Jeremy Shockey

Jeremy Shockey Bio and Age

Jeremy Shockey was born on August 18, 1980, in Ada, Oklahoma. Currently he is in his 30s. He studied at Ada High School and graduated in the year 1999. He always had his interest in American football. In his school, Jeremy played as a wide receiver and linebacker.

He was one of the star players in his school and he was named for Oklahoma All-District, All-County and All-state teams. Jeremy Shockey joined the University of Miami for his higher studies. Here he got the opportunities he needed to show his skills to the world. He got his first exposure at the national level when he played against the Florida State where he caught the game-winning touchdown when only 46 seconds were remaining in the fourth quarter. Shockey became a member of national championship Miami team in 2001. In the league, Shockey caught 8 touchdowns, 45 receptions. CNN Sports Illustrated named him a first-team All-American. After being known at the national level and got all the experience he needed for the next big thing, he attended NFL Draft in 2002.

Jeremy Shockey Career

Jeremy is one of the most celebrated NFL players. In 2002, Shockey was selected by the New York Giants. Jeremy’s skills and hard work helped him to shine in the league and won him the Diet Pepsi NFL Rookie of the year award. Because of his offensive play and never-ending thirst to achieve more, he was named to the Pro Bowl in four seasons.

Shockey is the highest paid tight end in the history of football. He was a pioneer at what he does, so the Giants decided to extend his contract for five more years in 2005. In 2007, when playing against the Washington Redskins, Shockey damaged his ankle. He was out for the rest of 2007 season and undergone surgery. The Giants won the 2007 season without Shockey. In 2008, Giants traded Shockey with New Orleans Saints. Shockey was excited to play with the new team but he was unaware that he was about to suffer from more health disorders.

After playing 3 games with the NO, Shockey had to sit for 5 weeks because of a sports hernia which is an injury related to joints. Because of his injuries, 2008 was not a big season in Shockey’s career but in 2009, Shockey emerged as an aggressive offensive player for the Saints. Throughout the season he suffered from injuries and was released by Saints on 2011. He was signed for a one-year contract by Carolina Panthers in 2011. Shockey proved his worth as an offensive player and scored 9 touchdowns.

Who is the wife of Jeremy Shockey?

Jeremy was married to Daniela Cortazar in 2012. After 8 months of marriage, Jeremy filed for divorce saying the marriage was broken from the start.

Is Jeremy Shockey dating anyone?

After his divorce with Daniela, Jeremy hasn't been seen with anyone. There is no rumor of Jeremy dating anyone or having a relationship with anyone currently.

What is the net worth of Jeremy Shockey?

Jeremy is one of the most recognized American football players. Jeremy is the highest paid tight end in the history. From all the different sources, Jeremy’s net worth is estimated to be $15 million.

Last Modified: Mar 5, 2020

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