Max Scharping

Guard (G) #74 Cincinnati Bengals
Birthday August 10, 1996
Age 27 years
Height 6' 6''
Weight 325 lbs
College Northern Illinois
Draft Year 2019
Draft Info 2019: Rd 2, Pk 55 (HOU)

Max Scharping is an American footballer who plays as an offensive guard for the Cincinnati Bengals. He was selected by the Houston Texans in the 2019 NFL Draft. Scharping played college football at Northern Illinois whereas he played high school football at Green Bay Southwest High School.

Max was born to Paul and Jackie Scharping on August 10, 1996, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He has an older sister, Jenn Belden who is 30 years old as of 2024. Jenn is currently married to Jaime Belden II.

Max earned an undergraduate degree in kinesiology and earned his master’s degree in December 2018. Scharping mainly played as an offensive tackle in his college days while he also played as a guard occasionally.

The NFL star has been happily married to his wife Cassidy Scharping (nee Halloran) since May 2021. The duo got married in a small wedding in Mexico. The husband and wife have a child, son Brooks Ryan Scharping (born March 26, 2022). They are expecting their second child in early 2024.

Talking about his wife, Cassidy is the daughter of football coach Shawn Halloran and Nancy Halloran. She has three siblings, two sisters Dylan Halloran and Riley Halloran, and a brother Jack Halloran.

Career Highlights

  • Max became a standout player in college football. He made the First-team All-Mid-American Conference in his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons.
  • The Houston Texans selected Max in the second round, with the 55th overall pick of the 2019 NFL Draft.
  • He started his rookie season as a backup and was named the starting left guard in Week 3.
  • Scharping started 14 games in his first season with the Texans.
  • He played in 15 games, starting in 8 in the 2020 season.
  • After three seasons with the Texans, Max was waived on August 30, 2022.
  • He was claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Bengals on August 31, 2022.
  • Scharping resigned with the Bengals on March 20, 2023.

Career Stats

2019 Houston Texans 16 14
2020 Houston Texans 15 8
2021 Houston Texans 17 11
2022 Cincinnati Bengals 14 0
2023 Cincinnati Bengals 1 0
TOTAL 63 33

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