Nick Foles Biography
Nick Foles is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Eagles in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He has also played for the St. Louis Rams and Kansas City Chiefs.
Nick Foles Age
He was born on January 20, 1989, Austin, TX, as Nicholas Edward Foles. He is 30 years.
Nick Foles Wife | Kid
He married Tori Moore in 2014. In 2017, together they had a daughter Lily James Foles in 2017.
Nick Foles Height | Weight
He weighs 243 lbs and stands on a height of 6 ft 6 in.
Nick Foles Early Years
He was born and raised in Austin, Texas. In 2007 he graduated from Westlake High School. During his high school years, he broke most school records previously held by Foles’ future NFL opponent, Drew Brees. He attended Michigan State for one year later transferred to the University of Arizona.
Nick Foles College Career
During his one year at the Michigan State, he appeared in a game against Alabama–Birmingham, where he completed 5 of 8 passes for 57 yards. He had to redshirt his 2008 freshman season after he transferred to Arizona University. He replaced quarterback Willie Tuitama after he graduated and led the Wildcats to a victory against Oregon State. He started the rest of the season, completing 260 of 409 pass attempts for 2,486 yards, 19 touchdowns, and nine interceptions.
In 2010, as a Redshirt junior he was the unquestioned starter. He led the Wildcats to a 7–1 start, including a victory against Iowa which was on national television. He later got a knee injury that saw him sidelined for two games, however, he finished off his junior year with 3,191 yards, 20 touchdowns, and 10 interceptions. In the 2011 season, Foles completed 387 of 560 passes for 4,334 yards and 28 touchdowns. He was ranked first in the Pac-12 Conference and fifth among all NCAA Division I FBS players with an average of 352.58 yards of total offense per game.
He graduated with a degree in communication from the University of Arizona.
2017 Season and Super Bowl LII MVP
He started as a backup quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles’ in the 2017 NFL season. When starter Carson Wentz went down with a torn ACL, he started playing in week 14. In January 2018, he was on point in the divisional playoff matchup against the Atlanta Falcons and completed 23 of 30 passes to keep the offense moving in a hard-fought 15-10 victory. He threw for 352 yards and three touchdowns in a 38-7 blowout win over the Minnesota Vikings, setting the Eagles up for a Super Bowl LII clash with Brady and the New England Patriots.
He played brilliantly in the biggest game of the year, throwing for 377 yards and three touchdowns, and even catching a TD pass to help the Eagles pull out a thrilling 41-33 victory. After leading the Eagles to their first championship in franchise history he was named Super Bowl MVP.
2018 Season and Playoff Run
He started the 2018, season as a Philadelphia’s starting quarterback before returning to his backup role after Wentz was fully recovered and cleared for action. He later resumed playing when after Wentz got an injury towards the end of the season and helped his team clinch a playoff berth on the final day. In week 17, on December 30th, he tied the NFL record for consecutive pass completions with 25 in a row, in a game against the Washington Redskins.
On January 19, 2019, the Eagles announced they will pay Foles the $1 million bonus for playing 33 percent of the Eagles’ snaps and the team made the playoffs, though he missed the mark by just four plays (32.69 percent).
Nick Foles Career Awards
- Super Bowl champion (LII)
- Super Bowl MVP (LII)
- Pro Bowl selection (2013)
- Pro Bowl Offensive MVP (2013)
- NFL record postseason passer rating (minimum 125 attempts): 113.2
- NFL Passer rating leader (2013)
- NFL record 7 touchdown passes in a game (tied)
- NFL record highest completion percentage in a game with 7 TD passes: 78.57 (2013)
- NFL record most passing touchdowns (7) with a perfect passer rating (158.3) in a game (2013)
- NFL record best touchdown pass–interception differential in a single game: 7 TDs, 0 INTs (2013) (tied)
- Highest career passer rating in Eagles franchise history: 92.9
- NFL record most consecutive pass completions (25) (tied with Philip Rivers and Ryan Tannehill)
- NFL record most consecutive pass completions (25) in one game (tied with Phillip Rivers)