Will Proctor is a graduate of Clemson University, where he played college football for several seasons. He is a former starting quarterback for the Clemson Tigers and later the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). After his college football career, he took a long break from the field to try other things. Will is currently Vice President and Investment Advisor at Neuberger Berman Wealth Management.
Will Proctor’s Biography
He was born William Franklin Proctor II by Rick and Karen Proctor on November 3, 1983, in Winter Park, Florida. He attended Winter Park Trinity Preparatory School, which he graduated from in 2002. He was athletically inclined and practiced a variety of sports during his childhood and adolescence. Will Proctor started soccer when he was in high school and played basketball and set the school record for the high jump. He was named Co-MVP of the basketball team for one season.
But football was his thing and he excelled at it during his high school days. He made it as both a PrepStar All-American and an All-State. The All-Central Florida and All-County were not left out of the list. That’s not all, he was also the MVP of the team, both in his junior and senior years. What a record.
Aside from all of these accolades, he threw 4,082 yards and 44 touchdowns during his high school career, with only 13 interceptions, and scored 2,853 yards and 41 touchdowns.
What is Will Proctor Known for?
Will Proctor is a retired professional football player, actor, and investment advisor.
Will’s football career didn’t end with his high school diploma. He became better known for his time with the Clemson Tigers as quarterback for the Atlantic Coast Conference in NCAA Division I-A.
From 2004 to 2006, he played three seasons in college football, and according to Sports Reference, he did not play his freshman year. The former quarterback played a total of 20 games, with his highest performance of 13 games in the 2006 season.
In the 2003 season, he saw the field in four games as the third quarterback for Wide Receiver. In his first start against the Duke Blue Devils in the 2005 season, he recorded 232 yards total offense. Will was a substitute until the 2006-2007 season and completed 60% of all passes in the regular 2006-2007 season.
The Florida-born Winter Park went north of the border after his graduation and played for the CFL. In the 2007 season, he played as a substitute quarterback for the Montreal Alouettes and was dismissed in the next preseason, after which he was signed by the Calgary Stampeders in October 2008.
After his short stay with the CFL, the player from 6’3″ retired from football in 2009.
He has received credits as an actor known for ESPN College Football Thursday Primetime (1997), Gay Propaganda (2002), and 2006 Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl (2006).
With a degree in management and finance, he worked in marketing and customer service for Glaxis Capital Management in Sarasota, Florida. A position created for him at Neuberger Berman Wealth Management, where he has been working since 2012.
Will Proctor’s Relationship with Ainsley Earhardt
Will and Ainsley of Fox & Friends of the Fox news channel share a very special relationship as husband and wife.
Ainsley Earhardt was married to college sweetheart Kevin McKinney from April 2005 to 2009. She reportedly filed for divorce from her husband after his infidelity. Three years after her separation from her first husband, she gave love a chance again when she married Will Proctor.
They entered into the bond of marriage on October 13, 2012, in Will’s hometown at All Saints Episcopal Church in Winter Park, Florida.
The two became the proud parents of their daughter, Hayden Dubose Proctor, in November 2015. Ainsley was pregnant with her child when she was writing her book, which she would later dedicate to her little girl. The book with illustrations by Jamie Kim is entitled Take Heart My Child: A Mother’s Dream.
The loving parents have a wonderful schedule for caring for their daughter. While Ainsley works in the morning, Will looks after the baby during the hours when she is unemployed. However, she takes care of the baby in the afternoon when Will goes to work. What dedicated parents they are.
Five years after the formation of their union they become stronger and stronger and fall in love with each other again and again.