Justin Herbert

Team: Los Angeles Chargers
Position: QB
Height: 6-6
Weight: 236
Arms: 33
Hands: 10
Experience: 4
College: Oregon
Age: 25
Hometown: Eugene, OR

Justin Herbert is an American football quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He made a significant impact in his rookie season, setting several records that established his status as a rising star in the world of professional football.

Herbert was born in Eugene, Oregon, on March 10, 1998, and football was a significant part of his life from an early age. He went on to play at his high school, Sheldon High, where he showed impressive potential. Despite suffering from a broken leg in his senior year, Herbert’s skills had been sufficiently demonstrated that he was recruited to play for the University of Oregon, his home state team.

During his University career, Herbert demonstrated consistent improvement and impressively balanced his athletic commitments with his academic responsibilities. He graduated with a general science degree with a challenging focus on biology, intending to pursue medical school if his football career didn’t pan out. However, donning the number 10 jersey, Herbert led the Ducks to several victories, including the 2020 Rose Bowl, and his medical dreams took a backseat as his talent on the football field shone brightly.

In the 2020 NFL Draft, the Los Angeles Chargers selected Herbert sixth overall, and he launched his professional career. Initially starting as a backup to veteran quarterback Tyrod Taylor, Herbert was thrust into the starting role unexpectedly after an unplanned medical issue with Taylor just moments before the start of their second game of the season.

Despite the sudden promotion, Herbert made an effective transition. In his first season, he set multiple NFL records including most touchdown passes by a rookie, most 300-yard games by a rookie, and was the youngest quarterback to achieve over 30 touchdown passes in a season. These records led him to be named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2020.

Herbert’s playing style combines a strong arm with surprising agility for a quarterback of his 6’6″ height. His ability to quickly read the game and make decisions under pressure is combined with exceptional athleticism which sees him comfortable both in the pocket and scrambling in the open field.

Beyond his football career, Herbert is known for his quiet, humble demeanor off the field. Family plays a significant role in his life; his relationship with his brother Patrick Herbert, who also played football at the University of Oregon, is well-documented. He devotes time to community service initiatives in both Oregon and Los Angeles.

Critics and fans alike have noted Herbert’s potential to grow into one of the leading quarterbacks in the league. His impressive physical attributes and analytical mindset, honed during his college studies, make him a unique and fascinating talent.

From his beginnings in Eugene, Oregon, Justin Herbert has risen to become a prominent figure in the NFL. His rookie season achievements have set a foundation for a promising career, and it will be fascinating to see how this talented quarterback continues to shape his legacy in the years to come.

Latest Stats

Los Angeles Chargers vs. New England Patriots on Dec 03, 2023 Stats (away)
projected_passing_yards: 421.7
projected_passing_attempts: 60.1
projected_rushing_attempts: 12.8
projected_passing_completions: 39.7

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars on Jan 14, 2023 Stats (away)
projected_passing_yards: 288.8
projected_passing_attempts: 41.1
projected_rushing_attempts: 3.2
projected_passing_completions: 28.1

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Atlanta Falcons on Nov 06, 2022 Stats (away)
projected_passing_yards: 288.8
projected_passing_attempts: 40.3
projected_rushing_attempts: 3.3
projected_passing_completions: 27.7

Denver Broncos vs. Los Angeles Chargers on Oct 17, 2022 Stats (home)
projected_passing_yards: 267.2
projected_passing_attempts: 37.4
projected_rushing_attempts: 3.4
projected_passing_completions: 24.6

Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles on Oct 16, 2022 Stats (home)
projected_passing_yards: 267.2
projected_passing_attempts: 37.4
projected_rushing_attempts: 3.4
projected_passing_completions: 24.6

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Houston Texans on Oct 02, 2022 Stats (away)
projected_passing_yards: 262.5
projected_passing_attempts: 34.6
projected_rushing_attempts: 2.3
projected_passing_completions: 22.7

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs on Sep 15, 2022 Stats (away)
projected_passing_yards: 471.4
projected_passing_attempts: 60.9
projected_rushing_attempts: 11.3
projected_passing_completions: 40.9

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Jan 09, 2022 Stats (away)
projected_passing_yards: 330

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Los Angeles Chargers on Dec 16, 2021 Stats (home)
projected_passing_yards: 231

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Los Angeles Chargers on Nov 21, 2021 Stats (home)
projected_passing_yards: 382