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Colton Underwood

American reality television personality and former professional football player

Colton Underwood
American reality television personality Source: Google

Colton Scott Underwood is a reality television personality and former professional football player from the United States. He also spent some time with the Philadelphia Eagles and Oakland Raiders’ practice squads.

Early Life, Family, And Education

Colton Underwood was born in the American city of Indianapolis, Indiana to his parents Scott Underwood and Donna Burkard. In addition, his father is an insurance agent, and his mother is a realtor.

They met at Illinois State University and began dating soon after. As a result, they were college sweethearts.

They divorced in 2013, however. Donna also participated in volleyball and was a member of the college volleyball team.

 

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The ex-couple were professional athletes. Additionally, they bred their two sons to be athletic.

Since they were young children, the NFL player and his younger brother Connor have been avid football fans.

Both of the brothers were mentored and trained by their father. He instructed them in defensive techniques as they were growing up.

Additionally, Scott coached their sons’ football teams from junior high to high school.

The TV personality and his brother both attended Washington Community High School. They played football for the Washington Panthers for a very distinguished career.

They split up in college after playing football together in high school.

Age, Height, And Weight

The former athlete’s birthday was January 26, 2021, when he turned 29. He is very health conscious because he was once an athlete.

The bachelor is therefore in excellent shape and is fit. Talking about his height, he stands 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 255 lb or 116 kg.

 

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Early Career

Because his father had been a football player, he was frequently exposed to the sport.

As a result, his respect for and enthusiasm for the game increased. He belonged to the Washington Panthers.

Colton played sports at the Washington Community High School alongside his brother Connor. He decided to enroll at Illinois State University after achieving academic success in high school.

The NFL player played college football for the Illinois State Redbirds. He participated in college tight-end practice and competition.

NFL Career

After graduating from college, Colton entered the 2014 NFL Draft. However, he was not drafted by an NFL team.

The Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League added Underwood to their practice squad in less than a week. However, after a few days, the group decided to let him go.

Nonetheless, the San Diego team decided to re-sign him. He was accepted into their training program. A future contract was also signed.

He was initially placed on injured reserve and spent almost the entire season with the Chargers before being released.

A few weeks later, he was added to the Oakland Raiders practice squad. Finally, the Raiders released him in 2016.

Career As a Television Personality

Despite his lack of success as a football player, Underwood rose to prominence as a television personality. He gained widespread attention after appearing on The Bachelorette’s 14th season.

Colton’s endearing appearance, toned physique, and athletic background helped him gain a sizable fan base.

Becca Kufrin, a publicist, played the lead in the fourteenth season. She also won the 22nd season of The Bachelor.

Apart from that, the tight end for the NFL had a smooth journey up until week eight.

He was, however, chosen for the fifth season of Bachelor in Paradise. He then played the main character in the 23rd season of the ABC series. While some fans were ecstatic about his lead announcement, many others weren’t.

Marriage, Relationship, And Kids

The ex-athlete is not wed at the moment. But he does plan to get married as he is currently engaged to his Fiance Jordan C. Brown. 

They don’t have any children together yet and we hope to hear the wedding bells soon.

In addition, He took part in an ABC dating reality show in an effort to find a wife.

Aly Raisman is an American gymnast, and Colton has dated her. In the video, the bachelor proposed to her.

They dated for a year before calling it quits in 2017. Then, as a lead in the 23rd season of The Bachelor, he dated Cassie Randolph.

Check out>>> Colton Underwood and his fiancé, Jordan C. Brown are all PDA on romantic getaway in France!!

Net Worth And Salary

The tight end of the NFL has amassed an impressive amount of wealth through football and television.

His estimated net worth exceeds $1 million. Although his exact compensation is unknown, given his fame, it must be astounding.

He also appeared in Adam Doleac’s music video for “Famous.” He reportedly owns a lovely home and several vehicles.

 

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Social Media Presence

The former tight end for the NFL is active on several social media sites.

But he hasn’t taken the account offline. He may therefore begin posting sooner or later.

Instagram: 2 million followers.

Twitter: 374 thousand followers.

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FAQ’s

What jersey number was sported by Colton Underwood?

87 for the Las Vegas Raiders, 35 for the Illinois State Redbirds football team, and 49 for the Los Angeles Chargers were Colton Underwood’s jersey numbers.

What transpired between Cassie and Colton Underwood?

Following two years of dating, Colton and Cassie split up. Their split-up has no apparent cause. In fact, she requested a restraining order against him.

Why was Colton Underwood’s Instagram deleted?

The NFL player’s Instagram account hasn’t been deleted. He has, however, deleted all of his posts. After his ex-girlfriend Cassie lifted her restraining order, he deleted all of those photos.

He didn’t give any explanation for his action. He has also disappeared from all of his social media accounts.

 

Quick Facts

Full Name Colton Scott Underwood
Birth Date January 26, 1992
Birth Place Indianapolis, Indiana, the United States
Nick Name None
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Education Illinois State University
Horoscope Aquarius
Father’s Name Scott Underwood
Mother’s Name Donna Burkard
Siblings One; Connor Underwood
Age 30 Years Old
Height 6 feet 3 inches
Weight 255 lb (116 kg)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Green
Build Athletic
Profession Former NFL Player, Television Personality
Former Team San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders
Position Tight End
Active Years 2014 – 2016
Marital Status Unmarried
Ex-Girlfriend Cassie Randolph
Kids None
Net Worth $1 million

 

 

 

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