Colin is a very famous American football player who successfully played for 49ers from San Francisco, he played for them since his graduation. He also played football for the University of Nevada. At this moment, he does not have a club and he is a free agent.
Colin has been born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the USA on the 3rd of November in 1987. He has always been interested in football and always like sports. So, he started to train football from an early age, to be more precise, he started training it since he was eight. Even from this age, it was evident that the quarterback position is the best one for him, and he was a quarterback in the youth team when he was nine.
When he was younger, his playing skills have been recognized and he was declared to be the most valuable player. He played at Central California Conference then. During his school days, he was a quarterback during several games, and he then decided to try to pursue a career in football.
During his high school performances, his skills have been recognized by the University of Nevada scouts. They offered him to study there and to play for their team, which he accepted. He was a very good athlete during this period and this also was fruitful for him since his skills were recognized which was crowned by obtaining various accolades and scholarships that are the result of his playing skills.
When he graduated, several agencies wanted to sign him, but he decided to sign for XAM Sports Entertainment. After this, he decided to enroll at the training for NFL Scouting Combine which was organized at Competitive Edge Sports. He completed this very successfully. We should mention that his trainer here was famous Chip Smith along with the current coach of quarterbacks from Atlanta, Georgia, who was called Roger Theder.
His playing skills have been recognized from the earliest age, and this resulted in various deals and awards. For example, we should mention that he succeeded in passing 2,000 yards in 2008 as well as rushing for 1,000+ yards in the current season which reserved him a place in the history of NCAA as the 5th player who was able to succeed in this.
Apart from this, he also had 7.02 yards in terms of carrying which also gave him a place in history since he is the 7th player of all times in NCAA who was able to do this. Then, he also had 17 rushing TDs in a season which also put him in NCAA history as being the 9th man to be able to do this.
2008 has been one of the best years in his career since he was the only quarterback in the entire NCAA that succeeded in passing 2,500+ yards and rushing 1,000+ yards. Apart from this, he has 1,130 yards in rushing, which is the second-best among all the quarterbacks in NCAA.
Apart from this, there have various nominations and awards that he won. Some of these include the best WAC Offensive Player of the Year which he received on July 2009. This was not the only one since he received another award in August the same year. We are talking about winning the Manning Award and Maxwell Award. Not only this, but the nomination came also for the Davey O’Brien Award. We should also mention that he was an MVP several times.
However, he is the only player from Nevada who succeeded to do this twice. The fruitful 2009 season was finished with 2,052 yards in passing and 1,183 yards in rushing. The final recognition came the same year since he succeeded to be the first one in NCAA to make back-to-back 2,000/1,000 yards.
In 2020, he has been estimated to be worth $25 million. We should mention that 400K USD comes from the bonus, while his roster bonus is 1,250,000 USD. Most of the money comes from his salary, which is 10,000,000USD. When he became a free agent, the started cashing in $40 million which is just a part of his contracts that are 126 million USD worth.