Nick Bosa


Full NameNicholas John Bosa

BornOctober 23, 1997

Height6 feet 4 inches (193 cm)


RoleDefensive End


Nick Bosa is a defensive end who plays for the San Francisco 49ers. He became the Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2019 after being drafted by the 49ers. He is one of the best young players in the league currently and has already played a Super Bowl in his rookie season.

Nick Bosa’s Early Life and Background

Nick Bosa is the son of former NFL player John Bosa, who used to play for the Miami Dolphins. He was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and attended St. Thomas Aquinas in Lauderdale along with his brother Joey Bosa. He was a multi-year first team state player and played football as a starter in all of his four school seasons.

He committed to Ohio State University as a five-star recruit. He played all 13 games in his freshman year and registered 29 tackles and 5 sacks. He became a starter for Ohio Buckeyes in his sophomore year. He underwent core-muscle surgery in his junior year and sat out the season. He foregoes his senior year at Ohio State to enter the 2019 NFL Draft. Bosa was named a unanimous First Team All-Big Ten and the Smith-Brown Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year, in 2017 for his 32 total tackles (14.5 for a loss) and a team-leading 7 sacks.

Who drafted Nick Bosa?

Nick Bosa was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in round 1 of the 2019 NFL Draft. He was the overall 2nd pick of the Draft behind quarterback Kyler Murray. Some other players from the 2019 NFL Draft class also include offensive linebacker Josh Allen, linebacker Devin White, and wide receiver A.J. Brown.

Nick Bosa’s NFL Journey

Bosa signed a four-year deal with the 49ers worth $33.5 million along with a signing bonus of $22.5 million. He made his debut in the NFL in the Week 1 game against the Buccaneers. He was named NFC Defensive Player of the Month in October for his stellar performances. Bosa finished his regular season as a rookie with 47 tackles, 9 sacks, 1 forced fumble and 1 interception in 16 games. The 49ers made it to the Super Bowl that season and Bosa even featured in the playoff games. He sacked Aaron Rodgers in the NFC Championship game. The 49ers lost the Super Bowl to the Kansas City Chiefs, where Bosa recorded as strip-sack on Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes.

He could not play the 2020 season due to a torn ACL. Nick Bosa made his return in Week 1 of the 2021 season. He finished the season with 15.5 sacks, 40 solo tackles, 21 tackles for loss. The 49ers reached the NFC Championships but lost to the eventual Super Bowl winners, L.A. Rams.

Nick Bosa’s Teams

San Francisco 49ers (2019-Present)

Bosa was the 49ers’ first pick of the 2019 NFL Draft. He was the 2nd overall pick of the draft and has proved his mettle with fine performances for the 49ers. He reached the Super Bowl in his rookie season and was also named PWFA rookie of the year. Bosa has helped the 49ers reach the playoffs twice in his 3 seasons (he missed one season due to injury). He was even named Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2019 and has been selected for 2 Pro-Bowls.

Championships and Rings Won by Nick Bosa

Nick Bosa missed out on a Super Bowl ring after losing Super Bowl LIV in his rookie season. He has, however, won an NFC Championship ring in 2020.

Nick Bosa Championship Rings

ConferenceYear Team
National Football Conference (NFC) 2020San Francisco 49ers

Nick Bosa’s Super Bowl Stats

Total Super Bowl Appearances: 1

Super Bowl Record: 0-1

YearSuper BowlTeamOppositionResult
2020LIVSan Francisco 49ersKansas City ChiefsL, 20-31

Nick Bosa Awards and Honours


2019PWFA Defensive Rookie of the Year
2019PWFA All-Rookie Team
2019, 2021Pro Bowl
2017First-Team All-American (college)
2017First-Team All-Big Ten (college)
2017Smith-Brown Defensive Lineman of the Year (college)

Nick Bosa Net Worth

Nick Bosa’s net worth is approximately $23.7 million. He received a $22 million signing bonus when he joined the 49ers. Bosa also earns from endorsement deals with Nike, Kroger, Electronic Arts and Panini.

Nick Bosa Family

Nick Bosa’s father John Bosa used to play for the Miami Dolphins. His elder brother Joey Bosa currently plays for the Los Angeles Chargers as an outside linebacker. Their great grandfather was the head of the organised crime syndicate Chicago Outfit.

Bosa is currently in a relationship with Jenna Berman, an actress and fashion model of South African descent.

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