Spencer Paysinger Bio
Spencer Colin Christopher Paysinger is a former football linebacker who retired at the beginning of 2018 at the age of 29. He played for the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent. He also played for the New York Giants and later Carolina Panthers where he was released after a month. His story
Spencer Paysinger Age
Spencer was born on June 28, 1988 in Los Angeles, California.
Spencer Paysinger Height
Paysinger stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall.
Spencer Paysinger Education
Spencer attended Beverly Hills High School, where he played as a wide receiver and linebacker and was also the captain. He later joined the University of Oregon where he majored in economics. He also played college football and in his fourth year, he was a captain and team leader.
Spencer Paysinger Family
Spencer is the son of Donald Paysinger and Autumn Paysinger. Donald is a former Beverly Hills High Football Head Coach. He is a Beverly High graduate and was a coach for Santa Monica High School’s football from 1998 to 1999, leading the Vikings to a 2-8 record each season. He was also a graduate assistant coach at San Jose State University and coached with the San Francisco 49ers during training camp in 2004 in connection with the National Football League’s Minority Fellowship Program.
Spencer Paysinger Siblings
Spencer has two brothers although their names are unknown.
Spencer Paysinger Wife
Spencer is married to Blair Paysinger who is his high school friend. The couple has two children together; Cairo and Madden Paysinger.
Spencer Paysinger Football Career
Spencer joined the New York Giants in 2011 as a free agent after he failed to be selected in the 2011 NFL Draft. He was part of the Super Bowl XLVI-winning team that year against the Patriots. He left the team in 2014. In 2015 he signed a one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins, leaving for the New York Jets in 2017. He signed with the Carolina Panthers on December 5, 2017 and was released from the team that same month on December 29, 2017. He retired at the beginning of 2018 at the age of 19.
Spencer Paysinger Net worth
Spencer’s net worth is still under review.
Spencer Paysinger Stats
Here is a site where you can check out Spencer’s stats.
Spencer Paysinger Life After Football
Paysinger is a screenwriter who began writing his own material in 2014. According to ESPN, he downloaded the scripts for his favorite movies — the first was “Pulp Fiction,” and later Pineapple Express” which helped him study how writers crafted their stories. He also began watching movies with subtitles, downloaded script-writing software, looked into UCLA classes and even began a website, cutandpays.com, to house his rough ideas.
Spencer also runs a coffee shop Hilltop Café. He is also an assistant manager at Afterball LLC, an investment fund, whose main goal is to help football players find themselves after their playing careers suddenly end.
Spencer Paysinger Got Shot
Paysinger has never been shot but he says there was a time gunshots rang out after a championship baseball game at a local park. He said that his mother became very concerned at the time as he had wore the wrong colors to school.
Spencer Paysinger All American – Spencer Paysinger Story
‘All American’ is an American sports drama that airs on The CW and Netflix and is loosely based on a true story. It is inspired by the life of Spencer Paysinger. He also serves as a consulting producer in the TV series.
The series producer Robbie Rogers told ESPN; “It’s a real story, it’s inspired by a true story, and so it’s good to put a face to that story. Hearing it from Spencer himself was very important.”
Spencer told ESPN that the process for “All American” began in 2015, when one of his friends, former NFL tight end Schuylar Oordt, introduced him to his roommate, Morck, who at that point was still trying to find himself as a producer. He kept sharing his stories along the year, he soon got a call from Morck’s childhood friend, Rogers, a producer and former professional soccer player whose fiancé at the time was Berlanti, one of the biggest TV producers in Hollywood.
He later met with Roth, the chief executive at Warner Bros., and they began writing treatments about the struggles he faced. The CW bought the rights in the second meeting. They found a director, Rob Hardy, and a writer, April Blair. They identified a premise — “an outsider in two worlds” — and assembled a cast and crew. By April 2018, they shot the pilot.
His character is played by Ezra whose character name is Spencer James, he is a star wide receiver who finds a coach (Billy Baker, played by Diggs) who gets him into Beverly Hills High, igniting turmoil.
Spencer said his main aim was to shatter stereotypes of the inner city.
“I wanted to tell the story of, ‘We’re a lot more similar on these different sides of the track than you guys think. Being from South Central, and knowing how South Central is portrayed in Hollywood as this desolate area with gang violence, drugs, everything — they have to realize that the sun shines there as long as it shines in Beverly Hills. The one thing I want the viewers to see is South Central is also a beautiful place. It’s a wonderful place. It’s a place that I call home to this day. I think we’ve been able to do that.”