Simeon Rice Biography
Simeon Rice Age
He is 48 years old. He was born on February 24, 1974, in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Simeon Rice Height and Weight
He is 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) tall. He also weighs around 268 lb (122 kg).
Simeon Rice Nationality
Rice is of American nationality. He is also Black-American.
Simeon Rice Education
Rice attended Mount Carmel High School on Chicago’s south side. He also studied at the University of Illinois.
Simeon Rice Parents and Siblings
Simeon whose parents passed away sometimes back was the second born of five children. His family lived in a 5 bedroom house on Chicago’s south side. His father, Henry, worked on the assembly line at Ford Motor Company while his mother was a Special Education school teacher who worked with troubled children.
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Simeon Rice Wife
Rice has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not known whether he is married, single, or in a relationship.
Simeon Rice Son
His son Jordan Caroline is a professional basketball player for Kaohsiung Jeoutai Technology. He also played college ball at Nevada.
Simeon Rice The Blitz
Rice, former NFL star co-hosts The Blitz football show on 10 Tampa Bay. The Blitz is an exclusive sports infotainment show bringing sharper insights into the Bucs’ season, game-by-game analysis of key matchups, what’s important off the field, and even an eye toward gameday fashion. It premiered Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. and will air throughout the entire NFL season.
Rice will appear alongside the Blitz Krewe, 10 Tampa Bay’s Ryan Bass, Evan Closky, and Ben Murphy. He was a four-year star for the Fighting Illini football team, earning Big Ten Freshman of the Year and Second-Team All-Big Ten honors in 1992, and First-Team All-Big Ten honors three times from 1993 to 1995. He also earned honorable-mention All-America recognition in 1993 and First-Team All-America honors in 1994 and 1995.
As a junior in 1994, Rice was named Big Ten Lineman of the Year. He finished his career as the Big Ten’s all-time leader in quarterback sacks (44.5) and tackles for loss (69).
Rice was selected third overall in the 1996 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals and was named the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. During his 12-year NFL career, Rice recorded 122 sacks (20th all-time), forced 25 fumbles, recovered eight, and intercepted five passes. He earned three Pro Bowl selections and a Super Bowl title with Tampa Bay following the 2002 season.
After football, Rice has enjoyed a career in the entertainment industry and lives in Phoenix.
Simeon Rice Hall of Fame
Rice, a former NFL defensive end wants to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But the honor would have meant far more to him if his parents were alive to see it.
“It matters,” said Rice. “It mattered so much more when my parents were alive. My pops [Henry] passed away this past year, so it doesn’t have the same luster. I wanted him to be able to enjoy that moment, you know what I mean?”
“I’m my father’s legacy,” Rice said. “I’m my mother’s legacy. They’re not going to be able to enjoy that moment. That’s the moment you always give your family and you give the shout-out, and you talk about those moments when you first embarked into the sport. I wanted to let them know that their investment paid off, in a physical form.”
Simeon Rice Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $22.5 million.
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