Luke August Kuechly is best known as an American linebacker for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). Kuechly was born on April 20, 1991, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Luke Kuechly's Career
Luke Kuechly is considered as the Super Bowl-bound Carolina Panthers‘ best defensive player. He was prepared by the Panthers ninth overall in the 2012 NFL Draft. Kuechly also played college football at Boston College where he was perceived twice as a consensus All-American.
On May 10, 2012, Luke signed a 4-year, $12.58 million contracts. Later, on September 10, 2015, he signed a 5-year, $62 million extensions with the Panthers, being the NFL’s highest-paid middle linebacker by annual average salary. Kuechly had an actual impact on his rookie season, as he led the NFL in tackles.
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He achieved the Associated Press 2012 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award, as the third youngest recipient in its history. In 2013, Kuechly became the youngest recipient of the AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award in its history.
In 2015, Kuechy missed three games due to injury but still he set his career high in forced fumbles, fumble recoveries. Luke scored an interference-returned touchdown against the Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game.
Luke Kuechly is not yet married to girlfriend Shannon Reilly
The American footballer of 25 years, is recently dating his girlfriend Shannon Reilly. Kuechly was not involved in any affairs and not seen dating anyone before Shannon Reilly. The couple has managed to keep their personal information and relationship profile relatively low.
His girlfriend Shannon Reilly is known to be an athlete who played club field hockey during her high school. Both of them share some similar interests. Looking at their pictures, the couple seems very close to one another. So, there are fewer possibilities of their break up.