Micah Parsons - Bio, Net Worth, Salary, Age, Parents, Family, Wife, Height, Nationality, Wiki, Siblings, College Stats, Awards, Facts, Position, Kids
Micah Aaron Parsons, professionally known as Micah Parsons is an American professional football player. Parsons plays as a linebacker for the NFL team, Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys drafted him in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Parsons played college football at Penn State, where he won several awards and accolades including Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year in 2019. He was also named Cotton Bowl Defensive MVP.
What is Micah Parsons Famous For?
- Dallas Cowboys drafted him in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Where is Micah Parsons From?
Micah Parsons was born on 26 May 1999. His birth name is Micah Aaron Parsons. His birth place is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He belongs to African-American ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. His mother is Sherese and his father is Terrence. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He has a sister named Shatara and a brother named, Terrence Jr.
Regarding his educational background, Parsons attended Central Dauphin High School for his freshman and sophomore years. He played both defensive end and running back at Harrisburg. He then transferred to Harrisburg High School. In his senior year, Parsons rushed for 1,239 yards and 27 touchdowns. He racked up 9 and a half sacks and one interception. He was named USA Today High School All-US in 2017.
Micah Parsons College Stats
- Micah Parsons's performance in his senior year earned him a rank #4 in his class and a five-star recruit.
- He was recruited by Nebraska, Georgia, Oklahoma, Ohio State, Alabama, and Penn State.
- Parsons committed to Penn State University in December 2017 and graduated from Harrisburg.
- Penn State head coach gave Parsons the position to play middle linebacker.
- Parsons started only one game in his freshman year.
- However, he led the Nittany Lions in tackles with 82.
- He was named First-Team Freshman All-American in 2018.
- Parsons played better in his sophomore year recording 109 tackles, five sacks, three deflected passes, and three forced fumbles.
- After his outstanding stats in his sophomore season, he was named Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year.
- He was also named a consensus All-American and First-Team All-Big Ten in 2019.
- He was named the 2019 Cotton Bowl Classic defensive MVP after recording 14 tackles, two sacks, and two forced fumbles.
- Parsons opted out of the 2020 season due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Micah Parsons NFL
- Micah Parsons announced to enter the 2021 NFL Draft.
- The Dallas Cowboys selected Parsons in the 2021 NFL Draft.
Micah Parsons Girlfriend
Micah Parsons is not married yet but he has a son named Malcolm. However, the identity of his son's mother is not available at present. More details about his personal life, girlfriend will be updated here.
Micah Parsons Height
Micah Parsons stands at a height of 1.91 m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a body weight of 245 lbs i.e. 111 kg. He has an athletic body build. Being a football player, he maintains his body perfectly well.
Micah Parsons Salary and Net Worth
Micah Parsons is a rising football star. He had outstanding stats in high school and college earning several awards and honors. Parsons's professional career just started after being drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2021 NFL Draft. He has yet to sign his professional contract with the Cowboys. He will surely land a lucrative deal and earn a handsome salary in the coming years. His net worth is below $1 million at present.
Trivias About Micah Parsons You Need To Know.
- He also played varsity basketball at high school.
- He became the first Nittany Lion to ever lead the team in tackles (82) as a freshman.
- He graduated from Penn State with a Criminology degree.
- He was drafted 12th overall.
- He loves pasta.
- Besides football, he loves bowling and has a dream of becoming a professional bowler as well.