Mitchell Trubisky is an American football quarterback who garnered huge fame through his spectacular performance during the 2018 NFL regular season. He is one of the playmakers in the Chicago Bears lineup and was drafted by the Bears as the second overall selection in the 2017 NFL Draft. The quarterback completed his college career at North Carolina University. Learn more about Mitchell Trubisky below.
Mitchell Trubisky – Biography
The football quarterback was born on 20th August 1994 in Mentor City of Lake County, Ohio, US. He grew up along with his brother Manning and they were raised by American parents Dave Trubisky and his wife Jeanne. While he was growing up, Mitchell completed his high school education at Mentor High School. There, he was a standout football player as well as track and field athlete. Interestingly, Mitchell made a remarkable impact in Mentor’s football team while he was there. Notably, he was honoured as the 2012 Mr. Football, Ohio and through his career, he eclipsed 9,126 passing yards for his team.
After his graduation, Mitchell accepted a scholarship offer from the University of North Carolina and enrolled in the school for his collegiate career. Playing under the guidance of Coach Larry Fedora, Mitchell was redshirted as a freshman in 2013. Coming back the following year, the player served as a backup to Marquise Williams and was able to finish the season with 5 touchdowns and 4 interceptions.
He also made strides in the remaining two seasons of his college career. He recorded his breakout season as a junior in 2016. That year, he completed 3,748 passing yards, as well as 6 interceptions and 30 touchdowns. Following his incredible performance, Mitchell got All-ACC Third Team honours and decided to forgo his last college football season in order to join the 2017 draft.
Injury and Career Stats
During the NFL draft of 2017, the outstanding quarterback was chosen by the Chicago Bears as the 2nd overall player to be selected that year. He penned his rookie contract and made his first professional appearance in their 20-17 loss to Minnesota Vikings on 9th October 2017. During the game, the player scored his first touchdown with a pass to Zach Miller and also made 12 passes out of 25 attempts. He finished the season with a total of 2,193 yards, as well as 7 interceptions and 7 touchdowns.
The following season, Mitchell Trubisky had a stellar performance, setting new career-high with 3,223 passing yards, 24 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions. He also led the Bears to the playoffs after an impressive season. Amazingly, Mitchell played one of his best games against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in week four. During the game, the quarterback recorded a passer rating of 154.7 with six touchdowns and 19 passes for 354 yards. As a result of his performance, Mitchell was named the FedEx Air Player of the Week.
Mitchell also won the Offensive Player of the Week following his brilliant performance in their 34–22 win over the Detroit Lions in week 10. He recorded three touchdowns and 355 passing yards during the game. For the whole of 2018, he saw action in 14 games for the Bears. He missed two games as a result of a shoulder injury he sustained in week 11. During the playoffs, the player made history as the youngest quarterback in Bears history to throw a touchdown in the playoffs. He scored a touchdown, completed 26 out of 43 passing attempts with 303 yards in the playoff.
Mitchell Trubisky’s Salary & Earnings
The Bears quarterback is currently enjoying a burgeoning football career, all thanks to his great balling skills. After his draft in 2017, Mitchell penned a rookie contract of $29 million for four years. The deal includes a signing bonus of $19.25 million. In view of that, Mitchell receives an annual salary of $7.25 million, as well as other incentives and bonuses.
Who is His Girlfriend?
While Mitchell Trubisky is doing what he knows how to do best, many of his fans have been itching to know if the quarterback has a girlfriend or not. In 2017, Mitchell’s picture with Miss Illinois surfaced online and it sparked several rumors among his fans. Meanwhile, the duo took the selfie during a training camp practice that was organized in 2017. Apparently, Mitchell has been focused on reaching the climax of his career. He has not been linked to any woman and has not been in a known relationship to date.