Jay Barker Biography
Jay is a former professional American football quarterback and a current Birmingham radio personality. Jay is a member of the famous Football Player list. Quarterback Drew Bledsoe was his teammate on the Patriots. The quarterback who made his NFL debut in 1995 for the Green Bay Packers, also played in the NFL for the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers.
On celebrities trending now, Jay is ranked in the list of most popular celebrities and also, ranked on the list with those people who were born on July 20. Having Position Among the list of Most popular Football Player and he is 1 of the celebs with the age of 45 years old.
Jay Barker Football & Radio Career
Jay attended Hewitt-Trussville High School in Trussville, Alabama, where his football career began. In 1990, he graduated from high school and started playing college football at the University of Alabama, under coach Gene Stallings.
In 1992, in the final game of the season, Jay led the Crimson Tide to a national championship by defeating the #1 Miami Hurricanes, 34-13, In the 1993 Sugar Bowl. In the 1994 season, Jay won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and finished fifth in the voting for the Heisman Trophy. Jay led the Crimson Tide to a 35–2–1 record as their starting quarterback; the official NCAA record book reflects a 27–11 mark due to later forfeiture of games during the 1993 season.Jay Barker Image
Jay was drafted in the 1995 NFL Draft in the fifth round by the Green Bay Packers but did not make the team. Subsequently, Barker was on the roster of the New England Patriots and the Carolina Panthers but never played in a regular season game.
In 1998, the Toronto Argonauts signed Jay, bringing him to the Canadian Football League.
After three seasons with the Argonauts, Jay left to join the Birmingham Thunderbolts in the XFL. A fan favorite of the Bolts’ (generally small) crowds, Barker was the team’s second-string quarterback and played several games in the middle of the season before suffering a career-ending concussion late. In contrast to his college career, his time in the XFL saw him oversee the beginning of a seven-game losing streak.
Jay is currently an analyst for ESPN Radio, and formerly an on-air personality for WJOX in Birmingham. Both he and Al Del Greco, a former Auburn placekicker, hosted the Opening Drive program on WJOX, along with Tony Kurre until 2018.
Jay Barker Age
He was born on July 20, 1972, in Birmingham, Alabama. Jay Barker is 46 years old as of 2018.
Jay Barker Family
He was married to Amy DiGiovanna from 1995 to 2007. The couple has four children; Andrew (born 1999), Braxton (born 2000), and twins Harrison and Sarah Ashlee (born September 10, 2001).
In 2008, Jay married American country musician Sara Evans. With his four children and Evan’s three children, her son Avery Jack (born August 21, 1999) and daughters Olivia Margaret (born January 22, 2003) and Audrey Elizabeth (born October 6, 2004). Jay lives in Mountain Brook, Alabama, a suburb of Birmingham.
Jay Barker Height & Weight
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Some Facts About Jay Barker
1. He attended Hewitt-Trussville High School in Trussville, Alabama.
2. Birth Sign Cancer
3. From 1998-2001, he played in the Canadian Football League for the Toronto Argonauts.
Jay Barker Net Worth
In 2018, Jay Barker’s net worth has grown significantly. He has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2019.
How we calculated Jay Barker’s Estimated Net Wealth?
He made his NFL debut in 1995 for the Green Bay Packers, also playing in the NFL for the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers. According to Wikipedia, the Net worth is the value of all the financial & non-financial assets owned by an institutional unit or sector minus the value of all its outstanding liabilities. Net Wealth/Worth can apply to the economic, government sector, Privet/Public companies or any individuals.
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