How Old Is Ben Roethlisberger?

How Old Is Ben Roethlisberger?
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Ben Roethlisberger is an American former professional football player in the NFL. He was born on March 2, 1982, in Lima, Ohio. Roethlisberger is a two-time NFL Super Bowl winner.

Growing up in Ohio, Roethlisberger was exposed to sports from a very young age. This exposure set up the foundation for a career pathway into football. Roethlisberger attended high school at Findlay High School. It was here that he was able to display his prowess at playing the position of a quarterback. However, he played the position of a wide receiver for a while as the Coach’s son occupied the starting quarterback spot.

Roethlisberger continued his football journey by committing to Miami University. It was at college that Roethlisberger finally began to take command of his role as a quarterback. Over his three-year duration with the Miami University football team, he recorded 10,829 passing yards, 80 touchdown passes, 354 rushing yards and 7 rushing touchdowns. He broke many records and honors during his time in college and also had his number retired in 2007. He is only the third athlete in Miami University’s history to have his jersey number retired. He holds NCAA records for most games in a single season with above 200 passing yards and most consecutive games in a season with over 200 passing yards.

Roethlisberger was drafted as the 11th overall pick in the first round in the NFL draft of 2004 by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Over the years, the Steelers would come to be the only team that Roethlisberger has ever played for throughout his awe-inspiring NFL career. Over his career in the NFL, Roethlisberger secured many records and honors. Some of these include:

  1. 2 Super Bowl wins

  2. NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year

  3. 6 Pro-Bowl appearances

  4. 2 NFL pass leader

  5. Most career games with 500+ passing yards

  6. Most number of games with perfect passer rating (tied)

  7. Most completions in regular/postseason game

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Roethlisberger had recorded 64,088 passing yards, 418 touchdown passes, 1,373 rushing yards and 20 rushing touchdowns by the end of his career. At the end of a long journey spanning 18 years in the NFL, Ben Roethlisberger retired from the NFL in 2022.

What is Ben Roethlisberger’s Age?

As of August 2023, Roethlisberger is 41 years old. Ben Roethlisberger was born on March 2, 1982, in Lima, Ohio, United States of America. Roethlisberger was 40 years old when he retired from the NFL. While he has denied all rumors regarding his potential return to play in the NFL, the latest reports suggest that he has found a new pathway by which he could stay connected to the sport of football. The star quarterback is reportedly going to be an assistant coach for a youth team named the Fighting Quakers of the Quaker Valley.

Aside from pursuing coaching endeavors, Roethlisberger will continue to work on his podcast. While such news has sparked rumors of Roethlisberger setting up a future for coaching at a professional level, Roethlisberger had made it clear that he would not delve into coaching at the professional level. Presently, there is a lot of speculation around Roethlisberger’s future but what is known for sure is that the youth of Quaker Valley’s Fighting Quakers are in for an enriching experience.