This article will answer every question you have about Cam Akers. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Akers do for a living?
- Who are Akers’s parents and siblings?
- What are Akers’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Akers married or does he have a girlfriend?
- Does Akers have any children?
- Where is Cam Akers now?
- How tall is Cam Akers?
- How much money does Cam Akers earn?
- What is Cam Akers’s net worth?
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Who is Cam Akers?
Cam Akers is a famous American professional football running back for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). Akers played college football at Florida State University and was drafted in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the Rams.
Cam Akers college career
Akers was ranked as a five-star recruit and among the top recruits of his class. He committed to play college football for Florida State University. Akers set the team freshman record for rushing yards during the 2017 Independence Bowl, bringing his season total to 1,025 yards in what was a generally forgettable 7-6 season. This record broke the previous one of 1,008 which was set in 2014, by Dalvin Cook. He then announced on December 14, 2019, that he would be skipping the Sun Bowl to join the 2020 NFL Draft.
Cam was picked by the Los Angeles Rams as the 52nd overall in the second round in the 2020 NFL Draft. He then scored his first career touchdown on a four-yard reception in the third quarter in a 27-24 win on Monday Night Football, against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in Week 11. On Thursday Night Football, Akers rushed for 171 yards on 29 attempts in Week 14 against the New England Patriots. This marked the sixth-most rushing yards by any NFL player in one game during the 2020 season and fourth-most by a Rams rookie in one game in franchise history. The team won the game by a 24-3 score. He was then named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in Week 14.
Playing against the Seattle Seahawks, in the Wild Card Round of the NFL playoffs, he rushed for 131 yards and a touchdown and caught 2 passes for 45 yards in the 30-20 victory. Akers later rushed for 90 yards and a touchdown during the 32-18 defeat to the Green Bay Packers, in the Divisional Round of the playoffs.
Akers tore his Achilles tendon on July 20, 2021, while exercising briefly before the beginning of training camp, likely concluding his 2021 season. He was then placed on the reserve/non-football injury list to begin the season. Five months after his injury, he was then activated to the active roster on December 25, 2021. He rushed for 3 yards on 5 carries and caught 3 passes for 10 yards.
How old is Cam Akers?
Cam Akers was born on June 22, 1999, in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S., and is aged 22 as of 2021. He shares his birthday with celebrities including Zach Clayton, Yammy, Queen KhaMyra, Sam Rybka, Meryl Streep, Kurt Warner, Vijay, Kris Kristofferson, Cyndi Lauper, Todd Rundgren, Bruce Campbell, Billy Wilder, among others.
Cam Akers Family
Who are Cam Akers’ parents?
Cam Akers was born in Jackson, Mississippi to his parents Conni Akers and Angela Michael Neal. He belongs to the black ethnicity and is of American nationality. His parents’ ancestry is not well known to the public and all that is known is that they are American nationalists.
Does Cam Akers have siblings?
Akers has no siblings, is known to the public, and remains as the only child of his parents. He has also not shared or mentioned any siblings to the media.
Cam Akers Education
Akers joined high school at Clinton High School in Clinton, Mississippi. Here he played quarterback and running back for the football team before graduating. He then attended Florida State University, after committing there to play college football.
Cam Akers Interest
Akers started his interest in football from an early age and played in the school team in high school. Here he was named MS Gatorade Player of The Year. He additionally played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and won the U.S. Army Player of the Year Award in 2016. Akers then joined college committing to play football for Florida State University. Here he broke a previous record set by Dalvin Cook of 1,008 yards in 2014, by his record of 1,025 yards.
Cam Akers Girlfriend
Akers is presently unmarried and is still very young to get married. He is also not linked to any relationships for now and remains single, and is currently focusing his efforts on his career.
Cam Akers Kids
Akers has no children of his own for now as he is still young and is also not linked to any relationships so far.
Cam Akers Height
The American football player, has a well-built, muscular and athletic body, adding up to a height of 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) and a weight of 98 kg (217 lbs).
Cam Akers Net Worth
American young football player has been playing for the NFL from 2020 to date for the Los Angeles Rams. He has come up very strong in his football career, however, his salary with the Rams is not disclosed. Akers, throughout his young career, has garnered up an estimated net worth of $1 million – 5 million as of 2021.