David Pollack is a former American football linebacker who played only 2 seasons in the NFL but has amazed all with his impressive skills. Pollack played for Cincinnati Bengals during his professional career and after his career-ending injury currently works in ESPN's Thursday Night Football.
So, everyone is interested to know, how much is the net worth of Pollack? What about his salary? Let's know the details about his salary, net worth, and career along with his awards.
Pollack is estimated to have a net worth of $500,000. During his playing career, David Pollack earned about $7,995,000 with Bengals. In his first season in NFL, he was paid $1,850,000 including $300,000 as base salary and $1,000,000 as roster bonus. IN 2006, he received career-high $5,610,000 from the club.
The 35 years old former footballer, David Pollack, with his playing career and hosting career, however, seems to have a less net worth than that of his fellow anchor, Rece Davis whose net worth is $1.5 million.
Talking about his career earnings, Pollack after the 2005 NFL Draft got selected by NFL's Cincinnati Bengals and played professionally till 2007. He signed a 5-year contract with Bengals in August 2005 worth $10 million which maximum value is $13 million.
Along with his guaranteed amount of $7.65 million, Pollack earned $300,000 in 2005 summing up to $1.85 million at the end of the season. In 2006, his annual salary increased to $350,000 and $5,260,000 as his bonus.
By 2017, he earned the annual salary of $535,000 and his total playing career earnings reportedly is $7.9 million.
David Pollack while in his time in Bengals
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On September 17, 2006, Pollack retired from his playing career and started working as a sports talk host on Atlanta's 790 The Zone and later on ESPN's Thursday Night Football after his injury.
Although he has established him quite well in ESPN, Pollack's salary detail is still undisclosed.
The former footballer, Pollack is a married man who lives with his wife, Lindsey and a son and a daughter in their lovely home in Monroe, Ohio (OH), US. However, the worth of his house is undisclosed, probably the property costs thousands of dollars.
Take a look at his house which is nearby Jon Kitna's former house.
Furthermore, Pollack has not given the details of his cars. However, he reportedly is enjoying his earnings, spending on the happiness of his happy family.
Pollack doesn't only spend his money for the family but is actively engaged in philanthropy. After his retirement from football, he started his new company, FanBan which manufactures sports banners.
And his company back on February 10, 2008, raised a fund of $4,321 for the YMCA scholarships to help underprivileged kids participate in YMCA programs. David Pollack, in Feb. 2016 also launched a family foundation that is designed to raise awareness of childhood obesity.
Now let's know the career of this generous former footballer.
David previously played for the University of Georgia's football team Georgia Bulldogs from 2001 to 2004 under coach Mark Richt. During his time in the Bulldogs, he became the second player in Bulldogs team history to earn first-team All-American honors in three seasons, following Heisman Trophy-winner Herschel Walker.
He also received the SEC Player of the Year Award in 2004 and the SEC Defensive Player of the Year Award, the same year. For his outstanding gameplay, he also won Chuck Bednarik Award, Lombardi Award, and Lott Trophy in 2004.
After graduating from the University, he was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2005 NFL Draft, and in the 2005 season, Pollack ranked second on the team with 4.5 sacks on the season and posted 22 tackles and six assists for a total of 28.
But, Pollack's ongoing playing career stopped after he broke his sixth cervical vertebrae on the first-quarter tackle on running back Reuben Droughns on September 17, 2006, against Cleveland Browns.
Let's have a look at the video of Pollack's injury.
However, Pollack couldn't continue his game and didn't recovered which led him to retire from his playing career.
Let's have a look at David Pollack's career highlights.
Later after his recovery, he joined afternoon sports talk host on Atlanta's 790 The Zone in late 2008 and then moved to ESPN becoming ESPN's Thursday Night Football host in 2012 along with Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, and Samantha Ponder.
David is serving ESPN since then, so let's wish him the best for further and stay tuned for more updates!