Matt Leinart

Who is Matt Leinart?

Matt Leinart is a former quarterback in the National Football League. Matt Leinart currently works for Fox Sports as a studio commentator for college football coverage. Leinart made his NFL debut in 2006, playing for the Houston Texans, Oakland Raiders, and Buffalo Bills. In August 2014, he began working as a Studio Analyst for Pac-12 Network.

Matt Leinart – Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Matt Leinart’s age is 36. He was born in Santa Ana, California, on May 11, 1983. 

Ryan Leinart, Leinart’s elder brother, is a Registered Nurse at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital.

He is of American nationality. 

There is no information available regarding his parents, siblings, or ethnic background.

Leinart attended Mater Dei High School and was a member of the football team.

 He was named Gatorade High School Football Player of the Year in California.

After graduating from high school, he enrolled at the University of Southern California to further his education.

Net Worth of Matt Leinart? Salary, Earning

According to reports, Matt Leinart, a retired American football player, and current TV analyst has a net worth of $12 million as of 2022.

We don’t have adequate data on monthly/annual salary, etc.

Facts of Matt Leinart

Age: 38 years 9 months
Birth Date: May 11, 1983
Horoscope (Sunshine): Taurus
Full Name: Matt Leinart
Birth Place: Santa Ana, California, USA
Net Worth: $12 million
Height / How tall : 6 feet 5 inches (1.96m)
Nationality: American
Profession: Football Player
Father’s Name: N/A
Mother’s Name: N/A
Education: University of Southern California

Relationship, Married life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend

Cole Cameron Leinart is Matt Leinart’s son.

 He ended things with Brynn Cameron before the baby was born.

Matt Leinart is with his family. Source; Daily Mail

Leinart married actress Josie Loren in May 2018.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color

Matt Leinart stands 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 102 kilograms. 

His hair is black, and his eyes are dark brown.

There is no additional information on his body measurement.

Matt Leinart – Professional Career

In the 2006 NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals selected Leinart in the first round with the tenth overall choice. 

With 405 throwing yards, he set an NFL rookie record. 

In his rookie season, he got quarterback ratings of 74 in November.

 For the 2007 season, he started as quarterback.

Leinart, on the other hand, fractured his left collarbone after being released by St. Louis Rams linebacker Will Witherspoon and was placed on injured reserve.

 Due to the injury, his season was over.

 After recuperating from injuries, Leinart played as a starting quarterback in the 2008 offseason.

 Kurt Warner reclaimed him after he was unable to perform well.

Leinart was also retained as a backup quarterback for the 2009 season. 

After Warner’s retirement, there was speculation that Leinart might take over starting in 2010. 

He was released in September 2010 in favor of Anderson, Max Hall, and John Skelton. 

After being released by the Cardinals, Leinart signed a one-year deal with the Houston Texans to serve as Matt Schaub’s backup.

Career beginning in 2010

Matt appeared in 16 games during the 2010 season, while Leinart did not see any action. 

He returned to Houston as a backup for the 2011 season.

Matt suffered an injury to his right foot in week 10 of the 2011 season, allowing Leinart to play in games. 

However, he shattered his collarbone and was unable to play the rest of the season.

 The Texans dismissed Leinart on March 12, 2012.

Furthermore, on May 1, 2012, the Oakland Raiders selected Leinart as a backup for his old college colleague, 

Carson Palmer. The Raiders did not re-sign him during the offseason.

 Furthermore, on August 25, 2013, the Buffalo Bills signed Leinart, who was released on August 30, 2013.

Leinart’s professional football career ended, and he quickly became a studio commentator.

Nominations and Awards

He won the Archie Griffin Award and the AP National Championship in 2003. 

Leinart was awarded the Heisman Trophy, the BCS National Championship, the Manning Award, and the Walter Camp Award. 

In 2005, Johnny Unitas received the Johnny Unitas Award, Orange Bowl MVP, Unitas Award, Quarterback of the Year, and Offensive Player of the Year.

Matt Leinart – Social Media Status

Leinart is present on social media. 

He has almost 8.7 million Facebook fans, 68 million Twitter followers, and 28.4 million Instagram followers.

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Quick Facts of Matt Leinart

  • Matt is a former American football quarterback.
  • In 2006, he went a professional in the NFL and played for the clubs Houston Texans, Oakland Raiders, and Buffalo Bills.
  • Matt fractured his left collarbone after he got discharged by St. Louis Rams linebacker Will Witherspoon and was placed on an injured reserve.
  • In week 10 of the 2011 season, he suffered from an injury to his right foot which gave Leinart the chance to play in matches.
  • The former superstar USC quarterback Matt recently made tabloid headlines over rumors that he was secretly texting Emily Maynard, star of the hit show The Bachelorette.