JaMarcus Russell net worth 2023 Sports Personalities

JaMarcus Russell net worth 2023

Net Worth $4 Million
Name  JaMarcus Russell
Salary $0.5 Million +
Monthly Income $40,000 +
D-O-B August 9, 1985
Age  37 Years
Gender Male
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.98 m)
Weight 118 Kg or 260 lbs
Profession Football Player
Nationality American

JaMarcus Russell net worth

Jamarcus Russell is an American Football player who played in the National Football League for Oakland Rider from 2007 to 2009. He played three seasons for Oakland Rider. He was first picked for NFL in the 2007 draft by Oakland Rider. He signed a six-year contract with Oakland Rider up to $68 million, with a guaranteed $31.5 million. But He collected around $40 million in salary. Due to his extremely short length NFL’s career and not meeting the expectations of being the high draft pick, he is considered to be one of the biggest NFL’s draft busts. As of February 2023, JaMarcus Russell net worth of $4 million USD. 

Jamarcus Russell Biography

Jamarcus Russel was born in Mobile, Alabama on 9th August 1985. He attends Lillie B. Williamson High School in the Maysville community in Mobile, Alabama. He started a football game under head coach Bobby Parrish and never missed for all four years of his High School. Russel completed 180 of 324 passes for 2,683 yards and 20 touchdowns in his freshman year as Williamson High School reached the state championship game. In the next season, Russel grew to 6 ft 3 in and 185 lb. He was becoming more adept with the playbook. He led his team to the semifinal in his sophomore year with his incredible performance. He passes for 2,616 yards and 20 touchdowns. 

Jamarcus Russell best season

Jamarcus Russell best season was his senior year as he completed 219 passes of 372 for 3,332 yards and 22 touchdowns and rushed for another 400 yards and 5 touchdowns. He broke the Alabama High School Athletic Association record with 10,774 yards of career passing which still stands today in Alabama.

Jamarcus Russel College Career

After completing his education at Williamson High School Russel enrolled at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Jamarcus Russel becomes the starting quarterback at LSU. He was a highly successful player at LSU and MVP of 2007. He getting so much hype after winning the Sugar Bowl against Notre Dame. He also wins the Sugar Bowl MVP award for his contribution. He accumulated over 350 yards of passes and scored 3 touchdowns, leading the LSU to a 41 – 14 win over Notre Dame. Russel was named to the all-SEC first team at the end of season 2006, ahead of Florida’s Chris Leak and Kentucky’s Andre Woodson.

Jamarcus Russel Awards winning

  • Columbus Touchdown Club SEC (Player of the Year 2005)
  • SEC Offensive Player of the Week (1 in 2005)
  • SEC Offensive Player of the Week (3 in 2006)
  • First-team All-SEC by the Associated Press and SEC coaches (2006)
  • Manning Award (2006)
  • Davey O’Brien Award semifinalist (2006)

Jamarcus Russel Career

Jamarcus Russel start his football career in 2003 as a child. He played for his school Williamson High School before moving to the university of Louisiana State. He starts playing as a quarterback in the 2005 season for LSU. In 2006, Russel was again starting quarterback for LSU, beating highly touted redshirt freshman Ryan Perrilloux and Matt Flynn. He changed his jersey number from 4 to 2 before the beginning of the season. On 10 January 2010 to enter in 2007 NFL draft, Russel decided to skip his final season of NCAA eligibility. Oakland Rider signed a six-year contract with Russel of $68 million, with $31.5 million guaranteed. He collects around 40 million dollars from his salary. As of February 2023, Jamarcus Russell Net worth is roughly estimated at 4 million dollars.

Jamarcus Russell NFL salary

Jamarcus Russel join Oakland Rider in 2007. He was first picked in the 2007 National Football League draft. He was picked as a quarterback by Oakland Rider in 2007 and signed a contract of sixty-eight million dollars, and thirty-one and half million dollars guaranteed. He got round about forty million dollars of his salary. He is also considered the biggest draft bust in NFL history for being a high draft pick and having a short-length NFL career with not meeting expectations. On 28 May 2010, Oakland rider filed a grievance, seeking 9.55 million dollars from Jamarcus for what was paid to him as a salary for the 2010 to 2012 NFL seasons. But his agent said, “The money in grievance was fully guaranteed”. Russell later filed a grievance against the Oakland Raiders, claiming he was owed an additional $9 million by the team, and the parties settled the grievances in 2013 with the Raiders paying Russell an additional $3 million. Now JaMarcus Russell net worth in NFL is 4 Million USD.

Jamarcus Russel Quotations

“I was always confident. It’s just about me being confident in what I’m doing and knowing what’s going on with our team.”

“Ain’s no telling how much we could’ve won without the mistakes. We shot ourselves in the foot.”

“I don’t know. I know we left a lot of points out there.”

“I’m not sure where they are headed, but I just feel better knowing that they are OK.”