Nick Foles who was born on January 20, 1989 in Austin Texas, has played for the Philadelphia Eagles and been in the NFL since 2012. He was voted into the Pro Bowl and voted the Pro Bowl Offensive Player in 2013 his first season starting for the Philadelphia Eagles earning his shot like a lot of QBs because of an injury to Michael Vick.
10 interesting facts about the football player, Nick Foles
Nick Foles Facts #1:
Nick Foles holds the 3rd highest season passer rating in NFL history with a 119.0 rating.
Nick Foles Facts #2:
Has the distinction of being the 60th QB to achieve a Perfect Game in NFL History on November 3, 2013 vs. the Oakland Raiders.
Nick Foles Facts #3:
Tied with Peyton Manning, Blanda, Tittle, Sid Luckman, Adrian Burk and Joe Kapp for the one game touchdown total passing for 7TDs. In that game he also set an individual record being the only player in the group to throw 7 touchdown passes with a perfect passer rating.
Nick Foles Facts #4:
Nick Foles became only the second QB in NFL history to throw for 400 yards and maintain a perfect passer rating.
Nick Foles Facts #5:
Was the #1 rated passing QB in the NFL in 2013, an incredible feat for a rookie starting QB. A definite sign that Foles will one day be a Hall of Fame QB.
Nick Foles Facts #6:
Nick Foles shares another record with Brett Favre, Donovan McNabb, and Tom Brady as they are the only QBs in NFL history with 250+ yards, 4 or more TDs and a perfect passer rating at halftime.
Nick Foles Facts #7:
Foles like many NFL QBs is a religious man, in his case a Christian. He claims to read the bible daily. He has said regarding his faith and success, “I’m a Christian and I believe in God… and when you do great, you stay humble and you give Him glory.”
Nick Foles Facts #8:
Nick Foles married Tori Moore, a sister of former Philadelphia Eagles TE Evan Moore.
Nick Foles Facts #9:
Nick Foles graduated from the same High school as New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees. Nick not only excelled at football, but also started three years for the Westlake High school basketball team earning team MVP honors twice. He was recruited out of high school to play basketball for Georgetown University, Baylor and Texas.
Nick Foles Facts #10:
Nick played high school football with two other NFL football players, Justin Tuck, kicker for the Baltimore Ravens and Kyle Adams of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Sources: CNN, Sporting News, Biography, ESPN, jockbio, ducksters, Forbes
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