He's 31 years old now and has not had 1,000 yards receiving in any of his last three NFL campaigns. However, he is an Arizona Cardinals icon and remains one of the top celebrity faces in the NFL.
He's eight-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald.
How popular is the University of Pittsburgh product? The Celebrity DBI index measures consumer perceptions of celebrities and then ranks the top 3,000-plus actors, musicians, CEOs, news personalities, politicians, athletes and more — all in one long list. The index is powered by Dallas-based company, The Marketing Arm.
ESPN recently discussed the top 10 NFL players in the Celebrity DBI rankings and Fitzgerald was revealed to be fifth among league players. Only Marcus Mariota (Tennessee), J.J. Watt (Houston), Russell Wilson (Seattle) and Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay) ranked higher, respectively.
The Minneapolis, MN native will soon enter his 12th NFL season. He is 91 catches away from 1,000 for his career, and he needs only 137 yards to pass former Jacksonville receiver Jimmy Smith for 20th in all-time receiving yards in league history. The Red Birds wideout sat out two contests in late November last year with a knee injury, his first time missing any games since the 2007 season.Read more... Join the Conversation...