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Michael Pittman Sr

Michael Pittman Sr. is a retired American football running back from the United States. The Arizona Cardinals drafted Michael Pittman Sr in the fourth round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He attended Fresno State University and played football there.

Early life

Michael Pittman Sr. was born on 14th August 1975, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the United States of America. As of now, he is 46 years old and he is a citizen of the United States.

Moreover, he has a birth sign of Leo and his ethnicity is unknown. Apart from this, there is no information regarding her parents, siblings, and childhood life.

Michael Pittman Sr

Caption: Michael Pittman Sr posing with his son Mycah Pittman Sr (Source: Sports Illustrated)

Michael Pittman Sr – College years

Michael graduated from Mira Mesa Senior High School in San Diego, California, in 1993. He names the Eastern League’s first team. He completed his graduation from Fresno State University.

During his time at Fresno State, he carried for 3,017 yards. In 1996, he select the second-team All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Pacific Division.

In 1997, he names the first-team All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Pacific Division. He is a member of the fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha. QB Billy Volek and QB David Carr were his teammates.

Body measurements

Michael is blad and has black eyes in color. Besides that, there is no more information regarding his height, weight, and other body measurements.

Michael Pittman Sr – Social Media

On his Instagram page, there are more than 30.2k followers. Apart from this, he is not present on Facebook or Twitter.

Professional career

Michael Pittman Sr. sentences to two years of parole after pleading no guilty to misdemeanor battery in January 1998, and his draft stock dropped as a result of the domestic violence incident

, according to the Tucson Citizen. The Arizona Cardinals selected him in the fourth round (95th overall) of the 1998 NFL Draft.

Michael Pittman Sr

Caption: Michael Pittman Sr playing for the NFL team Arizona Cardinals (Source: WordPress)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

In 2004, he had a career-high for rushing yards with 926, while he set a career-high for receiving yards with 597 and 75 catches in 2003.

In 2003, he had the most yards in a single year with a total of 1,348 yards (751 rushings and 597 receiving).

He ran for 124 yards on 29 runs in Tampa Bay’s 48–21 victory against the Oakland Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII on January 26, 2003.

For breaking the NFL’s personal conduct rules, he was suspended for the first three games of the 2004 season.

He sentences to 14 days in prison for intentionally crashing with a vehicle carrying his wife and child.

On November 7, 2004, he broke the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ record for longest touchdown run with a 78-yard rush against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Pittman32.com, his official website, was founded on March 22, 2005, but it has since been taken down.

On January 7, 2006, he was involved in a fight with Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor, who allegedly spat on him after a play during a Wild Card playoff game between the Buccaneers and the Redskins.

He responded by slamming his fist into Taylor’s helmet. Taylor ejected from the Redskins’ 17–10 win. After the 2007 season, he became a free agent.

Denver Broncos and Florida Tuskers

He was signed by the Denver Broncos on May 27, 2008, and was supposed to switch positions to fullback, but he stayed at running back.

Dré Bly, a cornerback, already wore No. 32, so he was given No. 28 as his jersey number. To reflect the change, his official website was renamed Pittman28.com.

He is no longer in the NFL, so the website has been taken down. With a neck injury, he was placed on season-ending injured reserve.

During the 2008 season, he carried 76 times for 320 yards and four touchdowns in eight games (three starts). He joined the Florida Tuskers on August 12, 2009.

Michael Pittman Sr –  Net Worth 2023

Super Bowl champion (XXXVII), First-team All-WAC Pacific Division (1997), and Second-team All-WAC Pacific Division (1996) are some of his awards and recognition throughout his career.

This retried American footballer has not disclosed his net worth, income, and salary in public yet. We can assume that, as a retired American football player, he might have collected a decent sum of money in his profession.

Relationship Status

Michael Pittman Sr

Caption: Michael Pittman Sr with his wife Karli (Source: Instagram)

He and his wife Karli have five children together.  He has sons and two daughters (Jordanne and Mykava). Michael Jr.,

his oldest son, is a wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts. Mycah, his younger son, is a Florida State wide receiver.