The American footballer, Myles Garrett plays for the Cleveland Browns as a defensive end on the National Football League (NFL). The team selected him in the first overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. Further, he before had played college football at Texas A&M who rose as #2 overall prospect in the US with a highest-rated defensive player as well.
Due to his injuries, in his rookie seasons with Browns, he didn’t appear to play games against South Carolina and New Mexico State. However, he later emerged and become one of the premier edge rushers in the NFL. Moreover, the NFL has suspended him on November 15, 2019(third season with Browns) because of a fight that occurred in a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to CBSSPORTS.com(an online portal), the player had brought a few controversies as he began his NFL career which made him to suspension for two times.
Caption: Cleveland Defensive end Myles Garrett
Myles Garrett: Bio, Family, Education, Early Career
The footballer was born on 29 December 1995 in Arlington, Texas, the United States of America. He was born as the son of Audrey and Lawrence Garrett. He has the nationality of America, however, he has a mixed ethnicity of Africa and America. Myles has two siblings: eldest brother, Sean Williams Garrett who was a standout basketball player for Boston College. And older sister, Brea Garrett played as a track/field athlete at Texas A&M.
For his education, he attended Martin High School in Arlington, Texas. From a young age, he has started to involve in different games like basketball, track, and football. Hence, he became a letterman in these games during high school. Also, he was ranked as the second-best overall player in his class and committed to play college football with Texas A&M in 2013.
In his freshman year with Texas A&M, he had been choose as #2 overall and highest-rated defensive player that the Aggies had ever signed. Further, he finished the season with 11.5 sacks, 53 total tackles, 14 for loss tackles, 10 quarterback hurries. Later in sophomore year, he recorded his first interception off of his own-tipped ball against the game ‘Ole Miss’. Also, he received a first-team All-American selection by the Walter Camp Football Foundation and the Football Writers Association of America.
Myles Garrett: Professional Career & Life Achievements
In his rookie season, he had to limit his games due to suffering from a high ankle sprain in his left leg, during the game against Arkansas. Later, he appeared to third downs in some other games after the recovery. Therefore, he officially announced that he had intentions to enter the NFL 2017 Draft in December 2016. In the 2017 NFL Draft, Cleveland Browns selected Garrett and began to play as a defensive end.
At the beginning of the season, due to his injury, he had missed four games. But after the recovery, he played his first regular season with the team on 8th October and sacked Josh McCown twice. In 2018, he received a title as a defensive captain for the 2018 season. After he recorded 13.5 sacks, 44 combined tackles, 12 tackle-for-loss, 29 quarterback hits, three passes defensed, and three forced fumbles in all 16 games. In that year, because of 13.5 sacks, he ranked sixth in the NFL.
The year 2019 didn’t go well for him because mid of the year had brought him a few controversies. In September, he was fined for three fouls, a face mask hit on Delanie Walker and also two rough passer fouls on Trevor Siemian. In the same year, November, he was involved in a fight with Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback, Mason Rudolph. Further, as reported, Garrett pulled the Mason to the ground and tugged at Myles’ helmet. After a while, he pulled off Mason’s helmet and swung it towards his head. As a result, the NFL suspended him indefinitely and missed the remainder game of the 2019 regular season and post-season.
Caption: Myles Garrett-Mason Rudolph fight at the end of the second half-game in November 2019.
Myles Garrett: Personal Life & Wife
Coming to the 24-years-old player’s personal life, you must be wondering whether the player is in a relationship or not. Well, as per reports, he is currently single and not seen with anyone at the moment. It is not clear that he is in a secret relationship or maybe waiting for the right person to come at the right time. However, one thing is clear that he is totally focusing on his career-building.
Myles Garrett: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The 6 ft 4 inches tall athlete, Myles has amassed huge mouth-watering career earnings. He entered team Browns after signing a fully guaranteed four-year deal amount of $30.41 million with a $20.25 million signing bonus and a team option for the fifth year. Further, He reported being the 7th best-paid player of the Browns who makes earning of $3,229,750 as a base salary while carrying a cap hit of $8,294,251 and a dead cap value of $17,970,878 in 2019. In addition, he also earns a profitable amount via endorsement deals, particularly for promoting the products of the brand, Addidas. Therefore, he has a net worth of above $12 million.
The defensive player is also active over different social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. He has an official Instagram account @flash_garrett with 335k followers. On Twitter, he goes by the handle @Myles”Flash” Garrett with 199k followers. But he is not active on Facebook.
Myles Garrett: Body Measurements
Garrett has a well-trained and muscular body that has a weight of around 123 kg. His perfect athletic body has a tall height of 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 meters. He has black hair and eye color.