Brock Osweiler is an American quarterback for the Miami-based football team, Miami Dolphins. He was rated NFL’s sixth-best quarterback not just because of his magnificent height, but because of some other factors which include the strength of his arm and his ability to scan the field as soon as he gets to the line of scrimmage prior to the snap of the ball. Brock Osweiler’s intelligence and speed is one you could only find in a very skilled quarterback and that’s probably why the Miami Dolphins of the NFL isn’t regretting its decision to get him on their team.
Prior to the Dolphins, Osweiler played with other professional teams since he joined the NFL in 2012. He was a star player for teams like Denver Broncos, Cleveland and the Huston Texas, and as it is, following his experiences and training, he seems to be getting pretty better every passing season.
Brock Osweiler – Biography
With his original name being Brock Alan Osweiler, the American quarterback was born on November 22, 1990, in the beautiful city of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He was raised by his parents John and Katty Osweiler who at the time lived in Kalispell, Montana.
Osweiler falls among those whose passion for football received a boost from members of their family who also enjoy the game. His older brother Tanner was a good football player. He was even known for playing college football at Montana Tech, based in Butte, only that he didn’t get to the professional level. Even Osweiler’s father was offered scholarship to play football at Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats football teams but he dumped them all to join the military.
Osweiler himself developed a passion for the game and decided to take up the challenge of becoming a professional in it. Not only did he thrive in football, but in the basketball game as well and at the same time, the teenager played for Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball teams.
Brock Osweiler joined the NFL draft in 2012 and that, of course, was after his football experience as a collegiate at the Arizona State University where he became the first true freshman to begin a game for the Sun Devils since 1993. He finished in 2011 with 26 touchdowns and 4,036 yards.
Following his great performance as a collegiate, Osweiler was rated by NFLDraftScout.com as the 6th best quarterback in NFL’s 2012 draft. He was then picked by the Denver Broncos with the 57th overall pick in the second round of the 2012 Draft. With the professional team, he signed a four-year contract which would make him play for the team through the 2015 season. He debuted the same year, in the 4th Week of the season’s game against the Oakland Raiders but he made his first pass in the 17th week in a game against Kansas City Chiefs where he successfully completed two of four passes for twelve yards.
The Broncos won Super Bowl 50 with Osweiler playing as the team’s backup quarterback. He ended his four-year career with the Denver-based football franchise, making 170 completions out of 275 attempts for a total of 1,967 yards. He also made 6 interceptions, 10 touchdowns and 61 rushing yards on 21 attempts.
Moving forward, he signed a four-year contract with the Houston Texans but he only played one season with the team. Hence, he finished his 2016 season, completing 23 of 40 passes for 198 yards, 3 interceptions, and a touchdown. He also rushed for 18 yards. In 2017, he was signed to the Cleveland Browns but was released the same year to play for the Denver Broncos and he ended his one year contract with the professional team with 193 passing yards, 1 interception as the Broncos lost 27–11 to the Washington Redskins. At the expiration of his deal with the Broncos, Osweiler signed with the Miami Dolphins on March 23, 2018. He won the starter of the Week 6 following his performance in a game against the Chicago Bears.
Salary and Net Worth
Brock Osweiler has had a very busy football career since his drafting in 2012. As of 2018, he has an annual salary of $21 million guaranteed, thanks to his one-year contract with the Dolphins. His net worth is estimated at $40.5 million including all of his properties and assets. His apartment in Scottsdale which he bought in 2016 was worth over $1.6 Million. His cars include Range Rover, Porsche 911 and more.
Meet His Wife
The NFL quarterback is happily married to his longtime girlfriend-turned-wife, Erin Costales. The two exchanged their marital vows on February 28, 2014, and on the 9th of April 2017, they welcomed their first child – a girl they named Blake Everly.
The NFL player has not been involved in any form of controversy neither has there bee information about his past relationships. He currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona, with his family.
Height and Weight
As a quarterback, height and body weight are as important as vision, mobility and intelligence – which are key qualities of a good quarterback. Brock Osweiler is not lacking in any of these qualities. He is a very tall man with a height of 6 feet and 7 inches and weighs around 107 kg. These, added to the strength of his arms, has been key to his football success. Although his other body measurements are not yet known, it is clear that the player takes quality time to take care of himself.