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Who is Marquez Valdes-Scantling?
Marquez Reshard Valdes-Scantling is a famous American football wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). Previously, he played college football at NC State and South Florida and got drafted in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers.
Marquez Valdes-Scantling career
Valdes-Scantling played college football from 2013 to 2014 at NC State and from 2015 to 2017 at South Florida. He was forced to sit out the 2015 season because of transfer rules.
Green Bay Packers
Marquez was drafted with the 174th overall selection in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers. On May 7, 2018, he signed his rookie contract. He then made his NFL debut on September 9, 2018, in the Packer’s season opener recording a 21-yard kick return in the 24-23 win against the Chicago Bears. Later, he recorded his first professional reception in the next game against the Minnesota Vikings. He began his first career game in place of the injured Randall Cobb catching one pass for 38 yards in a victory against the Buffalo Bills in Week 4.
Valdes-Scantling again started in Week 5 in place of Randall, and had a breakout performance, notching 7 receptions for 68 yards and a touchdown in a loss to the Detroit Lions. He then had a three-catch, 103-yard performance in a victory against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 6. On October 28, 2018, he had 2 receptions for 45 yards and a 40-yard receiving touchdown in a 27-29 defeat by the os Angeles Rams. Marquez had 2 receptions for 101 yards in a 17-31 loss to the New England Patriots the next week. Totally, he completed his rookie season with 38 receptions for 581 receiving yards and 2 receiving touchdowns. He completed 7th among rookies in receiving yards.
Marquez caught 6 passes for 99 yards and his first receiving touchdown of the season in a 27-16 win against the Denver Broncos in Week 3. He then completed with 2 catches for 133 receiving yards and a 74-yard touchdown as the team won 42-24 against the Oakland Raiders in Week 7. Overall, he finished the 2019 season with 26 receptions for 452 receiving yards and 2 receiving touchdowns.
Valdes-Scantling caught 4 passes for 96 yards and his first touchdown of the season in the 43-34 victory against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 1. He then had 2 receptions for 53 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns in the 34-17 win against the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday Night Football in Week 9. In Week 10 he had 4 receptions for 149 receiving yards consisting of a 78-yard receiving touchdown in the 24-20 victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
He recorded a key 47-yard catch on a late fourth-quarter drive that resulted in a game-tying field goal by Mason Crosby in Week 11, against the Indianapolis Colts. However, Marquez also lost a fumble on the team’s second play in overtime, letting the Colts kick the game-winning field goal. He later tweeted that he received death threats following the game. He later recorded 4 catches for 115 yards and a touchdown in the 31-26 defeat by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC Championship.
On October 2, 2021, Marquez was placed on an injured reserve. On November 6, 2021, he was later activated from the injured reserve.
Kansas City Chiefs
Valdes-Scantling signed a 3-year deal with the Kansas City Chiefs on March 24, 2022.
How old is Marquez Valdes-Scantling?
Marquez Reshard Valdes-Scantling is aged 27 as of 2021, having been born on October 10, 1994, in Saint Petersburg, Florida, U.S. He shares his birthday with celebrities such as Pressley Hosbach, Marina Diamandis, Thomas Kuc, Andrew McCutchen, Ben Vereen, Bradley Whitford, Brett Favre, Charles Dance, Cyril Neville, Dale Earnhardt Jr., among others.
Marquez Valdes-Scantling Family
Who are Marquez Valdes-Scantling’s parents?
Marquez Valdes-Scantling was born in Saint Petersburg, Florida to Tahisia Scantling and Marcellus Scantling. Information about his parents is not available to the media and will be updated soon.
Does Marquez Valdes-Scantling have siblings?
Valdes-Scantling was born to his parents in a family of two children. He has one younger brother named Marcellus Scantling Jr.
Marquez Valdes-Scantling Education
Valdes-Scantling attended Lakewood high school, where he played high school football. As a senior, he recorded 50 receptions for 800 receiving yards and 14 receiving touchdowns. He then joined NC State where he went on to play college football from 2013 to 2014. From 2015 to 2017, he played college football for South Florida.
Marquez Valdes-Scantling Girlfriend
Valdes-Scantling has not been linked to any relationship or engagement in the past and is currently single.
Marquez Valdes-Scantling Kids
Since Marquez is single and has not been linked to any relationship, he currently has no children of his own.
Marquez Valdes-Scantling Height
Valdes-Scantling has a well-built, muscular and athletic body, adding up to an impressive height of 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) and a moderate weight of 93 kg (206 lbs).
Marquez Valdes-Scantling Net Worth
American football wide receiver, Marquez currently plays for Kansas City Chiefs from March 2022. Previously, he played for the Green Bay Packers from 2018 to 2021 and gained a reputation in football. Valdes-Scantling has been able to gather an accumulative net worth of approximately $3 million as of 2022.