Kliff Kingsbury is a successful American football coach and former quarterback. Similarly, in 2002 Kliff Kingsbury won the Sammy Baugh Trophy. Currently, he is the head coach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders football team.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
As of now, Kliff is 41 years old. He was born on August 9, 1979, in San Antonio. He was born to Tim Kingsbury (father) and Sally (mother), who died in 2005 of soft tissue sarcoma. Although Kliff has not mentioned about his siblings, it looks like he has a brother looking at the photo.
Similarly, his mother was a government officer and economics teacher while his dad, in addition to being a football coach, taught world history and US History during his early life. Likewise, he is of American nationality. Furthermore, he has not revealed information about his ethnicity at present.
Talking about his education, Kliff has completed his schooling from New Braunfels High School. Later, he graduated from Texas Tech University.
Kliff played football during his school days for the school team as a quarterback. Next, he continued playing football at the college too. During his college years, he played under coach Spike Dykes from 1998-1999.
Furthermore, he played under Mike Leach from 2000-2002. He made 39 school records and 13 Big 12 Conference records. Moreover, he also set 7 NCAA FBS records.
National Football League
Kliff was selected by the New England Patriots with the 201st overall selection (6th round) of the 2003 NFL Draft. Similarly, he did not play in his rookie season of 2003, spending the year on the Patriots’ injured reserve with an arm injury.
He did, however, get a super bowl ring. Kliff went to training camp with the Saints that season and completed 10-of-21 passes for 139 yards with a long of 57 yards and two interceptions. Eventually, Kliff rejoined the Texas Tech as the 15th full-time head coach on December 12, 2012.
Then he joined Texas A&M Aggies as the offensive coordinator and was named the 2012 Footballscoop.com Offensive Coordinator of the Year.
He started serving as the head coach of Texas Tech Red Raiders in 2012. Later, he left Texas after his contract expired in 2018. He enrolled USC as an offensive coordinator on December 5, 2018.
In January 2019, rumors surfaced that he had an interview with the New York Jets and Arizona Cardinals for head coaching jobs. On January 8, 2019, he hired by Cardinals as their head coach and signed a 4-year contract.
Net Worth and Salary
Kliff has accomplished a huge amount of money from his profession. Likewise, his salary is around $10.5 million over 5 years of contract with Arizona Cardinals as the head coach. Furthermore, he has an estimated net worth of around $12 million.
Personal Life and Rumors
Talking about Kliff’s personal life, he has kept his past and present relationship away from the limelight. Currently, there is no information regarding his relationship.
Talking about Kliff controversies, Davis Webb blamed him for “lack of communication” during the season with Kliff. The blame surrounded him with several other controversies. Furthermore, Kliff’s near-nude photo got viral, which made headlines across the world. There was also a rumor that Kliff was once romantically involved with Jessica Simpson and Britney Spears.
Kliff is a good looking person with a great personality. He has a height of 1.91 m and there is no detail information about his weight. Likewise, his hair color is dark brown and eye color is hazel.
Kliff is active on social media. He has a huge fan following on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 139k followers on Twitter. Similarly, he has more than 57.3k followers on Facebook and he has over 36.3k followers on Instagram.