Andrew Luck is a professional American football quarterback who plays for the ‘Indianapolis Colts’ in the ‘National Football League’ (NFL). A player of great repute. He was born on September 12, 1989 (age 30 years) to parents, mother Kathy Wilson Luck and father Oliver Luck , in Washington, D.C., United States. For his playing position, he plays as a Quarterback. His zodiac sign is Virgo, he stands tall at a height of 193cm, weight 106kg and is of the American nationality. In our Andrew Luck’s Biography, Facts, Childhood, Personal Life, age we also shed some light upon his early life from childhood to present.
Andrew spent the early part of his life in various countries before aking his way back to the US. As the Son of celebrated quarterback Oliver Luck, he has proved his football skills since his high-school days. The young American had a remarkable university football career. Luck played for ‘Stanford University’ where he earned the ‘Maxwell Award’ and the prestigious ‘Walter Camp Player of the Year Award.’ He is also a two-time ‘Heisman Trophy’ finalist. He was named the ‘Offensive Player of the Year’ in the ‘Pac-12 (Pac-10) Conference’ in 2010 and 2011. Andrew is popularly known for his passing and running abilities. Due to his excellent style of play and achievements over the years, he was projected as the number one pick in the 2011 ‘NFL Draft,’ but he decided to complete his degree first. In the following year’s ‘NFL Draft,’ Luck was chosen first overall by the ‘Indianapolis Colts.’ His excellent game took his team to three playoff appearances, including two ‘AFC South’ division titles. He achieved three ‘Pro Bowl’ selections. He led his team to NFL’s second-largest playoff comeback.
Andrew Luck Biography, Facts, Childhood, Early Life
Andrew Austen Luck was born on September 12, 1989, in Washington DC, US. His father was a former ‘Houston Oilers’ and ‘West Virginia University’ quarterback. Andrews father has worked in London and Frankfurt as the general manager of two ‘World League of American Football’ teams. Thus, he spent most of his early childhood in England and Germany. In 2001, Andrew’s father Oliver Luck was again appointed as the head of the ‘Harris County-Houston Sports Authority.’
Andrew Luck Biography Facts, Age, Quick Info, Wiki
- Full Name: Andrew Austen Luck
- Nicknames: Wolverine, Captain Clutch, The Bearded Pony
- Date of Birth: September 12, 1989
- Age: 30 years
- Place of Birth: Washington, D.C.
- Nationality: American
- Height: 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
- Weight: 109 kg (240lbs)
- Education: Stratford High School; Stanford University
- Parents: Oliver Luck; Kathy Wilson Luck
- Siblings: Addison Luck (brother), Mary Ellen Luck (sister), Emily Luck (sister)
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife: Nicole Pechanec (married 2019)
- Net Worth: $40 million
- Occupation: Ex- American Football Player
- League: NFL
- NFL Draft: 2012 (Round 1; Pick 1) by the Indianapolis Colts
- Playing Position: Quarterback
- Jersey Number: #12
- Playing Career: 2012–2018 (retired 2018)
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Andrew Luck Professional Facts & Football Career
2008 to 2011 was a great period for Andrew, he played for Coach Harbaugh’s (and later, Coach David Shaw’s) ‘Stanford Cardinal’ football team. In 2008, luck “redshirted” and made his way to the team as a quarterback in 2009. He assisted his team in winning key matches against high-ranking teams and secure a berth in the 2009 ‘Sun Bowl.’ However, Luck could not feature in the game due to a finger injury that he had sustained in a game against ‘Notre Dame.’ During the season, he scored 2,929 yards of total offense, which was a record high, fifth-highest in ‘Stanford’ history.
In 2010,Luck was dubbed the ‘Orange Bowl Most Valuable Player’ as ‘Stanford’ won 40–12 over ‘Virginia Tech,’ with Luck throwing 4 touchdown passes. Luck was selected to the ‘All-Pac-10 First Team’ where he earned the title ‘Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year.’ With his 3,791 yards of total offense and 32 touchdown passes, Luck broke many previous records in the season. He was also named the ‘Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Week’ for his amazing game play against Arizona and California. After the 2010 season, he was considered the number one pick for the 2011 ‘NFL Draft.’ However, Luck declared that he would complete his degree at ‘Stanford.’
In 2011, Luck sent Stanford’s ranking through the roof, he boosted ‘Stanford’s’ ranking to number seven and secured a berth in the ‘Fiesta Bowl.’ His hard work placed him as the fourth player to be a ‘Heisman Trophy’ finalist for two consecutive years. Luck didn’t stop there, he went on to win win the ‘Maxwell Award’ and the ‘Walter Camp Player of the Year Award.’ For the second time, he received the ‘Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year.’ Luck was also named to the ‘First Team All-Pac-12’ for the second successive year. He surpassed all of ‘Stanford’s previous records and his very own records in the game statistics. He was also honored with the 2011 ‘Academic All-America of the Year’ award.
With a astonishing performance in the previous season, Luck was considered as the number one pick for the 2012 ‘NFL Draft.’ He was selected first overall by the ‘Indianapolis Colts, this made him the fourth ‘Stanford’ quarterback to be selected first overall.
At the 2012 season, Luck scored the highest number of wins (eight), ever scored by a rookie quarterback drafted first overall, in ‘NFL’ history. In December 2012, Luck made his way to the season’s passing yards total of 4,183 and shattered the record of the highest number of passing yards in a season by a rookie (the previous record being 4,051).
At the 2013 season, in his first 20 games, luck achieved a 14–6 record , matching the past record of John Elway (a quarterback selected first overall). He assisted the ‘Colts’ win 23–7 in a match against the ‘Kansas City Chiefs.’ In January 2014, he went on to lead the ‘Colts’ in a playoff game against the revered ‘Kansas City Chiefs.’ His team made a historic comeback after falling back by 28 points. This game was dubbed the number one game of 2013 on the ‘NFL’ site. He also assisted the team in achieving the ‘AFC South’ division title.
At the 2014 season, Luck was named the ‘AFC Offensive Player of the Week’ for his astonishing performance against the ‘Jacksonville Jaguars.’ This was not new for him as he was winning for the third time . In this season, he broke yet another record by becoming the first quarterback to reach 3,000 passing yards and later, 4,000 passing yards. He was honored with the ‘AFC Offensive Player of the Month’ for November. He broke Peyton Manning’s (his predecessor in ‘Colts’) record of the highest number of passing yards by a quarterback in the first three seasons. For the third consecutive year, he went on to lead the ‘Indianapolis Colts’ to the playoffs. With the division title, he achieved his third ‘Pro Bowl’ berth. He also broke the ‘NFL’ records for highest number of touchdowns and passing yards in a single season.
Sometime at the commencement of the 2015 season, Luck missed the first two games due to a sustained shoulder injury. Though he featured and won a few games, but during a winning game against the ‘Denver Broncos,’ he suffered a lacerated kidney and a partially torn abdominal muscle. His recovery took longer than expected, and put him off the field throughout the rest of the season.
Andrew Luck Net worth 2020
As of the time of writing,Andrew Luck’s net worth 2020 is estimated at about $40 million. With great talent and a promising future ahead of him, his net worth is expected to grow a great deal in the coming years.
Andrew Luck Relationship, Personal Life
Andrew Luck is married to wife Nicole Pechanec. Their marriage took place in March in Prague in the Czech Republic
Andrew Luck Salary
Andrew Luck earns a large salary.
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