Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger

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Benjamin Todd "Ben" Roethlisberger, nicknamed Big Ben, is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Steelers in the first round in the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Miami University. Roethlisberger earned the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award in 2004 and his first Pro Bowl selection in 2007.… Read More

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1982 Birth Born on March 2, 1982.


2000 18 Years Old Roethslisberger played college quarterback at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. After arriving at Miami in 2000, he redshirted his first season to gain more experience.
2001 19 Years Old The next year in 2001, he debuted against Michigan, where he went 18-35, for 193 yards, and 2 touchdowns. … Read More


He would open the 2002 season, throwing for 204 passing yards and having a career record 59-yard punt. … Read More
In 2003, Roethlisberger led the Miami RedHawks to an unbeaten record in the MAC, a No. 10 ranking in the Associated Press poll, and a 49–28 victory over Louisville in the 2003 GMAC Bowl.
Roethlisberger was one of four quarterbacks taken in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft along with Philip Rivers, Eli Manning, and J. P. Losman. … Read More
…  On January 5, 2005, Roethlisberger was unanimously selected as the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press, the first quarterback in 34 years to be so honored. … Read More
The Super Bowl run began on January 8, 2006 as Roethlisberger helped lead the Steelers to a playoff win over the Cincinnati Bengals—an AFC North rival that had beaten the Steelers by seven points in the regular season to win the division championship. … Read More
2008 26 Years Old According to McNulty, she was working as an executive casino host in July 2008 when she said Roethlisberger struck up a friendly conversation at her desk during the golf tournament. … Read More
On March 5, 2010, it was revealed that police in Milledgeville, Georgia were investigating Roethlisberger for a sexual assault inside the women's restroom of the Capital City nightclub. … Read More


Roethlisberger threw for 3,265 yards and 26 touchdowns in thirteen games in 2012 as the Steelers finished the season with an 8-8 record. … Read More
2013 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Roethlisberger threw for 4,261 yards and 28 touchdowns in sixteen games in 2013 as the Steelers finished the season with an 8-8 record. … Read More
The couple's first daughter, Baylee Marie Roethlisberger, was born on March 19, 2014. … Read More
2015 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Roethlisberger went 26 for 38 for 351 yards, one touchdown pass and one interception during a 28-21 loss against the Patriots to kick off the 2015 NFL season. … Read More
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