D'Eriq King is an American football player. He plays as a quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. The American international initially attended the University of Houston, and later on, he was transferred to the University of Miami and played his college football at both universities. King is also one of the highest-earning players in endorsement and brands.
England Patriots quarterback D'Eriq King was born on 24 August 1997 in Manvel, Texas. After going undrafted, he was signed by the England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2022. His roster status is active. Talking about his age, King is just 24 years old, and his zodiac sign is Virgo. The athlete is 5 ft 9 inches tall and weighs 89 kg.
The 24-year-old quarterback King also plays his high school football at Manvel High School in Texas. King started his Sophomore year as the eight-string quarterback. The athlete also broke the high school record of the career Texas 6A passing touchdowns of 117. Texas-born footballer initially joined Texas Christian University, but later on, he was transferred and was committed to playing his college football at the University of Houston. He played from 2016 to 2019 for Houston and from 2020 to 2021 for Miami.
As a freshman, D'Eriq King appeared as a wide receiver. Subsequently, in 2017, the Kings tried playing quarterback and receiver as a sophomore. During his time in Houston, the athlete also suffered a non-contact knee injury making him out of the football for some time. Afterward, he was transferred to Miami University, where he played a season for the team.
The 5 ft 9 inches tall quarterback was preparing for the NFL simultaneously. In the 2022 NFL draft, he went undrafted but luckily, the England Patriots signed King as an undrafted free agent on 9 May 2022. Arthur Ashe Jr., Sports scholar King, is yet to make his Patriots debut.
The 24-year-old quarterback just got drafted this year, so he is still yet to make millions from his NFL career shortly. The Texas-born footballer signed a two-year $2.6 million contract with the patriots. Reportedly, his salary number remains a mystery. He has been making huge fortunes since his college days.
King was one of the first athletes to take financial advantage of the NIL venture, where the players were finally allowed to receive compensation for using their name, image and likeness. Besides this, the king has also signed six businesses with Murphy auto group, The Wharf, etc. He also has his own clothing business too. As per the sources, his estimated net worth is around $1 Million to $3Million.
D'Eriq King is a regular media user. He is available on various social media. He goes by the Instagram name @deriqking and has 45 thousand followers. His instgram post is full of his football photos. Via Instagram, he out gives his football-related news and life happenings to his followers. He also promotes his clothing brands and sponsors.
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