Doug Flutie wiki, bio, married, wife, net worth, age
Doug Flutie is a former NFL quarterback of 53 years of age, who has been active at the professional level since 1985. We're writing about him today because who doesn't like knowing about sports legends that you see on TV or in the magazine, right? Flutie is American by nationality and is married to Laurie Fortier Flutie, who has been his wife since 1984. Let's know more of his bio.
Born in Manchester, Maryland in the US on 23rd October 1962, Flutie studied at Natick High School in Massachusetts and Boston College. He was pick number 285 in the 11th round of the NFL 1985 draft by the team Los Angeles Rams. Let's run down the list of teams that he has been in, New Jersey General – USFL (1985), Chicago Bears (1986), New England Patriot (1987 to 1989), BC Lions – CFL (1990 to 1991), Calgary Stampeders – CFL (1992 to 1995), Toronto Argonauts – CFL (1996 to 1997), Buffalo Bills (1998 to 2000), San Diego Chargers (2001 to 2004), and New England Patriots (2005).
His amazing gameplay won him many awards, and they are listed below in different categories. In the NFL, he was in the team winning the Pro Bowl (1998); and individually won AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year (1998), PFWA NFL Comeback Player of Year (1998), AFC Offensive Player of the Week (three times in 1998, 1999, and 2003), and Perfect Game in NFL History (2000).
In the CFL, he was the Grey Cup champion (three times – 1992, 1996, and 1997), Grey Cup MVP (three times – 1992, 1997, and 1997), CFL's Most Outstanding Player (six times – 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, and 1997), CFL's All-Star (six times – 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, and 1997), Most passing yards in a season (1991), Most Passing TDs in a season (1994). The awards that he has won under NCAA are: Heisman Trophy (1984), Walter Camp Award (1984), Davey O'Brien Award (1984), Maxwell Award (1984), UPI Player of the Year (1984), Liberty Bowl MVP (1983), and NCAA Silver Anniversary Award (2010).
Flutie has been active in professional football for quite some time now, and it is sure that he must have won many fans and followers in this long career. Even then, it is of utmost importance for every sportstar to create a virtual image and goodwill these days by interacting with their fans on social media. He has over 44 followers on his Twitter page, over nine thousand followers on his Instagram page.
He also has a page on ESPN, and you could actually follow him on all of these websites to stay updated on what's happening in his personal as well as professional life. Many of his fans know that Flutie was part of the dance reality show Dancing with the Stars this year. He was eliminated later on as the show progressed.
A celebrity's success is to be measured by the lives they have touched and impacted on; still it is necessary to know how successful they have been, financially. Flutie's net worth is $10 million. Physically, he is 5 feet 10 inches in height, but the height of his passion for anything he does is beyond measure. After all, he has been a part of some exciting football action over the years. His efforts and versatility as a footballer rightly deserve all the recognition and fame that he has acquired so far.