Kirk Herbstreit – Salary Today, Full Bio, Wife, Sons, Stats, and Net Worth

Kirk Herbstreit Biography:- Who is Kirk Herbstreit?

Kirk Herbstreit is an Emmy-award-winning American sports journalist and analyst for ESPN’s College GameDay which is a television program covering college football and a color commentator on college football games on ESPN and ABC. He also appears on Thursday Night NFL games on Prime Video and also appeared annually as a commentator in EA Sports’ NCAA Football until the series was put on hiatus following NCAA Football 14. Additionally, Kirk was a quarterback for the Ohio State football team from 1989 to 1993 he played in several games during his junior season and was the starting quarterback throughout his senior season.

Herbstreit set the Ohio State record for pass completions (28) in the rivalry games against Michigan; throwing for 271 yards in a 13-13 tie in 1992 though the record stood until 2006 when it was broken by Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith. Moreover, Kirk is actively involved in multiple charities including the Buckeye Cruise for Cancer and The Make A Wish Foundation Ultimate Sports Auction. Herbstreit is a frequent contributor to ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine where he joined ESPN in 1996 and hosted alongside Rece Davis, David Pollack, and Desmond Howard he also contributes to the 97.1 The Fan, an ESPN Radio affiliate out of Columbus, Ohio.

Get To Know Kirk Herbstreit’s Age, Birthday, Nationality, and Ethnic Background

Kirk Herbstreit (age 52 years) was born on 19 August 1969, in Centerville, Ohio, in the United States of America. He normally celebrates his birthday on August 19th every year. Further, Kirk, a Centerville native, hails from a white ethnic background and holds American nationality by birth. READ ALSO: Terry Gannon & Wife Lisa, Full Bio, Net Worth, Salary, Height, and Family

About Kirk Herbstreit Height, Weight, and Other Body Measurements

Herbstreit stands at an average height of 6 feet 3 inches (approximately 1.90 m) and maintains an average bodyweight of around 70kg. However, his other body measurements are publicly not known yet but shall be updated once availed to the public.

Learn More About Kirk Herbstreit’s Parents and Siblings/ Family

Herbstreit was born in Centerville, Ohio, in the United States of America to his caring and supportive parents. He is the son of Jim Herbstreit who was a former college footballer and was an assistant coach at Ohio State under Woody Hayes and Judy Herbstreit (mother). Furthermore,  Herbstreit was raised alongside her sister named Terri Holmes.

Kirk Herbstreit Education Background

Herbstreit graduated from Centerville High School in Centerville, Ohio, and was a quarterback for the Elks where he won the Ohio Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior. Additionally, he was a four-year letter winner as a quarterback at Ohio State University from 1989 to 1993 and was voted the MVP. Furthermore, Kirk set the Ohio State record for pass completions (28) in the rivalry game against Michigan and he later graduated from Ohio State in 1993 with a degree in Business Administration.

Kirk Herbstreit Wife/ Spouse and Children

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Herbstreit is a married man. He was married to his wife Alison Butler of Ohio State who she a cheerleader. The two exchanged their vows in 1998 and the two welcomed their first children twins named Jake Herbstreit and Tye Herbstreit in 2000. Moreover, the twins both play college football at Clemson University for the Clemson Tigers. Both Kirk and Alison have two more sons named Zak Herbstreit and Chase Herbstreit who plays quarterback for St. Xavier High School and the family resides at their home in Nashville.

Kirk Herbstreit Son/ Sons

Kirk’s twins both play college football at Clemson University for the Clemson Tigers and he has two more sons named Zak Herbstreit and Chase Herbstreit who play quarterback for St. Xavier High School.

Dan Orlovsky Kirk Herbstreit

Kirk posted a video on April 2021 that aimed at putting out the fire by passing along positive opinions on Justin Fields and he was not pleased with colleague Dan’s negative analysis of Justin.

Kirk Herbstreit Book

He authored a book titled Out of the Pocket: Football, Fatherhood, and College GameDay Saturdays which was published on 17 August 2021.

Kirk Herbstreit ESPN NFL

Herbstreit is a sports journalist and analyst for ESPN’s College GameDay which is a television program covering college football and a color commentator on college football games on ESPN and ABC. Additionally appears on Thursday Night NFL games on Prime Video and also appeared annually as a commentator in EA Sports’ NCAA Football until the series was put on hiatus following NCAA Football 14.

Moreover, he is a frequent contributor to ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine. He joined ESPN in 1996 and hosted alongside Rece Davis, David Pollack, and Desmond Howard. Further, he also contributes to the 97.1 The Fan, an ESPN Radio affiliate out of Columbus, Ohio.

Kirk Herbstreit Salary

Herbstreit is a sports journalist and analyst for ESPN’s College GameDay, a television program covering college football. Additionally, a color commentator on college football games on ESPN and ABC. Kirk earns an estimated decent annual salary of around $450,000 per year.

Kirk Herbstreit’s Net Worth

Herbstreit is an Emmy-award-winning American sports journalist and analyst for ESPN’s College GameDay. Moreover, he also appears on Thursday Night NFL games on Prime Video. Kirk has managed to accumulate an estimated net worth of around $4 million dollars.

Kirk Herbstreit College Stats/ College Football Scores

Herbstreit set the Ohio State record for pass completions (28) in the rivalry games against Michigan; throwing for 271 yards in a 13-13 tie in 1992 though the record stood until 2006.

Kirk Herbstreit Crying

He broke down in tears during a discussion on social injustice during College Gameday on September 5, 2020.

COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT KIRK HERBSTREIT

How old is Kirk Herbstreit?

Kirk is 52 years old now. He was born on 19 August 1969, in Centerville, Ohio, in the United States of America.

Did Kirk Herbstreit play in the NFL?

No, he never played in the NFL.

How much does Kirk Herbstreit make?

He earns around $450,000 per year.

Where is Kirk Herbstreit announcing today?

Kirk is an analyst for ESPN’s College GameDay and a color commentator on college football games on ESPN and ABC.

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