Matt Cassel Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Aug, 2017
Facts of Matt Cassel
Date of Birth: 1982 , May-17
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Matt Cassel
Father Gregory Cassel
Mother Barbara Cassel
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles
Ethnicity White
Profession Football quarterback
Net Worth $30 million
Tattoo(s) 229 lbs
Married Yes
Married to Lauren Killian (m. 2007)
Children Clayton Cassel, Matthew Cassel Jr., Quinn Cassel, Ella Cassel
Education University of Southern California, Chatsworth High School
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Synopsis

Matt Cassel is an American football quarterback for the Tennesse Titans of the National Football League and was drafted by the New England Patriots in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL draft. He is best known for VH1 Pepsi Smash Super Bowl Bash, NFL Monday Night Football and Kenny Powers: The K-Swiss MFCEO.

Early Life and Education

The skillful player was born on May 17, 1982, in Los Angeles, California. He holds an American nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity. His parents were Gregory Cassel and Barbara Cassel.

When he was just eleven years old his home was affected by an earthquake which trapped his father, Greg under a marble column. Due to that reason, he along with his family members shifted.

Cassel joined Chatsworth High School and was ranked as the number eight quarterback and number 53 overall of the top high school players.

Career

early from his high school and college days, he was involved in sports and was the backup for Palmer during his Heisman-winning 2002 season at his college life. In 2004, he played one season baseball for UFC and was selected by the Oakland Athletics in the 36th round of the 2004 MLB Draft.

Cassel earned himself a place in several NFL teams and began 2005, season third on the Patriotís depth chart behind Tom Brady and Doug Flutie. He played the final three-quarters on the Patriots game. In 2006, he moved up to the second on the Patriotís depth chart. Josh Miller and Ken Walter were injured during the game and after injuries, he worked out duties as a holder for the kicker, Stephen Gostkowski.

Cassel played regularly from 2007 to 2014. In 2016, Cassel signed with the Tennessee Titans and entered in the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third quarter final after the starter, Marcus Mariota suffered an injury. Furthermore, he started the season finale against the Houston Texans and completed 16-of-26 passes for 150 yards and a touchdown with one interception which made the Titans win the game by a score of 24-17.

Personal Life

The talented player was married to his long time girlfriend, Lauren Killian on February 15, 2007. She was the team captain of the USC team and won the national title in 2002. The couple first met each other when they were both students at the University of Southern California.

In 2010, the couple welcomed their first child, Quinn. They now have three children together.

Net Worth and Body Measurement

As Matt is an active player, his annual salary is reported to be around $5.25 million. He is living a luxurious life with his wife and three children as his net worth is estimated as $30 million.

Cassel is 6 feet 3 inch in height and weighs approximately 229 lbs.

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