Neil O Donnell is one of the professional and famous football players who had played for various American football clubs such as the New York Jets, Cincinnati Bengals, and many more. He is also known for his outstanding playing Legacy from the Madison High school. Neil O’Donnell was born on July 3, 1966, in Morristown, New Jersey, united states of America. This professional football player was retired in the year 2003. Though he is retired, Neil O’Donnell is one of the most respected football players in American Football History. 

Quick Info
Full NameNeil Kennedy O'Donnell
Date Of BirthJuly 3, 1966
Birth PlaceMorristown, New Jersey
FatherJack O'Donnell
MotherBarbara O'Donnell
BrothersMichael O’Donnell
Peter O’Donnel
Steven O’Donnel
Matthew O’Donnell
SistersJackie O’Donnel
Florence O’Donnel
Patty O’Donnel
Rosemary O’Donnel
Marital StatusMarried
WifeLeslie O'Donnell
ProfessionAmerican football player
Height6 ft 3 in
Weight85 Kg
Age54 years
Zodiac SignCancer
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorBrown
Net Wortharound $5 million

What is Neil O Donnell famous for?

Neil O Donnell is famous for his high school football career. He was the main forward of Madison High School. Neil O Donnell is also one of the main players in the early 80’s. He is famous for his ability to control the ball and make quick decisions amid chaos and panic. He has played for various professional football clubs such as Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Jets, Cincinnati Bengals, and Tennessee Titans.

He is popularly known to many peoples after he scored a goal far from 232 yards distance. This is still considered the best goal in the entire National Football League(NFL) history. Besides, he is famous for his appearances in various major and prestigious leagues such as the Super Bowl League, Dallas Cowboys Leagues, National Football League, and many more.


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How was Neil O Donnell’s childhood?

This famous and professional American Football player was born on July 3, 1966, in Morristown, New Jersey, United States of America. He was born Neil Kennedy O’Donnel. Due to his body structure, he was called skinny by his friends. Neil was born to Jack O’Donnel and Barbara O’Donnel. Besides his father and mother, he has four sisters and four brothers. The name of his sisters is Jackie O’Donnel, Florence O’Donnel, Patty O’Donnel, and Rosemary O’Donnel. In contrast, the name of his brothers is Michael O’Donnell, peter O’Donnel, Steven O’Donnel, and Matthew O’Donnell. Neil O’Donnell loved American football since his early age, and he was determined to be an American football player since his childhood.


Awards and Achievements

For Neil O Donnell’s extraordinary American Football legacy, he has been awarded and has been nominated for many awards. In the year 1992, he was selected for the Pro Bowl league. Later in 1998, he was awarded the AFC Completion Percentage Leader. Neil O’Donnell has also been nominated for the best player in NFL for the year 2002.


Physical Features

Neil O Donnell is a powerful and muscular personality. In an interview, he has stated that he used to spend 3 hours in the Gym to select the Pro Bowl. He was a strong personality with a height of 6 feet and 2 inches. Neil O’Donnell has a total weight of 85 kg. The color of his hair is dark brown, and the color of his eye is brown. The zodiac sign and the birth sign of this famous retired American football player is cancer

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What is the education of Neil O Donnell?

As a child, Neil O Donnell attended Madison High School. He learned many things about American Football staying in that school. Later, for his higher education, Neil attended the University of Maryland.


What is the story of Neil O Donnell?

Neil O Donnell used to play American football from his early age. He used to practice under the guidance of his school coach. He began his professional career in the year 1990. In 1999, he was selected to play from the Tennesse Titans. He played as Quarterback from Tennesse titan. Later, Donnell was transferred to Cincinnati Bengals. He signed a contract nearly equal to $17 million for four years. He played under the coaching of Bill Parcells. Bill is considered to be one of the most talented coaches in American Football History.

Road to Fame

Neil O Donnell rose to fame after he left Cincinnati Bengals. He was the key player to the famous club known as Tennessee Titans. During his stay at titans, he scored more than 113 points throughout his entire career, which is considered one of the highest points in American Football history. 

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Neil O Donnell was married to Leslie O’Donnell. The name and number of his children are not available on the internet sites, although we knew that he has children.

How much is Neil O Donnell’s net worth?

The salary of Neil O Donnell is not available as he is a retired player. He also some of the merch himself, such as Pittsburgh Steelers Hoodies and New York Jets Apparel. The total net worth of Neil O’Donnell is $5 million in February 2021.


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