NFL Mike Alstott's Career As A Buccaneer's Rusher, Married Life, Net Worth, & Bio

NFL Mike Alstott's Career As A Buccaneer's Rusher, Married Life, Net Worth, & Bio

The fullback of Superbowl XXXVII winning team Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Mike Alstott, ended his on-filed career after suffering a neck injury in 2007.

However, Mike has never been away from football as he is now serving as the head coach of Northside Christian School since 2012. 

Career Insights

Alstott outshined everyone in his college career when he became the first player in high school history to win three consecutive MVPs at Purdue University. 

He finished his college career as Purdue’s all-time leading rusher with 3635 yards and got picked by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second round.

The Buccaneers utilized him as a running fullback, and Alstott ran 15 yards and caught five passes for 43 yards during their first Superbowl touchdown in history. 

Mike Alstott in Buccaneers jersey, on-field

Mike Alstott in Buccaneers jersey, on-field (Source: USA Today)

However, after suffering a severe neck injury in 2007’s season end, the fullback, Mike, spent all of 2007 in injured reserve and later announced his retirement in 2008.

Mike Alstott's Net Worth

Following his retirement, Alstott appeared in a TV commercial for ESPN Fantasy Football and left to be remembered as one of the best rushers enlisting himself in 2003’s NFL Network’s “Top Ten Power Backs” on #10. 

The former Tampa Bay rusher amassed a hefty salary during his prime and has a substantial net worth of approximately $1 million. Although his career was halted abruptly, he has a thriving married life. 

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Mike Alstott's Married Life 

Mike Alstott resides in St. Petersburg, Florida, and shares a beautiful family of five with his wife, Nicole Alstott. 

The duo share three children, daughters, Hannah and Lexie, and a son named Griffin, with whom he loves spending his holidays watching the TV show “Scandal.”

His son is following in his footstep as Griffin is playing as a quarterback for Western Michigan. Mike’s family shares an identical love for sports as his daughter is in love with volleyball. 

Mike Alstott with his wife and daughters

Mike Alstott with his wife and daughters (Source: BUCSWIRE)

Mike’s wife has always been his greatest cheerleader, and she played a significant role while establishing the Mike Alstott Family Foundation. 

The former NFL star’s charities and community contributions have also made him a proud recipient of various recognition like Lightning Community Hero, Ring Of Honor, and key of St. Petersburg in 2003. 

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Alstott has high regard for his family and credits them for inspiring him to do his best. 

A Short Bio

Mike Alstott was born on December 21, 1973, in Joliet, Illinois, USA.

He attended Joliet Catholic Academy for his earlier studies and later went to Purdue University for his higher studies.

Alstott stands at the height of 1.83 meters and weighs over 100 kilograms.