Solomon Wilcots Biography

( 1964 - )
January 16, 2019
First published on:January 16, 2019
by Sam

Facts of Solomon Wilcots

Date of Birth: 1964, October 9
Age: 55 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Name Solomon Wilcots
Birth Place Los Angeles, California
Famous Name Solomon Wilcots
Horoscope Libra
Net Worth about $4 million dollars
Salary $68,000 dollars
School Location Riverside, California
University Team University of Colorado
Career Earnings $4 million dollars
No. of Twitter Followers 20.3k
Weight 86 kg
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession former NFL player and current analyst
Famous for football
Started career as football player
Currently Working For Sky Sports
University attended University of Colorado
School attended Rubidoux High School

Solomon Wilcots is a former American football free safety who played in the NFL. He played six seasons in the league for the Cincinnati Bengals, Minnesota Vikings, and Pittsburgh Steelers. Currently, he works for Sky Sports as an analyst.

 

As an analyst, Solomon Wilcots reportedly earns around $68,000 as his yearly salary from Sky Sports. Further, Solomon Wilcots has an estimated net worth of over about $4 million.

Solomon Wilcots' Early Life

Solomon Wilcots was born on October 9, 1964, in Los Angeles, California. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Libra.

Solomon Wilcots attended Rubidoux High School in Riverside, California. After completing high school, he enrolled at the University of Colorado and played for the Colorado Buffaloes.

Solomon Wilcots' Professional Life

In the 1987 NFL Draft, Solomon Wilcots was selected in the eighth round (215th overall) by the Cincinnati Bengals. During his rookie season of 1987, he played in a total of 12 games for the Bengals and recorded the first of his two career interceptions. In 1988, he was a starter in all 16 games, whereas in 1989 he played in all 16 games as a reserve defensive back.

In 1990, he again played in all of 16 games, including 10 as a starter. In 1991, he signed with the Minnesota Vikings, playing in all 16 games, and in 1992, his last season, he played in 16 games for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

CAPTION: Solomon Wilcots playing for the Cincinnati Bengals SOURCE: LinkedIn

After his retirement from professional football, Wilcots began his television career as a weekend sports anchor for NBC Cincinnati affiliate WLWT till 2003. During this time he spent three seasons as a sideline reporter for ESPN's Sunday Night Football and also received an Emmy Award in 2000 for sideline reporting.

CAPTION: Solomon Wilcots working as an analyst for NFL Network SOURCE: Cincinnati Enquirer

In 2001, Wilcots joined CBS as a color commentator for CBS football telecasts alongside Ian Eagle who was later replaced by Kevin Harlan and Spero Dedes. Besides, he also worked as an analyst on the NFL Network's NFL Total Access show. Wilcots further is the co-host of "The Red Zone" on Sirius NFL Radio. He announced his departure from CBS in May 2017.

For several years, he served as a television announcer for New Orleans Saints preseason games alongside Tim Brando. Currently, Wilcots is an analyst for Sky Sports in the UK.

Solomon Wilcots' Personal Life

Solomon Wilcots is quite tight-lipped when it comes about his personal life. He hasn't revealed any information on his relationship status. He may or may not be in dating affairs, which he prefers to keep a secret.

Read: Former NFL Star Shannon Sharpe's Bio, Career, Relationship

Wilcots is in his mid-fifties, so it's more likely for him to have a family. Even on his social media pages, he hasn't revealed single information, but rather seems to be focused on his career.

Solomon Wilcots's Salary and Net Worth

As of 2018, Solomon Wilcots has an estimated net worth of over about $4 million. Further, he has an average salary of $68,000 dollars annually as an analyst at Sky Sports. He also might have earned some amount from his 5-year playing career.

Other than being a former NFL Star, Solomon Wilcots is pretty famous in social media. He has 20.3k followers on Twitter.

Also Read: Former NFL Player Sterling Sharpe's Bio, Career, Net Worth

Facts and stats of Solomon Wilcots

Solomon Wilcots was not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The former NFL star is 5 feet 11 inches in height and weighs around 86 kg.


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