Dwayne Haskins Jr. was an American footballer who played as a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for three seasons. He was selected in the 2019 NFL draft by Washington Redskins. In 2021, he signed with Pittsburgh Steelers until his demise.
His net worth was $3 million.
EARLY LIFE: DWAYNE HASKINS
On May 3, 1997, Haskins was born in Highland Park, New Jersey, and later shifted to Potomac, Maryland, in grade 9. He was initially committed to play for the University of Maryland to play college football but later decided to attend Ohio State University.
Haskins started his first year with the Buckeyes in 2016. The next year, he was the backup to J. T. Barrett. He ended the season by completing 40 of 57 passes for 565 yards and four touchdowns. He claimed the passing and touchdown records for Ohio State and the Big Ten in one single season. His performance earned him first-team All-Big Ten honors, along with six Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week awards, the Graham–George Offensive Player of the Year, the Griese–Brees Quarterback of the Year, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, and the Male Ohio State Athlete of the Year awards.
PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL FOR NFL
In 2019, Haskins agreed to a four-year rookie deal with Washington Redskins valued at $14.37 million. His NFL debut was against New York Giants. His first career start was next week against Buffalo Bills. For his game against The Lions, Dwayne was titled NFL rookie of the year. He signed a year long contract with Pittsburgh Steelers in 2021 for $850,000.
PERSONAL LIFE: DWAYNE HASKINS
Dwayne was a Christian and married. On April 9, 2022, Haskins was struck by a dump truck on interstate 595; while crossing it by foot, he died on the spot.
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