Mason Rudolph is an NFL quarter-back that plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Originally drafted as a backup to Ben Roethlisberger, Rudolph has since become an integral part of the team.
Mason Rudolph’s early life
Rudolph was born in the state of North Carolina on July 17, 1995 and was named after his father and grandfather.
He attended North Western High School where during his senior year he accounted for 80 touchdowns. Rudoplh was also named MVP during the Annual Shrine Bowl All-Star game.
His performances eventually gave him a four-star recruit rating and he was ranked the ninth-best pro-style quarterback in his class. Rudolph eventually chose to attend Oklahoma State University where he would go on to become the starting quarter back during the 2015 season.
During his time in Oklahoma, Rudolph would win the 2017 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which is given annually to the country’s outstanding senior college quarterback.
Mason Rudolph’s NFL career
After attending the NFL Scouting Combine, Rudolph attended private workout and visits with the New England Patriots, Buffalo Bills, New Orleans Saints, Cincinnati Bengals, Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Giants, and Los Angeles Chargers.
While he was projected to be a second round draft pick, Rudolph was selected in the third round and 76th overall, when the Pittsburgh Steelers opted to sign him.
While he was slated to be a back up to Roethlisberger, Rudolph would get his big break when the former picked up an injury during the latter half of the season.
Rudolph made his first NFL start against the San Francisco 49ers and recently signed a one-year extension with the Steelers.
Mason Rudolph Net-Worth
Mason Rudolph‘s net worth is approximately four million dollars.
How did Mason Rudolph become so rich?
Rudolph‘s net worth can be attributed to his Steelers contract with the quarter back signing a four-year deal worth approximately 3.92 million dollars which includes a signing bonus of 932,264 dollars.