Drake Maye is a well-known name in the American football phenomenon. He plays in the position of quarterback for the team North Carolina Tar Heels. He is also famous in his college because of his playing tactics. 2022 proved to be a wonderful year for him as he broke many school records at such a young age. He is considered one of the best at his position and an NFL prospect and Heisman Trophy contender.
Drake Maye Wikipedia
Born in Charlotte, North Carolina Drake Maye’s birthdate is January 30th, 2022. Drake Maye is the son of Mark Maye who is also a football player and played quarterback for the Tar Heels from 1983 to 1987.
His older brothers are Luke, and Cole, 1987. and 1987. and Beau Maye, also a college student Cole, who played for and was part of the 2017 tournament, was a pitcher on the University of Florida 2017 state championship baseball team and joined the Beau Tar Heel basketball team in 2022. Drake Maye grew up in a sports-loving family and always supported his family.
Drake Maye was named the MaxPreps North Carolina Player of the Year while playing high school for Myers Park High School. He had committed to Alabama and was a four-star prospect before North Carolina.
Drake May Career
Maye played his freshman season in 2021 and redshirted and appeared in 4 games over the season. He became the substitution of Sam Howell who was injured and unable to play against Wofford, that was the golden opportunity for this career.
Maye performed half the game with Jacolby Criswell and Maye finished 7 passes for 89 yards and a touchdown, the first of his career. He also ran 38 yards. In 2022, Maye and Jacolby Criswell were competing for the quarterback function when Sam Holding left for the NFL. On 22 Aug, 2022 Maye became the starter which was 5 weeks before the week zero season opener.
Maye finished 29/37 passes and 5 touchdowns for 293 yards and rushed four times for 45 yards. Maye became the first starter for Tar Heel quarterback. In his next game against in-state foe App State, he helped his team to win through 2 points and in that game, he threw 352 yards for 4 touchdowns.
Rise to Fame
In the second week, they performed against Georgia State and he led the Tar Heels to any other win. After a week they lost against Notre Dame in a 45-32 loss at home but still he managed to throw five touchdowns. In the next game, he led the team to win in opposition to Virginia Tech in Chapel Hill and threw 363 yards and three touchdowns. He ran a lot in the game and gave his best
Maye had a lot of touchdowns in his first 5 games and they won 6 games in a row. He gave his best performance against the team Wake Forest and had an exciting 36-34 victory. The team only lost three games within the season and Maye continued to play for the team.
Maye several school records and earned accolades like ACC Player of the Year, ACC Offensive Player of the Year, ACC Rookie of the Year, ACC Offensive Rookie of the Year, and First-team All-ACCIn 2023, Maye started his 2nd season as a quarterback and additionally received several honors like Preseason Acc Participant of the Year.
Drake Maye Biography
|Real Name||Drake Maye|
|Birth Date||30 August 2002|
|Age (as of 2023)||21 Years|
|Birth Place||Charlotte, North Carolina, United States|
|Profession||Football Quarterback Player|
|College||University of North Carolina|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 4” – in Centimeters – 193 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 104 kg – in Pounds – 230 lbs|
|Marital Status||In Relation|
|Who is his girlfriend?||Ann Michael Hudson|
Drake Maye’s girlfriend is Ann Michael Hudson. They share pictures on Instagram and posts of beautiful moments they spend together. The couple first met in their high school days after which fell in love. Ann Michael Hudson supports him in his games from the stands. His family and Ann Michael Hudson play a big support in Maye’s successful career.
Drake Maye Net Worth
Maye’s worth is around $1 million. He earns from playing as a quarterback and his month-to-month salary is more than $8000. He earns from endorsements and investments. Recently he received a massive transfer offer of $5 million. This is the beginning of his professional career and he’s going to sign a contract with a professional team after finishing college.