The American football prodigy, Sam Bradford, made a buzz for himself when he became the only second sophomore to bag the Heisman Trophy leading the highest-scoring offense in NCAA history in 2008.
After getting picked by an NFL team in 2010 for a slapping huge amount, he proved his worth by setting the highest completion by a rookie that year.
Career: Getting Retired?
The beginning of Sam’s career at the NFL was crazy because Sam was the No.1 pick on the NFL’s draft in 2010 with a 78 million dollars deal from St. Louis Rams for six years, of which 50 million dollars was guaranteed.
He has played nine seasons to date in the NFL (National Football League). Sam has also been part of Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles, Arizona Cardinals, and more teams.
Sam Bradford holding the ball in Cardinals jersey, on-field of NFL (Source: Bleacher Report)
However, he broke many rumors of his retirement, circulating in 2018, by signing a significant amount worth of deal with an NFL franchise.
His well-wishers were sad for not getting any information or announcements, but the delay gave them the good news of Bradford’s contract with the Arizona Cardinals.
The 2018 deal with the Cardinals was worth a whopping 20 million dollars with 15 million dollars guaranteed.
He started three seasons from the Cardinals and managed two touchdowns and four interceptions before deciding to halt his career.
In his nine-season-long career, he played 83 games and secured 103 touchdowns in total, proving to be one of the football geniuses in the history of the NFL.
Earnings And Net Worth
Sam’s income mostly comes from his football contracts, brand deals, and endorsements. His earnings have been estimated at almost 130 million dollars just from the NFL.
As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be around 70 million dollars securing his place as the 15th wealthiest NFL player globally on Wealthygorilla’s list.
Is Sam Bradford Married?
Sam Bradford proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Emma Lavy, in March of 2016, and they got married on July 25 of the same year, in a heaven-like location of Aspen, Colorado.
Bradford kissing his wife Emma during their wedding ceremony (Source: Benfield Photography)
Emma wore a beautiful bridal outfit with a cloud-like backdrop and pearls embroidered floral patterned dress.
Bradford wore an elegant gentleman's suit, and it was a breath gasping moment on the top of Aspen mountain when the duo shared the kiss of marital vows.
As of now, he is busy strengthening his relationship with his wife, Emma, who is also a former golfer, and they are yet to conceive a child.
A Short Bio
Sam Bradford was born on November 8, 1987, in Oklahoma City as the son of Kent and Martha Bradford.
He attended Putnam City North High school and later studied at the University Of Oklahoma under an athletic scholarship.
Sam is the first person from Cherokee Nation to start at quarterback in Division I. He also set the record for most completions by a rookie in his first year at NFL.