Known for his achievements in football, Colt Brennan has earned a large net worth and became the richest football player in the world. He is a former quarterback of the Washington Redskins and played for the Oakland Raiders, Saskatchewan Roughriders and Los Angeles Kiss of the Arena Football League. He also had a career in college football. He was a Heisman Trophy finalist for a second consecutive year and led his team to the Sugar Bowl.
He is an American, who was born in Laguna Beach, California on August 16, 1983. His parents are Terry Brennan and Betsy Brennan. He has two unidentified sisters. He attended Mater Dei High School in California. He received a $96,800 signing bonus. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in 2008, and was signed to a four-year contract. He earned a $450,450 average salary. He is also known for being a member of the University of Hawaii Warriors.
His football career started in high school. He led his team to the 2007 Sugar Bowl. He also held the NCAA Division I record for the most touchdown passes in a season with 58. In 2006, he threw 53 touchdown passes. In 2010, he was severely injured in a car accident. He suffered a brain injury. During his professional career, he had to undergo multiple surgeries, including open heart surgery in May 2011.
He enrolled in the University of Hawaii and became known as “gun-slinging quarterback”. He played for the Warriors before moving onto the professional level. He led the team to the 2007 Sugar Bowl and was selected as a finalist for the Heisman Trophy. In 2010, Brennan signed with the Oakland Raiders, but was cut in August 2010. He was then signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders, but was released when J.T. O’Sullivan was signed. He was later recalled by the Washington Redskins. He was not picked up by a UFL team in the dispersal draft on 15 August 2011. He was released from the Saskatchewan Roughriders when he signed with the Los Angeles Kiss of the Arena Football League.
His net worth is estimated to be around $1.8 million. He has a car and a salary. He has 6889 followers on Instagram. He also has a Facebook account. His career ended due to injuries. He was also arrested and convicted of two felonies.
In addition to being arrested for drunk driving, Colt Brennan was also arrested for trespassing. He was accused of consuming something laced with fentanyl, which is 80 to 100 times more powerful than morphine. He was also arrested for second degree burglary and first degree criminal trespass. He was convicted of these crimes and sentenced to seven days in jail. He was also sentenced to four years probation.
Brennan had a tumultuous career in the NFL. He suffered injuries, including a brain injury, and was also arrested three times in the last four years. He never played a game in the National Football League, and his career was over. He died in May of 2021.