Matt Hasselbeck

Matt Hasselbeck

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Matt Hasselbeck is a retired American football quarterback. Matt Hasselbeck played for the Indianapolis Colts, Seattle Seahawks, and Tennessee Titans.

Early Life

Matt Hasselbeck was born in Boulder, Colorado, on September 25, 1975, to Don and Mary Beth Hasselbeck. He is 46 years old under the zodiac sign Aries. He holds an American nationality. Tim Hasselbeck and Nathanael Hasselbeck were his brothers when he was growing up.

Matt Hasselbeck

Caption: Matt Hasselbeck with his family source: Playerswiki.

Matt Hasselbeck was a member of the football team at Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, Massachusetts. Moreover, he went to Boston College and after graduating from high school, he played football for the Eagles.

Career

Talking about his career, he started playing football when he was in his college life. He played for the Boston College Eagles football team from 1994 to 1997 along with his younger brother Tim. After graduating from college, he was picked by the Green Bay Packers in the sixth round of the 1998 NFL Draft.

In 1998, he joined the team’s practice squad and played as a backup for the starting quarterback for the 1999 and 2000 NFL seasons. Similarly, on March 2, 2001, he cohered former Packers head coach Mike Holmgren and the Seattle Seahawks. He was traded to the Seahawks for their first and third-round draft picks.

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Caption: Matt Hasselbeck playing against New Orleans Saints source: Bleacher Report.

In his earlier years in Seattle, he fought for playing time with Trent Dilfer. Nevertheless, after a strong finish in 2002, he entered 2003 as the unquestioned starter.  He started all 16 games, directing Seattle to a 10–6 record for the first time since 1988 and a Wild Card berth.

Likewise, in 2004, he won the 2004 NFL Quarterback challenge. In 2005, he had one of his most influential career performances, gaining the highest passer rating in the NFC and directing the Seahawks to the playoffs for the third straight year while clinching the NFC’s top seed.

Similarly, he led his team to its fourth successive division title and fifth consecutive playoff impression in 2007. Sadly, In 2008, he suffered from a back injury that impacted a nerve in his lower back, forming a weakness in his leg that brought on a knee injury.

More about his career

Moreover, In 2010, Hasselbeck led Seattle to a stunning playoff upset when he defeated the New Orleans Saints, who were the defending champions and 11-point favorites. On July 29, 2011, he signed a three-year with $21 million deal to play for the Tennesse Titans. He showed his great performance in this team as well.

Likewise, On February 26, 2015, he signed a one-year agreement to remain with the Colts. Hasselbeck made his first onset with the Colts on October 4, 2015. He led the Colts to win, defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars with scores of 16-13. On November 22, 2015, Hasselbeck began his third game for the Colts, as Luck suffered a kidney injury that would eventually take him out for the remainder of the season.

Moreover, he led the Colts to a 6-5 record with a 4-0 record as a starter at the age of 40 and was the first quarterback in NFL history to do it.  He won the final start of his career, an 18-12 win over the Miami Dolphins, thanks in extensive part to Frank Gore’s two rushing touchdowns.

Furthermore, On February 28, 2016, it was said that Hasselbeck would not return to the Colts. Hasselbeck announced his retirement from professional football on March 9, 2016.

Net Worth

Matt Hasselbeck has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His estimated net worth is around $18 million as of 2022.

Personal Life

Regarding his personal life, he is currently married to his college sweetheart, Sarah Egnaczyk. They started dating when he was 17. After dating for a long time, the couple united on June 17, 2000.

They are blessed with two daughters, Annabelle (born in 2001) and Mallory (born in 2003), and one son Henry (born in 2005). Matt and his wife Sarah have been struck by lightning. However, he was struck in 1996.

Matt Hasselbeck

Caption: Matt Hasselbeck with his wife Sarah Egnaczyk source: Chron.

Body Measurements

Matt Hasselbeck is very handsome and smart, undoubtedly. He has a very perfect height and stands tall and his height is about 6 feet 4 inches (193cm/ 1.93 m) and weighs about 107 kg (236 lbs). He has brown pairs of beautiful eyes and black hair color.

Social Media

Matt Hasselbeck is active on his Instagram account named @hasselbeck, with 70.3K followers. He also has 258K followers on Twitter and 56K followers on his Facebook page.

 

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