Brad Culpepper is a former professional and college football player who was born in Tallahassee, Florida on May 8, 1969 and currently has a net worth of $3 million.
He played as a professional defensive tackle within the NFL for 9 seasons throughout the 1990s and early 2000s. Before his NFL career, he played football for the University of Florida and was recognized as an All-American. He attended the University as a result of an athletic scholarship.
Interestingly enough, both his uncle and father also played on the university’s team as well and his grandfather himself was an alumni as well as a chancellor of the very same university. By his junior year, his team won the SEC Championship and he won the Draddy Trophy. The Draddy Trophy is awarded to the best college athlete in the US.
After his junior year of college, he graduated with a degree in History. Shortly after, he was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in 1992. He played for them from 1992 – 1993 and then played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1994 – 1999. In 2000 he spent his very last season with the Chicago Bears. After his professional career, he went back to school and completed his Master’s Degree and earned a law degree as well.
Throughout his career he earned a total of $4.9 million in salary. Even though he currently weighs 180 pounds, at the peak of his career at a height of 6 feet 1 inches he weighed in at 280 pounds which was deemed as being unnatural and unsafe. By 2001, he was induced into the Athlehic Hall of Fame for the University of Florida. In 2006, the sports editors of ‘The Gainesville Sun, ranked Brad as being the 47th greatest player of the first 100 season of the Florida Gators team. Throughout the entirety of his career he played a total of 131 games, conducted 316 tackles and made 6 forced fumbles.
He now serves as a trial lawyer and currently resides in in Tampa Bay, Florida with his wife Monica Culpepper who has was selected as a participant for the 24th season of the TV show survivor back in May of 2015.