Nicholas Edward Foles, professionally known as Nick Foles is an American football quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). The Philadelphia Eagles drafted him in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He led the Eagles to win their first Super Bowl LII in 2017. He has also played for the St. Louis Rams and Kansas City Chiefs. He played college football at Arizona. He is currently an online graduate student at Liberty University, where he is earning his master’s degree in divinity. He has stated that he plans to become a pastor after his football career.
What is Nick Foles Famous For?
– Won Super Bowl LII with the Philadelphia Eagles.
– Named Super Bowl LII MVP.
Where was Nick Foles Born?
Nick Foles was born on 20 January 1989. His birth name is Nicholas Edward Foles. He was born to a father, Larry Foles, and a mother, Melissa Foles. Both his parents are restaurateurs. His birth place is in Austin, Texas in the United States. He holds American nationality. His religion is Christian.
He attended Westlake High School, where he graduated in 2007. At high school, he broke the school record held by Drew Brees with 5,658 yards and 56 touchdowns. He was also an excellent basketball player having received two team MVP honors.
He originally committed to Arizona State but later decided to attend Michigan State. He ultimately transferred to the University of Arizona. He threw 10,011 yards and 4 touchdowns during his time at Arizona. He graduated from the University with a degree in communication.
The Philadelphia Eagles selected him with the 88th overall pick in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He signed a four-year contract with the Eagles in May 2012.
Foles made his NFL debut against the Dallas Cowboys, whereas he made his first career NFL start against the Washington Redskins.
He was named to the 2014 Pro Bowl as an alternated and was drafted by Team Sanders, where he was named Pro Bowl Offensive MVP award.
St. Louis Rams
The Eagles traded him to the St. Louis Rams in March 2015 in exchange for Sam Bradford and a 2015 fifth-round pick.
He signed a two-year contract extension worth $24.5 million with the club in August 2015.
He made his Rams debut against Seattle Seahawks.
He was released from the Rams upon his request in July 2016.
Kansas City Chiefs
He signed a one-year deal worth between $6.75 million and $16 million depending upon his performance with the Kansas City Chiefs in August 2016.
He became a free agent in March 2017 when the Chiefs declined a second-year option on his contract.
Return to the Philadelphia Eagles
He signed a two-year contract to return to the Philadephia Eagles in March 2017.
He became the first player to both thrown and catch a touchdown pass in a Super Bowl when he caught a touchdown pass from tight end Trey Burton in Super Bowl LII against the New England Patriots. He also became the third quarterback to catch a pass in a Super Bowl.
The Eagles became the Super Bowl LII champion defeating the Patriots 41-33.
Foles completed 28 of 43 passes for 373 yards, 3 passing touchdowns, and 1 interception. He was named the Super Bowl LII Most Valuable Player.
He became a free agent in February 2019.
He signed a four-year contract worth $88 million with the Jacksonville Jaguars in
Career awards and highlights
Super Bowl champion (LII)
Super Bowl MVP (LII)
Pro Bowl selection (2013)
Pro Bowl Offensive MVP (2013)
NFL record postseason passer rating (minimum 125 attempts): 113.2
NFL Passer rating leader (2013)
NFL record 7 touchdown passes in a game (tied)
NFL record highest completion percentage in a game with 7 TD passes: 78.57 (2013)
NFL record most passing touchdowns (7) with a perfect passer rating (158.3) in a game (2013)
NFL record best touchdown pass–interception differential in a single game: 7 TDs, 0 INTs (2013) (tied)
Highest career passer rating in Eagles franchise history: 92.9
NFL record most consecutive pass completions (25) (tied with Philip Rivers and Ryan Tannehill)
NFL record most consecutive pass completions (25) in one game (tied with Phillip Rivers)
He released his autobiography, Believe It: My Journey of Success, Failure, and Overcoming the Odds. The book debuted at No. 5 on the New York Times best-seller list.
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Who is Nick Foles Married to?
Nick Foles is a married man. He is married to Tori Moore, the youngest sister of former NFL tight end Evan Moore. Foles and Moore were briefly teammates with the Eagles in 2012. They got married in 2014. They have a daughter, Lily James Foles, born in 2017.
What are Nick Foles Body Measurements?
Nick Foles stands at a height of 1.98 m i.e. 6 feet and 6 inches tall. He has a body weight of 243 lbs i.e. 110 kg. He has an athletic body build.
What is Nick Foles Net Worth?
Nick Foles is one of the popular football players in NFL who won Super Bowl LII and Super Bowl LII MVP with the Philadelphia Eagles. He earns from his professional football career. His income comes from his salary, bonuses, contracts, and endorsements. He recently signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars for $88 million in March 2019. His net worth is estimated at $13 million.