Max Scharping Bio: Stats, Injury, Contract & Salary

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Max Scharping is a young NFL player making a big name as an offensive lineman. His exceptional performance and versatility have led him to be a prominent Houston Texans player in recent days. 

For those unknown, he is a captain material lineman who also played for Northern Illinois. His different skills enable him to play as a guard, right or left tackle or offensive.

Max Scharping has an outstanding football character as a big man, and probably Scharping could play all four positions on the offensive line.

Scharping had completed a pretty good career at Northern Illinois with l52 matches before joining Huston Texans.

Young Max Scharping
Young Max Scharping

Scharping is listed among the top 10 offensive linemen in the FBS by USA Today. And to know more about Max Scharping’s career, wife, net worth, and marriage, please stay until the end of the article.

But first, check out some quick facts. 

Quick Facts:

Full Name Max Scharping
Birth Date August 10, 1996
Birth Place Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
Nick Name Max
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Education Green Bay Southwest High School
Horoscope Virgo
Father’s Name Paul Scharping 
Mother’s Name Jackie Scharping
Siblings None
Age 27 years old
Height 6 feet 6 inches (198 cm)
Weight 327 lb (148 kg)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Brown
Build Athletic
Profession NFL Player
Current Team Houston Texans
Position Guard 
Active Years 2018 – Present
Marital Status Engaged 
Girlfriend Cassidy Halloran
Kids None
Net Worth Over $2 million
Social Media InstagramTwitter
San Francisco 49ers’ Merch  Helmet, Jersey
Last Update June, 2024

Max Scharping | Early Life, Family & Education

Max Scharping is an American player born and raised in Green Bay Winsncons. He was born to Paul Scharping (father) and Jackie Scharping (mother).

His father, Paul, has an A-1 Vacuum and Radon business. Since childhood, Max has been passionate about sports. However, he never specifically aimed to be an NFL player from the beginning. 

Max’s father was the one who used to motivate him to practice 2.7 miles from Max’s school. 

Though Max’s hometown isn’t known for producing professional NFL players, his mother, Jackie, has managed to support her son to be the brightest NFL player.

Scharping had a great passion for baseball; it was his first love.

However, the head coach of Southwest, Bryce Paup, former Packer linebacker, somehow convinced him to initiate his career in football.

Perhaps Max’s size and athleticism had made Bryce encourage him for football.

That’s why Max’s is the only handful of Green Bay origins to get an NFL Scouting Combine to invite over the last few decades.

How old is Max Scharping? Age, Height & Weight

The professional football player was born on August 10, 1996, making him 27 years old. He is born under the sun-sign Leo.

‘The Big Guy of Houston Texans,’ Max stands 6’6″ (1.98 m) tall and weighs around 148 kg (327 lb).

His look is incomplete without his blonde hair and brown pair of eyes.

Max is American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Likewise, he follows the Christianity religion from the time of birth.

Max Scharping | Playing Career 

Scharping has completed his high school education at Green Bay Southwest High School. He has earned all-area awards from WIAA and Green Bay Press during his high school days.

He has enabled his team to win junior season with the first team all-area and all-conference laurels in the school tournament.

Nevertheless, Max was had received all-conference honors as a sophomore. Max was not sure that he would make it to the NFL during high school.

However, he became one of the prominent players in the history of Green Bay, Southwest.

He has been considered the first high school graduate of Green Bay Public School drafted to the NFL since 1988. In 1998 Bud Key, west quarterback, was drafted from Green Bay Public.

College Days

Before completing school, Max was already raised to fame through his playing skills. That’s why Max got a bunch of scholarships and offers from different universities.

Scharping had received 10 scholarship offers. However, he was waiting for an offer from Wisconsin.

Scharping grew up watching the Wisconsin Badgers teams game, but it was upsetting for him not to get offered.

Max Scharping inside the field
Max Scharping inside the field.

Moreover, he chose Northern Illinois, where he used to play from tackle position, offensive line, and quite often as a guard. 

During his college days, he was a vital part of the team, where they won 53 consecutive wins and reached at semifinals for the Wuerffel Trophy.

His scores and performance in high school enable him to accumulate lots of praise. And even for his college team of Northern Illinois, his appearance was vital.

NFL Career

Scharping had spent a couple of months in Phoenix, preparing for the NFL draft. And he got his NFL draft in 2019, where the Huston Texans picked him up in the second round (55th overall).

Even after getting recruited for the Huston, he was on the team’s backup list for almost a year. Finally, after a long year, Scharping debuted as a left guard in the season’s final 14 games.

So far, he had played in the Senior Bowl, whereas he had played NFL matches in February. 

Max’s Recovery from Covid 

With Covid 19 in America, many celebrities and athletes got infected by this disease.

Similarly, in October 2019, Scharping was also tested positive for Covid-19. The news was unexpected for Max’s fans because he performed pretty much well in the season.

Additionally, the Texans shut down their facility after Max’s covid test came out positive.

Playing Style

Max generally impresses his coach and fans with his unique moving tackle and incredibly technical and athlete ability.

Scharping can control and handle bull rushers, and he also figures out how to recover as they get blocked.

However, he got contrary footwork and balance, and while he passes sets, they are pretty rushed and erratic.

But Max is best suited for the right side of the field, where he has the great potential to save the game.

Regarding his college game, he has much experience in left and right tackle. In addition, his above-average proportioned mass gives him enough power to become a giant run blocker.

One of the main reasons the Texans drafted Northern Illinois offensive lineman Max in the second round was his intellect. Before Scharping’s draft to NFL, he graduated with a 3.99-grade point average. 

You can find the latest news, stats, injury history, and latest updates of Max Scharping on NBC Sports Edge.

Relationships & Affairs 

When it comes to personal life, Max is a private person. He rarely shares information regarding his personal matters with his fans.

Regarding the love life of the football player, it was rumored that previously he got engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Cassidy Halloran.

However, the news was not true until Max shared the post filled with love for Cassidy Halloran.

Max and Cassidy together
Max and Cassidy together

Not much is known about how and when the engagement occurred; the news is kept secret. However, we came to know that the couple had not been married yet.

As of 2021, the couples were expecting their first baby together. Both of them shared the news regarding pregnancy through their social media accounts.

On March 26, 2022, the couple were blessed with a baby boy. More details are not available now. However, we will update you once we find some information.

Max Charping | Charitable Works

Scharping loves to contribute to his community. He gives an annual service of more than 19 hours per season for charitable works.

Scharping works for the local YMCA, engages in Safe Kids Day, organizes soccer and tournament activities. In addition, he is active with different programs at many primary and daycare schools.

Max Scharping also had visited hospitals in DeKalb and Chicago and had a clean-up after tornadoes affected local areas.

You can find the latest news, stats, transactions, scores, game logs, and scouting reports of Max Scharping on the SportsForecaster website.

Net Worth & Earnings

Without a doubt, the Huston Texans giant Max is earning million being a professional NFL player.

Max signed a 4-year contract with Houston Texans on May 10, 2019, worth $5,068,088 with $2,926,248 guaranteed money.

As of 2024, Max’s estimated net worth is around $2.5 million. Being the Houston Texans player, his annual salary is about $955,736.

However, his accumulated bonus and incentive from the team reached $426,470.

Awards & Honor

  • A two-time First Team All-MAC
  • MAC Male Scholar-Athlete
  • MAC West Division Championship
  • Freshman All-American in 2015
  • 2018 Wuerffel Trophy semifinalist

Social Media Presence

Scharping loves to share his daily life activities and everyday routine from his social media account. On Instagram @mscharps, he has got 6.5k followers.

His Insta post is full of pictures of him and his newly engaged fiance, and he is also active on Twitter @Maxscharping, where he has 3k followers. 

Some FAQs

Is Max Scharping injured?

As of 2024, his health condition is well, and there are no reports regarding his injury. However, three months ago, he tested positive for Covid-19, but now he has recovered. 

What is the jersey number of Max Scharping?

Max Scharping wears jersey number #74 for Houston Texans.

What is the name of the current team of Max Scharping?

Max Scharping started playing NFL in 2019. The professional American football team Huston Texans drafted him, and to this day, he is with the same team. 

What are Max Scharping’s 2021 season sacks allowed and penalties?

Max Scharping hadn’t allowed a single sack in the 2021 season, and he had zero penalties.

Who did Houston Texans bench Max Scharping for?

Houston Texans benched Max Scharping for Senio Kelemete at left guard.

How much did Max Scharping bench press in the NFL?

At the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine, Max made 27 reps on the bench press.

Has Max Scharpinf appeared in Voch Lombardi?

Scharpinf has not appeared in Voch Lombardi. Voch Lombardi is a freelance talent evaluator of NFL draft prospects and Youtuber.

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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