Former American football player Joey Galloway is another man who chose to direct the second half of his career in the media field after retiring from sports. Kirk Morrison’s professional path is similar to that of a current sports analyst.
Joey has been a regular college football analyst at ESPN since leaving football. He has been analyzing and debating football-related matters and plays out like a walk in the park because sport is his forte that gave him his identity.
The transition from one distinct field to the other is never easy at first. Nothing, however, is getting in the way of Galloway, who is enjoying the second half of his career.
Biography, Age, Nationality, Parents
Joey Galloway, 46, was born on November 20, 1971, as Joseph Scott Galloway in Bellaire, Ohio. Joey, who stands 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) tall, is of American nationality and of African-American ethnicity.
Joey is the son of Carolyn and James Galloway, according to his family information. Because of his decision to keep his parents’ additional information hidden, not much of his personal bio could be revealed.
Joey attended Bellaire High School in Bellaire, Ohio, as part of his educational background. He was more interested in running around the field with the ball in his hand than staying put and working hard to achieve higher grades.
Professional Life And Career
Joey pursued his football career from the state-centered competitions to the expanded platform of the NHL with zeal from his college days. He began his professional career as the eighth overall pick in the 1995 NFL Draft with the Seattle Seahawks.
Despite a fiery start with the Seahawks, he was released during the 1999 season due to a contract dispute. He was later traded to the Dallas Cowboys on February 12, 2000.
His NHL career took him from Dallas to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and then to the New England Patriots. Following that, Galloway signed as a free agent with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2009. A year later, he joined Washington Redskins in April only to be waived by the team at the end of November the same year.
Joey joined ESPN as a sports analyst in 2011 after a 15-year sports career. He is currently a studio analyst covering college football.
Galloway has amassed a sizable fortune during his career as a football player and football analyst. His net worth exceeds $10 million. Furthermore, his salary at ESPN is close to the national average of $70K.
Tweets from Joey Galloway Being a Father; Wife Is a Mystery!
Given Joey’s professional standing, it’s fascinating to see how he keeps his romantic life hidden from prying eyes. He has yet to reveal anything about his married life, let alone the identity of his potential wife.
Galloway, on the other hand, revealed a small detail about his personal life in a tweet posted on August 14, 2015. His status read,
I’m a father now!
Furthermore, he didn’t provide much detail to back up his revelation. So. It’s still unclear whether Galloway was telling the truth or spreading misinformation in a different way.