Jay Christopher Cutler, professionally known as Jay Cutler is a retired American football quarterback. He spent 12 seasons in National Football League playing for Denver Broncos, Chicago Bears, and Miami Dolphins. The Broncos selected him with the 11th overall pick in the first round of the 2006 NFL draft. He posted 4,920 passing attempts, 2,048 passing completions, 62.0 percentage, 35,133 passing yards, 227-160 TD-INT, and 85.3 passer ratings.
He became a sportscaster for NFL on Fox’s television broadcasts. He played college football at Vanderbilt University.
What is Jay Cutler Famous For?
– Pro Bowl (2008)
– SEC Offensive Player of the Year (2005)
Where was Jay Cutler Born?
Jay Cutler was born on 29 April 1983. His birth name is Jay Christopher Cutler. His birth place was in Santa Claus, Indiana in the United States. He holds American nationality.
He attended Heritage Hills High School in Lincoln City, Indiana. He played high school football there where he was named a first-team All-State selection by the Associated Press as a senior. He was also a first-team all-state selection in basketball and garnered honorable mention all-state accolades as a shortstop in baseball.
He attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He started all 45 career games that he played for the Vanderbilt Commodores football team. He did not miss a game in college due to injury.
He set the school record for touchdowns and rushing yards by a freshman and rushed for more yards than any other Southeastern Conference quarterback in 2002.
He was honored with a first-team freshman All-SEC selection by the Associated Press.
As a senior, he started in 11 games completing 273 of 42 passes for 3,073 yards, 21 touchdowns, and 9 interceptions.
He was the first Commodore to win the SEC Offensive Player of the Year since 1967. He also became the second Commodore to throw for more than 3,000 yards in a season.
He was a three-year captain and four-year starter and set a school career records for total offenses (9,953 yards), touchdown passes (59), passing yards (8,697), pass completions (710), pass attempts (1,242), and combined touchdowns (76).
He graduated from Vanderbilt with a bachelor’s degree in human and organizational development in 2005.
Awards and honors
The Sporting News third-team freshman All-American (2002)
Associated Press first-team freshman All-SEC (2002)
First-team All-SEC (2005)
SEC Offensive Player of the Year (2005)
Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award finalist (2005)
Maxwell Award Semifinalist (2005)
Davey O’Brien Award Finalist (2005)
Manning Award Finalist (2005)
Sammy Baugh Trophy Finalist (2005)
Vanderbilt University school career records:
Total offense: 9,953
Combined touchdowns: 76
Experts ranked him as the third-best quarterback prospect in the 2006 NFL Draft. The Denver Broncos selected him with the 11th overall pick in the 1st round of the 2006 NBA draft.
He played for the Broncos for 3 seasons before moving to The Chicago Bears in 2009.
He played for the Bears for 8 seasons.
Chicago released him in 2017, he retired to become a sportscaster for NFL on Fox’s television broadcasts.
But, he returned for one more season with the Miami Dolphins when quarterback Ryan Tannehill suffered a season-ending injury.
In his entire NFL career, he posted total offenses (36,808 yards), touchdown passes (227), passing yards (35,133), pass completions (3,048), pass attempts (4,920), and combined touchdowns (236).
He retired a second time following the 2017 season.
He became a sportscaster for NFL on Fox’s television broadcasts.
Awards and honors
Pro Bowl (2008)
AFC passing yards leader (2008)
AFC Offensive Player of the Month (September 2008)
AFC Offensive Player of the Week – Week 10 (2008)
NFC Offensive Player of the Week – Week 16 (2009)
FedEx Air Player of the Week – Week 16 (2009)
Chicago Bears franchise records
As of 2017’s NFL off-season, Jay Cutler held at least 14 Bears franchise records, including:
Completions: career (2,020), season (370 in 2014)
Pass Attempts: career (3,271), season (561 in 2014)
Passing Yards: career (23,443)
Passing TDs: career (154), playoff game (2 on 2011-01-16 SEA; with 3 others)
Passer Rating (Minimum 10 starts): career (85.2)
Sacked: career (251), season (52 in 2010), game (9 on 2010-10-03 @NYG; with 2 others)
Pass Yds/Game: career (229.8)
300+ yard passing games: career (16), season (4 in 2014; with Brian Hoyer)
Other franchise records (As of 2017)
Highest Completion Percentage in a Single Season: 66.0% (2014) (15 starts)
Highest Career Completion Percentage: 61.8% (2009–2016)
Most 4th Quarter Comeback Wins in a Single Season: 4 (2010 and 2015)
Most Career 4th Quarter Comeback Wins: 16 (2009–2016)
Most Game Winning Drives in a Single Season: 4 (2009 and 2010 and 2015) (tied with Bill Wade and Bob Avellini)
Most Career Game-Winning Drives: 18 (2009–2016)
Most Wins: 51 (2009–2016)
Denver Broncos franchise records
Highest rookie season passer rating: 88.5 in 2006 (As of 2017)
Who is Jay Cutler Married to?
Jay Cutler a married man. He is married to television star Kristin Cavallari. They started dating in Fall 2010. The couple got engaged in April 2011. However, they called off their engagement in July 2011 but reconciled later in November 2011.
They tied a knot to each other on 7 June 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. The couple has 3 children together, 2 sons, Camden Jack, and Jaxon Wyatt, and a daughter, Saylor James.
What are Jay Cutler Body Measurements?
Jay Culter stands at a height of 1.91 m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a body weight of 231 lbs i.e. 105 kg. He has an athletic body build.
What is Jay Cutler Net Worth?
Jay Cutler is a former quarterback. He was one of the successful quarterbacks in the NFL. Until his retirement, he earned playing professional football in NFL. Upon retirement, he became a sportscaster for NFL on Fox’s television broadcasts. His net worth is under evaluation.
Did You Know?
- He does volunteer work for young people with developmental disabilities through Vanderbilt’s “Best Buddies” program.
- He started the Jay Cutler Foundation during the 2007 offseason.
- He announced in May 2008 that he had been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and needs daily insulin shots. He also works with Dedicated to Diabetes.
- He teamed up with Eli Lilly and Company in a campaign called “Touchdowns for Diabetes” for the 2009 season. He sent a child to diabetes camp by donating $1,000 to the ADA’s “Camp Scholarship” fund for every touchdown pass Cutler threw during the 2009 season.
- He has appeared in an episode of Oprah’s Big Give in 2008.
- There is an internet meme, called “Smokin’ Jay Cutler” which portrays him in an apathetic state with a cigarette photoshopped into his mouth.
- He appeared on the comedy show The League in 2013.