Sam Darnold

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Full Name Sam Darnold
Age 23 Years Old
Nick Name Sam
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date June 5th, 1997
Birth Place Capistrano Beach, California

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An American professional football quarterback players is named for Sam Darnold. At present, he is playing for New York Jets of National Football League (NFL). He played college football at USC and was selected third overall by the Jets in the 2018 NFL Draft. He was considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com. Darnold declared for the 2018 NFL Draft at the conclusion of his redshirt sophomore season. He has found his groove this season. The New York Jets are still holding out hope for a miraculous playoff run, and it’s because of a renewed confidence in Sam Darnold. The New York Jets have won three games in a row and are building a nice groove with quarterback Sam Darnold. The former USC Trojans star is fully healthy after a mono scare that held him out a few games earlier in the season. Darnold has reignited a once dormant offense this season with great performances against the New York Giants, Washington Redskins, and Oakland Raiders. The Jets were at one point in the season laughable at the quarterback position while Darnold was out of action and is now fun to watch. He started this rallying cry two weeks ago while speaking with reporters regarding the team’s future. “We still have a chance to make the playoffs,” said Darnold defiantly at a group of reporters who weren’t convinced the then two-win team could become contenders. Overall, he is a very talented and skilled player. 

Sam Darnold: Bio, Early Life, Birthday, Age, Parents, Nationality, Education

Sam Darnold was born on 5th June 1997 in Capistrano Beach, California, the city of the U.S. He is the son of Michael Darnold and Chris Darnold, his father and mother. He holds American nationality and his ethnicity is White. His star sign is Gemini and his religion is Christian. About his education, he attended San Clemente High School in San Clemente, California. As of 2019, he celebrated his 22nd birthday with his friends and families. 

Sam Darnold: Height, Weight, Body Stats

Sam Darnold is a very handsome man with a charming personality. His smiling face and charming personality have helped him to gain the attention of all the viewers. His body build is Athletic. His height consists of 1.9 m. with the balance bodyweight of 100 Kg. He has an attractive body figure but his exact body measurements have not been revealed yet but it will be added once we get details about it. Overall, he has got a healthy body and he maintains his body a lot. 

Sam Darnold: Career (Beginning-Present)

  • Sam started his career from his school where he missed much of his junior year with a foot injury.
  • He ended his senior season with 3,000 passing yards and 39 touchdowns, along with 800 rushing yards and 13 rushing touchdowns.
  • Justin Wilcox, USC defensive coordinator recruited Darnold to the school, wanted him to play linebacker before he declined. 
  • He redshirted for his freshman year as he was behind Cody Kessler and Max Browne on the depth chart in his 2015 season. 
  • He was the second-string quarterback behind Max Browne at the starting of the 2016 season. 
  • He saw limited action, completing 14-of-22 passes for two touchdowns and an interception in three games as a backup quarterback. 
  • He completed 18-of-26 passes for 253 yards and recorded a rushing touchdown as USC lost 27-31 at the starting of his career against Utah Utes. 
  • He recorded 230 rushing yards, the most by a USC quarterback since Reggie Perry's 254 yards in 1991 in his 2016 season.
  • He was also named to the Football Writers Association of America's Freshman All-America team.
  • In his 2017 season, he led USC to a Pac-12 Conference championship with a 31-28 victory over Stanford in the conference title game where he was awarded the game's MVP.
  • Later, he was selected by the New York Jets in the first round, with the third overall selection, of the 2018 NFL Draft and he signed a 4-year deal worth $30.25 fully guaranteed featuring a $20 million signing bonus on 30th July 2018.
  • He made his professional debut on August 10, in the first preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons.
  • He finished with 96 passing yards and a touchdown as the Jets won 17-0.
  • The Jets named him the starter for Week 1 of the season on 29th August. 
  • He played his first regular-season game on 10th September 2018 during Monday Night Football against the Detroit Lions. 
  • During the Jets' home opener against the Miami Dolphins, he finished with 334 passing yards, a touchdown, and two interceptions as the Jets lost 20-12. 
  • He finished with 179 passing yards and a touchdown against Buffalo Bills at the starting of the 2019 season. 
  • It was reported on 12th September that he was diagnosed with mononucleosis, and he subsequently missed three games.
  • During Monday Night Football against the New England Patriots in Week 7, the Jets only had 154 total yards of offense with Darnold throwing four interceptions and losing a fumble as the Jets were shut out 33-0. 
  • During Week 11 against the Washington Redskins, he finished with 293 passing yards, four touchdowns, and an interception as the Jets won 34-17. 
  • He finished with 315 passing yards and two touchdowns as the Jets won 34-3 against Oakland Raiders in Week 12. 

Sam Darnold: Marital Status, Dating, Girlfriend

Sam's fans are much curious to know about his spouse, children, and affairs but he has not revealed anything about his relationship details to the media. He is not married yet. As there are no rumors about his dating with anyone, he is assumed to be single as of now. Lots of ladies are dying just to be with him but he wants a single life as of now. He has given all his dedication and time to play football rather than dating girls. He has not adopted any child yet. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

Sam Darnold: Net Worth, Salary, Earnings

Sam Darnold is a very talented and well-known footballer. With his talent, has accumulated a lot of money from his football career which is his major source of earnings. As of 2019, his net worth and salary are kept in privacy but there is no doubt in the mind of his supporters and followers he is satisfied with his earning. His exact net worth figure is still yet to get unfolded. He is an inspiration to many aspiring footballers. He has been impressive at his work. With his hard work and strong presentation, he has definitely won the heart of all the audiences and his colleagues.