Josey Jewell is an American football linebacker with the Denver Broncos of the National Football League who was born on December 25, 1994.
The linebacker and running back Josey Jewell attended Decorah High School in Iowa.
In the 2012 match, his team defeated Sioux City’s Bishop Heelan 49-21 to get to the 3A State Championship Game.
He had 1314 rushing yards, 21 rushing touchdowns and 81 total tackles in his senior season, and 247Sports gave him a two-star prospect ranking. Jewell made a commitment to play college football at the University of Iowa.
Josh Jewell of Iowa, who led the team with 125 tackles, was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year in 2017.
He was a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and the Jack Lambert Award as a junior. Jewell participated in 11 games and earned four starts in 2014 after redshirting his first year at Iowa.
The Denver Broncos selected Jewell in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft (106th overall). He agreed to a four-year, $3.17 million contract on May 10th, 2018, which included a $713,982 signing bonus.
Jewell had two combined tackles against the Oakland Raiders in his second NFL regular-season game. He had a club-high ten tackles in Week 4 of the 2020 campaign against the New York Jets on Thursday Night Football, and he sacked Sam Darnold twice as the team defeated them 37-28.
Josey Jewell’s Contract, Salary and Net Worth
Josey Jewell signed a 2-year $11,000,000 contract with the Denver Broncos, including a $4,500,000 signing bonus, $6,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,500,000.
In 2022, Jewell will earn a base salary of $1,500,000 and a signing bonus of $4,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,750,000 and a dead cap value of $6,000,000. His net worth is estimated to be between $5 million to $10 million.