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Marty Hurney is the general manager and executive VP of the Carolina Panthers and the Washington Football Team. Hurney began his career with the Panthers in 2002 and has been in the front office with the team ever since. He has helped create a strong scouting department and build a team that has been able to capitalize on a deep running back and wide receiver draft class.
Hurney had also played a key role in the acquisitions of Cam Newton and Christian McCaffrey from the draft. Besides, Marty Hurney is considered one of the most experienced and successful American sportswriters ever in the National Football League.
Now, let’s learn more about Marty Hurney’s early life, age, a career as a manager, relationship status, net worth, and social media accounts.
|Date Of Birth
|December 20, 1955
|Executive vice president of football
|65 years old
Marty Hurney Early Life
Marty Hurney was born on December 20, 1955, in Wheaton, Maryland. His parents are still unknown but we heard that he was raised by good parents.
Hurney joins the Our Lady of Good Counsel High school from where he learns more about football skills. He continues his effort towards football to catch up with his dream.
After graduating from high school, he, later on, joins the Catholic University of America. There, Hurney’s passion for football is on the highest limit. So, he starts playing offensive guard for his Catholic University Cardinals football team.
He played for their team for many years until he stops after his sophomore year on where he can gain focus on the spots writing. To be said, Hurney also loves to write about the sports which he has played so that he can teach the youngster students about the passion of sports. He wrote for the student newspaper “The Tower” where he mentions all the aspects to become a good football player.
Apart from that, after being a scout for the team, Marty has served as the Director of Player Personnel, Director of Pro Personnel, and Vice President of Player Personnel and College Scouting.
In 1978, Hurney holds a degree on Bachelor of Arts in general studies from the same Catholic university.
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Marty Hurney Age
Marty Hurney is currently 65 years old and soon turn 66 on December 20, 2021.
Marty Hurney Career
Hurney started his early career as a sports writer. He writes a sports news article for “The Washington Star” from 1978 till 1981. After that, he begins to focus on providing reports of Washington Redskins (American football team) for “The Washington Times.”
After years of work for the newspaper, Marty starts to follow Bobby Beathard (Redskins General Manager) and works on organizing internal administrative departments reports and handling player contracts.
Later on, Marty joined the Carolina Panthers as a football administrative director in 1998. After years of hard work, he was promoted to the general manager team in 2002. However, his time as a general manager didn’t go well and got fired midyear.
He struggles many years after getting fired but luckily manage to re-gain his position as a general manager in 2017 after the previous manager and successor got fired by the panthers.
Unfortunately, the NFL start an investigation on his regarding violating the league’s personal policy or not. During that time, he was on paid leave where you can’t perform his duty as a general manager on a team. However, the investigation report came false and he again joins the Carolina Panthers as a general manager.
Over the years, Hurney has been an invaluable asset to the Carolina Panthers. His scouting skills combined with his experience as a football player have led to Hurney’s successful career.
After years of struggle, Hurney was hired as an executive vice president of the Washington football team on January 22, 2021.
Besides, Marty Hurney also owns WZGV which is a radio station based in North Carolina.
Marty Hurney Relationship
He is not only a skilled General Manager, but he is also a great father, leader, and friend to many of his players. Marty Hurney is married to his wife Jeanne Hurney for over 20 years after they got separated in 2014.
The relationship loses the knot after his ex-wife accused him of harassing Jeanne. There is a huge court case filed for Hurney. Unfortunately, the court didn’t find any evidence regarding the harassment and Marty Hurney proved innocence.
Marty Hurney Net Worth
Marty Hurney’s salary is over $1 million dollars.
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Marty Hurney Social Media
Marty Hurney is not associated with any social media accounts. He wants to keep his personal life a secret and within himself.
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