Tim Hasselbeck Biography
Tim Hasselbeck is a former American football quarterback. He celebrates his birthday every year on 6th of April and was born in the year 1978. His name at birth was Timothy Thomas Hasselbeck. He played in the NFL for seven seasons with Washington Redskins, New York Giants, Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles. Currently, he serves as the analyst for ESPN.
He was born in Norfolk, Massachusetts and was raised there for most of his early life. His is the son of Don Hasselbeck, who was the former NFL tight end for New England Patriots. His mother was Mary Beth ‘Betsy’ Rueve. He went to Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, Massachusetts and played high school football. He was named the Gatorade New England Player of the Year, Boston Globe Player of the year and received All America honors from USA Today. He was also on his high school basketball team. As he attended Boston College, he started playing for Boston College Eagles football team from 1996 to 2000. He is a Boston College graduate and has a degree in marketing.
He was redshirted in his first season and appeared in six games as a redshirt sophomore in 1998. He started playing as a quarterback in preseason as a redshirt junior. He had an abdominal/groin surgery and was sidelined for all of the spring practice season in 2000. In his senior season, he served as the captain and was awarded the Thomas F. Scanlan Award after the season came to an end. He started his professional career at the age of 24, as an undrafted free agent for the Buffalo Bills in 2001 and in 2000 was signed by Philadelphia Eagles practice squad as a free agent again. The Washington Redskins signed him in 2003 and he spent two seasons as a backup quarterback. The joined the New York Giants as a backup for quarterback Eli Manning in May 2005. On being released by the Giants on September 1, 2007, he was welcomed by the Arizona Cardinals on 16 October, 2007. On September 23, 2007, he made his first television debut for the Fox Channel, announcing the Arizona Cardinals-Baltimore Ravens game for NFL. He has worked for the SportsNet New York Network, ESPN and Sirius NFL Radio as the television sports analyst. At the moment, he works as the fantasy football analyst, co-hosting Fantasy Football Now on ESPN.com and ESPN2.
Tim is a married man. His wife is Elisabeth Filarski who is a TV personality and serves as the co-host of the Fox’s talk show Fox and Friends. They married on July 6, 2002. Almost two years later, the couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, Grace Elisabeth in April 2005. They have two more kids, both sons, Taylor Thomas born in 2007 and the youngest one Isaiah Timothy born in August 2009. Even after being married for almost 12 years, the couple has been successful in keeping their relationship well. There were no rumors about either of them having an affair. There has been no rumors about divorce too so it can be concluded that they are living blissfully.
The footballer has a good height of 6’11” and a matching personality. His football and television career has made Tim a millionaire. He has an estimated net worth of $12 million. His exact salary has not been revealed by any sources yet but it is highly predictable that he gets paid a reasonable amount for his work. The football star has a Twitter account and can often be found updating tweets. He has a large number of fans and followers who appreciate his good work. His current and detailed bio is available on the wiki and other websites too.