Aaron Charles Donald is an American Football Player. Aaron Donald Family, Parents, Wife, Chidren, Biography. Aaron Charles Donald is an American football defensive tackle for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Pittsburgh, where he was recognized as a unanimous All-American and was drafted by the Rams with the 13th pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Donald is widely regarded as one of the greatest defensive players of all time.
Aaron Donald Biography
|Real Name||Aaron Charles Donald|
( Birthday )
|23 May 1991|
|Age ( As per 2022 )||30 Years|
|Place of Birth||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Spouse / Partner||Erica Sherman|
|Children||Jaeda Donald, Archie Jr. Donald|
|Siblings||Akita Donald ( Sister ) |
Archie Donald ( Brother)
|Education||University of Pittsburgh|
Aaron Donald Family and Parents
Aaron Donald was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America, on May 23, 1991. Anita Goggins and Archie Donald are his parents’ names. His father used to work out when he was 12 years old since he was a lazy kid. Aaron attended Penn Hills High School and studied and played football there. Later, he received offers from Toledo, Akron, and Rutgers for college scholarships. He opted to join the University of Pittsburgh’s football team.
Aaron Donald Wife, Children
Aaron Donald is engaged to his Erica Sherman. Erica is Vice President of Athlete Partnerships for Game 1 and previously worked for the Los Angeles Rams. Away from the spotlight, the couple enjoys spending precious time together.
Aaron Donald Professional Career
At the NFL Combine, Donald set the record for fastest 40-yard dash time for a defensive tackle with a 4.68. The record was previously held by Tank Johnson, who ran a 4.69 in 2004. He drew comparisons to John Randle afterwards. Donald was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the first round with the 13th overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft.
On June 16, 2014, the Rams signed Donald to a four-year, fully guaranteed $10.13 million rookie contract. The contract also included a $5.69 million signing bonus and a fifth-year option. On September 7, 2014, Donald made his regular season debut against the Minnesota Vikings and finished the 34–6 loss with four tackles. The following week, he recorded three tackles and his first NFL sack during a 19–17 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
On October 13, 2014, he was given his first career start against the San Francisco 49ers and finished the game with four solo tackles. After recording 47 tackles, nine sacks, and two forced fumbles, Donald was one of five rookies selected to the 2015 Pro Bowl.
Donald started all 16 games, ending the season with 69 tackles, 11 sacks, a pass defended, and a fumble recovery. He earned a First Team All-Pro selection for the first time in his NFL career. He was a Pro Bowl selection for the second consecutive season. He was also ranked 14th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.
In the season-opener against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday Night Football Donald recorded his first sack of the season on Dak Prescott during the 20–17 win. Two weeks later against the Buffalo Bills, he recorded two sacks on Josh Allen, one of which was a strip sack that he later recovered during the 35–32 road loss. During Week 5 against the Washington Football Team Donald recorded four sacks during the 30–10 road victory.
During Week 12 game against the Green Bay Packers, Donald choked offensive lineman Lucas Patrick. He was fined $10,300 for his behavior. Two weeks later, Donald had three sacks, five tackles, three for a loss, and a pass deflection in a 30-23 road victory over the Arizona Cardinals, earning NFC Defensive Player of the Week. Similar to what happened in Week 12, Donald choked D. J. Humphries in the Wild Card round against the Cardinals and