Mark Sanchez Salary
Mark Sanchez's salary is $13.5 million per year. In June 2010 Sanchez signed a 5 year $50 million contract with the New York Jets.
Mark Sanchez is a professional football player for the New York Jets and has a net worth of $20 million. Mark Sanchez has earned his net worth through his career as a quarterback in the NFL. In the last few days of the NFL draft, several teams were interested in drafting Sanchez. Besides the New York Jets were, the Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins, and Seattle Seahawks. In 2009, Sanchez signed a $50 million contract for five years, and received a $28 million guarantee. He was also the first rookie quarterback to start the season. In his first game against the Houston Texans, he threw for 272 yards, got one touchdown and one interception. He won the Pepsi Rookie of the Year Award for that game, and is the only rookie to win that honor three seasons in a row. His first rivalry game was against the New England Patriots, which gave the Jets a 16-9 victory. With the victory over the Tennessee Titans, Sanchez became the first rookie to start and win his first three games in one season of the NFL.
In 2010 Sanchez underwent surgery to correct an earlier injury to his knee, but was able to train and be there for the Organized Team Activities. But was off on his throwing, due to a shoulder injury while playing against Pittsburgh. He finished the season with 3,291 yards, 17 touchdowns, and 13 interceptions, which gave the Jets an 11-5 record and sent them to the wild card round against the Indianapolis colts, and next, winning over the New England Patriots in the divisional round, which led them on to the AFC Championship, against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Jets lost that game, 24-19. Sanchez was named captain of the New York Jets, by head coach, Rex Ryan.
Mark Sanchez was born in Long Beach, California in 1986. His parents, Nick and Olga, divorced when he was four years old. He has two brothers, Nick Jr. and Brandon. He and his brothers lived with their father in Whittier and Pico Rivera until he was six years old. The family then moved to Orange County, California. After his father would have Mark dribble a basketball while during his multiplication tables, or answer other academic questions while practicing at the batting cages. He wanted his sons to become leaders in life. Mark attended Santa Margarita High School and played football, throwing a 55 yard touchdown, while attempting his first pass as a sophomore. During his junior year of high school, he attended Mission Viejo and in 2004, Sanchez led the Diablos in a 27-1 record, in the California Interscholastic Federation Division II championship. But during his freshman year, he didn't play, but instead, he was the quarterback of USC's scout team and won the Trojan's Service Team Offensive Player of the Year Award. Sanchez chose to leave his last year in college to pursue a career in the NFL Draft, but continued as a student and earned his degree. His father is now the fire captain of the Orange County Fire Authority and his brother, Nick Jr. is a business attorney and his brother Brandon is a mortgage broker.