How much is Doug Flutie worth? $10 Million
How did Doug Flutie earn his money and wealth?
Doug Flutie is born on October 23 in 1962. He was a quarterback in the NFL, United States Football League (USFL) and the Canadian Football League (CFL). Doug’s sports career and his stardom began in college itself. In Boston College, he received the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award and the Heisman Trophy award in 1984. In the game against Miami, he proved how well he played and attracted the attention of many football players.
In 1985 of the NFL draft, Doug was selected in the 11th round by the Los Angeles Rams, making him the youngest Heisman Award winner amongst the one who was drafted. Flutie played the 1985 year for the New Jersey Generals of the UFSL, and he signed the 5-year contract of $5 million with the New Jersey Generals before being drafted by the Rams. In 1986, he picked up by the NFL’s Chicago Bears and played for them for 2 years after which he was signed by the New England Patriots in 1988.
In 1990, he was signed by the BC Lions of the CFL and in 1990, he made a record 6,619 yards. He played with his brother, Darren but later was signed by the Calgary Stampeders, whom, in 1992, he led to victory in the Grey Cup. In 1994, he made a 48 touchdown passes. Flutie played under Calgary Stampeders, for 6 years, and in 1996, he signed with the Toronto Argonauts. While playing for Argonauts, he won two Grey Cups, in 1996 and in 1997. Doug made a record of winning the CFL’s Most Outstanding Player six times. Doug was also named the MVP in winning the 3 Grey Cups. Flutie is known as one of the best CFL players of all-time.
He made a comeback to NFL in 1998, when he was signed with Buffalo Bills. With the Buffalo Bulls, he won the Pro Bowl and NFL Comeback Player of the Year award. During 2001-2004, Flutie played for San Diego Chargers and played his last match in 2005 for the New England Patriots. In 2006, he earned many honors and awards for his outstanding contribution as a player. In 2007, he was inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.
Doug, after retiring in 2006, Flutie worked for ESPN and ABC where he can be seen as the college football analyst. In 2016, Doug appeared on Dancing with the Stars and was eliminated finishing at 9th place.
What are the most popular appearances of Doug Flutie?
- Larry King Live (2008)
- The Girls Next Door (2008)
- 2009 International Bowl (2009)
- 2012 NFL Pro Bowl (2012)
- Mike & Mike (2012)
- Wicked Bites (2014)
- Dancing with the Stars (2016)