Kirk Cousins is a quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League.
After four years of collegiate football at Michigan State (2009–2011), Kirk Cousins was selected by the Washington Redskins in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
Kirk Cousins Early Life
Kirk Originally from Illinois, Daniel Cousins entered the world on August 19, 1988. His parents, Don and Maryann Cousins, are the senior pastor and associate pastor, respectively, at Discovery Church in Orlando, Florida.
While attending Holland Christian High School (Holland, Michigan), Cousins was a standout athlete for the Maroons in three different sports: football, baseball (as a third baseman and a pitcher), and basketball.
Kirk Cousins Career
At the 2012 NFL Draft, the Washington Redskins picked Cousins with the seventh pick of the fourth round (102nd overall).
Cousins replaced Robert Griffin III as the starting quarterback in 2015.
In a 23-20 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on October 4, Cousins led a game-winning drive that covered 90 yards and ended with a touchdown pass to Pierre Garçon with less than a minute remaining in regulation.
Cousins signed a three-year, $84 million contract with the Minnesota Vikings on March 15, 2018. This deal is the first in NFL history to be fully guaranteed, and it also has the highest salary at the time of signing.
He started his first game as a Viking and led the team to a 24-16 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. He threw for 244 yards and two touchdowns. A week later, Cousins threw for 425 yards in a game against the Green Bay Packers.
— Kirk Cousins (@KirkCousins8) September 12, 2022
Kirk Cousins Net Worth 2022
|Net Worth:||$70 Million|
|Born:||August 19, 1988|
|Height:||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional NFL Player|
|Last Updated:||August 2, 2022|
Favorite Quotes From Kirk Cousins
“Absolutely, and I think that’s where it starts. To have a chance as a quarterback to win those big games it starts with great ownership, great management, people bringing in the right people around you so you can win those big games.” – Kirk Cousins
“Our fans are outstanding, our new stadium is outstanding and I feel very privileged to be the quarterback here because not every organization can claim some of the things we have going here. We have to turn it into wins as much as possible so I can stay here as long as possible. I joke with everybody that ‘guys we’ve got to win because I like it here and I’d like to stay.’” – Kirk Cousins
During his time at Michigan State University, professional football star Kirk Cousins was honored with a spot on the Big Ten Conference’s All-Academic Second Team. Revisit TheActiveNews.com for further information.