Andrew Whitworth Celebrity Life
Andrew Whitworth was born in 1981, in Monroe, Louisiana in the United States of America. He is currently an offensive football tackle player, playing professional football for the Los Angeles Rams, under the helm of the National Football League.
He has a height of 6 ft 7 in and a weight of 310 lb. When he was young, he went to West Monroe High School.
Also a member of four teams of the district, Whitworth played great football in one of the most challenging districts in Louisiana.
Rated as the sixth-best offensive tackle player, he was a good prospect for national professional football. His other skills at sports were exhibited in tennis, in which he excelled, and he is a proficient and avid golfer as well.
In 2000, he was a keen participant of the American Bowl of the United States Armed Forces. Here, he played with players such as Ben Wilkerson and Marcus Spears, who would play pro football with him in future years.
In the season of 2001, when he joined Louisiana State University, Whitworth did not play football because he was suspended in order to lengthen his eligibility period.
After this redshirted period, Whitworth began to play football in 2002. He started every game and was noticed and given recognition by sports news magazines as well as important sporting federations.
In 2003, he was a sophomore. He began all fourteen games in that year. Leading the team with 1,800 snaps, 105 blocks with 82 knockdowns, Whitworth played well, and Oklahoma was defeated.
The next year, 2004, saw Whitworth lead the team with 799 snaps. He played an important offensive role, scoring 39 touchdowns, and going on an average, at approximately 395 yards per game.
In nine out of thirteen competitions, he played all offensive snaps. From the years 2002 to 2005, Whitworth is credited with fifty-two career starts, a record of some standing, only second to Derrick Strait from the state of Oklahoma.
In the second round of the NFL Draft of the year 2006, Whitworth was chosen by the Cincinnati Bengals. He began to play at left guard against the Cleveland Browns.
The Bengals were aided by Whitworth in accumulating 481 yards, with 145 rushing yards out of that number. For the rest of the season, Whitworth was always in the line up to start.
During the same season, Whitworth was critical to aiding the offense score a high of 545 yards - and passing from Carson Palmer, Whitmore helped in making a career-high of 440 yards.
Whitworth signed on for an extension of four more years with the Bengals in 2008 at an amount of $30 million, it was reported. This would ensure a tenure with the Bengals until 2013.
Coach of the Bengals, Marvin Lewis, decided to change Whitworth's position from guard to left tackle.
The change proved beneficial to Whitworth and the team. This saw Whitworth beginning all 16 games - with only five sacks, aiding Cedric Benson, running back player, to have a breakthrough of 1,251 yards.
In 2010, Whitworth had to his credit, a one-yard touchdown catch, passed to him by Carson Palmer. Since 1995, no Bengals lineman had achieved such a feat.
As he went from success to success in subsequent years with the Bengals, he was named as a pro bowl player. In 2017, he began playing for the Los Angeles Rams and won a place at his fourth pro bowl.
In 2018, he took the Rams to the Super Bowl, but they lost to the New England Patriots. He is still with the Rams, his contract extended by three years in 2020.
Whitworth has four children with his wife, Melissa, and is active in community service. During the recent coronavirus pandemic, he made a donation of $250,000 towards a food bank in Los Angeles.
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