Matt Leinart Net Worth 2021, Biography, Height, Awards, and Instagram
Matt Leinart Net Worth 2021 – Matthew Stephen Leinart is a former American football quarterback. He presently works as a studio analyst for Fox Sports’ college football coverage.
In 2006, Leinart went professional in the NFL and played for the clubs Houston Texans, Oakland Raiders, and Buffalo Bills.
Matt Leinart is 36 years old. He was born on May 11, 1983, in Santa Ana, California. Leinart has an elder brother named Ryan Leinart who is a Registered Nurse at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital.
He belongs to American nationality. There is no information about his parents, siblings, and ethnicity.
Leinart attended Mater Dei High School and played for the high school football team.
He won the Gatorade California high school football Player of the Year. Leinart joined the University of Southern California, after graduating high school for further education.
Leinart’s name was drafted and was picked by the Arizona Cardinals in the first round with the tenth overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft.
He set an NFL rookie record with 405 passing yards. In November, he had the quarterback ratings of 74 of his first season. He was the beginning quarterback for the 2007 season.
However, Matt Leinart fractured his left collarbone after he got discharged by St. Louis Rams linebacker Will Witherspoon and was placed on injured reserve.
His season had completed due to the injury. Leinart played in the 2008 offseason as a starting quarterback after recovering from injuries. He was unable to perform well and regained by Kurt Warner.
For the 2009 season, Leinart was kept as a backup quarterback as well. There was the belief of Leinart becoming the starter in the 2010 season after Warner’s retirement.
In September of 2010, he was released in favor of Anderson, Max Hall, and John Skelton. Leinart signed a one-year contract with the Houston Texans as a back up for Matt Schaub after Cardinals released him.
Matt played 16 games of the 2010 season and Leinart was not able to get any action during the entire season. For the 2011 season, he returned to Houston as a backup.
In week 10 of the 2011 season, Matt suffered from an injury to his right foot which gave Leinart the chance to play in matches.
However, he fractured his collarbone and was not able to continue the season. On March 12, 2012, Leinart was released by the Texans.
Furthermore, For his former college teammate, Carson Palmer, Leinart was picked by the Oakland Raiders on May 1, 2012, as a back-up. He was not re-signed by the raiders during the offseason.
Moreover, on August 25, 2013, the Buffalo Bills signed Leinart and was released by the team on August 30, 2013. Leinart’s career as a professional footballer was ended and he turned to studio analyst soon after.
Height and Weight
Matt Leinart has a height of 6 ft. 5 in and weight of 102 kg.
In 2003, he received Archie Griffin Award and AP National Championship. Leinart received Heisman Trophy, BCS National Championship, Manning Award, and Walter Camp Award.
Similarly in 2005, Johnny Unitas Award, Orange Bowl MVP, Unitas Award, Quarterback of the Year, and Offensive Player of the Year.
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Matt Leinart is a retired American football player and current TV analyst who has a net worth of $16 million dollars. Matt Leinart was born in May of 1983.
He is best known for his efforts as a professional football quarterback in the NFL who played for the Arizona Cardinals, Houston Texans, Oakland Raiders, and Buffalo Bills.