Teddy Bridgewater Biography
Teddy Bridgewater is a professional football player who is well-known by his incredible quarterback skills. He is one of the leading players of the American Football team, Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. Likewise, Teddy is a winner of 2015 Pro Bowl and 2014 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year.
Teddy Early life and Education
Youngest of four children, Theodore Bridgewater Jr was born on November 10, 1992, in Miami, Florida to Teddy Bridgewater Sr. father, and Rose Murphy, mother. Teddy is American by his nationality and he belongs to African-American ethnicity.
Teddy began playing football since his tender age. He first enrolled at the Miami Northwestern High School where he played football in replacement of Canadian quarterback, Jacory Harris. At that time, he was considered as the sixth best dual-threat quarterback prospect in the nation by sports website, Rivals.com.
The young and talented, Teddy played in the 2011 U.S. Army All-American Bowl before playing making college career debut. He joined the University of Louisville as back up player for its team Cardinals but later he became the starter of the team.
Youtube: Teddy Bridgewater highlights with the team, Cardinal
Teddy played approximately three seasons for Cardinals and during that period, he earned a named of Big East Rookie of the Year and Big East Offensive Player of the Year.
Teddy Professional Career
Quarterback Teddy made his professional career debut in 2014 after he got selected by the American Football Club, Minnesota Vikings. He signed a four-year contract with $6.85 million. Till the date, the extremely talented Teddy has played several games with numbers of the football team. Similarly, he has succeeded to maintain his position in the National Hockey League as a talented quarterback.
Instagram: Teddy Bridgewater during his game with the team, Minnesota Vikings.
Furthermore, Teddy has been awarded by the several titles such as
- Pro Bowl
- Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year
- PFWA All-Rookie Team
- Big East Offensive Player of the Year
- Big East Rookie of the Year
Teddy’s games were developing day by day. However, on August 30, 2016, he had a leg injury during his team practice which made him to missed 2016 seasons. Currently, he is on recovery stage and according to several sources, it came to know that he will be joining the team, Viking after 2017 seasons.
Teddy Personal life
Pro Bowl Winner, Teddy is currently dating a beautiful woman named, Erika Cardona. The boyfriend and girlfriend seem very happy being together as they often post their photos on their social networking accounts such as Twitter and Instagram.
Twitter: Professional Quarterback Teddy’s girlfriend, Erika Cardona.
— Teddy Bridgewater (@teddyb_h2o) May 27, 2017
The couple has been dating for several months. Nevertheless, they have not decided to get married yet. Till the date, the duo is engaged in their career. The couple gives equal time to their career as well as to their love life. Besides their relationship, they have kept themselves far away from the other affairs.
Teddy Net Worth
Rising Star, Teddy is a prominent name in the football history. He has collected a good amount of salary from his football professions which have helped him to boost his net worth. As of 2017, his net worth is estimated at around $6.85 million.