Andrew Luck

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Full Name Andrew Luck
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name Luck
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date September 12th, 1989
Birth Place Washington, D.C

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Andrew Austen Luck famed as Andrew Luck is an American football quarterback who plays for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He also played college football at Stanford. He was the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy in both 2010 and 2011. He retired prior to the 2019 season, citing issues with injuries he sustained during his career. Overall, he is a very talented footballer.

Jim Daly: Andrew Luck's retirement decision has a hidden message 

The Indianapolis Colts’ franchise quarterback Andrew Luck’s surprise retirement announcement over the weekend sent shockwaves through the sports world. After all, the 2012 first overall draft pick is only 29-years-old and in just his 8th professional season. While he’s suffered a series of debilitating injuries over the past few years, Luck’s always been able to successfully battle back and return to the playing field. But this past weekend he finally decided that enough was enough. Speaking at a hastily convened news conference on Saturday night in Indianapolis, Luck lamented the seemingly never-ending cycle of his injuries, likening his plight to feeling trapped. At one point he choked up and had to fight back tears as he explained his rationale for walking away from the game. Hall of Fame quarterback and fellow Fox analyst Troy Aikman came to Luck’s defense, calling Gottlieb’s crack a cheap shot.

Early Life of Andrew Luck

Andrew was born on 12th September 1989 in Washington, D.C, the United States to parents Oliver Luck (father) and Kathy Wilson Luck (mother) as Andrew Austen Luck. As of 2018, he celebrated his 29th birthday. He has three siblings namely, Addison Luck, Emily Luck, and Mary Ellen Luck. He belongs to American nationality and mixed (English-German) ethnicity. His birth sign is Virgo. He attended Stanford University, Houston, Texas. His religion is Christian. 

Body Measurements of Andrew Luck

Andrew is a very handsome person with the height of 6 feet 4 inches. His weight is 109 Kg. His chest, waist, and biceps sizes are 48-36-16.5 inches. Andrew’s hair color is dark brown and his eye color is hazel. Overall, he has got a healthy body with an athletic body build.

Career of Andrew Luck

  • After accepting an athletic scholarship to attend Stanford University, he played for coach Jim Harbaugh and coach David Shaw’s Stanford Cardinal football team from 2008 to 2011.
  • He finished the 2010 season with two years of college eligibility remaining. 
  • He was eligible to declare for the 2011 NFL Draft, but announced on January 6, 2011 that he would remain at Stanford to complete his degree.
  • He was viewed by many TV sportscasters and ESPN writers as the top pro quarterback prospect in college football.
  • During 2011, he led Stanford to a record of 11–2, a berth in a BCS bowl (the Fiesta Bowl), and a # 7 ranking in the final AP Poll.  
  • He also became Stanford’s all-time leader in winning percentage by a starting quarterback, with a winning percentage of .816 (31-7). 
  • He broke the Pac-12 records for career passing efficiency rating (162.8) and career completion percentage (67.0%).
  • On September 2010, prior to his sophomore season, Sports Illustrated's Tony Pauline considered him to be “the most NFL-ready of all the draft-eligible quarterback prospects.”
  • After a stellar sophomore year, he was widely projected to be the No. 1 pick in the 2011 NFL Draft but decided to return for his junior year.
  • By midseason, Pauline described him as “the best quarterback since Peyton Manning” in 1998, while ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. 
  • He was the fourth Stanford quarterback to be selected first overall, after Bobby Garrett in 1954, Jim Plunkett in 1971, and Elway in 1983.
  • He has won the Heisman Trophy Award, Maxwell Award, Walter Camp Award. 
  • He also won Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, Davey O’Brien Award, Manning Award.
  • In the 2016 season, he threw for 4,240 yards and 31 touchdowns, and a career-high 63.5 completion percentage, despite missing one game due to a concussion.
  • He started Week 1 on September 9, 2018 against the Cincinnati Bengals, his first game in 616 days.
  • On August 24, 2019, Luck announced his retirement in a press conference, citing his recurrent cycle of injuries and rehabilitation.

Net Worth of Andrew Luck

His net worth is around $140 million as of 2019. There is no information about his salary but it will be added soon. His source of income is from his football career. 

Marital Status, Dating, Girlfriend, Child

Andrew Luck is a married person. He was married to Nicole Pechanec. On March 31, 2019, Luck married longtime girlfriend Nicole Pechanec. He announced on June 14, 2019, that they are expecting their first child. He started dating Nicole Pechanec in 2010 while studying at Stanford University. The couple majored in architecture and this is how they got introduced to each other. In the university, they were quite a high profile athletics couple as Nicole was a gymnastics team captain and Andrew was regularly seen cheering her at a number of high-profile competitions. As of today, the couple is enjoying their life a lot without any disturbances.