Micah Parsons is an American professional football player who plays for the Dallas Cowboys. Some authentic sources claimed that his net worth is estimated at $5 million.
In this post, you will know about his NFL career, achievements, contracts, and personal life.
Micah Parsons Early Life
Parsons was born on May 26, 1999, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He joined Central Dauphin High School before transferring to Harrisburg High School where he started at both defensive end and running back.
Parsons was a five-star recruit and was ranked #4 in his class by 247Sports.com and #7 by ESPN. He was recruited by Nebraska, Georgia, Oklahoma, Ohio State, Alabama, and Penn State.
On December 19, it was reported that Ohio State had committed NCAA violations because the university allowed him on the set of ESPN’s College GameDay to take a picture with analyst Kirk Herbstreit.
Due to the fact that Herbstreit was a former Ohio State University quarterback, it was a violation of NCAA rules as recruits are not allowed to have contact with members of the media associated with former student-athletes. As a result, Ohio State agreed to no longer recruit, Parsons.
While he joined Penn State, he was coached by James Franklin, and then he started his career as a middle linebacker rather than a defensive. As a freshman, he became the first Nittany Lion to ever lead the team. Parsons was named the 2019 Cotton Bowl Classic defensive MVP after recording 14 tackles, two sacks, and two forced fumbles.
NFL Career and Contract
At the 2021 NFL draft, he was selected 12th overall in the first round by the Dallas Cowboys. On June 9, 2021, He signed a 4-year contract for $17 million. Has 12 sacks in his first 13 career games are the fourth-most by a rookie in NFL history behind only Julius Peppers (13), Reggie White (13), and Leslie O’Neal (12.5).
Parsons would finish with 84 total tackles, 13 sacks, and three forced fumbles. He was voted into the Pro Bowl, named 1st Team All-Pro by the AP, and was the unanimous Defensive Rookie of the Year.
Career Achievements and Success
Pro Bowl in 2021
First-team Freshman All-American in 2018
First-team All-Big Ten in 2019
Butkus–Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year in 2019
Cotton Bowl Defensive MVP in 2019
Consensus All-American in 2019
Butkus Award in 2021
First-team All-Pro in 2021
PFWA All-Rookie Team in 2021
NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2021
Micah Parsons Current Net Worth in 2022
Right now, his current net worth is estimated at around $5 million. And additionally, Parsons has other endorsements and contracts that made him extra money.
|Full Name||Micah Aaron Parsons|
|Birth Date||May 26, 1999|
|Birth Place||Harrisburg, Pennsylvania|
|Age||23 Years Old|
|Height||6’3” (1.91 m)|
|Weight||248 lbs (112 kg)|
|Debut||2021 NFL Draft|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Education||Central Dauphin High School, Harrisburg High School|
|Profession||Professional Football Athlete|
|Net Worth||$5 million|