Josh Sweat Biography
Josh Sweat is a preeminent American football player who is nowadays playing in the National Football League (NFL) as a defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles. Josh was a college football player at Florida State.
Josh Sweat Age
Josh Sweat was born on March 29, 1997, in Chesapeake, Virginia, United States, and currently Sweat is 26 years old.
Josh Sweat Height
Sweat stands at a moderate height of 6 feet 5 inches (Approximately 1.96 m).
Josh Sweat Family
He was born and brought up in Chesapeake, Virginia, United States by his protective and loving parents Carlette Sweat and William Washington. Josh has not babbled any information about his siblings in the public eye due to his mysterious nature thus these facts will be updated as soon as Sweat does.
Josh Sweat Wife
Despite being a renowned defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles Josh has not publicized any details regarding his marital status in the public eye therefore this info will be updated as soon as Josh agrees to share it with the limelight.
Josh Sweat Education
Sweat schooled at Oscar F. Smith High School where Andrew Brown was his teammate. Josh assisted Oscar Smith in marching undefeated into the 2013 VHSL 6A state championship game and recorded 94 tackles in his junior year. Josh impressed with his triggered and athleticism comparisons to Jadeveon Clowney in off-season football camps.
Josh registered eight sacks, 25 tackles, and 11 tackles for loss in the first two games of the season after starting his senior year as the top-rated prospect in the nation by ESPN. Josh suffered a season-ending injury as he tore his ACL and dislocated his knee during the third game of the season against Western Branch High School. Russell Warren the New York Giants team physician performed his reconstructive surgery in New York, before graduating in December 2014 from Oscar Smith to join college early.
Sweat fell in the rankings after his injury and at first, was regarded as the top prospect of his class. Josh retained his five-star status though he dropped to Number 11 in the final ranking of the class of 2015 by ESPN. Josh committed to Florida State after rejecting offers from Oregon, Ohio State, Virginia Tech, and Georgia.
Josh Sweat Salary
Sweat will receive an annual base salary of $1,125,000 in 2024.
Josh Sweat’s Net Worth
Josh has an estimated net worth of between $5 million – $10 million US dollars.
Josh Sweat Career
Josh was a college football player at Florida State. Josh played 12 games with 3 fumble recoveries, 2 passes defended, an interception, 41 tackles, and 5 sacks in 2015 as a freshman. Sweat played 11 games with a fumble recovery, a pass defended, 41 tackles, and 7 sacks in 2016 as a sophomore. Josh played 12 games with 3 passes defended, 56 tackles, and 5.5 sacks as a junior in 2017. Josh disclosed on January 4, 2018, that he would forgo his senior year and enter the 2018 NFL Draft. Josh ranked first among defensive linemen in the 40-yard dash and vertical jump at the 2018 NFL Combine.
In the fourth round (130th overall) in the 2018 NFL Draft Josh was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles acquired the 130th overall pick in a trade that sent Sam Bradford to the Minnesota Vikings. On December 11, 2018, Sweat was put on injured reserve. Josh played in 14 games with three forced fumbles, and three starts, recording six sacks, and 38 tackles in 2020. On December 26, 2020, Sweat was put on injured reserve.
Sweat agreed to a three-year, $40 million extension with the Eagles on September 18, 2021. Josh was named to his first Pro Bowl a few months later, replacing Nick Bosa who due to an injury was unable to attend. After undergoing surgery, an emergency procedure to address a “life-threatening” situation Sweat missed the Eagles’ Wild Card matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Josh recorded 1 touchdown, 1 interception, 1 forced fumble, 48 tackles, and 11 sacks in 2022. Josh assisted the Eagles reach Super Bowl LVII. Sweat recorded one tackle in the Eagle’s 38–35 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl.