Rodger Saffold Biography

January 16, 2020
First published on:January 16, 2020
by John Max

Facts of Rodger Saffold

Birth Name Rodger P. Saffold III
Birth Place Bedford, Ohio
Famous Name Rodger Saffold
Father Rodger Saffold II
Mother Angela Coopridge
Net Worth $30 Million
Salary $9,500,000
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession NFL Player
Currently Married Yes
Married to Asia Saffold
Children two

Rodger P. Saffold III well recognized as Rodger Saffold is an American football player who is signed to the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL) as their No. 76 guard. At the 2010 NFL Draft, he was picked by the St. Louis Rams in the second round, 33rd overall, where he played until 2018.

Born on June 6, 1988, Saffold did his high schooling at Bedford High School, where he played defensive end and offensive tackle. Following graduation, he enrolled at Indiana University, playing for the Indiana Hoosiers football team. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic background. 

How Much Is Rodger Saffold Net Worth In 2020? Know His Contract Detail, Salary, & NFL Career Earnings

On 28th July 2010, Saffold signed his first-ever NFL contract with St. Louis (STL), 4 years $6.3 million contracts, which included $3.9 million guaranteed.

On 11th March 2014, he inked a lucrative five-year, $42.5 million contract with the Oakland Raiders, however, after a disagreement in Oakland on Saffold's physical condition, he returned to the Rams and agreed on a five-year, $31.7 million contract.

In 2018, Saffold's deal with Rams came to an end. Further, he made move to the Tennessee Titans where he penned a 4 year, $44,000,000 contract with the team, including a $9,500,000 signing bonus, $22,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,000,000.

In the 2020 season, he will summon a base salary of $9,500,000 and a roster bonus of $500,000 while carrying a cap hit of $12,375,000 and a dead cap value of $13,125,000.

NFL Career Earnings

Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Rooster Bonus
2010 St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams $320,000 $2,320,000  
2011 St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams $450,000   $200,000
2012 St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams $540,000   $210,000
2013 St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams $655,000   $225,000
2014 St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams $3,000,000 $5,000,000  
2015 St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams $4,250,000   $3,000,000
2016 St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams $4,500,000   $468,750
2017 St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams $4,847,233   $500,000
2018 St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams $5,375,000   $1,500,000
2019 Tennessee Titans $3,500,000 $9,500,000 $500,000
Total       $50,941,158

On the other hand, he was fined $9,115 Chop Block against New York on 9th November 2019 and $10,026 for Unnecessary Roughness against Green Bay in November 2018.

Besides NFL, he also gets paid by sponsorship, ads, endorsement, bonus featuring and so on. He is the owner of the competitive Call of Duty team Rise Nation, which he purchased in April 2014. 

As of 2020, the NFL veteran, Rodger Saffold has an estimated net worth of $30 million. No doubt, he is living a lavish lifestyle with his family. 

Real Estate Portfolio

In 2019, the NFL star scored a newly built house in Encino worth $3.88 million. The Traditional-style-two-story sits behind fences and gates on about a third of an acre.

Rodger Saffold's House in Ladue, Missouri (MO), US SOURCE: virtualglobetrotting

Further, it features a sports court, a putting green, and a swimming pool, spa, cabana, and a fireplace that sits across from the pool.

Rodger Saffold's Love Life

Rodger Saffold is married to his childhood sweetheart, Asia Saffold. In fact, the two grew up on the same street in Ohio. However, they lost touch after high school, but Facebook reunited them after Saffold messaged her. Following a happy long-lived romantic relationship, Rodger and Asia finally tied the knot in 2014. 

Rodger Saffold married Asia Saffold SOURCE: udsphoto

On November 24, 2012, the couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, Aaliyah Nicole. Their second, a son, Rodger Price Saffold IV, was born on January 15, 2015.

The Saffold Family (wife and two children) SOURCE: Instagram @rsaff76, posted on 13th May 2019

What's more, the parent of two children starred in reality television, Hollywood & Football, the short-lived E! The series premiered in 2016 and lasted one season. Rodger and his spouse are the only two left from the show still wearing Rams jerseys.

"Happy Anniversary to my beautiful wife @asiasaffold I know I don't deserve you but that makes the journey well worth it!" Rodger posted on Instagram on 18th July 2018, in their 4th marriage anniversary.

Saffold says he doesn't 'deserve' his wife SOURCE: Instagram @rsaff76

Having said that, let's know a little more about Rodger's wife. Asia was born on 12th October 1979, in Cleveland, Ohio. A graduate of the University of North Carolina, she was the event operations intern at the Saint Louis Sports Commission in 2012. In 2014, she went to serve as an inside sales representative for Red Ventures and subsequently realtor for Keller Williams Realty, Inc. Before moving with the Kathy Helbig Group.

Gifted His Mom A Jaguar

In April 2016, Saffold purchased his mom a brand new Jaguar. He made a promise to buy his mom a new car many years ago in his hometown of Bedford, Ohio. In fact, he was just nine years old at the time.

Saffold buys his mom a new Jaguar SOURCE: Twitter @Rodger_Saffold

Of course, Saffold isn't the first player to reward a parent with a new car. Usually, athletes are seen giving a gift to their parents after their rookie season. 

Grew Up A Cleveland Browns Fan

Rodger Saffold was born to parents: Rodger Saffold II and Angela Coopridge. Growing up in Bedford, Ohio, an eastern suburb of Cleveland, his grandfather took him to Browns games regularly. Matter of fact, Rodger's Browns roots go much deeper.

Two of the Browns' veteran Jim Brown and John Wooten, are longtime friends of the Saffold family, who eventually, pushed Rodger's father to football. Saffold II made it all the way to college football at the University of Iowa.

Career Highlights

  • 2017 Second-team All-Pro 
  • 2010 PFWA All-Rookie Team 
  • 2× Second-team All-Big Ten won in 2008 & 2009

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