Jared Goff

Jared Goff

#16 Quarterback
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2023-2024 REGULAR SEASON STATS
12 INT
4575 YDS
269.1 Y/G
30 TD
97.9 QBR

Personal Information

Full Name Jared Goff
DOB (Age) 14-10-1994 (29 yrs)
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 217 lbs (98 kgs)
Born Novato, CA
College University of California
Draft 2016 - Rd: 1, Pick: 1 (LA)

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Jared Goff: A Brief Biography

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Jared Goff with the Lions - Image courtesy - Jared Goff’s Instagram


Jared Goff is a quarterback in the NFL who currently plays as QB1 for the Detroit Lions franchise. His full name Jared Thomas Goff by birth and he was born on October 14, 1994 in the city of Novato California approximately 30 miles north of San Francisco. Goff is a member of the 2016 NFL Draft in which he was the number one overall pick selected by the Los Angeles Rams.


Playing with the Rams for a period of five years from 2016 till 2020, Goff’s career highlight came in the 2018 season when he led the team to an appearance in Super Bowl LIII only to lose to the iconic Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.


Goff’s rookie season was a very rocky one where he went 0-7 in the seven times he was handed the starting role. Prior to that he served as the backup to Case Keenum for the initial nine weeks. The next two seasons were the best of his Rams career making the playoffs and finishing as the top seeds in the NFC West. However, inconsistent performances in the following two seasons followed by postseason exits eventually resulted in Goff being traded to the Lions in 2021.




NameJared Thomas Goff
Age28 years
DOB14 October 1994
NationalityAmerican
Mother’s nameNancy Goff
Father’s nameJerry Goff
ProfessionProfessional quarterback in American football
Net worthApproximately $70 million
Height6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m)
Weight217 lb. (98 kg.)
Education Sociology
Relationship statusEngaged to Christen Harper


Jared Goff Early Life

As a native of Novato and the closest NFL team being the San Francisco 49ers, Goff was a die-hard fan of the team and grew up idolizing the former great Joe Montana. In fact, his admiration of Montana is evident from the fact that Goff wears the number 16 jersey as a tribute to the Hall of Fame quarterback.


Goff was already playing quarterback in high school. He attended Marin Catholic High School nearby his hometown where he had a successful three-year stint. He threw for over 7,000 yards and had 93 touchdowns while only giving away 18 interceptions.


By the time his high school was over, Goff had multiple options to consider from, out of which he decided to attend the University of California, Berkeley to continue his football career. With the numbers he put up during his three years at Berkeley, Goff was a standout candidate and the number one pick on many analysts and scouts’ minds. He set 26 school records including the 12,220 passing yards, 96 touchdown passes, and 329.7 passing yards per game just to name a few.


Unfortunately for Goff though, no matter how amazing his own numbers were, the team's overall success was quite disappointing as they had only one winning season. Upon completing his junior year of college, the former Rams quarterback decided to enter the 2016 NFL Draft.


Jared Goff Family Background


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Jared Goff with his family - Image courtesy - Jared Goff’s Instagram


Jared Goff comes from a good family background, and his family has been a huge support for him since his early days. Goff was born to parents Jerry Goff and Nancy Goff who have both been the steady rock which he has required to make his football journey come to fruition.


Jared is known to have an older sister named Lauren with whom he shares a tight bond. Goff can be seen sharing important occasions on his social media handles with his sister such as when she got married in 2017 to Mason Butts. Needless to say she has been another member of the family extending her support to her brother in times of need.


Jared Goff Father


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Jared Goff with his father Jerry Goff - Image courtesy - Jared Goff’s Instagram


Sports has an important place in the Goff family as his father Jerry was a former professional baseball player who played as a catcher in the MLB for around six years. Jerry was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in 1986 but struggled to make his way into the starting lineup and spent most of his time with the team’s minor league.


By 1990, he got the chance to play for the Montreal Expos with whom he spent a couple of years before going on to play for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Houston Astros for two years respectively. All in all, Goff Sr. did not have a particularly good career in baseball, but that is something Jared has already surpassed with his first seven years in the NFL. And to this, his father has nothing but pride as he once stated that his son is a lot better than he could have ever imagined.


Jared Goff Mother


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Jared Goff with his mother Nancy Goff - Image courtesy - Jared Goff’s Instagram


As for his mother Nancy, she and her son Jared share a very close bond. As per sources, Nancy is a mortgage advisor working for Flagstar Bank but this could not be confirmed. For her though, having a kind and caring son like Jared is still more important than anything he could ever achieve on the football field.


While talking about their son’s calm personality, the parents said that it came from being the son of a professional athlete as well as the personality of Nancy. According to his mother, she has the ability to remain unfazed in most situations and that may have passed on to her son even when the going gets quite tough.


Jared Goff Fiancé


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Jared Goff with fiancé Christen Harper - Image courtesy - Jared Goff’s Instagram


Jared Goff and his fiancé, Christen Harper met in an extraordinary way, especially in the case of celebrities. The beautiful couple got acquainted on a dating site called Raya which is a private app for dating and which requires a membership to access. This app as it so happens is used quite frequently by celebrities.


Harper is a model and actress by profession. Growing up in Valencia, California, she was born to Michael and Daria Harper. Harper took to modeling in her early days to help her pay for college while her acting career started when she was a child, but her claim to fame was her selection for Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Model.


Harper has also been very supportive of Goff and his career as a football player. A particularly tough decision cropped up when the 28-year-old got traded to Detroit which meant that Harper would have to adjust her life around his as her career was completely based in Los Angeles. However, she is happy to have worked things out and is managing her professional and personal life quite well. Although it is not clear what she is doing at the moment, she has branched out into a different career and is happy to have a change in her life.


Last year in June 2022, Goff and Harper got engaged during the NFL off-season. As per reports, the couple were on vacation in Los Cabos, Mexico with friends when Goff proposed to her and officially took the first step towards life together. As for their wedding, there has been no mention of the exact date, but with the 2023 season starting now it seems the wedding will take place during the offseason.


Jared Goff Social Media

Jared Goff does maintain social accounts on the likes of platforms such as Instagram, X, and Facebook, however, it seems that he is not a social media buff based on the limited content he has on his accounts. Nevertheless, you can follow him on:


  1. X - @JaredGoff16

  2. Instagram - jaredgoff

  3. Facebook - Jared Goff


Jared Goff NFL Draft

The former signal caller for the Golden Bears football team, Goff was a member of the 2016 NFL Draft. He was selected number one overall by the Los Angeles Rams and made the short move from his home town of Novato to Los Angeles for the first five years of his career.


The 2016 draft class includes other noteworthy players such as fellow quarterback Carson Wentz, defensive end Joey Bosa, running back Ezekiel Elliott, defensive back Jalen Ramsey, and many more.


Jared Goff NFL Journey

Goff’s journey in the NFL which began with the Rams is now in his eighth season. Throughout his seven seasons in the league, Goff has had some high points as well as some low points. He has managed to lead his teams to three postseasons in which he has a 2-3 record as a starter. His overall regular season record is 54-45-1 as of the end of the 2022 NFL season.


Jared Goff Teams


Los Angeles Rams (2016-2020)


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Jared Goff drafted by the Rams - Image courtesy - Jared Goff’s Instagram


Goff’s life towards stardom started in the grandest city of the West Coast with the Los Angeles Rams. Being the number one overall pick of the franchise meant that a lot was expected of him and it also meant that he was selected by a struggling outfit.


His career got off to a horrible start in his rookie year but Goff and the organization quickly turned things around in years two and three. While they were expected to go far after they reached the Super Bowl in the 2018 season, that is not what happened and the next couple of years were nothing to talk about.


Detroit Lions (2021- present)

After Goff finished five years in Los Angeles, he was surprisingly traded to the Detroit Lions prior to the 2021 NFL season. In a move that meant more trouble for Goff, he again got off to a troubled start and it took nearly one and a half seasons for the Lions to get going. However, the second half of the 2022 season saw a lot of improvement and Goff has now got a base in place to work with.


Jared Goff Career Stats


Regular season

YearTeamGamesPassingFumbles
GPGSRecordYdsY/ALngTDIntRtgFumLost
2016LAR770−71,0895.3665763.652
2017LAR151511−43,804894287100.583
2018LAR161613−34,6888.4703212101.1125
2019LAR16169−74,6387.466221686.5105
2020LAR15159−63,9527.25620139074
2021DET14143−10−13,2456.66319891.596
2022DET17179−84,4387.68129799.374
Career10010054−45−125,8547.4941557092.85829


Postseason

YearTeamGamesPassingFumbles
GPGSRecordYdsY/ALngTDIntRtgFumLost
2017LAR110−12595.8381077.900
2018LAR332−17126.7391271.720
2020LAR210–13297.24420100.700
Career652−31,3006.6444279.920


Jared Goff Achievements

Goff’s seven years in the league has seen him set numerous records for both the league and his franchises. Some of his most important achievements are listed below.


  • 3 x Pro Bowl (2017, 2018, 2022)

  • NFL record most completions in a regular season game: 45 (tied with Drew Bledsoe)

  • PFWA Most Improved Player (2017)

  • Most consecutive passes without an Interception: 324

  • Highest touchdown-interception ratio: 4.14

  • Lowest interception percentage in a single season: 1.2% (2022)


Jared Goff Contract

The former Rams quarterback signed a 4-year extension while he was still with the organization back in 2019. His deal was worth $134 million which included a $25 million signing bonus and had $110,042,682 guaranteed. His average annual income was calculated at $33,500,000. Since then, the Lions have restructured his contract to get more cap space by handing him a huge signing bonus and spreading the remaining amount for a $5 million cap hit per year.


Jared Goff Net Worth

According to the website Celebrity Net Worth, Jared Goff has an estimated net worth of $70 million as of 2023. During his rookie year, Goff signed a four-year contract worth nearly $28 million. He then signed his first big contract in 2019 worth $134 million over another 4 years. Furthermore, Goff has also earned a sizable income from his brand endorsements as well.


Jared Goff Brand Endorsements

Most NFL players, especially those in top positions such as the quarterback and the receivers all earn some amount of money on the side as part of brand endorsements. Jared Goff is no exception to this. As per various sources on the net, Goff has partnered with big name brands such as Nike, BMW, Bose, Pizza Hut, Red Bull, Banana Republic and many more.


About his brand endorsement with Banana Republic, Goff stated that he was ‘honored and excited’, while the company’s Chief Marketing Officer Mary Alderete was thrilled to get him on board citing that the Lions star had become a fan of their men’s clothing and thus it just made sense to get him onboard as their brand ambassador.


Jared Goff Investments

Goff has started his very own apparel line called JG16 which is his way of giving back to the community. All the income generated from the sales of his line goes directly to an organization known as the Inglewood Youth Foundation. This foundation’s main objective is to improve the conditions of underprivileged schools and to help make the future brighter for them.


Jared Goff Diet

Following a particular diet plan is very important for any individual, but if the individual in question is a professional athlete, then a lot more emphasis is placed on his diet. As for Goff, he was at the receiving end of some criticism when he first entered the league due to his leaner-than-average physique. As a matter of fact, Goff was around 205 pounds which was approximately 10-5 pounds less than the average at his position.


But the California native had to come up with a different diet plan to bulk up his physique since he was diagnosed with an enzyme deficiency due to which his body is unable to break down proteins. As per his fitness coach, Ryan Flaherty, Goff had to gain more strength by eating chicken, turkey, and fish as opposed to red meat. Since his rookie year, Goff has managed to put on nearly 12 pounds and his strength has also shot up automatically.


Jared Goff House

As recently as July of 2023, Jared Goff purchased a new mansion for himself in Manhattan Beach, California. The new purchase is stated to have set him back by reportedly $10.5 million. First built back in 1980, the house has been renovated and expanded on a few occasions since then.


The new house is on a corner property and sits on nearly a quarter of an acre. It has 5,700 square feet of space and boasts five bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and is three stories tall. The main floor houses a living room with a fireplace, extra-tall ceilings, and a big, curved staircase. This floor also has a nice and cozy family room accompanied by a wet bar, plus a kitchen and an adjoining dining room.


The second floor is where you can find the master bedroom which has a stoned fireplace, a sitting area, and balconies. The remaining four bedrooms as well as a library and an office can also be found down the hall.


As for the amenities, the house is packed with a screening room that can also be used as a game room, a pool, a spa, and a fire-pit lounge. A bar and a barbecue area along with a three-car garage make up the rest.


Prior to his latest purchase, Goff had another house in the Hidden Hills locality which he bought in 2018 for approximately $4.05 million. About a year ago he sold that property for around $6.396 million making a cool profit on it.



FAQs

Jared Goff is the current starting quarterback for the Detroit Lions.

Jared Goff was drafted in the 2016 NFL Draft as the number one overall pick by the Los Angeles Rams.

As of September 2023, Jared Goff is 28 years old. He was born on October 14, 1994.

Jared Goff is a 6 feet 4 inch tall quarterback. He can be considered as slightly above the average height for an NFL quarterback.

Jared Goff led the Los Angeles Rams to a Super Bowl appearance in the 2018 season but they lost to the New England Patriots. 

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