2× Pro Bowl, Dustin Colquitt is an American football player who is currently playing side, the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL) as their No.2 Punter. He was picked by the Chiefs' in the 2005 NFL draft with 99th pick in the 3rd round. In the 2019 season, the football punter has recorded a Chiefs franchise record for most games played, surpassing former teammate Will Shields.
Knoxville, Tennessee native, Dustin Colquitt was born as Dustin Farr Colquitt on May 6, 1982, under the star sign Taurus. The thirty-seven years old is an American by nationality who came from a white ethnic background. Initially, he played football and soccer at Bearden High School in Knoxville. later he chose football and played for the University of Tennessee.
As of 2020, Dustin Colquitt has an estimated net worth of $20 million, soley earned from his NFL career.
On 26th June 2005, he signed his first NFL contract under the Kansas City Chiefs worth $1.345 million which would span three years. On 28th February 2008, he agreed to extend the contract with the team a 5 year $8.5 million deal. Again in 2013, he penned a 5 year $18.75 million extension contract. On 15th March 2018, he inked his 4th contract with the Kansas city a 3 year $7.5 million deal.
As per his recent contract, In 2020, Colquitt will earn a base salary of $1,950,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,650,000 and a dead cap value of $650,000.
|2005||Kansas City Chiefs||$650,000|
|2006||Kansas City Chiefs||$350,000|
|2007||Kansas City Chiefs||$435,000|
|2008||Kansas City Chiefs||$3,100,000|
|2009||Kansas City Chiefs||$900,000|
|2010||Kansas City Chiefs||$1,200,000|
|2011||Kansas City Chiefs||$1,500,000|
|2012||Kansas City Chiefs||$1,825,000|
|2013||Kansas City Chiefs||$5,050,000|
|2014||Kansas City Chiefs||$3,000,000|
|2015||Kansas City Chiefs||$3,000,000|
|2016||Kansas City Chiefs||$3,650,000|
|2017||Kansas City Chiefs||$4,100,000|
|2018||Kansas City Chiefs||$3,000,000|
|2019||Kansas City Chiefs||$2,500,000|
Further, he pocked $500,000 from the Pro Bowl.
Besides, the NFL star is a co-founder of TeamSmile, an organization that offers free dental care to underserved children.
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Colquitt is married to Christia Colquitt since 2005. The couple shares five children: Brinkley, Colston, Hartley, Kinsler, and Cannon. Their children's names seem very unusual, but the duo has put a lot of thought into each moniker.
Their first son, Brinkley, was named after Dustin's father-in-law while 2nd Colston, was named after Marques Colston, a former wide receiver at the New Orleans Saints.
Similarly, the only girl in the group, Hartley, 4, was named after a famous greenhouse maker in the United Kingdom. This adorable baby girl is a bit of a tomboy, Dustin says. "She's got a great straight-arm hook," further he added, "but in the next moment she a girly-girl."
Coming in 4th is Kinsler, was named after Ian Kinsler, the former 2nd baseman for the Detroit Tigers whereas the fifth one Cannon, which is the name Dustin's parents originally wanted to name him.
Besides, Colquitt is a Christian devotee who has spoken about his faith, "I think God put me in this position as a punter and in professional football because … He wants something out of me to be able to share with other people. As a Christian, I think God has given me that platform to say, 'Hey, I've allowed you to do a lot of things and I need you to speak My name. He always finds a way to put His people in situations where they can spread His Word … ."
Dustin Colquitt was born to mother, Anne Colquitt, and father, Craig Colquitt, a former American football punter who played eight seasons in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Indianapolis Colts. Also, Craig Colquitt is the recipient of a pair of Super Bowl rings punting for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Moreover, he is an elder brother of Minnesota Vikings' Punter, Britton Colquitt and a nephew of former NFL punter Jimmy Colquitt.
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