Todd Blackledge Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family.
Todd Blackledge is a former NFL quarterback who is now a football coach and sports journalist in the United States. He presently works as a college football commentator and contributor for ESPN.
Todd Blackledge’s age is unknown. What is his stature?
Todd Blackledge was born Todd Alan Blackledge on February 25, 1961, the son of a former football player and coach Ron Blackledge. The 59-year-old is described as having a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 meters) and a weight of 225 pounds (102 kg).
Todd was born in Canton, Ohio, and grew up in Princeton, New Jersey, where he attended Princeton High School. His family returned to Canton, Ohio, where he finished high school at North Canton Hoover High School and graduated in 1979.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in voice communication from Pennsylvania State University in 1983.
Blackledge was a great quarterback at Penn State, leading the Nittany Lions to a 31-5 record and a national title win in 1982 over three seasons. Todd was named the Davey O’Brien Award winner for the nation’s best quarterback at the end of the 1982 season.
With a win over Georgia in the 1983 Sugar Bowl, Blackledge led the Nittany Lions to yet another national championship. He was voted the match’s MVP.
Todd was selected seventh overall in the first round of the 1983 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. Before joining the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1988, he spent five seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs. Before retiring in 1989, he spent one season with the Steelers.
A Career in Broadcasting
Todd began his broadcasting career as a sports talk radio broadcaster for ESPN-affiliated WKNR. He has worked as a preseason analyst for the Indianapolis Colts, the Big East Network, and ESPN.
From 1994 through 1998, he was the college football analyst for ABC Sports, and in 1999, he became the lead analyst for CBS Sports.
He has been an analyst for ESPN’s college football coverage, including College Football Primetime, since 2006.
Todd Blackledge, the father of four children, is currently reported as living in the village of Hills & Dales in Jackson Township, Ohio, with his wife Cherie and their four children.
Has a $2 million net worth
Todd Blackledge is estimated to have a net worth of $2 million as of August 2020. His fortune stems from his time as a quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Pittsburgh Steelers in the NCAA and NFL. His post-retirement job as a sports commentator and broadcaster for ESPN provides him with a steady income.