Mason Crosby - Biography
Last Modified: Jul 2, 2020
|Best Known For:||Longest field goals|
|Net Worth:||$4.7 million|
|Born on :||September 3, 1984 (age 36)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Lubbock, Texas, USA|
|Father's Name:||Jim Crosby|
|Mother's Name:||Karen Crosby|
Rees Crosby (brother)
|High School:||Georgetown High School|
|University:||University of Colorado|
|Married Date:||June 28, 2008|
|Wife's Name:||Molly Ackerman|
Nolan James Crosby (son)
|Height:||1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)|
|Weight:||94 kg (207.23 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Black/ Grey|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Mason Crosby?
Mason Crosby is an American football player.
Mason Crosby: Age, Father, Mother, Siblings
Mason Crosby was born on September 3, 1984, in Lubbock, Texas, the United States. His father is Jim Crosby and mother is Karen Crosby. He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- brother Rees Crosby and sister Ashley Fraser.
Growing up, Crosby was encouraged by this father to pick up football. His father too played football at college.
After graduating from Georgetown High School, he attended the University of Colorado to study Communications. He graduated from the same in 2006. His ethnicity is Caucasian.
Mason Crosby: Marriage, Wife, Children
Mason Crosby dated girlfriend Molly Ackerman. He married his fiancé Ackerman on June 28, 2008 and have 5 children together - 4 daughters and a son.
The couple was blessed with a child in August 2010 and named their son Nolan James Crosby. The couple welcomed their daughter Charlotte Crosby in May 2013 followed by a baby girl, whose name is not known. His wife Ackerman delivered twin girls Felicity and Christine.
They are living blissful married life without any rumours of divorce or extra-marital affairs.
In July 2019 his wife was diagnosed with a carcinoid endocrine tumor which required surgery.
Source: Green Bay Press Gazette (Mason Crosby's wife Molly Crosby)
Mason Crosby: Career
Mason Crosby was trained by his father to play football from an early age. He played football from his school days all the way to College. From 2003-2006, he played for Colorado Buffalos football team and broke records there.
With his extraordinary leg strength, he made a 60-yard field goal against Iowa State in 2004 and a 58-yard field goal against Miami in 2005. In total, he held 31 school records.
In 2007, Crosby was chosen by the Green Bay Packers in the sixth round of NFL Draft. In the first pre-season game, he kicked a 52-yard field goal, in a game against Pittsburgh Steelers. The kick was the longest field goal in the history of Heinz Field.
Mason Crosby’s first game was with Philadelphia Eagles, where he kicked a 50-yard field goal and a winning goal with a minute remaining. In 2010 season, he played against the Steelers. Following all his record-breaking longest field goals, he was re-signed to Green Bay Packers on July 27, 2011, to a 5-year and $14 million deal.
After successful seasons, he signed a four-year contract extension on March 1, 2016, with Green Bay Packers. In the 2017 season, Mason Crosby completed the season with 78.9% Field Goal completion percentage. The game was the lowest since 2010.
But in 2017 due to the Aaron Rodgers’ injury, defensive difficulties, and special team miscues, Crosby did not play the playoff game in his 10 year long NFL career.
In the 2008’s NFL season, Crosby had a rocky game path. In Week 2, he missed a second goal attempt, ending the game with Minnesota Vikings with a tie. In week 5, he missed 4 field goals and an extra point in a single game. In Week 6, he bounced back with a 33–30 win over the San Francisco 49ers.
Mason Crosby: Awards, Nominations, Honors
While at college, Mason Crosby was honoured by Associated Press, Football Writers Association of America, The Sporting News, Walter Camp Football Foundation, and was the runner-up for Lou Groza Award.
Crosby has been awarded NFC Special Teams Player of the Month (November 2007), NFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 1, 2007), NFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 1, 2010), NFC Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 5, 7 in 2011).
Mason Crosby: Net Worth, Salary
His net worth and annual salary has been estimated to be around $4.7 million and $3.6 million respectively.
Mason Crosby: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media, Crosby is active on Twitter with thousands of followers but is absent from other platforms including Instagram, Facebook.
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