Andy Dalton

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Full Name Andy Dalton
Age 32 Years Old
Nick Name The Red Rifle
Gender Male
Famous As Football Quaterback
Birth Date October 29th, 1987
Birth Place Katy, Texas

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Andrew Gregory Dalton famed as Andy Dalton is an American football quarterback who is a free agent. Previously, he played college football at Texas Christian University (TCU), and in his final college game led TCU to a win in the 2011 Rose Bowl. He was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He is one of ten quarterbacks in NFL history to have thrown for over 3,000 yards and one of six to throw at least 20 touchdowns in each of his first three seasons. Scroll down to know more information regarding his full biography including his family details, career stats, net worth, birthday, wiki, facts, wife, children, and many more. 

Famous for

  • Being a football quarterback.
  • Being an all-time leader in wins at Texas Christian University (TCU).
  • Being the Bengals franchise record holder for passing yards in a season, passing touchdowns in a season, and career passing touchdowns. 

Andy Dalton, a famous football quarterback

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Early Life of Andy Dalton 

Andy Dalton was born on 29th October 1987 with the birth name/real name of Andrew Gregory Dalton. His birthplace/hometown is in Katy, Texas, the United States. His nationality is American and he belongs to White ethnicity. He was born to his family/parents; the Gregory Jerome Dalton (father) and Tina Denise Dalton (mother). As per his education, he attended Katy High School where he played on the Tigers football team and as a quarterback as a senior. He was even named the "Greater Houston Area Offensive Player of the Year" by the Houston Chronicle. On October 19, 2005, he was committed to Texas Christian University. He was named the 2007 Texas Bowl MVP and 2008 Poinsettia Bowl MVP. His birth sign is Scorpio and his religion is Christian. As of 2019, he celebrated his 32nd birthday. 

Career of Andy Dalton

  • Andy Dalton's professional career began when he was selected as the 35th overall in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • On 29th June 2011, the Bengals signed him to a four-year, $5.21 million rookie contract with a $2.29 million signing bonus and $4.02 million guaranteed.
  • He made his first NFL regular-season debut with a win against the Cleveland Brown on 11th September 2011.
  • He was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for October and also he earned Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week honors.
  • During the 2012 Pro Bowl, he threw for 99 yards and 2 touchdowns.
  • Dalton and his team, Cincinnati Bengals became the 2013 AFC North Division Champions and he even earned his third consecutive berth to the NFL playoffs.
  • Dalton kicked off the 2014 season with three wins and received a six-year extension with Bengals.
  • Later, he was selected for the 2015 Pro Bowl which was his second Pro Bowl appearance on 20th January 2015.
  • The Bengals' win over the Seattle Seahawks, marked itself as the second-biggest comeback in franchise history.
  • He was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month for October 2015.
  • He was ranked 35th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.
  • He began the 2016 season with a win over the New York Jets.
  • Dalton threw three interceptions in the first half during the home opener against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 1, 2017.
  • The Bengals kicked off their 2018 season with a win over the Baltimore Ravens on September 13.
  • He then finished the 2018 season with 2,566 passing yards, 21 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions.
  • The 2019 season marked Dalton on the bench in favor of rookie, Ryan Finley on Dalton's 32nd birthday.
  • In about 8 matches of 2019 season, the Bengals couldn't win any of the matches. 
  • He appeared in 13 games in the 2019 season and recorded 3,494 passing yards, 16 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions.
  • On 30th April 2020, after nine seasons with the franchise, the Bengals released him upon selecting Joe Burrow first overall in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Awards and Achievements of Andy Dalton

Dalton received the Emerging Player Award from the NFL Players Association during the NFLPA PULSE Awards. 

  • 3× Pro Bowl (2011, 2014, 2016)
  • 2× MWC Offensive Player of the Year (2009, 2010)
  • 2× First-team All-MWC (2009, 2010)

Personal Life of Andy Dalton

Reflecting on his marital status, Andy Dalton is a married man. He was married to his longtime girlfriend, Jordan Jones on 9th July 2011. The duo met each other at Texas Christian University (TCU). The duo is blessed with two sons: Noah Andrew Dalton (born on July 1, 2014) and Nash Gordon Dalton(born on March 16, 2017). The couple has also founded the Andy & Jordan Dalton Foundation, which aims to help families and children in need. He is straight by sexual orientation. As of now, the duo is living a happy life without any disturbances and there is no sign of divorce between them. 

Andy Dalton with his wife and childrens

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Net Worth of Andy Dalton

Andy Dalton is an American football quarterback who has earned a lot of money from his professional career. He has accumulated a huge amount of money from his contract deals and salaries. Recently, the Bengals released Dalton upon selecting Joe Burrow first overall in the 2020 NFL Draft and as of now, he is a free agent. As of 2020, his net worth is estimated to have $25 Million. Whereas his salary is believed to have $16 Million. In the year 2011, he had signed a four-year rookie contract worth $5.21 million with the Cincinnati Bengals. He then had signed a 6-year contract worth $96 million with the Cincinnati Bengals with an average annual salary of $16 million. As of now, he is satisfied with his earnings and he is living a luxurious lifestyle from his earnings. There is no information regarding his cars and house.

Body Measurements of Andy Dalton

Andy Dalton is a very handsome person with a cool attitude and a charming personality. He has a well maintained athletic body build and he stands at the tall height of 6 feet 2 inches or 1.88 m. His body weight consists of 100 Kg or 220 lbs. Whereas his exact body measurements are unknown yet. He has a fair complexion with brown hair and green eyes. Overall, he has got a healthy body. And he maintains his body a lot.