Who is Jason Sanders?
Jason Sanders (full name: Jason Thomas Sanders) is an American football kicker for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL) born on November 16, 1995. Sanders played college football at New Mexico from 2014–2017.
Sanders attended Villa Park High School where she also played high school football. During his collegiate career, Jason converted 111-of-112 extra point attempts and 25-of-35 field goal attempts, with a career-long of 53 yards.
When he was out of college, he also touted as the top pro kicking prospect in the country by renowned kicking coach Brent Grablachoff of Kicking World.
How Old is Jason Sanders?
Sanders is 24 years old as of 2019. He was born on November 16, 1995, in Orange, California.
Jason Sanders Family
No information is disclosed regarding Jason’s family background. No information is revealed regarding his parents and siblings.
Jason Sanders Draft
He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the seventh round, 229th overall, of the 2018 NFL Draft. Sanders was one of the f two kickers to be drafted that year. He was then named the Dolphins starting kicker following the release of undrafted rookie Greg Joseph.
Jason Sanders NFL
Sanders finally made his NFL debut in the 2018 season opener against the Tennessee Titans. Sanders went ahead to convert all three field-goal attempts and both extra-point attempts in the 27–20 victory. He then converted the game-winning field goal in overtime in week 6, against the Chicago Bears. Though he missed out on the Pro Bowl in his first season, he was named to the Pro Football Writers of America 2018 all-rookie team.
During the tenth week of the 2019 season, Jason converted all three field goals and an extra point, accounting for 10 points in a 16-12 win over the Indianapolis Colts. This earned him AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.
He later recorded his first career receiving touchdown when he caught a one-yard touchdown pass from punter Matt Haack in the 37–31 win during the 13th Week game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
This play marked the NFL’s first touchdown pass to a kicker since October 16, 1977.
This won him the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week award. He then converted on a franchise-record seven of eight field-goal attempts in the 22–21 loss in week 14, against the New York Jets. In December, he was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month for his play
Jason Sanders Contract
Joining the Miami Dolphins, Sanders signed a 4 year, $2,551,200 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including a $91,200 signing bonus, $91,200 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $637,800.
Jason Sanders Salary
On signing his contract with the Miami Dolphins, Jason would receive an annual salary of $637,800. In 2020, his value increased with a salary of $660,000, while carrying a cap hit of $682,800 and a dead cap value of $45,600.
Jason Sanders Height
Sanders stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m).
Jason Sanders Weight
Jason’s listed weight is 190 lb (86 kg).
Jason Sanders Stats
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