Graham Mertz is an American College Football quarterback player for Wisconsin Badgers. He was also seen in the 2020 Duke’s Mayo Bowl and also earned Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the week and Big Ten Freshman of the Week titles as well. He began his football career by playing high school football for Blue Valley North High School.
Graham Mertz was born on 6th December 2000 in Overland Park, Kansas, United States of America. The names of his parents are Ron and Amy Mertz. He also has two sisters whose names are Lauren and Mya. Since his family has an athletic background he also decided to make his career in sports. Graham has completed his high school education at Blue Valley North High School located in Overland, Kansas. Previously he went to Bishop Miege High School in Roeland Park, Kansas, and took a transfer. He further went to the University of Wisconsin where currently pursuing his education and is also a member of the College Football team.
Graham Mertz Career
Graham began his career in football when he was in high school. He led his school team Blue Valley to a Class 6A state championship as a junior and state runner-up as a senior. His score as a senior was that he completed 61.1% of his passes for 3,886 yards and a state record of 51 touchdowns. On 9th October 2017, he was committed to playing football at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. His place was open when Alex Hornibrook took a transfer to Florida State. As a redshirt, he appeared in two games during his freshman year.
In 2020 he started the game with 17 completed passes and a final line of 20 for 21 broke the single-game percentage record with 95.2%. He played various matches against Illinois, Michigan, Northwestern, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, and many more teams. Also, he was going to play against Nebraska and Purdue but was not able to play as he tested positive for Covid-19. Recently he won a match against Army Black with a score of 20-14.
Graham Mertz Biography
|Real Name||Graham Mertz|
|Birth Date||6 December 2000|
|Age (as of 2022)||22 Years|
|Birth Place||Overland Park, Kansas, U.S.|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in Centimeters – 191 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 102 kg – in Pounds – 225 lbs|
|Shoe Size||12 (U.S.)|
|Sister||Two (Lauren & Mya Mertz)|
|School||Blue Valley North High School|
|College||University of Wisconsin–Madison|
Graham is currently single. The details about his current or past relationships are not in limelight. He also keeps his personal life away from the limelight. It seems that he is focused on playing his game as well as enjoys spending quality time with his friends and family.
Graham Mertz Net Worth
Graham Mertz has earned a lot in his career by playing college football. He earns by winning matches and the prize money. According to the source, his net worth has been estimated at around $900,000. The other sources of his income are earned by attending various events and sponsoring.
- His father played football as an Offensive lineman at Minnesota.
- Both of his sisters are playing college basketball as Lauren is playing for Kansas State and Mya at Drake.
- Mertz was a finalist in the Elite 11 Quarterback competition in 2018.
- He was also invited to the All-American Bowl after his senior season and set a bowl record.
- Graham was rated as a four-star recruit by ESPN, 247Sports.com, and Rivals.com.
- ESPN rated him as the best pocket passer in the class of 2019.
- In 247 sports he was rated as the third highest-rated pro-style quarterback and 65th highest-rated recruit overall.