Drew Pearson - Updated Jun 2024

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Drew Pearson

Drew Pearson is a former American football player and sportscaster. Drew Pearson played for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL).

Early Life and Education

Drew Pearson was born on January 12, 1951, in Newark, New Jersey. As of now, he is 71 years old. His birth sign is Capricorn.

He spent his whole childhood in South River, New Jersey. According to their nationality, he is an American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. There is no information revealed about his siblings.

Whereas, he attended South River High School. From school, he learned football and began playing.

In 1969, he lettered in baseball and basketball and graduated. Later, he got a scholarship from the University of Tulsa for football.

Drew Pearson – Net Worth 2023

Drew Pearson’s professional career has been mesmerizing. He has played for decades in the field. Therefore, he has raised his career to the peak and very much appreciated it.

Likewise, his estimated net worth is $5 million at present. Thus, their salary of his is still not disclosed yet. However, he has been living a lavish life.

Relationship Status

Drew Pearson is a married person. In 1972, he was married to Marsha Haynes. The couple is blessed with 2 kids.

Later, in 1984 due to some complications in the relationship, they had too be diverse. After, he has not been in a relationship yet. He has been enjoying his single life blissfully.

Drew Pearson

Caption: Drew Pearson with his ex-wife. Source(Biography mask)


Drew Pearson began his career during his school days. Later, he continued it in his college days too. Therefore, he led a run-oriented offense with 33 receptions for 690 yards and 5 touchdowns.

Likewise, he finished his college career with 55 receptions for 1,119 yards. And, 8 touchdowns and 20.3 yard average per reception. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys, in 1973.

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Caption: Drew Pearson’s photo was captured while he was playing. Source(Oklahoman)

Then, made the team as a third-team wide receiver because of his special team play. In the 17th game, he replaced Otto Stowe as a rookie, due to his broken ankle.

Likewise, Stowe asked to be traded, in 1974. And, he became the full-time starter opposite Golden Richards. The team leads with 62 receptions and 1,087 yards.

Until 1978, he kept leading the team in receiving. Later, Tony Hill took over the number-one role as wide receiver.

He passed Hayes as the franchise leader in receiving yards, in 1983. Moreover, he fell asleep while driving his Dodge Daytona andcausedean accident, in 1984.

In 1978, he helped the Cowboys to 3 Super Bowl appearances. Likewise, they got the victory in Super Bowl XIII.

Additionally, he also scored a touchwood in Super Bowl X. Especially, due to his performance, he was known as Mr. Clutch.

Rise in career

He became one of the NFL’s greatest wide receivers. Thus, he was named one of the Top 20 Pro Football All-Time wide receivers.

He also achieved the NFL 1970s All-Decade team. In 1974 and 1976-1977, he was named as All-Pro three times.

Hence, ALL-NFC in 1975 and the second Team All-NFC in 1978. Additionally, he was a Pro Bowler in 1974, 1976-77.

In 1977, he was named The Football Digest NFL receiver. form 1977-78 and 1982-83, he served as offensive captain for the Cowboys.

In the episode titled Greatest Dallas Cowboys, he was numbered 10 on the list. However, in 2016 there was an update that hehas beenn replaced by Randy WHITE.

Cowboys owner announced the big news on August 19, 2011. The news was hehas beenn selected for the Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor.

Body Measurements

Drew is very good-looking and has a well-maintained personality. He stands 6 feet tall and weighs around 96 kg.

He has black pairs of eyes and he mostly prefers bald. But, the natural hair color is black. Likewise, the information regarding his body structure is not revealed yet.

Drew Pearson – Social Media

He is not active on any social media platforms. At the age of 70, he must have been enjoying his life rather than being active on social media.