Pat McAfee is a former football punter from America who played for Indianapolis Colts of NFL (National Football League). After his retirement, he joined Barstool Sports which is a sports blog. Here are the complete details about the career, biography, and net worth of Pat McAfee in 2020.
Early Life & Biography:
Pat McAfee was born on May 2, 1987, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He went to the Plum High School in his hometown where he played both soccer and football. While he was in school, he borrowed $90 from his classmate to play poker and won $1,400. He used that money to travel to Miami to take part in the national competition of the best field goal. Later, he was offered a scholarship by Tony Gibson who was the recruiting coordinator of West Virginia.
On October 2010, Pat McAfee was arrested after being charged with public intoxication. He was suspended for one game for his actions. He is not married and does not have any children yet.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Pat McAfee started his career as a freshman at West Virginia. At the starting of his junior season, he missed an extra point in a match against the team of Western Michigan which resulted in the ending of his streak of 106 consecutive extra points.
He was honoured with Big East Special Team Player of the week thrice in the year 2007. He also won the West Virginia’s Scott Shirley Award twice.
In 2009, he was invited for the Senior Bowl in Alabama in which he played as the South’s team kicker. In the 2009 NFL Draft, McAfee was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts. In the 2011 season, he had a 46.6-yard punting average. In 2014, he signed a five-year deal with the Colts.
In September 2014, he was named as the AFC Special Teams Player of the Month. In 2015, he was named as the First Team All-Pro punter by the Associated Press.
In 2017, McAfee announced his retirement from the National Football League (NFL). He also holds a Guinness World Record of kicking a goal in the 40-yard field blindfolded. In 2018, he has signed a contract with WWE to be one of the expert panellists of the wrestling television program NXT.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Pat McAfee is more than $10 million. This huge net worth is the result of his successful career in football. After retirement, he joined Barstool Sports and hosted the show The Pat McAfee Show which also helped him in increasing his net worth. He also makes regular appearances on the radio program “The Bob & Tom Show”. He has also become a successful stand-up comedian and performs gigs in various parts of the country.
Pat McAfee is considered as one of the renowned footballers in television personality in the world. He also runs a Nonprofit organization “The Pat McAfee Foundation” which assists the children of the military personnel. In 2011, he chopped off his signature locks for the organization “Locks of Love” which provides hairpieces for poor children.