Saquon Barkley is a professional American football player is currently playing for the New York Giants of NFL. In 2018 NFL Draft he was selected with a second overall pick. During his college career in the Penn State Nittany Lions he was announced as the Big Ten Offensive Player in 2016 and 2017.
Shor Bio Of American Football Player Saquon Barkley
Saquon Barkley was born to Alibay Barkley and Tonya Johnson on 7th February 1997 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States. He grew up along with his four siblings: Shaquona Barkley, Aliyah Barkley, Rashard Barkley, and Ali Barkley. Ethnicity wise Barkley is black, and an African American nationality wise.
He completed his school education at Whitehall High School in Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania. He joined Penn State University from where he played college-level football.
How Did Saquon Barkley Started Football Career?
22 years Saquon was interested in football since his childhood days. His parents were very supportive from the beginning because of which Barkley was able to pursue his dream of becoming a professional footballer. Saquon Barkley regards his father as his true inspiration.
Saquon Barkley is a famous college-level football player. Still, he has an excellent college record behind him.
In the 2015 Penn State football season campaign, he had 182 carries for 1,076 yards and seven touchdowns. He got appreciated well for his performance in the first year.
Saquon Barkley performed exceptionally at the college level football and received a 4-star recruit.
He was committed to Rutgers at first, but then he switched to Penn State. Barkley continued to play well, in the second season he was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, Ameche Dayne Running Back of the Year and First Team All-Big Ten.
He holds the Penn State record for rushing yards by a first-year student in a season which is 1,076 by a freshman and 1,496 by a soph 0re.
Saquon Barkley Is Father Of Baby Girl; Know His Relationship Status
Saquon Barkley is yet to be married but has welcomed a baby girl with his girlfriend, Anna Congdon. The couple who started dating in 2017 welcomed their first child on April 24, 2018, and named her Jada Clare Barkley.
Previously in 2017, he was rumored to be in a relationship with a lady named Natalie Saraceni. He once tweeted a kind of a shout out to his her saying ''WCW goes out to my wonderful girlfriend''.
Physical features and net worth
Saquon Barkley stands at the height of 1.8m ( 5' 11'') and has a weight of 223 lbs. Endorsed by the Penn State University as one of its finest runners in the college football team, Barkley is still playing college level and is thus not allowed to be paid.
College-level footballers cannot be paid, but they do receive credits and scholarships. There are many cases of college footballers being given gifts under the table, however, there has been no such news regarding Barkley.
by ab-niranjan, 23 Mar, 2017