Bill Bergey is an American former football linebacker. Presently, Bergey does pre and post-game radio and tv commentary for the Eagles during the season.
During his playing career, Bergey professionally played for 12 seasons and is best known for playing for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL).
Bill Bergey Age
Bill was born in South Dayton, New York, United States of America on February 9, 1945. He is 77 years old.
Bill Bergey Height
Bergey stands at a moderate height of 6 ft 4 inches( Approx 1.94m).
Bill Bergey Education
He attended the University of Arkansas State and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education. Bergey has been voted the Top Player in Arkansas State history by fans. At the University, He was a charter member of the Delta Eta chapter of the Kappa Alpha Order.
Bill Bergey Family
Bill was born to his caring and loving parents in South Dayton, New York, United States of America. Bergey grew up alongside his handsome brother Bruce Bergey who was a standout player for the Portland Storm of the WFL.
Bill Bergey Wife
He is married to a beautiful woman named Micky Bergey. Their son called Jake Bergey is a former lacrosse player of the National Lacrosse League for the Philadelphia Wings. Their other son called Josh Bergey is a former lacrosse player of the Major League Lacrosse for the Chesapeake Bayhawks. Currently, Bill lives in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
Bill Bergey Salary
Bill receives an annual salary of $67,285 per year. This is according to Eagles anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.
Bill Bergey Net Worth
Berhey has an approximate net worth of $1 million – $5 million.
Bill Bergey Career
In the Eagles’ subsequent rise, He played a key role culminating in the trip to Super Bowl XV. As a four-time All-Pro, Bergey for most interceptions by a linebacker set the NFL record with the Eagles.
Bill as well became the highest-paid defensive player with a four-year contract for $1 million in the league. He recorded 233 tackles in a single season with the team and earned the Eagles MVP status thrice.
Bergey became a popular player after he founded the “Gang Green” defense that enabled the Eagles to go back to the playoffs in 1978, 1979, and the Super Bowl in 1980. He entered into conflicts with guard Conrad Dobler of the Eagles’ NFC East rival St. Louis Cardinals.