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- What does Jason do for a living?
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- Is Jason married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Jason have any children?
- Where is Jason now?
- How tall is Jason?
- How much money does Jason earn?
- What is Jason’s net worth?
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Who is Jason Licht?
Jason Licht is a prominent American football executive who is the general manager of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL (National Football League), a position he has held since 2014. In 2014 before joining the Bucs, he worked for the NFL’s Miami Dolphins, Carolina Panthers, New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles, and Arizona Cardinals.
In his 26-year executive career, he has appeared in 5 Super Bowls winning 2 of them with the Patriots in 2002 and the Buccaneers in 2021, both led by Tom Brady. His other notable appearances were in 2005 with the Eagles, in 2009 with the Cardinals, and in 2012 with the Patriots.
How Old Is Jason Licht?
He is 51 years old as of December 2022, having been born on February 13, 1971, in Fremont, Nebraska, U.S. Jason shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Sockie Norris, Sophia Lillis, Sydney Chandler, London Bleu Angel, Rubius, and many more.
Jason Licht Family
Who are Jason Licht’s Parents?
He was born to Ron Licht (Father) but died at the age of 80. However, his mother’s name and whereabouts are not mentioned on the internet.
Does Jason Licht have Siblings?
He has four siblings, two sisters, and two brothers. One of his sisters’ names is Patti.
Jason Licht Education
She received her education at The University of Nebraska-Lincoln. There, he played as a linebacker as a freshman in 1991 and offensive guard in 1991. Then he transferred to Nebraska Wesleyan University where he played defensive tackle from 1992 to 1993. At Nebraska Wesleyan University, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology/Pre-Med.
Jason Licht’s Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Blair Licht.
Jason Licht Kids
He and her wife Blair have three kids. Two sons by the name of Charlie and Theo. And a daughter by the name of Zoe.
Jason Licht Career
A Career as Front Office Assistant
He was hired by then-Miami Dolphins scout Tom Heckert as a scouting assistant in 1995, before serving as the Dolphins’ offensive assistant/quality control coach in 1996. He then went on and spend the 1997 season working for the college scouting agency National Football Scouting and the 1998 season in the Carolina Panthers’ scouting department. From 1999 through 2000, he served as a college scout for the Patriots before being promoted to national scout for the 2001 season. In 2002, he was then promoted to assistant director of player personnel. He held this position for one season before re-joining Heckert, then the Philadelphia Eagles’ vice president of player personnel.
In 2003 as the Eagles’ assistant director of player personnel. Upon Heckert’s promotion to general manager in 2006, he was elevated to vice president of player personnel but was fired by the team in May 2008. That same year in June, he was hired by the Arizona Cardinals as a personnel executive. However, in February 2009, he left the Cardinals and returned to the Patriots as their director of pro personnel. Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo was fired by the team in 2012. During the team’s hunt, Jason was among the candidates for the general manager job and he and Phil Emery were the two finalists. The Bears then hired Emery and Jason thus returning to Arizona as the Cardinals’ director of player personnel beginning in 2012 and in January 2013 was promoted to vice president of player personnel.
A Career as General Mager
The Tampa Bay Buccaneer hired Jason on January 21, 2014, as their general manager. Other candidates included Chris Ballard from the Kansas City Chiefs, Lionel Vital from the Atlanta Falcons, and Marc Ross from the New York Giants. He went on and signed a 4-year deal with a fifth-year team option. On January 23, 2014, he was officially introduced at One Buc Place. Despite the Bucs struggles for much of the 2010s, he survived 4 coaching changes (Lovie Smith, Dirk Koetter, Bruce Arians, and Todd Bowles) and they would not make the playoffs under Jason’s tenure until the 2020 season. On February 7, 2021, his Buccaneers won Super Bowl LV. His work in the trade market and the free agency helped build his Super Bowl-winning roster.
As the acquisitions of players like Jason Pierre-Paul, Shaq Barrett, Leonard Fournette, Rob Gronkowski, Antonio Brown, Ndamukong Suh, and Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady were critical in Tampa Bay’s success. As all played big roles in Tampa’s Super Bowl-winning tea. Along with Jason’s ability in free agency, he was able to pick up star performers in the draft. Thus he drafted players Mike Evans, Vita Vea, Carlton Davis III, Sean Murphy-Bunting, Devin White, Tristan Wirfs, Antoine Winfield Jr., and Chris Godwin. All of them were key parts of their Super Bowl-winning team. Moreover, he was credited heavily for his efforts to retain key, highly touted, free agents Chris Godwin, Shaquil Barrett, and Lavonte David during the 2021 offseason with the use of salary cap savvy deals.
Jason Licht Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 2 inches (1.88m) and a weight of 118kg (260 lbs).
Jason Licht’s Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.