Jake Elliott Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Philadelphia Eagles

Jake Elliott
Jake Elliott

Jake Elliott Biography

Jake Daniel Elliott who is nicknamed Jake “The Make” due to his kicking ability, is a famous American football player who is presently playing for the Philadelphia Eagles as a placekicker in the National Football League (NFL). Jake was a college football player at Memphis. Jake was among the Eagles’ Super Bowl LII championship team against the New England Patriots.

Jake Elliott Age

Jake Elliott was born on January 21, 1995, in Western Springs, Illinois, and presently Jake is 28 years old.

Jake Elliott Height

Elliot stands at a moderate stature of 5 feet 9 inches (Approximately 1.75 m).

Jake Elliott Family

He was born and raised by his protective and hardworking parents Diane Stoub, and Bruce Elliott. Jake has not mentioned any information regarding his siblings therefore this info will be updated as soon as Jake does.

Jake Elliott Wife

Jake is happily and contentedly wedded to his stunning wife, Annie. The two lovebirds exchanged their vows on March 8, 2020. Jake and his wife Annie were blessed with their son, Beau who was born on July 29, 2022. Jake and his wife Annie have two pet dogs, Roxanne and Willy.

Jake Elliott Education

Jake excelled in countless sports, such as tennis, baseball, and basketball as a youth. Jake was considered among the state’s best youth tennis players. After a Lyons assistant coach noticed his talent at a Homecoming student field goal-kicking contest, Jake started playing football while at Lyons Township High School in La Grange, Illinois. Jake played tennis at Lyons Township for three years before this.

He was an ESPNHS underclass after his junior year season and the Chicago Tribune named him the First-team All-State. Jake made a 52-yard field goal with no time remaining to beat Oak-Park River Forest High School, 16–14 during his junior season. Jake was named Second-team kicker for Kohl’s All-America List and made 15 of 21 field-goal attempts as a senior. Elliott was offered a full scholarship by the University of Memphis and the University of North Dakota after his senior year season. In the end, Jake decided to play for the Memphis Tigers.

Jake Elliott Salary

Jake will receive an annual base salary of $3,450,000.

Jake Elliott’s Net Worth

Elliott has an estimated net worth of between $2 million – $5 million US dollars.

Jake Elliott Career

From 2013 to 2016 Jake attended and played college football for Memphis. Jake played under head coaches Mike Norvell, Justin Fuente, and Darrell Dickey during his time at Memphis. Jake was named the starting kicker after summer training as a freshman. Jake connected on 16 of 18 field goals in his 2013 season. Jake led the Tigers with 72 points scored (24/24 extra points and 16/18 field goals) after his freshman season.

Jake was among the three players to be named “Stars of the Week” by the Lou Groza Award and was named the American Athletic Conference (AAC) Special Teams Player of the Week. Jake led the AAC by averaging 9.2 points per game In his sophomore year. Elliot was named First-team All-Conference and Conference Special Teams Player of the Year for the second year in a row.

During his season, he scored 120 points, converting all 57 extra-point attempts and making 21 of 32 field goal attempts. Jake’s 120 total points scored, 21 successful field goals, and 57 extra points led the American Conference. It was disclosed that Jake was entering the 2017 NFL Draft on February 9, 2017.

In the fifth round (153rd overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft Jake was drafted by Cincinnati Bengals. In 2017 Jake was the first of three kickers drafted. Jake competed for the Bengals’ kicker spot with veteran Randy Bullock. The team disclosed that Bullock had won the job on September 2, 2017, and waived Jake. The next day, Jake was re-signed to the practice squad.

After Caleb Sturgis the Eagles’ starting kicker was placed on injured reserve the Philadelphia Eagles signed Elliott off the Bengals’ practice squad on September 12, 2017. In Week 2 of the 2017 season against the Kansas City Chiefs Jake made his first NFL appearance. Jake kicked a 61-yard field goal to beat the New York Giants on the final play of the game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on September 24, 2017, acquiring him National Football Conference (NFC) Special Teams Player of the Week and resulting in a 27–24 victory. At the time, it was tied for the 7th-longest field goal in NFL history.

Jake converted 33 of 35 extra point attempts and 26 of 31 field goal attempts in the 2018 season. Elliot hit a go-ahead 43-yard field goal with 22 seconds in Week 12, against the Giants remaining to be the difference in the 25–22 victory. Elliot converted a 35-yard field goal with no time remaining to give the Eagles a 32–30 victory in Week 16, against the Houston Texans. Jake had one field goal and one extra point in the 16–15 victory in the Wild Card Round against the Chicago Bears. Jake had two extra points in the 20–14 loss in the Divisional Round against the New Orleans Saints.

Jake attempted a pass on a fake field goal attempt in Week 6 of the 2019 season against the Minnesota Vikings that was intercepted in the 38–20 loss by Everson Griffen. Jake signed a five-year, $21.8 million contract extension with the Eagles through the 2024 season on November 27, 2019, making him the third-highest-paid kicker in the league. Elliott had the least productive season of his career in 2020, only attempting 26 extra points (converting 92.3%) and 19 field goals (converting 73.7%).

In a 40–29 win over the Saints in Week 11 of the 2021 season, Elliott went four extra points, a perfect 8-for-8 on kicks, and four field goals, acquiring NFC Special Teams Player of the Week. Jake broke the Eagles franchise record for the best field goal percentage in a single season at 90.9% and completed with his first year of converting 100% of his extra-point attempts by the end of the season. Jake was named to his first Pro Bowl on January 31, 2022, replacing Matt Gay whose team had advanced to Super Bowl LVI.

In a 22–16 win over the Giants to clinch the NFC East title in Week 18 of the 2022 season, was a perfect six-for-six on kicks, acquiring NFC Special Teams Player of the Week. When the Eagles defeated the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game Jake reached his second career Super Bowl. Jake hit both his field goals but the Eagles lost 38–35 to the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl.

In a 25–20 win over the Patriots in Week 1 of the 2023 season, Jake kicked four field goals and totaled 13 points, acquiring NFC Special Teams Player of the Week. Due to his performance, he was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week and he kicked a game-winning 54-yard field goal in overtime against the Washington Commanders in Week 4. Elliott was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance and converted a 59-yard field goal against the Buffalo Bills in rainy and windy conditions to send the game into overtime in week 12.

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