Eric Berry

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Full Name Eric Berry
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name Berry
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date December 29th, 1988
Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Eric Berry is an American Football safety who is a free agent. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs fifth overall in the 2010 NFL Draft. He is a two time unanimous All-American and recognized as the best collegiate defensive back in the country. Berry has been voted to the Pro Bowl five times and has been named to the First Team All-Pro three times. He was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in December 2014. Now he is available as the best safety on the market. 

Cowboys are eyeing former Chiefs star Eric Berry after missing out on Earl Thomas

After spending the first nine seasons of his career in Kansas City, former Chiefs safety Eric Berry is hitting free agency for the first time ever and it appears he's decided where he's going to take his first visit. Berry is headed to Dallas, where he'll be meeting with the Cowboys on Tuesday. The Cowboys have been hoping to add a safety this offseason, but that hasn't happened yet for a multitude of reasons. 

Chiefs release long-time safety; Berry 

As a result of the Tyrann Mathieu signing, long-time safety Eric Berry has been released by the team after a nine run in Kansas City. Chiefs cut him before $7.25 million of his salary became fully guaranteed and Chiefs will save $15 million against the salary cap over the next two years by releasing him with a post-June 1 designation. Chiefs General Manager said that it was a very difficult decision to take. And Coach said that he was an incredible person and love for the game is remarkable. Many speculated that Berry and Mathieu can certainly play together and the Chiefs has been paying a ton of money at one position group when they have other problems that need a solution. Now Berry becomes the best safety available in the market with a free agent. 

Early Life, Nationality, Birthday, Ethnicity, Education, Family, Siblings, Wikipedia of Eric Berry

Eric Berry is the eldest son of James Berry and Carol Berry on December 29, 1988, at Atlanta, Georgia, USA. His present age is 30 years old but he will turn 31 as of 2019 on his upcoming birthday in December. His brother's name is Evan and Elliot Berry. They are twins. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is black. His sun sign is Capricorn. His religion is Christian. His information regarding early life will be updated soon.

About his education, he attended Creekside High School and also attended the University of Tennessee.

Body Measurement of Eric Berry

Eric is very handsome and has a very athletic physique. He stands 6 feet tall and weighs 96 kg. His hair color is black. He has a very hunky upper body which is very attractive and muscular. His other body measurement will be updated soon. 

Career Highlights of Eric Berry

College career

  • Berry replaced fifth-year senior Jarod Parrish after a strong showing in his first collegiate game against California in 2007 season.
  • Berry was named as captain of a team despite being a freshman and he tied for the national lead in interceptions with seven and returned them for 265 yards and two touchdowns, breaking the record he set the year earlier in 2008.
  • The Touchdown Club of Columbus also named him their winner of the 2008 Jack Tatum Award as well.
  • In 2009, Berry was a first-team All-SEC selection and was recognized as a unanimous first-team All-American for the second consecutive season.

Professional career

  • He attended the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana and performed all of the combine and positional drills in 2010.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs selected Berry in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. 
  • On July 2010, the Kansas City Chiefs signed Berry to a six-year, $60 million contracts that includes $34 million guaranteed and made him the highest paid safety in the league history.
  • He made his professional regular season debut and the first career start in the Kansas City Chiefs' season-opener against the San Diego Chargers in 2010.
  • On October 2010, Berry recorded four solo tackles, two pass deflections, forced a fumble and made his first career interception off a pass by quarterback Todd Bouman during a 42–20 victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • On January 2011, it was reported that Berry would play in the 2011 Pro Bowl as a replacement for Troy Polamalu, who was appearing in the AFC Championship with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • On September, the Kansas City Chiefs officially placed him on injured reserve prematurely ending his second season before he recorded a stat.
  • On November 2012, Berry recorded eight combined tackles, a pass deflection, and intercepted a pass by Philip Rivers during a 31–13 loss at the San Diego Chargers.
  • On September 2013, Berry recorded five solo tackles, two pass deflections, and returned an interception of Michael Vick for a 37-yard touchdown in the Chiefs' 26–16 victory at the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • On January 2014, he started in the AFC Wildcard Game and recorded nine combined tackles and a forced fumble during their 45–44 loss at the Indianapolis Colts.
  • On January 2014, he started in the 2014 Pro Bowl for Team Sanders and recorded two pass deflections and an interception during their 22–21 victory over Team Rice.
  • He started the Kansas City Chiefs' season-opener against the Tennessee Titans and recorded a career-high 15 combined tackles with his 14 solos and a pass deflection during their 26–10 loss in 2014.
  • On July 2015, the Kansas City Chiefs announced that Berry had been cleared to resume football activities and was declared clear of cancer nearly nine months after his initial diagnosis.
  • On September 2015, he made his first start of the season and recorded four solo tackles in his return to Arrowhead Stadium as the Chiefs lost to the Denver Broncos 31–24.
  • On January 2016, Berry started in the AFC Wildcard Game and recorded three combined tackles, a pass deflection, and an interception as the Chiefs routed the Houston Texans 30–0.
  • On February of 2017, the Kansas City Chiefs signed Berry to a six-year, $78 million contracts that includes $40 million guaranteed and a $20 million signing bonus, making him the highest-paid safety in the NFL.
  • On September of 2017, the Kansas City Chiefs officially placed him on injured reserve.
  • He missed the first 13 games before making his season debut in Week 15 due to torn Achilles.
  • In 2019, Eric Berry was released by the Chiefs.

Awards of Eric Berry

Berry is a very strong safety player. He has won many awards in his career and some are 5 times Pro Bowl award, 3 times  First-team All-Pro, NFL Comeback Player of the Year, Jim Thorpe Award, and SEC Defensive Player of the Year. 

Married or Single or In A Relationship? Is He Gay Or Not? 

Eric is not married. He is single. Information regarding his relationships and girlfriends of Berry will be updated soon. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. He is enjoying his single life happily. 

Know About His Children:

As there is no information regarding he is married or not, we can say that he does not have any children. About his children, it will be updated soon.

Net Worth And Salary

His net worth is $90.85 million and salary is under review as he recently becomes available in the market as a free agent. He is very much satisfied with his career and profession. He is also made some brand endorsements. His salary will be updated soon.

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