For the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League, Jake Elliott kicks place kicks professionally.
He weighs 76 kilograms and is 1.75 meters tall. At Lyons Township High School, where he played football, the Chicago Tribune named him to the First Team All-State before his junior year.
After converting 15 of his first 21 field goal attempts as a senior, he was selected as a Second-team kicker for Kohl’s All-America List.
Both the University of North Dakota and the University of Memphis offered him a full scholarship after his senior year of high school, but he choose to play for the Memphis Tigers there instead. Following summer practice, he was picked as the freshman team’s primary kicker. He was the Tigers’ top scorer following his rookie season with 72 points.
Additionally breaking Stephen Gostkowsk’s previous high of 53 yards, his 56-yard field goal against USF established a new Memphis record.
The Cincinnati Bengals selected Elliott 153rd overall in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. He was acquired by the Philadelphia Eagles in September 2017 after being released by the Bengals.
He beat the Eagles’ franchise mark for the highest field goal percentage in a single season (90.9%) by making all of his extra-point attempts in 2021.
Jake Elliott’s Contract, Salary and Net Worth
Jake Elliott and the Philadelphia Eagles reached an agreement on a five-year, $19,308,100 contract that included a $10,155,000 guaranteed bonus and a $3,861,620 average yearly salary.
Elliott will receive a basic salary of $1,035,000, roster bonuses of $200,000, restructure bonuses of $2,715,000, and workout bonuses of $50,000 in 2022. Additionally, he will have a $7,320,000 dead cap value and a $2,914,000 cap hit.
Jake Elliott earns $3,861,620 dollars annually.