Desmond Howard | Biography

Posted On: 22 Aug, 2014


Desmond Howard | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth May 15, 1970
Age 47 Years 4 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession American football wide receiver
Wife/Spouse Rebkah Howard
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity Black
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth $14 Million Dollars
Height 177 cm
Weight 85 kg
Children/Kids Sydney Howard, Desmond Howard Jr., Dhamir Howard

Desmond Howard was born in 15th of May, 1970 in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a former NFL wide reciever, kickoff returner and punt returner. He is currently working as a college analyst for ESPN.

He was very much athletic from his childhood. He has earned the All American as well as All Ohio honors as a tailback in high school career. He is also a record breaker as he gives 10 interceptions on defense. During that period, he earned 3 varsity letters in track, football and as well as from the basketball. In his college life also, he proved himself as a capable player among the peers. He joined the University of Michigan where he tied as well as set the records of 5 NCAA  and 12 Michigan records. He led his team to win many cups such as Heisman Trophy, Maxwell Award and Walter Camp Award. He has done the bachelor degree of communication in 1992. In 2011, for his honor, he was placed for the College Football Hall of Fame. He was also honored as the Michigan Football Legend. His Michigan jersey number 21 will have the patch to be wearied for recognizing him.

He started his professional career from 1992. That time, he was selected in Washington Redskins. In 1995, he played for the Jacksonville Jaguars for one season. He then shifted to Green Bay in 1996 where he made the record for the NFL. During his career, he has played from many different clubs. He is recognized as one of the successful NFL player of the history. In this time period, he played for 11 NFL seasons in which he scored 15 touchdowns as well as gained 12155 all-purpose yards. He has also made many successful passes, punts and also gained 359 kickoffs.

From 2005, he is seen in ESPN as college football analyst. He is currently working as a color commentator for Detroit Lions pre-season games. This is broadcasted in Detroit Lions Television Networks. He also got opportunity to call games for NFL on Fox for 1 season. He also got chance to be commentator in Madden in 2005. He is assigned for the job as commentator for the same program “Madden” for 2014, 2015 and 2016.

He is a tall guy with the height of 5 feet 10 inch and the weight of 85 kg. He has reached the age of 44 from 2014. Despite of the age, he looks fit and healthy. During his career, he earned the net worth of $14 million including his salary from ESPN. His stats are so good that many players cannot beat it for a long period of time. As for his honor, he has won many awards such as UPI Player of the Year, NFL Alumni Special Teams Player of the Year.

He is a married person who has accepted Rebkah Howard as his wife. The couple has got three children and currently lives in Miami, Florida. As they both are devoted to each other, in the question of divorce, they only laughed at each other. Howard said that his family matters a lot to him. He also added that he will continue to remain in this field as it is his passion. He is also popular because of his Heisman pose. Lot of people is following him in social sites as well.

If you want to have more information about his biography, you can visit wiki. You can also follow him in twitter where he was very popular with 218 thousand followers. You can also visit http://gbmwolverine.com/2013/07/01/michigan-football-twelve-wondrous-wolverines-5-desmond-howard-the-catch-the-pose-the-heisman/ to view his latest pictures.