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Biography

Roger Goodell :: Biography

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Roger Goodell's facts

Nationality American
Profession Commissioner
Working for NFL
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married

Roger Goodell was born on February 19, 1959 in Jamestown, New York, United States. Roger Goodell is a Commissioner of the prestigious and world famous National Football League (NFL). After the retirement of then commissioner Paul Tagliabue on August 8 of 2006, Roger Goodell was chosen the new commissioner of NFL. He is described as “the most powerful man in sports” by the commentator after his official tenure began on September 1, 2006. He is a man with vision and determination with strong will power to pursue his dream. He has contributed a lot for flourishing National Football League in the world. The sport that was limited only in United States has caught a grip in various parts of the world in the present days.

Born as a son of United States Senator Charles Ellsworth Goodell of New York and Jean Goodell of Buffalo, New York, Roger Goodell lived his childhood in New York under the warm wings of his caring parents. Roger Goodell earned a graduation from Bronxville High School was quiet appreciated for his performance in sports like football, basketball and baseball. During his days in the school he was honored as the school’s athlete of the year. Injury shaded his dream to be a professional player but he was engaged to the sport’s world in one way or another. Roger Goodell earned a graduation from the prestigious Washington and Jefferson College which is located in Washington, Pennsylvania in degree in economics in the year 1981. 

Challenging his own abilities and expanding his horizon of working, Roger Goodell has pushed her to the height of success she stands today through the dedication and hard work of years. She stands as one of the most successful icon in the world of American football. His managing abilities and versatility to serve the organization with great vision really makes him a sensational authority. Supported by his talent and strong determination, he is really an astonishing commissioner with ability to guide NFL to the greatest height of success. He has gifted abilities and skills and has gained centuries worth success just as the 55.

The suspension he has imposed in the players in his successful career:

On April 10, 2007 he suspended Adam “Pacman” Jones of Tennessee Titans for the entire 2007 season and Chris Henry of Cincinnati Bengals first 8 games of 2007 season. On June 4, 2007 he suspended Terry “Tank” Johnson of Chicago Bears for the first 8 games of 2007 season.  On August 13, 2009 he suspended Donte Stall worth of Cleveland for entire 2009 season.  On November 29-December 11, 2011 he suspended Ndamukong Suh of Detroit Lions from Weeks 13 to 14 of season of 2011.

He has suspended few other players for the activities which cannot be overlooked in the sports. The whole info can be found in wiki. Roger is of American nationality was married to his wife Jane Skinner and their happy relationship has not even created a rumor of probability of divorce. He has weight around six feet. He is available in twitter and his bio is available in wiki.  

Expanding his horizon of success utilizing his abilities and talent he has drawn an irreplaceable place in the world of sports. The determination of years has made him stand in the social and economic position he is today. He stands as a role model to those people who seek the light of success through dedication and determination. He sets a perfect example than the success holds no other shortcuts than hard work. Dedicated from his very early days, now she stands as an economically well-established individual holding the net worth of more than 75 million American dollars and earns $44 million salary every year.