Who is Calais Campbell?
Calais Campbell is a well-known player who plays from America. He has been able to establish his name as an excellent footballer playing from the position of the defensive end. Presently, the player played for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL (National Football League), but recently he was traded to the Baltimore Ravens on March 15, 2020.
Earlier, he played college football for the University of Miami. Later, in the 2008 NFL draft, Arizona Cardinals selected him. He played for Arizona till 2016. Then since 2017, he started playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars, and also presently, he is in the active roster list.
Calais was born on September 1, 1986, as Calais Malik Campbell, in Denver, Colorado, US. He was born to his father Charles Campbell, and his mother Nateal Campbell. Campbell grew up along with his seven siblings; two sisters, Kimba Blaylock and Keyonne Campbell, and five brothers; Jamar, Raj, Claire, Severin, and Jared.
Furthermore, he holds an American nationality, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to Black. He has the star sign of Virgo. Standing height of 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 m), and weighing about 136 kg (300 lbs), he has been able to maintain his body fit and healthy.
Early Life of Calais Campbell
For his education, he firstly attended South High School, located in Denver, Colorado. From an early age only, he had an interest in playing football. So, during high school, he started playing football for the school team. He made a record of 57 sacks during his school time. Moreover, from his school time only, he became one of the top defensive end prospects. In addition, Rivals.com made him the tenth best strongside defensive end, and South.com gave him seventh rank.
Along with playing football, he also showed an interest in basketball. He joined the school’s basketball team. He became selected for an All-State basketball as a junior and recorded an average of 22.7 points, 16.0 rebounds, as well as 22.7 points in each game. Later, he enrolled at Miami.
Campbell started playing at Miami from the 2005 season. During the season, he played 11 games in total and made a record of 2.5 sacks, 24 total tackles. Likewise, in 2006 season, he made a record of 55 tackles and 10,5 sacks. In the last season at Miami, in 2007, he had a record of 50 tackles, 6.5 sacks, and an interception.
The Arizona Cardinals selected Campbell for the 2008 NFL Draft. He started playing from the 2008 season. He played in a total of 16 games in the season. Campbell started his regular season for the first time at the San Francisco 49ers. Then, in the game opposite to Miami Dolphins, he made his season-high four solo tackles. He had 28 combined tackles in total.
Likewise, he started the 2009 season playing in opposition to the San Francisco 49ers. During the game, he made his season-high six solo tackles. In 2009 season, he played 16 games, and had 45 combined tackles in total, along with seven sacks, and a forced fumble. Later, during the 2010 season, he suffered from an ankle injury. However, eventually, in the game opposition to the Carolina Panthers, he made his season-high 11 combined tackles. In total, he made a record of 60 combined tackles, as well as six sacks.
Eventually, during the 2011 season, he made his career-high 72 combined tackles in total, along with eight sacks. Similarly, he finished the 2012 season having 65 combined tackles, 6.5 sacks in his thirteen games. Also, in 2013, he played 16 games and made a record of 58 combined tackles, nine sacks, and six passes defended. Moreover, Campbell completed the 2014 season playing 14 games. He had a record of 58 combined tackles and seven sacks as well as an interception.
Likewise, Campbell played 16 games in the 2015 season and had 61 combined tackles and five sacks. Certainly, in 2016, he became among the Top 100 Players, ranking 71st. Playing 16 games, he made a record of 53 combined tackles, eight sacks, and an interception. Being an unrestricted free agent in 2017, he had an offer from several teams like Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos, and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Calais entered into the team on March 9, 2017, signing a four-year contract. He started playing from the 2017 season. Campbell played his first game in opposition to the Houston Texans and made his career-high four sacks in quarterbacks. Also, he became a Defensive Player of the Week. In total, he played 16 games in 2017 season and made a record of 67 combined tackles, and his career-high 14.5 sacks.
Furthermore, the amazing player got the position of 14th and enlisted in the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018. During the 2018 season, he made a record of 72 total tackles and 10.5 sacks. Likewise, in 2019, he became a Defensive Player of the Week.
Personal Life of Calais Campbell
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About his personal life, a preeminent player is a married man. He married Rocia Sebhatu on July 18, 2017. The player also posts a picture of him along with his wife in his Instagram account and give updates about himself to his fans through the social media accounts.
Calais Campbell has been able to earn massive popularity from his preeminent playing skills. Likewise, along with earning name and fame, he has been able to earn a handsome amount of money.
In 2008, he had a four years contract with the Arizona Cardinals worth $3.40 million, along with the signing bonus $484 thousand, and $1.68 million guaranteed. Then, in 2017, he signed a four years contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars worth $60 million, having the $6 million as signing bonus, and $30 million guaranteed.
Eventually, on March 15, 2020, he signed a contract with Baltimore Ravens for two years worth $27 million.