Deandre Baker NFL
Deandre Baker NFL
Deandre Lamar Baker happens to be an American professional football player who serves as cornerback in the National Football League and is currently a free agent. He entered the NFL in 2019.
Deandre Baker NFL Early Life
In Miami, Florida, on September 4, 1997, Baker was born to Andre and Chemika Baker. He competed in the 4 x 100-meter relay as the second leg while a student at Miami Northwestern Senior High School, where he was an All-American sprinter. Following completion of his secondary schooling, he enrolled at the University of Georgia where he played college football for the Georgia Bulldogs. He participated in 11 contests as a true freshman in 2015. He suffered an injury against Vanderbilt in a contest during the 2016 campaign. After he had fully healed, he suffered another injury while playing Georgia Tech. After the 2017 campaign, he was selected for the Second-Team All-SEC. Deandre Baker NFL
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Baker debated entering the 2018 NFL draft, but in the end he chose to go back to school for his final year. During his final year of college football, he was among the top defensive backs. He was one of only five draft-eligible cornerbacks with at least 300 coverage plays who held opposing receivers to 175 yards and a 40.2 NFL passer rating in 2018. The Jim Thorpe Award, given to the best defensive back in college football, was given to him. He was also named a unanimous 2018 All-American. Baker only permitted one touchdown during his full four years at Georgia.
Deandre Baker NFL Career
One of the top defensive back candidates for the upcoming NFL Draft was Baker. At number 30 overall in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft, the New York Giants chose him. Along with Quinton Dunbar of the Seattle Seahawks, Baker was the subject of an arrest order in May 2020 on suspicion of aggravated assault with a firearm and armed robbery. In addition to turning themselves in to the authorities, the two are accused of robbing partygoers at gunpoint while holding them at gunpoint. His four counts of armed robbery were filed against him in August 2020, but on November 16 they were withdrawn. His arrest in May 2020 led to his exclusion from the commissioner’s roster on July 27, 2020.
In September 2020, the Giants released him. He was added to the practice squad of the Kansas City Chiefs in November but was moved to the active roster for the team’s games against the New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons, and Los Angeles Chargers in weeks 15, 16, and 17. He was then returned to the practice squad following each of those games. On a non-contact play against the Bolts, he fractured his femur. He made his first professional sack during the contest, after which he was added to the practice squad/injured list in January 2021. He renewed his contract with the Chiefs in February 2021. On August 7, 2022, he was released. He is not wed and is also not betrothed to anyone. Information about his prior relationships is also unavailable.
Deandre Baker NFL Net Worth
As a free agent, DeAndre Baker has a net worth of $1.5 million.