Boomer Esiason

Boomer Esiason is an American football quarterback and a commentator. Now, he has retired and hosts the morning sports radio program.

Personal Life

Boomer was born in the year 1961, on April 17th in West Islip, New York. In Elementary he attended East Islip High School and passed out in 1979. When he was a high school student, he played baseball, basketball, and football. He got his nickname Boomer before he was even born because of his constant kicking when he was in his mother’s womb and he has done justice to the name ever since. Boomer played football in his University of Maryland for a head coach like Jerry Claiborne and coordinator Ralph Friedgen.

When Boomer was in Maryland, he created 17 records and completed 461 to 850 passes and the number of touchdowns was 42. He graduated with BA and in the year 1999, he received the Alumnus Award. He holds several records along with categories for left-handed quarterbacks. He was ranked as 25th Greatest quarterback by the Football Nation.

He was also inducted into the Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame in 2004. Boomer got married to wife Cheryl Hyde in 1986 and had two children. As his son had cystic fibrosis he raised charity fundraising and earned over $2 million. Now he is living in Manhasset, New York, USA. In 2018, Easiason’s weight is around 102 kgs.


In 1984- 1992, he joined the Cincinnati Bengals. He was also drafted was accounted as one of the most brilliant players of them. He was counted in the list of successful quarterback players in the NFL history. Boomer got the chance of his first pro play in October 1984 when he appeared in a game against the Houston Oilers. He had also trained the Bengals to help them win by a 13-3 win on a rainy day.

Although he could not repeat victory of his first career play, he was the signal caller on one of the most potent offenses in the late 80 ’s. Esiason has also led the Bengals during the second Super Bowl but sadly lost the game to San Francisco 49’ers. In 1993, he joined the New York Jets. The former footballer came across an injury during a game against Buffalo Bills. It gave him a major concussion and he had to take a leave for a month. He was then signed as an agent of Arizona Cardinals in the year 1996.

After leaving Arizona Cardinals, Boomer again collaborated with Cincinnati Bengals for playing for only one season. He replaced Jeff Blake in the season of the year 1997 with 13 touchdowns. His final play included a touchdown pass number of 77-yard to Darnay Scott ending in his victory of his team over Baltimore Ravens. Until now, Boomer’s net worth is estimated to be around $15 million. Now he has a new sports talk and as a host and a commentator in various plays. He acknowledged that he might have Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.

Last Modified: Mar 6, 2020

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