Everson Griffen : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Contract and Salary
Everson Griffen is an American football defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Contract and Salary
1. Everson Griffen Biography
|Birthdate||22 December 1987|
|Age (as of 2021)||33 years|
|Place of Birth||Avondale, Arizona, United States|
|Spouse/Partner||Tiffany Brandt (m. 2014)|
|Education||Agua Fria High School in Avondale|
|Profession||American football defensive end|
|Net Worth||$8 Million|
|Last Update||Nonember 2021|
Everson Griffen is an American football defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). A graduate of Agua Fria High School, Griffen attended and played college football at USC.He was traded to the Lions later that year, then re-signed with the Vikings in August 2021.
2. Early Life and Family
Griffen attended Agua Fria High School in Avondale, Arizona, the same high school as Vikings Hall of Famer Randall McDaniel. At Agua Fria, Griffen played as a defensive lineman and running back for the Owls high school football team.
As a junior, he rushed for 794 yards on 142 carries for eight touchdowns, and had 12 receptions for 168 yards and one 71-yard reception where he outraced everybody for a score.On defense, he was double and triple-teamed but still managed 47 tackles, five sacks and three fumble recoveries.Following his high school career, Griffen was selected to play in the 2007 U.S. Army All-American Bowl along with fellow USC recruits Marc Tyler, Kristofer O'Dowd, Joe McKnight, and Chris Galippo. During the recruiting process, he took official visits to USC, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oregon, UCLA, and Florida before committing to the Trojans on November 24, 2006.
3. Everson Griffen Wife
Everson Griffen is Married with Wife Tiffany.Griffen and his wife, Tiffany, have three sons. Their oldest son, Greyson, was born in 2013 and their second son, Ellis, was born in 2015.Their third and youngest son, Sebastian Gregory, was born on November 23, 2017.
4. Everson Griffen Net Worth 2021
Everson Griffen is an American football defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings has an estimated Net Worth around $8 Million in 2021.
5. Everson Griffen Contract and Salary
Everson Griffen signed a 1 yea contract of $1,075,000 with the Minnesota Vikings, including an average annual salary of $1,075,000. In 2021, Griffen will earn a base salary of $1,075,000, while carrying a cap hit of $850,000 and a dead cap value of $1,075,000.
6. Professional Career
Griffen had an impressive showing as a first-year true freshman backup defensive end in 2007, playing primarily in pass rushing situations. Overall, in 2007, while appearing in all 13 games, he totaled 21 tackles, including 5.5 for losses of 30 yards , two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and two pass deflections.He became the first USC true freshman to start an opener on the defensive line in 21 seasons since Tim Ryan in 1986 against Illinois and the first true freshman to start on the defensive line since Shaun Cody did so in 2001 against Utah.
On July 4, 2009, at a Fourth of July party on Nantucket Island, Griffen and a teammate, linebacker Jordan Campbell, were cited by the Nantucket Police Department for a noise violation; no charges were filed and the two agreed to write a letter of apology.Overall, he finished the 2009 season with 45 total tackles, eight sacks, one pass defensed, and one forced fumble.
After USC's 24–13 victory over Boston College in the 2009 Emerald Bowl, Griffen announced he would forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the 2010 NFL Draft.At the 2010 NFL Scouting Combine, Griffen put on a show, running an electronic-timed 4.66 in the 40-yard dash and bench-pressing 225 lbs 32 times. His 40 time was second among defensive lineman, while his 32 reps were tied for sixth-best. Entering his Pro Day workout as one of the most scrutinized prospects in the NFL Draft, Griffen lived up to his nickname as "The Freak," posting a 34-inch vertical jump, 9-foot-7 broad jump and 40-yard dash time of 4.59 seconds, though some scouts had his second run as low as 4.46.
On March 9, 2014, Griffen re-signed with the Vikings on a five-year contract worth $42.5 million, including $20 million guaranteed.He enjoyed a breakout season in his first year as a full-time starter, helping the Vikings revamped defense have the most improved defense in the NFL. He started all 16 games after entering the season with one start in his first four seasons with the Vikings.
On July 26, 2017, Griffen signed a four-year, $58 million contract extension ($34 million guaranteed) with the Vikings through the 2022 season.He was named NFC Defensive Player of the Month in October. Griffen recorded at least one sack in each of the Vikings first eight games and is on pace to break his own record of 12 sacks, a mark he got in the 2014 season. Only Jim Marshall and Jared Allen hold the Vikings record for a sack in at least eight straight games; Marshall achieved it in 1969, Allen in 2011.
Griffen played in 11 games in the 2018 season. After playing in the first two games, he missed five games due to a personal matter.He finished with 5.5 sacks, 33 total tackles, five quarterback hits, and one pass defensed.On January 21, 2020, Griffen was named to the 2020 Pro Bowl to replace Nick Bosa since the latter's team made it to Super Bowl LIV.It was the 4th time Griffen had been selected to the Pro Bowl in his career.On February 20, 2020, Griffen opted out of his contract, making him a free agent at the start of the new league year on March 18.
On August 23, 2021, Griffen signed a deal with the Minnesota Vikings.He was a part of initial roster cuts on August 31, 2021 but re-signed with the team on September 2, 2021. Griffen suffered a concussion on September 18 after crashing his car while swerving to avoid a deer in the road. He was subsequently ruled out for week 2.