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- How much money does Jeff earn?
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Who is Jeff Gladney?
Jeff Gladney was a professional well-known American football cornerback who played in the NFL (National Football League) for two seasons. While at college, he played college football at TCU and was drafted in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. Before the start of the 2022 NFL season, he passed away after being involved in a car crash in Dallas, Texas.
How Old Is Jeff Gladney?
He was 25 years old at the time of his death on May 30, 2022. Having been born on December 12, 1996, in New Boston, Texas, U.S. Jeff shared his birthdate with celebrities such as; Indi Star, Sky Katz, Crainer, Duke Depp, JiDion, Jennifer Connelly, Bob Barker, and many more.
Jeff Gladney Family
Who are Jeff Gladney’s Parents?
He was born to John Gladney (Father) and Jacinda Jefferson (Mother).
Does Jeff Gladney have Siblings?
He has three elder brothers. However, the names and whereabouts of his brothers are not mentioned on the internet.
Jeff Gladney Education
He received his high school education Ne Boston High School where he was a three-stare-recruit. After high school, he attended Texas Christian University.
Jeff Gladney Marital Status
He was in a relationship with his girlfriend Andrea Mercedes Palacios. His girlfriend too died in a car accident with Jeff.
Jeff Gladney Kids
He had a kid, a son by the name Kingston Gee Gladney from his previous relationship.
Jeff Gladney Career
A College Career
Because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament sustained in his senior year of high school, he redshirted his freshman year. However, he was a four-year starter at Texas Christian University. In his junior season, he made waves as a cover corner thus earning himself first-team all-Big 12 Conference by Pro Football Focus and second-team all-Big 12 by the coaches. Before his senior season, he injured his meniscus but continued to play the whole while waiting for surgery until after the conclusion of the season. Overall in his collegiate career, he recorded five interceptions and was thus named to the 2020 Senior Bowl roster after his senior season. He as well garnered first-team all-Big 12 honors by the Associated Press. Because of his physical style of play, he was praised by NFL draft evaluators.
A Professional Career
A Career with the Minnesota Vikings
Jeff was drafted in the first round with the 31st overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. While heading into his first training camp, he was competing for a starting job against Holton Hill, Mike Hughes, and fellow rookie Cameron Dantzler. However, he was named the fourth cornerback behind Cameron, Mike, and Holton to begin the season. He recorded his first forced fumble on running back Brian Hill in Week 6 against the Atlanta Falcons, which was recovered by the Vikings in the 40-23 loss. Overall, he finished his rookie 2020 season with 81 total tackles, three passes defended, and one forced fumble. On August 3, 2021, he was released after his indictment for domestic violence. However, he was found not guilty in March 2022.
A Career with the Arizona Cardinals
Jeff signed with the Arizona Cardinals on March 16, 2022.
Jeff Gladney Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body he stood at a height of 5ft 11inches (1.80m) and a weight of 90kg (198lbs)
Jeff Gladney’s Salary and Net Worth
He had an annual salary of $6.5 million and a net worth of $5 million.