Matt Leinart Biography

(Football Player)

Matt Leinart is a former American football quarterback. He now works as a studio analyst for Fox Sports’ college football. He is married and has a kid.

More about the relationship

Matt Leinart has a son named Cole Cameron Leinart. He broke the relations with Brynn Cameron before the baby was born.

In May 2018, Leinart has exchanged vows to actress Josie Loren.

Relationship Facts of Matt Leinart

  • Matt Leinart is married to Josie Loren {Compare Couple}.
  • He is father of One (Cole Cameron Leinart).
  • Matt Leinart is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Matt Leinart?

Matt Leinart is a former American football quarterback. He presently works as a studio analyst for Fox Sports’ college football coverage.

In 2006, Leinart went professional in the NFL and played for the clubs Houston Texans, Oakland Raiders, and Buffalo Bills. He started to perform as a Studio Analyst for Pac-12 Network in August 2014.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality

Matt Leinart is 36 years old. He was born on May 11, 1983, in Santa Ana, California. Leinart has an elder brother named Ryan Leinart who is a Registered Nurse at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital.

He belongs to American nationality. There is no information about his parents, siblings, and ethnicity.

Education, School/College University

Leinart attended Mater Dei High School and played for the high school football team. He won the Gatorade California high school football Player of the Year.

He joined the University of Southern California, after graduating high school for further education.

Matt Leinart: Professional Life, Career

Leinart’s name was drafted and was picked by the Arizona Cardinals in the first round with the tenth overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft. He set an NFL rookie record with 405 passing yards. In November, he had quarterback ratings of 74  of his first season. He was the beginning quarterback for the 2007 season.

However, Matt Leinart fractured his left collarbone after he got discharged by St. Louis Rams linebacker Will Witherspoon and was placed on an injured reserve. His season had been completed due to the injury. Leinart played in the 2008 offseason as a starting quarterback after recovering from injuries. He was unable to perform well and was regained by Kurt Warner.

For the 2009 season, Leinart was kept as a backup quarterback as well. There was the belief of Leinart becoming the starter in the 2010 season after Warner’s retirement. In September of 2010, he was released in favor of Anderson, Max Hall, and John Skelton. Leinart signed a one-year contract with the Houston Texans as a backup for Matt  Schaub after the Cardinals released him.

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Career from 2010

Matt played 16 games of the 2010 season and Leinart was not able to get any action during the entire season. For the 2011 season, he returned to Houston as a backup.

In week 10 of the 2011 season, Matt suffered from an injury to his right foot which gave Leinart the chance to play in matches. However, he fractured his collarbone and was not able to continue the season. On March 12, 2012, Leinart was released by the Texans.

Furthermore, For his former college teammate, Carson Palmer, Leinart was picked by the Oakland Raiders on May 1, 2012, as a backup. He was not re-signed by the raiders during the offseason. Moreover, on August 25, 2013, the Buffalo Bills signed Leinart and was released by the team on August 30, 2013. Leinart’s career as a professional footballer was ended and he turned to studio analyst soon after.

Awards, Nominations

In 2003, he received Archie Griffin Award and AP National Championship. Leinart received Heisman Trophy, BCS National Championship, Manning Award, and Walter Camp Award. similarly in 2005,  Johnny Unitas Award, Orange Bowl MVP, Unitas Award, Quarterback of the Year, and Offensive Player of the Year.

Matt Leinart: Net Worth, Salary

Reportedly, the net worth of Leinart who is a retired American football player and current TV analyst has a net worth of $16 million dollars, as of 2022.

We don’t have enough information on Monthly/Yearly salaries, etc.

Matt Leinart: Rumors and Controversy

The former superstar USC quarterback recently made tabloid headlines over rumors that he was secretly texting Emily Maynard, star of the hit show The Bachelorette.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Matt Leinart has a height of 6 ft. 5 in and a weight of 102 kg. He has a black hair color and dark brown eye color.

There is no further information regarding his body measurement.

Social Media

Leinart is active in social media. He has over 8.7 k followers on Facebook and over 68k followers on Twitter, 28.4k followers on Instagram.

 

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