Eric Decker is a professional football wide receiver. Decker is serving as a free agent and drafted by the Denver Broncos in 2010 NFL Draft. He appeared for the college baseball team while studying in the University of Minnesota and got bachelor’s degree in business and marketing. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Eric Decker in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Eric Thomas Decker was born on March 15, 1987, in Minnesota. He appeared on Rocori High School situated in Cold Spring and also took part in Rocori High School shooting and ride until the police officers rescued them. At the time of school, he loved to play different games include basketball, baseball, and football. He also received different awards for each and every sports activity. For two years, he named football team MVP in continuity.
Decker married to Jessie James who served as a singer. He is the father of three children, Vivianne Rose Decker born on 2014, Eric Thomas Decker II in 2015 and Forrest Bradley Decker in 2018. Both of them have appeared in the reality show Eric & Jessie: Game On in 2013.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Eric started playing football from his college time. He finished with three touchdowns and 378 receiving as a freshman. At his junior season, he finished with 84 catches for 1074 yards which includes seven touchdowns.
In 2009, he was practiced under the coach Thomas Goudy in St. Louis Missouri. He learned the very famous technique of holding the ball from him and learned several things for three weeks in the camp. His career was started with three games and received the sixth position in receiving yards with the average of 124.8 per game. Stewart Mandel declared Decker as the best wide receiver with the third position in college football.
After appearing as a senior player, he finished with the 758 yards with five touchdowns. He was also played for the 39th round of Major League Baseball Draft in 2008 and 27th round of the Major League Baseball Draft in 2009.
During his season, he wasn’t able to play due to surgery or repair ligaments in the left of his foot. He didn’t play for the NFL combine and not even ready for the workout. While appearing in the 2010 NFL Draft, he was replaced by Denver Broncos in the third round. After, he was signed by the Denver Broncos for the contract of four years. His rookie reason was closed with the six catches for 106 yards and also a touchdown.
Net Worth & Earnings
Eric Decker has an estimated net worth of about $12.5 million. His earning has been considered from his football career. He received a huge contract for $2.5 million to be reserved for the next four years in 2013. Later, his contract amount has been increased which helped him to earn million dollars so far.
Decker is known for playing football as a wide receiver. He always participated in sports activities in his school include football, baseball and, basketball. Eric also received different awards at that time which makes him addicted towards football. Then he was drafted by Denver Broncos and played several years with them.