Carl Nassib Biography – NFL Player

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Carl Nassib Bio

Carl Nassib is an NFL player. Image Source: Carl Nassib's Instagram.

Carl Nassib is an American football player. He is a free agent who has played for various teams in the National Football League. Moreover, he also played basketball and was on track and field during high school.

The well-known footballer is a proud gay man. He came out on the 21st of June, 2021, making him the first active NFL player to do so. The 6′ 7” tall athlete released a statement with a video on his Instagram.

Carl is an established player who has been awarded for his outstanding contributions to football. However, many things regarding Nassib’s personal life are still unknown. In detail, let’s know about his net worth, salary, career, partner, and family.

Carl Comes From A Family Of Athletes

On the 12th of April, 1993, Carl Nassib was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He grew up in a family of seven, including his parents, two brothers, and two sisters. His siblings are John Nassib, Ryan Nassib, Carey Nassib, and Paige Nassib.

Carl Nassib’s father and mother are Gilbert Nassib and Mary Nassib. His dad played college football at the University of Delaware.

Carl Nassib Siblings
Carl Nassib has two brothers and two sisters. Image Source: Carl Nassib’s Instagram.

Nassib comes from a family of athletes. For instance, his elder brother, Ryan, played college football at Syracuse University. In addition, the latter also turned professional and played for many seasons in the NFL.

Similarly, the player’s other sibling, John, played college football for Blue Hens at the University of Delaware.

Carl attended Malvern Preparatory School in his hometown. He played football and basketball and was a part of track and field. Afterward, he began his college at Pennsylvania State University. He graduated with a Degree in Biology in 2015.

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Carl Nassib Net Worth And Career

Carl joined the Penn State Nittany Lions Football as a walk-on in 2011. However, he did not play for his initial two years. Afterward, the former collegiate player played ten games as a sophomore in 2013. With his outstanding performances, he quickly rose to prominence. He must have gained a considerable amount from the games.

During his collegiate playing career, Nassib was awarded a unanimous All-American and the Big Ten’s Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of the Year. Hence, Carl Nassib’s net worth must be abundant, considering his success and popularity, 

The Penn State graduate was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the third round of the 2016 NFL draft. He signed a four-year contract worth $3.2 million with a signing bonus of $889,756.

After playing with the Cleveland Brown for two years, Nassib was claimed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers on the 8th of September, 2018. During the two seasons in Buccaneers, he started 17 games and totaled 12.5 sacks.

Here are some of his NFL stats below:

Season Team G Solo SCK PDEF
2016 Cleveland Browns 14 14 2.5 4
2017 Cleveland Browns 16 18 3 5
2018 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 15 18 6.5 2
2019 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 23 6 0
2020 Las Vegas Raiders 14 16 2.5 4
2021 Las Vegas Raiders 13 13 1.5 0

Table Source: NFL

After completing his contract tenure with the Buccaneers, the outstanding footballer signed with Las Vegas Raiders. The contract was worth $25,250,000, with an average salary of $8,416,667. However, the Raiders released the lineman reportedly due to financial reasons.

The former Raiders’ sexual orientation had nothing to do with the decision of his release. Moreover, following Carl’s successful playing records, he can join any team quickly. According to an NFL article, Carl’s salary was $7.75M. Therefore, Carl Nassib’s net worth must be prospering with his massive earnings.

Aside from that, Nassib has partnered with The Trevor Project to support and awareness of the LGBTQIA+ community. He also donated $100,000 on his own.

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Who Is Carl Nassib’s Partner?

The former Raiders lineman is in a relationship with Erik Gudzinas. Both of them are from Eastern Pennsylvania. It is not mentioned precisely when their relationship started. However, Carl Nassib’s partner was not out to anybody when they first met.

On Darren Waller‘s Comeback Stories podcast, the NFL player revealed he wanted to be someone’s priority. He added that he has got it now, so it was all good. He admitted that he had a beau without mentioning his name. But, fans quickly speculated that Carl Nassib’s boyfriend was Erik Gudzinas, with whom he often shared pictures on Instagram.

Carl Nassib Partner Erik Gudzinas
Carl Nassib is currently dating Erik Gudzinas. Photo Source: Erik Gudzinas’s Instagram.

In September of 2021, Erik first posted a photo of him and Carl on Instagram after the Raiders’ NFL game against the Steelers. The latter uploaded the same image in his IG story with a smiley face emoji making their relationship official. Since then, the couple’s relationship has been in public, and the fans very much adore them.

The professional football player’s coming out has acted as an inspiration for many. He had worried over the decision to announce the news for fifteen years. His strong determination is indeed praiseworthy.

We wish Carl more success and prosperity in the upcoming future.