Saquon Barkley is an American football running back who plays for the New York Giants of the NFL. He was drafted with a second overall pick by the Giants in the 2018 NFL Draft.
Barkley is only at the start of his professional career. However, he has established himself as a proficient player with amazing collegiate year stats at Penn State. To know about his career, net worth, personal life, and more; take a look until the end.
Saquon Barkley is 22 years old has just begun his professional career and still has a lot to achieve. Barkley has an estimated net worth of $18 Million and has earned a total of $38,601,750 from his professional career at NFL.
Saquon Barkley is currently under a 4 year, $31,194,751 contract with the New York Giants, including a $20,767,092 signing bonus, $31,194,751 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,798,688. In 2019, he will earn a base salary of $1,897,943, while carrying a cap hit of $7,089,716 and a dead cap value of $25,522,978.
His high salary has boosted his net worth. He also recently bought a house.
Barkley is popular among his followers. His fans are growing on Instagram and other social networking sites. One can read his tweets on Twitter. His salary and net worth are unknown to his fans. Recent updates about his bio can be taken from Wiki.
Significance to his private life, Saquon Barkley is unmarried. He doesn't have a spouse. However, the running back is currently in a relationship with Anna Congdon. The two have been together for over a year now. He loves his girlfriend very much.
The couple may marry in the future to become husband and wife. As of now, they are enjoying their time together. Furthermore, the couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Jada Clare Barkley on April 24, 2018. Barkley is ecstatic to be a father and he is looking forward to being a role model for her.
Saquon Barkley has a standing height of 5 feet and 11 inches and weighs 102 kg. Saquon Barkley is the age of 21 now. He has attracted the attention of many people for his outstanding performance in the field. He has bagged many achievements in his career including the 2015 Freshman All-American, 2016 Big Ten Champion, and 2017 Paul Hornung Award to name a few. His stats are worth watching for the upcoming generations.
Saquon Barkley was born to Alibay Barkley and Tonya Johnson on 9 February 1997, in Bronx, New York, The United States. His nationality is American. His ethnicity is black, and his star sign is Aquarius.
Barkley attended Whitehall High School in Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania. At Whitehall, he rushed for 3,646 yards with 63 touchdowns from sophomore to senior year, which includes 1856 yards and 31 touchdowns as a senior. Upon graduation, he joined Penn State University where he played college football.
In 2015, Saquon Barkley joined Penn State University. In his first year, he rushed for 115 yards with the touchdowns in his second game. In the month of October, he missed two games due to a severe injury. In his freshman campaign, he had 182 carries for 1,076 yards and seven touchdowns.
In his first game of the sophomore campaign, he rushed for 105 yards and 33-13 wins over Kent State. In week five against Minnesota, Barkley ended the match with an outstanding 25-yard touchdown run. In the sixth week, against Maryland, he had his first-ever 200-yard rushing game in college. He accomplished with 31 carries for 202 yards and one touchdown.
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Due to his remarkable performance, he was named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year. On Dec 3, 2016, he carried 19 times for 83 yards and rushed for one touchdown. He has set a Penn State record for rushing yards in a season by a freshman (1,076) and by a sophomore (1,496). During junior year, his team won the Fiesta Bowl. Quarterback Christian Hackenberg also studied at Penn State University.
Barkley declared his intentions to enter the 2018 NFL Draft on December 31, 2017. He was drafted by the New York Giants as the second overall pick. The running back signed a four-year $31.2 million deal with the giants including a $20.76 million bonus.
Barkley scored his first NFL touchdown during the first week of the 2018 season against the Jacksonville Jaguars. So far his stats reveal 46 rushing attempts, 216 rushing yards, and two rushing touchdowns. His teammates are Eli Manning, Odell Jackson Jr, and others.