O’Terrius Jabari Howard shortly known as O. J. Howard is an American football player who plays as a tight end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL. As of 2020, O. J. Howard net worth is estimated to be $3 million.
|Net Worth (as of 2020)||$3 million|
|Date of Birth||November 19, 1994|
|Age||25 years old|
|Born Place||Prattville, Alabama, United States|
|Source of Wealth||Professional NFL player|
Howard was born on November 19, 1994, in Prattville, Alabama. He attended Autauga Academy in Alabama. He was rated as a five-star recruit by rivals.com and scout.com. Howard was also ranked as the best tight end in his class.
Howard decided to play college football at the University of Alabama. As a freshman in 2013, he played in 13 games where he finished the year with 14 receptions for 269 yards and two touchdowns. In 2014, as a sophomore, he had 17 receptions for 260 yards. As a junior in 2015, he had 38 receptions for 602 yards and 2 touchdowns. Howard was the Offensive MVP during Alabama’s victory over Clemson in the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship. He recorded five receptions for 208 yards and two touchdowns during that game.
In 2016 as a senior, Howard had 45 receptions for 595 yards and three touchdowns. Coming out of college, Howard was considered as a first-round pick by the NFL scouts. In 2017, Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected him in the first round. He signed a four-year contract with Buccaneers worth $11 million with a $6.2 million signing bonus.
Howard started his first season as one of the starting tight ends along with veteran Cameron Brate. He started 14 games in his rookie season recording 26 receptions for 432 yards and six touchdowns. His memorable match came in 2018 in the second week against the Philadelphia Eagles. He recorded a 75-yard touchdown reception from Ryan Fitzpatrick as a part of a 96-yard performance in the victory. He finished his second season with 34 receptions for 565 yards and 5 touchdowns. In his third season, Howard played in a total of 14 games recording 34 receptions for 459 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown.
O. J. Howard Net Worth
As of 2020, Howard has a net worth of around $3 million. From 2017 to 2019, Howard has career earnings of $9.5 million. By the time his contract ends after 2020, he will have career earnings of $11.2 million playing as a wide receiver for Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His base salary for 2020 will be $1,977,903.