Ryan Leaf Biography

Published On Jan 10, 2017
Facts of Ryan Leaf
Date of Birth: 1956 , May-17
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
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Leaf had a successful college career for the Washington State Cougars in The Washington State University, where he was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy after his junior year. He was selected as the second overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft after Peyton Manning, but his career grew short and was interrupted by poor play, bad behavior, and injuries, and struggled with his work ethic and ability to stay focused.

He was a quarterback in the National Football League and later had legal troubles involving drugs issues in 2010 after a Texas judge sentenced him to 10 years' probation. Two years later, Leaf pleaded guilty to felony burglary and drug possession in Montana. The former famous guy footballer after his failure, became a drug abused and he also attempted suicide.

Ryan Leaf is 61 years aged American nationality former footballer with white ethnicity with the height of 6 feet 5 inch. Leaf married his wife Nicole Lucia, a Charger Cheerleader in 2001. But the couple soon divorced after living together for about two years. The net worth of Ryan Leaf is estimated to be around U.S $ 10 million.

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Born in Great Falls, Montana, USA

May 17 , 1956

Ryan Leaf full name Ryan David Leaf, a former football player, was a quarterback in the NFL, was born on 17 May 1956, to his father John Leaf and mother Marcia Leaf, in Great Falls, Montana which is located in the United States of America.

Graduated from Charles M. Russell High School

1992

Ryan Leaf had completed his graduation from the Charles M. Russell High School in Great Falls, Montana in 1992. During his education, Ryan got Montana state title, he considered playing college football as a linebacker at the University of Miami.

Selected in 1998 NFL Draft

1998

Ryan was selected as the second overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft after Peyton Manning, but his career was short and interrupted by poor play, bad behaviour, and injuries, and struggled with his work ethic and ability to stay focused.

Abused by Drugs

2010

He would later have legal troubles involving drugs beginning in 2010 after a Texas judge sentenced him to 10 years' probation. Two years later, Leaf pleaded guilty to felony burglary and drug possession in Montana. Thus he is now telling his story through the internet to help others.

Married to Nicole Lucia

2001

Ryan Leaf got married to his wife Nicole Lucia in 2001. Nicole was a charger cheerleader and daughter of financial radio host, Ray Lucia. Ryan and Nicole was dating each other for several months before their marriage.

Divorce with Nicole Lucia

2003

After living together for about two years, their married life started to turn into bad thus the couple decided to be separate with each other. Ryan gave divorce to her wife in 2003. The exact reason behind their divorce is not disclosed yet.

Ryan Leaf's Networth

2016

Former American football player Ryan Leaf has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He earned his net worth as a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) where he played for four seasons. He is one of the richest former football players.