Kevin Byard

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Full Name Kevin Byard
Age 26 Years Old
Nick Name Byard
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date August 17, 1993
Birth Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Kevin Leon Byard Jr. famed as Kevin Byard is a famous American football safety who plays for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He started playing football at Middle Tennessee. Later, he was drafted by the Titans in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft. On July 24, 2019, Byard signed a five-year extension worth $70.5 million with $31 million guaranteed with the Titans, making him the highest-paid safety in the league.

Titans make Kevin Byard the highest-paid safety in NFL history with a five-year deal

Byard's deal is worth a maximum of $70.5 million. Landon Collins' reign as the highest-paid safety in NFL history is over after barely four months. The Tennessee Titans on Wednesday announced that they've signed Kevin Byard to a multi-year contract extension. Byard is now the highest-paid safety in the history of football after the All-Pro signed a five-year, $70.5 million contract that contains $31 million in guarantees. A third-round pick in 2016, Byard broke out in his second NFL season, making the Pro Bowl and the All-Pro first team while leading the league with eight interceptions. He followed up that campaign with another excellent season, notching four more picks to go along with 90 tackles and eight passes defensed in 2018. With just a year remaining on his rookie contract, the Titans made sure to take care of him before he had a chance to hit free agency. The contract will keep Byard in Tennessee through at least 2022 if he plays out the entire deal, taking him through his age-30 season. 

Early Life of Kevin

Kevin Byard was born on 17th August 1993 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After his parents divorced at the age of 14, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia with his mom, older brother, two younger brothers, and three younger sisters. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Mixed. His religion is Christian. He attended Martin Luther King, Jr. High School in Lithonia, Georgia. In high school, he participated in football and track. As of 2018, he celebrated his 25th birthday. 

Body Measurements of Kevin Byard

Kevin Byard is a very handsome footballer with a charming personality. He has an athletic body build with a height of 1.80 m or 5 ft 11 in and balanced weight of 96 Kg or 212 lb. His other body measurement has not been revealed yet but it will be added soon. Overall, he has got a healthy body. 

Career of Kevin

  • Byard began his football career by playing for the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders of Middle Tennessee State University from 2012 to 2015.
  • He was redshirted in 2011.
  • He earned Honorable Mention All-Conference USA honors in 2013. 
  • He announced on Twitter that he had accepted his invitation to play in the 2016 Senior Bowl on 22nd November 2015. 
  • He was ranked the fifth best strong safety prospect in the draft by NFLDraftScout.com.
  • He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans with the first pick in the third round (64th overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft. 
  • He was the fifth safety selected in the 2016 NFL draft.
  • The Tennessee Titans signed Byard to a four-year, $3.63 million contract with a signing bonus of $897,060 on 18th July 2016.
  • He made his NFL debut in the Titans' season-opener against the Minnesota Vikings and collected five solo tackles in a 25-16 loss.
  • He was named the starting free safety to begin the 2017 season.
  • He started the Titans' season-opener against the Oakland Raiders and recorded eight solo tackles in a 26-16 loss.
  • He was selected to appear in the 2018 Pro Bowl as an injury replacement.
  • He completed the 2018 season with 90 tackles, two sacks, eight pass deflections, and four interceptions.
  • He was also ranked 80th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018.
  • On 24th July 2019, he signed a five-year extension worth $70.5 million with $31 million guaranteed with the Titans, making him the highest-paid safety in the league on 24th July 2019. 

Marital Status, Dating, Girlfriend

Kevin's marital status is unknown. There are no rumors about him dating with anyone. So, due to this, he is assumed to be single at present. As of today, he is focusing on his career rather than sticking in a relationship. He is living a happy life without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Net Worth of Kevin 

Kevin is a very famous and successful football safety. Till now, he has accumulated a lot of money from his career. The net worth of Kevin is estimated to have $70 Million as of 2019. His salary is estimated to have $3,878,132. Overall, he is satisfied with his earnings. 

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