Ahmad Rashad graduated from Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma, WA in 1967. He was then recognized as a football scholar in the University of Oregon and played as the wide receiver during his sophomore year in 1969. He was then moved to running back where he was an all-American in 1971 and played collectively with quarterback Dan Fouts. He was named to the College Football Hall of Fame on May 9, 2007. He was also an associate of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity during college.
Ahmad Rashad Net Worth $8 Million
Ahmad Rashad played a total of 11 seasons in the NFL. He is also referred to as Bobby Moore of American football having a height of 1.9 meters. He is an all-American running back and wide receiver. He was the fourth entire pick in the 1972 NFL, drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals. He was the first skill-position player. He was the converted back to wide receiver with all the Cardinals for another two seasons. He moved to the Buffalo Bills (1974-1976), the Seattle Seahawks (1976) and also the Minnesota Vikings (1978-1981) where he earned four Pro Bowl selections. Rashad has been married four times and divorced three times. He’s a total of 9 children. Rashad has his own three daughters and two sons. The other four are his stepson and stepdaughters. The most notable wedding was with wife Phylicia Ayers-Allen, an actress, who immediately adapted his last name and continues to utilize it. He proposed on a national television throughout the pregame show between Detroit Lions and also the New York Jets for NBC’s program of the Thanksgiving Day Football game.
After he left football, he became a televisions sports commentator (studio anchor and game reporter) for NBC and ABC covering both NFL and NBA. He also hosted the NBA Inside Stuff. He’s also guest starred in several television shows. He used to interview his long-time buddy Michael Jordan. Robert has worked with O.J. Simpson on the NFL on NBC.