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Marquette King

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Date of Birth October 26, 1988
Age 34 years, 1 months, 19 days
Place of Birth Macon
Country United States
Profession Football Player
Horoscope Scorpio

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Marquette King is a famous Football Player, born on October 26, 1988 in United States. As of December 2022, Marquette King’s net worth is $16 Million. His NFL debut as the replacement for longtime Raiders’ punter Shane Lechler was hampered by a season-ending injury his rookie season.

Parents Marquette King Sr., Audrey King
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Siblings Jasmine King
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Marquette King Biography

Oakland Raider’s punter with a 48.9 average in 2013, was the only African-American punter in the NFL that season. Marquette King Jr. (born October 26, 1988) is an American football punter who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Fort Valley State and was signed by the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent in 2012. King led the NFL in punting yards in 2014..

He was raised by his mother Audrey and has a sister named Jasmine.

King attended Fort Valley State University where he was originally recruited as a wide receiver. However, he could not find playing time at the position. During his junior year, when his new head coach learned that King practiced punting in his spare time, he threatened to revoke King’s scholarship unless he focused on becoming a full-time punter. King recounted this, and said “When [the coach] threatened to take my scholarship away from me to focus on being a punter I was like, ‘All right, well, if you want to take my scholarship away from me, well, I’m [going to] find a way to make this position look fun.'” In his senior year, King was an All-First Team Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference member and the 2011 FVSU Wildcats Most Valuable Player. During the 2011 season, King punted 80 yards against Bethune-Cookman University. During the 2011 season, King led the SIAC Conference in punting with a 43 yards per punt average, with 21 punts landing inside his opponents’ 20-yard-line. Sixteen of his punts yielded 50 yards or more. King competed in the first annual NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in 2012.

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After going undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders had King try out for the team. On April 29, 2012, the Oakland Raiders signed King to a three-year, $1.36 million contract. In training camp, King took most of the punting snaps due to an earlier injury to veteran Shane Lechler. King impressed the coaches enough to be kept on the roster but was placed on injured reserve for the entire 2012 NFL season.

Marquette King Net Worth

Marquette King is one of the richest Football Player & listed on most popular Football Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Marquette King's net worth $16 Million.

Net Worth $16 Million
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Source of Income Football Player
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He was named Fort Valley State’s most valuable player with over 16 punts of 50 yards or more during the 2011 season.

After going undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders had King try out for the team. On April 29, 2012, the Oakland Raiders signed King to a three-year, $1.36 million contract. In training camp, King took most of the punting snaps due to an earlier injury to veteran Shane Lechler. King impressed the coaches enough to be kept on the roster but was placed on injured reserve for the entire 2012 NFL season.

With Lechler signing a free-agent contract with the Houston Texans, King competed for the Oakland Raiders punting job during the 2013 preseason with experienced veteran Chris Kluwe. King won the punting job, and Kluwe was cut at the conclusion of the preseason. During the 2013 season, King led the league in gross yards per punt, with 48.9.

In 2014, King led the league in punting yards and total punts, with 4,930 on 109 punts. These numbers also set single-season Oakland Raiders franchise records.

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On February 29, 2016, the Raiders signed King to a five-year, $16.50 million extension with $12.50 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $250,000. On September 23, 2016, King was fined $18,231 for a touchdown saving horse collar tackle on Eric Weems during a Week 2 game against the Atlanta Falcons. During the 2016 season, King was named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week in Week 7.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Football Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Marquette King celebrates birthday on October 26 of every year.

On March 11, 2015, King signed a one-year, $1.54 million contract to remain with the Raiders. He was named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week in Week 15.

On April 5, 2018, the Denver Broncos signed King to a three-year contract worth $7 million. He was placed on injured reserve on October 6, 2018, with a thigh injury. Two days later, the Broncos reached an injury settlement with King and he was released.

King was selected by the St. Louis Battlehawks in the 2020 XFL Supplemental Draft on November 22, 2019.

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