Carson Wentz is American professional footballer who plays quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL. He has been Eagles MVP (Most Valued Player) and is at the same time an improbable one.
He has taken his team to 7 consecutive wins and has made the mostand Eagles rookie records Carson is truly a remarkable player for his team. He has brought his team in the top notch. So let us know about this ‘magical’ guy!
Carson Wentz’s growing years
Carson Wentz was born on 30 December 1992 and is 24 years old. His place of birth was Raleigh, North Carolina. When he was three years old, his family had moved to North Dakota. He attended the Bismarck (ND) Century School. He was on the school football team and played quarterback and defensive back. He used to play basketball and baseball for the Patriots as well.
His college was the North Dakota State which he represented in football. His huge height of 6 feet 5 inches came to his advantage and he was one of the best in his team. He did his graduation from NDSU in health and physical education. He had an excellent GPA of 4.0.
Carson Wentz’s career
During his college days, he played for Bison and took his team to the first win. In 2012, he was the backup quarterback but when he got the chance to play in the match, he completed all 8 passes for 93 yards. He took his team to a glorious victory. He had some of the best scores during his time here. In 2013, he played 11 games and again managed to give his best for his team.
In 2014, he was the starting quarterback. He played remarkably well and again achieved a victory for his team. At the game in Western Illinois, Carson gave his team their comeback victory by his brilliant performance. He played the best at Missouri. In January 2015, he played for NDSU and took his team to their fourth consecutive win where they were the NCAA Division 1 Football Champion.
In the 2015 season, Carson had a broken wrist. Though he was forced to be off the field for 8 weeks, he came back with double energy and earned the NCAA’s Most Outstanding Player award for the second consecutive year. He was two times the Academic All-American of the Year at the college.
Carson was drafted in the NFL Draft in the first round in 2016. He was considered as the Top 10 prospect after his pro day. Philadelphia Eagles drafted him in the first round with the 2nd overall pick. He was the first Eagles quarterback to be absorbed in the first round since 1999. He signed a four-year deal with them for $ 26.67 million. $ 17.6 million came as the signing bonus.
He was Eagles’ 2016 season opener against the Cleveland Browns. In week 1 he was the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week. In the third week, he got the award of the NFC Offensive Player for the Week. He made many rookie records in his first-year post draft which is a miracle!
In 2017, he has retained his top position in the team and is their MVP. Though he might not have displayed the same capacity as their previous good quarterbacks yet, he does have the potential and has brought his team closer to the Super Bowl match.
Carson Wentz’s girlfriend
Carson had a high school sweetheart who is also from North Dakota. Her name was Melissa Uhrich and she was attending Concordia College. As of 2017, it is said that the couple has split though the reason for this breakup is not known.