Todd Blackledge Biography
Todd Blackledge is a well-known former American football quarterback in both the National Football League as well as NCAA. As of now, he works at ESPN as a college football analyst. While in college, he led the Penn State Nittany Lions to a national championship, and being a pro, he played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Todd Blackledge Age
Todd was born on 25th February 1961, in Canton, Ohio, United States of America. He is 61 years old.
Todd Blackledge Height
Todd is a man of tall stature and stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (Approx 1.91 m).
Todd Blackledge Family
Todd was born and brought up by his lovely parents, Ron Blackledge and Linda Saccucci in Canton, Ohio. Todd’s dad was a former American football coach and player. From 1978 to 1980, he served as the head football coach at Kent State Campus compiling a record of 8–25.
Todd Blackledge Education
From 1975 to 1976, he attended Princeton High School in Princeton, New Jersey. Later, he enrolled at North Canton Hoover High School in North Canton, Ohio where he graduated in 1979. He joined Penn State in 1983 and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts in speech communication. Todd was awarded the Eric Walker Award and named a first-team Academic All-American.
Todd Blackledge Wife
He is gladly married to his beloved wife named Cherie Blackledge. The pair share four adorable children including Eli Blackledge, Harrison Blackledge, and Owen Blackledge. The lovely family resides in the village of Hills and Dales in Jackson Township in Ohio.
Todd Blackledge Salary
He earns a satisfactory salary of $81,121 per year. This is according to ESPN broadcasters’ salaries.
Todd Blackledge Net Worth
Todd Blackledge has amassed a decent fortune over the years he has served and has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Todd Blackledge Career
Todd went on to host radio sports talk shows in Canton, Ohio (WHBC) and Cleveland (WKNR). He also did analyst tenure for Indianapolis Colts preseason games, ESPN, and the Big East Network. Todd worked as a college football analyst for ABC Sports from 1994 to 1998.
He joined CBS Sports as the lead analyst for the network’s college football coverage in 1999. On 10th September 2000, Todd called the Indianapolis Colts and Oakland Raiders game alongside Greg Gumbel as he filled in for Phil Simms who experienced an emergency appendectomy. He began working on the first team along with Mike Patrick for ESPN College Football Saturday Primetime on ESPN in 2006.