Table of Contents
Who is Andy Dalton?
Andy Dalton is an American football player who is well-known for playing as the quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League (NFL), wears the number 14 jersey in the Dallas Cowboys. He is also the hero for his college football team as he led the team towards winning the Rose Bowl in the year 2011.
|Andrew Gregory Dalton
|Date Of Birth
|October 29, 1987
|Katy, Texas, United States
|Tina Denise Dalton
Gregory Jerome Dalton
|American Football Quarterback
|6 ft 2 in
|US $25 million
Andy Dalton is also one of the ten quarterbacks in the NFL’s history to complete 3000 yards of throwing. Moreover, he has made 204 touchdowns in his career with a total of 118 interceptions.
Andy Dalton’s full name is Andrew Gregory Dalton. On 29 October 1987 in Katy, Texas, he was born to his mother, Tina Denise Dalton, and his father, Gregory Jerome Dalton. He has an elder sister whose name is Ashley Dalton. Besides this, Andy Dalton is currently 33 years old with the zodiac sign of Scorpio.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Andy Dalton owns an American nationality, also a dedicated Christian. He belongs to white ethnicity and stands at the height of 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88m/188cms) tall and weighs around 100kgs (220lbs). Besides this, Andy Dalton has a pair of green eyes with brown hair color.
Andy Dalton attended the Katy High School situated in Katy, Texas. He was interested in football from a very young age and used to play for the Tigers football team. For further studies, Andy studied at Texas Christian University. He played for the TCU Horned Frogs during his college days and gained massive popularity when he led his team towards winning the Rose Bowl in the year 2011.
Andy Dalton dated and married the love of his life, Jordan Jones, on 9 July 2011. The couple has stayed married happily and got blessed with two sons. The elder son was born in 2014, and the younger son was born in the year 2017.
Andy Dalton Instagram account (@andydalton14) has over 221 thousand followers, and his Twitter account (@andydalton14) has over 236 thousand followers. He does not have an official Facebook page yet, but he has his website (www.andydalton.org), a website for the Andy and JJ Dalton Foundation. The foundation’s primary goal is to provide constant support and resources to underprivileged children and their families.
High School Career
Andy played for the Tigers football team during his high-school days. He was impressive on the pitch and started as a quarterback for the school team. Andy led his team to the state finals but was unfortunately defeated by the Southlake Carroll with the final score being 34-20. Later, he went on to be named by the Houston Chronicle as the Greater Houston Area offensive player of the year when he made 42 touchdowns with 15 interceptions.
Andy Dalton played for four years at the Texas Christian University, and in the year 2007, he appeared as a freshman and made 371 pass attempts with 222 successful passes. He made ten touchdowns with 11 interceptions that year.
In the year 2008, Andy made 307 pass attempts with a total of 182 successful passes. He had a total of 11 touchdowns with five total interceptions that year. Likewise, in the year 2009, Andy made 323 pass attempts with 199 successful passes. He held an impressive record of 23 touchdowns with a total of 8 interceptions that year. In 2010, his final year playing for the TCU, Dalton made a total of 316 pass attempts with 209 successful passes and broke his previous record by completing a total of 27 touchdowns with six interceptions.
He completed 10,314 yards, with the TCU completing 812 passes out of 1317 made alongside 71 touchdowns and 30 interceptions.
Andy Dalton’s professional career started when the Cincinnati Bengals selected him in the second round’s 35th pick in 2011. He appeared for 16 games in the year 2011, where he made 20 touchdowns with 13 interceptions. In the year 2012, Dalton made 27 touchdowns with 16 interceptions. He had 33 touchdowns and 20 interceptions in 2013; his career-best with the Bengals, 19 touchdowns with 17 interceptions in 2014, 25 touchdowns with seven interceptions.
In 2015, 18 touchdowns with eight interceptions in 2016, 25 touchdowns with 12 interceptions in 2017, 21 touchdowns with 11 interceptions in 2018, and 16 touchdowns with 14 interceptions in 2019. Andy Dalton made a total of 204 touchdowns with 118 interceptions for the Cincinnati Bengals.
Andy Dalton transferred from the Cincinnati Bengals to the Dallas Cowboys on 2 May 2020. His first match with the Cowboys was a 38-10 loss against the Arizona Cardinals in which he managed to score one touchdown with two interceptions.
Andy Dalton has won the Pro Bowl Award three times in 2011, 2014, and 2016. He has also won the MWC Offensive Player of the Year award twice in 2009 and 2010. Moreover, Andy Dalton has also won the First-team All-MWC Award twice in the years 2009 and 2010.
Andy Dalton has earned himself a lot of name and fame in the world of football and certainly a lot of money and fortune along the way. As of 2020, Andy Dalton has an approximate net worth of $25 million.