Drew Pearson is a former American football player and sportscaster. Drew Pearson played for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL).
Table of Biography
Drew Pearson was born on January 12, 1951, in Newark, New Jersey. As of now, he is 70 years old. His birth sign is Capricorn. He has spent his whole childhood in South River, New Jersey. According to the nationality, Drew is an American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. There is no information revealed about his siblings.
Whereas, Drew attended South River High School. From school, he learned football and began playing. In 1969, he lettered in baseball and basketball and graduated. Later, he got a scholarship from the University of Tulsa for football.
Drew Pearson began his career from his school days. Later, he continued it in his college days too. Therefore, he led a run-oriented offense with 33 receptions for 690 yards and 5 touchdowns. Likewise, he finished his college career with 55 receptions for 1,119 yards. And, 8 touchdowns and 20.3 yard average per reception. Drew was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys, in 1973.
Then, made the team a third-team wide receiver because of his special team’s play. In the 17th game, he replaced Otto Stowe as a rookie, due to his broken ankle. Likewise, Stowe asked to be traded, in 1974. And, Drew became the full-time starter opposite Golden Richards. The team leads with 62 receptions and 1,087 yards. Until 1978, he kept leading the team in receiving. Later, Tony Hill took over the number one role at wide receiver.
Drew passed Hayes’ as the franchise leader in receiving yards, in 1983. Moreover, he fell asleep while driving his Dodge Daytona and cause an accident, in 1984. In 1978, he helped the Cowboys to 3 Super Bowl appearances. Likewise, they got the victory in Super Bowl XIII. Additionally, Drew also scored a touchwood in Super Bowl X. Especially, due to his performance, he was known as Mr. Clutch.
Rise in career
Drew became one of the NFL’s greatest wide receivers. Thus, he was named one of the Top 20 Pro Football All-Time wide receivers. He also achieved the NFL 1970s All-Decade team. In 1974 and 1976-1977, he was named as All-Pro three times. Hence, All-Nfc in 1975 and second Team All-NFC in 1978. Additionally, he was a Pro Bowler in 1974, 1976-77.
In 1977, he was named The Football Digest NFL receiver. form 1977-78 and 1982-83, he served as offensive captain for the Cowboys. In the episode titled Greatest Dallas Cowboys, he was numbered 10 on the list. Although, in 2016 there was an update that he has been replaced by Randy WHITE. Cowboys owner announced the big news on August 19, 2011. The news was he has been selected for the Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor.
Drew Pearson’s professional career has been mesmerizing. He has played decades in the field. Therefore, he has raised his career to the peak and very much appreciated it. Likewise, Drew’s estimated net worth is $5 million at present. Thus, the salary of his is still not disclosed yet. However, he has been living a lavish and luxurious life.
Drew Pearson is a married person. In 1972, he was married to Marsha Haynes. The couple is blessed with 2 kids. Later, in 1984 due to some complications in the relationship, they have to diverse. After, he has not been in the relationship yet. Drew has been enjoying his single life blissfully.
Rumors and controversies
Drew Pearson has always been impressing people through these skills. He has been an inspiration for many. Therefore, he has not been part of controversies in his entire career.
And, no rumors have been spread about him. Drew has been maintaining his professional and personal life perfectly. Thus, he has been living a peaceful and happy life without harming others.
Body measurement and Social media
Drew Pearson is very good-looking and has a well-maintained personality. Drew stands 6 feet tall and weighs around 96 kg. He has black pairs of eyes and he mostly prefers bald. But, the natural hair color is black. Likewise, the information regarding Drew’s body structure is not revealed yet.
Drew Pearson is not active on any social media platforms. At the age of 70, he must have been enjoying his life rather than being active in social media.