Rodrigo John Blankenship is an American football placekicker who is a free agent. He played college football at Georgia, where he kicked the longest field goal in Rose Bowl history. He has received considerable media attention for the thick glasses that he wears during games.
Rodrigo is one of the best placekickers in NFL history. He received a full athletic scholarship when he was on his college playing team.
Who is Rodrigo’s Wife? About his marriage
Rodrigo Blankenship is a married man. His wife’s name is Logan Harell. He is a UGA alumnus. This couple dated each other for more than 6 years then they got engaged on 21 August 2021 and then got married on 11 July 2022.
This couple has a 1 year age gap as Harell was born on 23 October 1996.
This couple is college sweethearts who fell in love when editing each other’s English essays at the University of Georgia. After their marriage, the couple is often seen being featured on their social media handles. Their bond is adorable, and Blankenship never fails to publicly display his affection toward his wife.
Rodrigo’s Early Life
Rodrigo Blankenship was born on January 29, 1997, in Marietta, Georgia. He was born to Ken and Izabella Blankenship. He is of Brazilian descent through his maternal grandparents, who still live there. After spending several years playing soccer, he began kicking a football at ten years old.
As a high schooler, he participated in the 2014-15 US Army All- American Bowl. He was ranked by 247sports.com as the ninth-best kicker in the country. His father, Ken played football in Florida from 1967 to 1969. Ken coached the kickers on every team for which Rodrigo played from fifth grade through the end of the school.
Rodrigo’s Professional Career
Blankenship was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent on April 29, 2020. In his first with the Colts, he made both extra-point attempts and two of three field goal attempts in a 27-20 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Blankenship played the first five games for the Colts before being on injured reserve on October 16, 2021, due to a hip injury.
On September 11, in Colt’s season opener against the Houston Texans, Blankenship went 2-for-3 on field goals, kicking two kickoffs out of bounds and missing a potential game-winning 42-yarder in overtime as the game ended in a 20-20 tie. He was waived two days later on September 13.
Rodrigo’s Net Worth
Rodrigo Blankenship’s average annual salary is 768K Dollars. He was paid 610K dollars in 2020 and 780K dollars in 2021.
He has an estimated net worth of 2022 is 1.5Million USD.