American Football Player

Graham Mertz

Graham Mertz- Biography

Graham Mertz is a quarterback for the Wisconsin Badgers in American college football. He also appeared in the 2020 Duke Mayo Bowl and was named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week and Big Ten Freshman of the Week. He started his football career as a high school player for Blue Valley North High School.

What is the Net Worth of Graham Mertz? Salary, Earnings

Graham Mertz has made a lot of money in his collegiate football career. He earns money by winning matches and receiving prize money. His net worth is estimated to be around $900,000, according to the source. His other sources of income include participation in various events and sponsorship.

Graham Mertz- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings

Graham Mertz was born on the 6th of December, 2000 in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. His parents’ names are Ron and Amy Mertz. Lauren and Mya, his sisters, are both named after him. Because his family had a sporting heritage, he wanted to pursue a career in athletics as well. Graham received his high school diploma from Blue Valley North High School in Overland, Kansas. He previously attended Bishop Miege High School in Roeland Park, Kansas, and then transferred. He then transferred to the University of Wisconsin, where he is presently pursuing his degree as a member of the College Football team.

Quick Facts

Real Name Graham Mertz
Birth Date 6 December 2000
Age (as of 2022) 21 Years
Birth Place Overland Park, KS, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Football Quarterback
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Sagittarius

Graham Mertz- Relationship, Girlfriend

Graham is currently unmarried. Details about his current or previous partnerships are kept private. He likewise keeps his personal life out of the public eye. He appears to be focused on his game while also enjoying quality time with his friends and family.

Graham Mertz- Professional Career

Graham began his football career while still in high school. As a junior, he led his high school team, Blue Valley, to a Class 6A state victory and a state runner-up finish as a senior. As a senior, he completed 61.1 percent of his throws for 3,886 yards and 51 touchdowns, a state record. He committed to play football at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on October 9, 2017. When Alex Hornibrook transferred to Florida State, his spot became available. In his freshman year, he played in two games and redshirted.

In 2020, he began the game with 17 successful passes and finished with a final line of 20 for 21 to break the single-game percentage record of 95.2 percent. He competed against teams such as Illinois, Michigan, Northwestern, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, and many more. Graham Mertz was also scheduled to play against Nebraska and Purdue but was unable to do so because he tested positive for Covid-19. He just defeated Army Black with a score of 20-14.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Height in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in Centimeters – 191 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 102 kg  –  in Pounds –  225 lbs
Shoe Size 12 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Athletic

Trivia

  • His father was an offensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings.
  • His sisters are both collegiate basketball players, with Lauren representing Kansas State and Mya representing Drake.
  • In 2018, Mertz was a finalist in the Elite 11 Quarterback competition.
  • After his senior year, he was also invited to the All American Bowl, where he set a bowl record.
  • ESPN, 247Sports.com, and Rivals.com all rated Graham as a four-star prospect.
  • ESPN named him the best pocket passer in the 2019 class.
  • He was classified as the third highest-rated pro-style quarterback and the 65th highest-rated prospect overall in 247 sports.

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