Brian Hoyer is an American football quarterback who is currently playing for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. As of 2020, Brian Hoyer net worth is estimated to be $20 million.
Hoyer was born on October 13, 1985, in Lakewood, Ohio. He went to Saint Ignatius High School where he started playing both football and baseball. On the baseball side, he played pitcher, infielder, and outfielder. On the football side, he was one of the top players in the class. He won an Associated Press Division I all-state selection as a senior.
In 2004, he was redshirted by Michigan State University. In 2005, he started five games and completed 15 of 23 passes for 167 yards and 2 touchdowns. Hoyer in 2006, played a total of eight games and completed 82 of 114 passes for 863 yards and had four touchdowns.
In 2007, Hoyer started in all 13 games and completed 223 of 376 throws for 2,725 yards, and had 20 touchdowns. In 2008, he was listed among 26 preseason candidates for the 2008 Johnny Unitas Golden Army Award. That year, he completed 180 of 353 passes for 2,404 yards and had nine touchdowns.
Brian Hoyer was signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2009. His debut came against the Cincinnati Bengals where he completed 11 of 19 passes for 112 yards. In 2010, he entered the preseason as Brady’s only backup. He started only 5 games that season.
On August 31, 2012, Hoyer was released by the Patriots and he signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers. From 2012 to 2015, he played with Pittsburgh Steelers, Arizona Cardinals, and Cleveland Browns.
In 2015, he signed a two-year, $10.5 million contract with the Houston Texans. A year later, he led the Texans to their first playoff berth and AFC South title since 2012 after securing a 30-6 victory over the Jaguars. Hoyer then played two seasons with the Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers.
In 2017, Hoyer returned to the Patriots and signed a three-year contract with the patriots to be a backup to Tom Brady. A year later, he won Super Bowl LII although his time on the field was limited as the backup to Brady.
Hoyer then signed a three-year, $12 million contract with the Indianapolis Colts. A year later he was released by the Colts and then returned to Patriots for his third stint. He signed a one-year contract with the New England Patriots and became the backup quarterback to Cam Newton.
Brian Hoyer Net Worth
As of 2020, Brian Hoyer’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million. When he first signed a contract with the New England Patriots, he received $322,500. His biggest deal was with San Francisco 49ers in 2017 where he was worth $7.25 million.
Hoyer has been on NFL for 12 seasons and adding all those paychecks, he has made more than $29 million in career earnings.