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Ben Roethlisberger

Roethlisberger in 2015
No. 7 Pittsburgh Steelers
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-03-02) March 2, 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth: Lima, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Findlay (OH)
College: Miami (OH)
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11
Career history

Pittsburgh Steelers (2004–present)

Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards

2× Super Bowl champion (XL, XLIII)
5× Pro Bowl (2007, 2011, 2014–2016)
NFL passing yards co-leader (2014)
NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (2004)
MAC Offensive Player of the Year (2003)

Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2016
Passing attempts: 5,932
Passing completions: 3,804
Percentage: 64.1
TD–INT: 301–160
Passing yards: 46,814
Passer rating: 94.1
Player stats at

I've always been big into snowmobiles, four-wheelers, jet skis, all kinds of those X Games kind of things.
Ben Roethlisberger
I try to live my life like my father lives his. He always takes care of everyone else first. He won't even start eating until he's sure everyone else in the family has started eating. Another thing: My dad never judges me by whether I win or lose.
Ben Roethlisberger
I've seen fathers criticizing their sons the moment a game's over. Not my dad. It doesn't matter if I threw an interception or a Hail Mary, he always says, 'Good job, son, I'm proud of you.' Then he shakes my hand and gives me a hug. Every time.
Ben Roethlisberger
I take my life and put it on the football field, and I take the football field and put it in my life.
Ben Roethlisberger
I don't ride a sport bike. If I'm riding a sport bike and trying to do tricks, and going 200 miles down the highway, that's probably pretty stupid. But when you're riding a Harley or a chopper, and you're riding with a group of people and you're not on the highway and you're cruising, you're relaxing.
Ben Roethlisberger
There will always be hard times. Use adversity to fuel your fire. In high school, I wanted to play quarterback but couldn't until I was a senior. I played wide receiver instead, and this ultimately helped me because I learned more about the game.
Ben Roethlisberger
I ride a Harley and a chopper. Those are the two bikes I ride the most.
As your body deteriorates, your natural talents start to go a little bit. You have to bring in physical working out, building, taking protein and doing extra stuff.
Ben Roethlisberger
Leadership is something you earn, something you're chosen for. You can't come in yelling, 'I'm your leader!' If it happens, it's because the other guys respect you.
Ben Roethlisberger