Colton Brennan was an American football quarterback who played for Washington Redskins in the National Football League. Colton Brennan net worth before his death is estimated to be $1,8 million.
Brennan was born on August 16, 1983, in Laguna Beach, California. He went to Mater Dei High School where he started playing basketball and football. During his time there, he helped Mater Dei advance to the league championship in basketball. He was also the backup quarterback.
After graduating from Mater Dei, Brennan went to Worcester Academy. He broke Jerry Rice’s record for touchdown receptions in Division I-AA.
Colt Brennan Net Worth & Career
In 2003, Brennan went to Saddleback College where he helped his team to a conference championship. He was named state offensive player of the year by the JuCal Transfer. After that, he went to the University of Hawaii where he earned the starting quarterback job. During his first year, he started 10 of 12 games and his 4,301 yards passing is the eighth-most in Western Athletic Conference history.
In his second year at the University of Hawaii, Brennan passed for 5,549 yards and 58 touchdowns. That year, he finished 6th in the voting for the 2006 Heisman Trophy behind Troy Smith, Darren McDadden, Brady Quinn, Steve Slaton, and Mike Hart.
In the 2006 season, Brennan recorded the second-most passing touchdowns in one season in NCAA Division I history with 58. He also comes in fourth all-time in career touchdown passes with 131.
Brennan was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the 6th round of the 2998 NFL Draft. He signed a four-year, $1.8 million contract. Brennan had a brilliant preseason with the Redskins. He finished the preseason recording 411 yards and three touchdowns. However, his season ended shortly after he suffered a torn hamstring and a hip injury.
On August 2, 2010, Brennan was released from the team and signed with the Oakland Raiders. Over the course of his career, he also played with the Hartford Colonials in the United Football league, Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League, and Los Angeles Kiss of the Arena Football League.
Brennan had several incidents in his life. On November 19, 2010, he was hospitalized and listed in serious condition after he was a passenger in a car crash in Hawaii. On July 25, 2012, he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and third-degree promotion of a dangerous drug.
After his career ended prematurely, Brennan had public struggles with alcohol several times. On May 10, 2021, Brennan was found dead after he was left unconscious at a hotel room in Newport Beach, California.
Colt Brennan Net Worth
Colt Brennan’s net worth is currently under review. However, we estimate it to be in the range of $1,5 to $2 million. He had a troubling life after his professional career ended abruptly which took a massive hit in his personal fortune. In 2008, he signed a 4-year, $1.8 million contract with the Washington Redskins. Other than that, we have no information regarding his salary and earnings.
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