Spencer Tillman

Spencer Tillman

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Updated On February 1, 2022
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Spencer Tillman is a famous American former footballer and sports journalist. Spencer Tillman is widely popular for his amazing career as a footballer for eight seasons with Houston Oilers and San Francisco 49ers.

Early Life and Childhood

Spencer Tillman was born on 21st April 1964 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is 57 years old and his zodiac sign is Taurus. Further, Tillman was born into an Afro-American family. He was born to his father Jack Tillman Jr and his mother LaRue Hellen Tillman. From a religious point of view, he is a Christian.

Moving into the educational background, he completed his high school in Tulsa. However, he has kept his school’s name secret from the media. He has two bachelor’s degrees. He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma in 1986 and a bachelor’s degree in communications from the same university in 1988.

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Caption: Spencer Tillman as a player(source: OU Daily)

Professional life

Spencer Tillman is a famous American former footballer and sports journalist. Tillman is widely papular for his amazing career as a footballer for eight seasons with Houston Oilers and San Francisco 49ers.

In addition, he was an All-American running back for the University of Oklahoma from 1982 to 1985. In addition, the Houston Oilers chose him 133rd overall in the fifth round of the 1987 NFL Draft. Tillman also played with the Edmonton Oilers for two seasons (1987-1988). He eventually signed with the San Francisco 49ers, where he played for three seasons (1989-1991).

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Caption: Spencer Tillman as a sports journalist(source: Instagram)

In 1987, he began his broadcasting career as an anchor and reporter at KPRC-TV during the seven-month off-season. Tillman began working for CBS Sports in 1999 as a key studio commentator for “College Football Today,” where he remained for the next 16 years. He also spent four years as a correspondent for the Network’s NCAA tournament coverage. Tillman last worked at Fox Sports News in 2015, when he reunited with Tim Brando on Fox CFB.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Spencer Tillman with his daughters

Moving into the relationship status, Spencer is a married guy and his sexual orientation is straight. He married his wife Rita Tillman on 17 November 1986. Since their marriage, the pair has had a good life together and has a strong bond. Furthermore, the couple enjoys spending a lot of time together and is frequently seen holding each other’s hands-on occasions. He and Rita’s long marriage has resulted in four beautiful children.

The couple is blessed with their four daughters Alisa Tillman, Blair Tillman, Mir Tillman, and Bailey Tillman. As responsible parents, he and Rita support their children for physical and psychological development. Tillman is currently residing in Sugar Land, Texas, with his wife and four children, where he is enjoying his joyful life.

Body Measurement

Talking about body measurement, Tillman has a pretty well-shaped and well-maintained body. The former footballer stands at a height of around 5 feet and 10 inches. Likewise, Tillman has a bodyweight of around 93kg. Further, Tillman has black eyes and black hair.

Other than this, there is no information available revealing Spencer’s other body sizes and measurements like shoe size, chest-waist-hip size, and others. We let you know about this informations after he reveals them.

Social Media and Net Worth

In terms of social media availability, Spencer is pretty much active on Instagram and Twitter. He has more than 16k followers on Twitter and more than 2k followers on Instagram.

Additionally, he has earned a pretty handful sum of money from his career. However, the former footballer has not revealed his annual income and salary in the media yet. As per the sources, he has an estimated net worth of around $4 million.