Max Tuerk (Dead) Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, USC, College
Max Tuerk Biography
This is what you need to know about the late Max Tuerk, an American football center who played college football at USC. Tuerk was a first-team all-conference selection in the Pac-12 in 2014.
Max Tuerk Death
Max Tuerk died on Sunday of June 21, 2020, at the age of 26. Tuerk died while on a hike with his family in the Cleveland National Forest. USC’s Twitter account announced Tuerk’s passing, though the cause of death has not been made public at this time.
Max Tuerk Age
Max Tuerk was born on January 27, 1994, in Trabuco Canyon, California in The United States.
Max Tuerk Height
Tuerk stood at a height of 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m).
Max Tuerk Wife
Tuerk had not shared any information about his love life. It’s therefore not known whether he was married or in a relationship. This information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Max Tuerk Net Worth
Tuerk had an approximated net worth of $100K -$1million U.S dollars. His career as a football player was the primary source of his income.
Max Tuerk High School
Tuerk went to Santa Margarita Catholic High School, where he was a two-way lineman. His team won the CIF Pac-5 title (i.e., the Southern California championship) and CIF Division I state title in 2011.
He also participated in track & field. Regarded as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Tuerk was listed as the No. 7 offensive tackle prospect in his class. His father, Greg Tuerk, played tight end for Brown University.
Max Tuerk College
As a true freshman at USC, Tuerk emerged as the starting left offensive tackle for USC’s final five regular-season games of 2012 after serving as an often-used back earlier in the season. Tuerk got his first start at Arizona and became the first-ever USC true freshman to start at left tackle (and the first to start at tackle since Winston Justice in the last 12 games of 2002).
Tuerk was named Freshman All-American by College Football News. He played in every game his first 3 seasons and was named to many all-star teams. He played all three interior lineman positions, but he was primarily a center. He was considered one of the top centers in college football at the beginning of his senior year, but his season was cut short after five games when he tore an anterior cruciate ligament.
Max Tuerk San Diego / Los Angeles Chargers
Tuerk was unable to participate in the post-season draft combines because of his knee injury, except he was able to do the bench press test. Tuerk was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the third round, 66th overall, in the 2016 NFL Draft.
In 2016, Tuerk made the Chargers’ roster but was inactive for all 16 regular-season games, although he did play during the pre-season. He was suspended for the first four games of the 2017 season after violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.
After being reinstated from suspension on October 3, 2017, Tuerk was released by the Chargers. He was re-signed to the Chargers practice squad on October 26, 2017.
Max Tuerk Arizona Cardinals
On November 6, 2017, Tuerk was signed by the Arizona Cardinals of the Chargers’ practice squad. Tuerk made his one and only appearance on December 24, 2017, in a regular-season game: the Cardinals beat the New York Giants, 23–0. On April 12, 2018, Tuerk was released by the Cardinals.