John Madden Bio, Ag, Family, Wife, Knee Operation, NFL Daft, NBC Sports

John Madden Biography

A native of Minnesota John Madden born (John Earl Madden) is an American r football coach and sportscaster. John is a well-known commentator for NFL telecast.

He also won a Super Bowl as head coach of the Oakland Raiders. He has also worked as the color analyst for all four major networks: CBS, Fox, ABC, and NBC. He has written several books served as a commercial pitchman for various products and retailers.

John Madden Age

He was born on April 10, 1936, in Austin, Minnesota. He is 85 years old as of 2021. He celebrates his birthdays every 10 of April every year.

John Madden Height and Weight

He stands a height of 1.93 meters tall and weighs 95 kilograms. He has light grey eyes and grey hair.

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John Madden Parents and Siblings

He was born to a father named Earl Russell Madden and a mother named Mary Margaret. His father is an auto mechanic.

John Madden Wife

Madden got married on December 26, 1959. He got married to a beautiful lady named Virginia Fields. The two met in a bar in Pismo Beach, California. The couple was blessed to have sons together Joseph and Michael. Joe played football at Brown University and Mike attended Harvard University, where he started as a receiver on the football team.

John Madden Education and Career

He attended Catholic parochial school with John Robinson at Our Lady of Perpetual Help graduating in 1950, and then Jefferson High School, graduating in 1954. In his University days, he played offensive and defensive, and in 1958, he had a knee injury and he could not continue playing.

Madden Career

Madden previously played one season at the College of San Mateo in 1954. He was awarded a football scholarship to the University of Oregon, studying pre-law, and playing football with boyhood friend John Robinson. He was redshirted because of a knee injury and had a knee operation.

In 1955, he attended the College of San Mateo then went to Grays Harbor College playing in the fall of 1956. Madden later transferred to Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, where he played both offense and defense for the Mustangs in 1957 and 1958 while earning a BS in Education in 1959 and an MA in Education in 1961.

He won all-conference honors at offensive tackle and was a catcher on Cal Poly’s baseball team. John was drafted in the 21st round (244th overall) by the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles in 1958, but in his training camp, he suffered an injury on his other knee, ending his playing career before he ever got a chance to play professionally. He has since been a sportscaster working with different media companies including, Fox Sport, CBS Sports, ABC Sports and currently working on the NBC Sports channel.

John Madden Net Worth

John has made a great fortune over the years from his career. His annual salary and estimated net worth are currently under review. This information will soon be updated.

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