He completed the Week 10 contest with 269 passing yards, one touchdown, and one interception in the lost by 13-20.
Who is Jeff Driskel Wife?
Yes, Jeff Driskel is a happily married man. He married his long-term girlfriend Tarin Moses. She was a cheerleader for Florida Gators Football. Jeff met his wife at the University of Florida and started dating each other. The couple tied the wedding vows on 9th July 2016, in Orlando.
From their marriage, the duo welcomed a beautiful daughter named Jensen Michelle Driskel born in the year 2018. Currently, Jeff Driskel is living a happy and blissful life with his wife and daughter.
What Is Jeff Driskel’s Net Worth and Salary?
The American football quarterback, Jeff Driskel obtains a handsome sum of money through his profession as an NFL player. As of 2019, he has an impressive amount of money as his net worth of around $4 Million earned from his playing career. His annual salary is around $720k.
Besides, he also signed a four-year contract with San Francisco 49ers on May 5, 2016. He received around $2.45 million from the contract with a signing bonus of $112,539.
Height & Weight
Jeff Driskel has an athletic body with a very cool personality. His height is 6 feet and 3 inches and his body weight is around 108 kg. Regarding his social networking sites, the NFL Player is only active on Twitter.
Facts of Jeff Driskel
|Full Name||Jeff Driskel|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Date Of Birth||April 23, 1992|
|Age||28 years 1 months|
|Place Of Birth||Oviedo, Florida, USA|
|Height||6 feet 3 inches|
|Education||University of Florida, Hagerty High School|
|Children||Jensen Michelle Driskel|
|Parents||Jerry Driskel, Mary Driskel|
|Jeff Driskel Twitter|