Jonathan Dwyer

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Facts of Jonathan Dwyer

Full Name
Jonathan Avery Dwyer
Last Name
First Name
Famous Name
Jonathan Dwyer
Married to
Kayla Dwyer
Currently Married
Relationship Status


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$1 million
Property Status


Married to
Kayla Dwyer
Currently Married
Relationship Status

If you are familiar with American football the name Jonathan Dwyer must have come across you. Jonathan is a former American football player in the National Football League(NFL). He primarily played with the Pittsburgh Steelers as a running back.

Let's learn how he performed in his career and achievements. Is he married? Who is his wife? Are the major querries let's get into the details of Jonathan Dwyer’s life journey.

Jonathan Dwyer’s Professional Career and Achievements

Jonathan Dwyer is a former professional American football running back who played in the NFL from 2010 to 2014. Dwyer had a successful college for Georgia Tech where he stood out being named the ACC Player of the Year after rushing for 1,328 yards and 12 touchdowns. He decided to leave his senior season to enter the 2010 NFL Draft.

Jonathan CAPTION: Jonathan Dwyer played as running back. SOURCE: Pinterest


Dwyer got selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2010 NFL Draft after a successful college career at Georgia Tech. He played for the Steelers from 2010 to 2013. After the Steelers, Dwyer spent the 2014 season with the Arizona Cardinals and retired from the NFL.

Career Stats 

Jonathan Dwyer had a great career in the NFL. He had made an impact on the field and contributed to the team in a position of running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals. 

His career statistics: Games Played (GP) = 38, while Rushing: Total Carries = 246, Total Yards = 1,022, Average Yards per Carry = 4.2, Total Touchdowns = 3, Longest Run = 76 yards, First Downs = 48, and while Receiving: Total Receptions = 29, Total Yards = 184.

He is 5 feet 11 inches tall with 235 lbs of weight. The typical for a running back in the NFL. Showcasing his size and build as a professional football player.

Jonathan Dwyer's Relationship and Legal Case

Jonathan Dwyer has been married to Kayla Dwyer since 2012. The couple has a son and named him Jonathan Dwyer, Jr., also known as "JJ". The couple's relationship was damaged by a domestic violence incident that led to Dwyer's arrest and legal troubles in 2014.

Jonathan CAPTION: Jonathan Dwyer with his wife Kayla Dwyer and thier son SOURCE: Pinterest


On July 21, Dwyer allegedly head-butted his wife after she refused his sexual advances, causing a nasal bone fracture. The next day, He punched Kayla on the left side of her face, punched walls, and threw a shoe that struck their 17-month-old son. Dwyer got sentenced to jail for the action.

Early Life and Education

Jonathan was born on July 26, 1989, in Woodstock, Georgia, U.S. He attended Carlton J. Kell High School in Marietta, Georgia. He was a highly recruited football player and excelled in track. Dwyer finished second in the state in the Class AAAAA 100-meter dash as a junior.

Dwyer was a four-star prospect. Hence, he received interest from many top NCAA Division I football programs. He initially verbally committed to the Florida Gators but joined Georgia Tech to stay closer to his family. He has a loving family who supports him and loves to make him stay close to the family.

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