Who is Trey Lance?
Trey Lance is a famous American professional football quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). Previously, he played college football at North Dakota State, receiving the Walter Payton and Jerry Rice Awards as a freshman en route to winning the 2020 NCAA Division I Football Championship Game. He was picked 3rd overall in the 2021 NFL Draft by the 49ers and spent most of his rookie season as a backup. In 2022, he was named the starter, but his season was hindered by an injury.
How old is Trey Lance?
Trey Lance is aged 22 as of 2022, having been born on May 9, 2000, in Marshall, Minnesota, U.S. He shares his birthday with famous people including Cree Cicchino, Billy Joel, Martin Lewis, Rosario Dawson, John Corbett, Audrina Patridge, Rachel Boston, Dana Perino, and Tom Petersson, among others.
Trey Lance Family
Who are Trey Lance’s parents?
Trey Lance was born in Marshall, Minnesota to Carlton Lance and his wife. His father was his main coach and a former cornerback for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League, and also the London Monarchs of the World League of American Football. He has not shared any information about his mother with the media.
Does Trey Lance have siblings?
Lance was born to his parents into a family of two children. He has one younger sibling, brother Bryce Lance, who plays wide receiver at North Dakota State.
Trey Lance Education
Lance attended school in his hometown and later joined Marshall High School, where he played football. He then committed to North Dakota State in December 2017, after not receiving the offers he expected from Power Five schools. He joined North Dakota State in 2018 playing until 2020, before joining the 2021 NFL Draft.
Trey Lance Interests
Lance was a sports lover from a young age and began playing football in middle school, an interest he had nurtured to the present. He is also a Christian and was a leader of his local Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter in high school.
Trey Lance Girlfriend
Lance is currently not married but is in a relationship with his loving girlfriend, Brynn Chandler. Brynn is a volleyball player and supports Lance in his career, often being there to watch him play. The pair has been together for some time and were first seen together on social media in 2021.
Trey Lance Children
Lance and his sweetheart, Chandler do not have any child of their own as of the present and are currently crazy in love with each other.
Trey Lance Height
Lance has a well-built, athletic, and physically fit body with a standing height of 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) and a weight of 102 kg (224 lbs).
Trey Lance Career
High School Career
Lance played running back in youth football and first played quarterback in middle school. Lance then joined Marshall High School, where he was rated among the best quarterback prospect in Minnesota. He first wanted to play at the Univesity of Minnesota and had been ready to commit there following attending a recruiting event in February 2017. However, Lance was deemed a wide receiver or defensive back prospect by them and other Power Five schools. Only the schools in the Group of Five conferences or the Football Championship Subdivision offered him the chance to stay at quarterback. Lance finally committed to playing football for North Dakota State in December 2017.
Trey Lance College career
For the 2018 season, Trey was redshirted but played in 2 games where he recorded 2 rushing touchdowns. He was then named the starter in 2019 and guided the Vison to the 2020 NCAA Division I Football Championship Game, where he was named the MVP in the 28-20 win. Lance completed the season finishing 192 of 287 passes for 2,786 yards, 28 touchdowns, and no interceptions, setting an NCAA record for most passing attempts in a season without an interception. Additionally, Lance ran 169 times for 1,100 yards and 14 touchdowns. For his efforts that season, he earned the Walter Payton Award as the FCS’s most outstanding offensive player and the Jerry Rice Award as the FCS’s best freshman.
He was then set to begin again in 2020 prior to the season being postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lance’s only game appearance that season was in a single game over Central Arkansas in October 2020. He threw for 2 touchdowns and ran an additional 2 while throwing the only interception of his college career. The team was expected to make up the remaining of the season in early 2021, but he revealed after the game that he would opt out to prepare for the 2021 NFL Draft.
Trey Lance Professional career
Prior to the 2021 NFL Draft, most analysts predicted Trey or Alabama quarterback Mac Jones would be taken 3rd overall by the San Francisco 49ers. The 49ers had traded up with the Miami Dolphins in exchange for their first-round selections in 2022 and 2023 and their third-round selection in 2022. They picked Lance, making him their first first-round quarterback since Alex Smith in 2005 and the second-highest drafted FCS player following fellow North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz. Considered a top quarterback prospect in the draft, he was among five taken in the first round. Lance then signed his four-year rookie deal, on July 28, 2021, worth $34.1 million.
Trey Lance 2021
Trey started the 2021 season as the second-string quarterback following incumbent starter Jimmy Garoppolo. However, he made his NFL breakthrough in Week 1 against the Detroit Lions. Lance was used in one play during the first quarter, in which he contributed to the final 41-33 win by throwing a five-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Trent Sherfield. He then took the field for two plays and scored a rushing touchdown on the first in Week 3 over the Green Bay Packers. The match concluded in a 28-30 loss. During Week 4 against the Seattle Seahawks, he saw his first important playing time when he relieved an injured Garoppolo in the second half. Lance finished 9 of 18 passes for 157 yards and 2 touchdowns and rushed for 41 yards on 7 carries, with the 49ers finally losing 21-28.
Because of Garoppolo’s injury, he was named the starter for the next week’s game against the Arizona Cardinals He finished 15 of 29 passes for 192 yards, rushed for 89 yards on 16 carries, and threw his first interception on the team’s opening drive to safety Budda Baker in the 10-17 loss. After the game, it was revealed that he suffered a sprained knee. The injury made him miss the Week 7 matchup against the Indianapolis Colts, with Nate Sudfeld replacing him as the second option following a returning Garoppolo. Lance came back as Garoppolo’s backup during the following week’s 33-22 win against the Chicago Bears. He did not play again until the team’s last drive over the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 11. Lance rushed for 7 yards prior to taking the win formation to finish the 30-10 victory.
Week 12 to End of season
Trey stayed as the second-string quarterback for the following 5 weeks until Garoppolo suffered a thumb injury in a 17-20 defeat by the Tennessee Titans. In Week 17, making his second start he threw for 249 yards, 2 touchdowns, and an interception, against the Houston Texans. The team subsequently won 23-7, winning him his first career win. His start marked his last appearance of the regular season following Garoppolo’s return for the regular season finale against the Los Angeles Rams. Lance held a backup position during the 49ers’ playoff run, which ended with a loss to the Rams in the NFC Championship Game. After the season, he announced that he spent the year battling a right index finger injury he sustained in a preseason game over the Las Vegas Raiders.
Trey Lance 2022
Trey was later named the starter over Garoppolo for the 2022 season. However, he appeared in just 2 games prior to suffering a season-ending ankle injury against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 2. Lance’s only full game of the season was the opener over the Chicago Bears, finishing 13 of 28 passes for 164 yards and an interception in a 10-19 defeat.
Trey Lance Net Worth
American professional football player, Lance has been active in the NFL from 2021 to the present and plays as a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. He has won several awards in his college career and currently earns a salary of $8.5 million per season. Lance has been able to garn an accumulative net worth of approximately $10 million as of 2022.