Andrew Luck

Andrew Luck is known as s a former American football quarterback. He is most famous for retiring early after seven years playing for the Indianapolis Colts.

Background and Age

Andrew Austen Luck was born on September 12, 1989 in Washington, D.C. Because of the idea of his father's work, the family lived in many places during his initial years. Luck spent his developmental years in London, at that point Frankfurt, Germany, before the family, came back to the United States to settle in Houston Texas. Back in Texas, he went to Stratford High School, where he started playing the sport of football, first as a defensive player end and later as a quarterback. By his senior year, he ended up one of the highly appraised high school prospects. Scouts positioned him the fifth best prospect in the nation and one of the best 50 overall high school players.

Career and Net Worth

Sporting News projected him as the No. 1 pick in the 2011 NFL Draft however Andrew Luck decided to stay at Stanford to finish his study in spite of his qualification. The accompanying season, he drove the Cardinals to the BCS bowl. He turned into a beneficiary of the Maxwell Award that season and furthermore won the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award. He additionally turned into the runner up for the Heisman Trophy. Luck was named a First Team All America by, Pro Football Weekly, AFCA, and Walter Camp. Luck was chosen by the Indianapolis Colts in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft and he consented to a 4-year, contract with the franchise worth $22.1 million.

He set a rookie single-game record of 433 passing yards and a season record of 4,374 yards. In 2016, he signed a 6-year contract extension with the team,worth $140 million, making him the highest paid player in the NFL.

In August 2019, in the most stunning advancement of the NFL offseason, Indianapolis Colts star quarterback Andrew Luck announced that he would retire from the NFL. Luck was seen uninvolved of the Colts' preseason game, where he was booed by Colts fans. He at that point confirmed the burbling news reports during a postgame public interview that he was leaving the game. The wounds he endured all through the previous couple of seasons had essentially taken too enormous a toll on his mind.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

Luck has been in a long relationship with Nicole Pechanec. Nicole is also a Stanford graduate and captained the gymnastic team and was named a group MVP as a Senior.

Last Modified: Aug 19, 2021

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