As of now, Ozzie Newsome net worth is $10 million. His average annual NFL salary (as a player) was $2.3 million. Now he earns $0.5 million as an executive.
Who is Ozzie Newsome?
Ozzie Newsome is a renowned executive, coach, manager, and former football player. He played in the National Football League (NFL) as a tight end. For his glorious career in college and professional life, he earned his place in the College Football Hall of Fame (1994) and the Pro Football Hall of Fame (1999). He is now serving the Baltimore Ravens of the NFL as their executive vice president of player personnel.
Ozzie Newsome Profile
Ozzie Newsome stands up to 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 232 pounds. The position in which he played in the NFL was a tight end. He played football while wearing the 82 jerseys. The age of this man is now 66 years old.
Full Biography: Ozzie Newsome Early Life, Career, Stats, Wife…
Birth and Parents
Ozzie Newsome was born on March 16, 1956, in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. This man’s full name is Ozzie Newsome Jr. He is the son of his father, Ozzie Newsome Sr., and his mother, Ethel Newsome. In his school life, he went to the Colbert County Schools in Leighton, Alabama.
He completed his university life at the University of Alabama (UA) in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He was a member of the Alabama Crimson Tide football team during his time at this college. The duration of his college career was from 1974 to 1977. In his college career, Newsome was a starter for Alabama for all four years of his college career.
In his all-over college life, he amassed 102 receptions for 2,070 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns while also returning 40 punts for 301 yards. For over 20 years, his 20.3 average yards per reception was a Southeastern Conference record. He became the Alabama Player of the Decade for the 1970s, a two-time All-SEC player (in 1976 and 1977), and the SEC Lineman of the Year in 1977. His college career was glorious, and his coach, Paul “Bear” Bryant, called him “the greatest end in Alabama history.” He was a total team player, a fine blocker, an outstanding leader, and a great receiver with concentration, speed, and hands. For his outstanding pre-professional career, he became a member of the College Football Hall of Fame.
Ozzie Newsome- Professional Football Career
In the 1978 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns took him 23rd overall in the 1st round. He played his whole NFL career with the Cleveland Browns from 1978 to 1990. In his rookie year, he was voted the Browns’ Offensive Player of the Year, the first time a rookie has gotten the award in 25 years. He went to the Pro Bowl in 1981, 1984, and 1985. Newsome received the Ed Block Courage Award in 1986 for playing through injuries and the Byron “Whizzer” White NFL Man of the Year Award in 1990 for his community involvement.
What is Ozzie Newsome doing now?
Ozzie Newsome has spent 24 years in the sphere of the NFL as an executive. He coached the Cleveland Browns from 1991 to 1992 as an assignment scout. In 1993, he was with this team as an assistant to the head coach/offense/pro personnel. He was the Director of Pro Personnel for the Cleveland Browns in the 1994–1995 seasons. Newsome spent time with the Baltimore Ravens from 1996 to 2001 as executive vice president/player personnel. He was the General Manager of the Baltimore Ravens from 2002 to 2018. From 2019 to the present, he is pursuing his career as executive vice president/player personnel with the Baltimore Ravens.
NFL Career Stats
In the sphere of the NFL, he played in a total of 198 games. The NFL career statistics of this man are as follows:
- Receptions: 662
- Receiving yards: 7980
- Receiving touchdowns: 47
- AV: 76
- Y/R: 12.1
- FantPt: 1102.5
Ozzie Newsome gained a lot of recognition in his personal life. He won the honor of the Pro Bowl in 1981, 1984, and 1985 a total of three times. As an executive, he was a glorified part of the Super Bowl XXXV and XLVII championship teams’ victories. For his standout professional career, the name of this man was inducted into the Hall of Fame as a player in 1999.
- For the two years 1979 and 1984, he was named first-team all-pro.
- Second-team All-Pro four times: in 1980, 1981, 1983, and 1985.
- 1978 PFWA All-Rookie Team
- NFL All-Decade Team for the 1980s
- Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor
- Consensus All-American in 1977
- First-team All-SEC selection in 1976 and 1977
Ozzie Newsome wife
Ozzie Newsome is a married man in his personal life. He is the husband of his wife, Gloria Newsome. The conjugal life of Ozzie Newsome and Gloria Newsome is blessed with a son. He is Michael Newsome. The family of Ozzie Newsome resides in Cockeysville, Maryland.