Know About Calvin Ridley; Stats, Age, Brother, Salary, Height, Dating

Published Date: 05 Nov, 2019 Updated date: 05 Nov, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Like his younger brother, Calvin Ridley earns recognition for his professional stint as an American football wide receiver. He played college football at Alabama before announcing himself into the National Football League (NFL).

Calvin Ridley is associated with the NFL side, Atlanta Falcons. He made his way into the team via the 2018 NFL Draft.

Calvin Ridley Short Bio; Age, Brother, Height

The 24-years-of-age player was born as Calvin Orin Ridley on 20 December 1994 in Coconut Creek, Florida, the United States. Talking about his family, his younger brother, Riley Ridley, is an NFL wide receiver for the Chicago Bears.

Watch Calvin Ridley’s jersey swap with his brother Riley Ridley (Video: Calvin’s Instagram)

About 6 feet and 1 inch (1.85 m) tall in height, Calvin attended Monarch High School in his hometown where he played high school football. Later on, he committed to the University of Alabama to play college football on 19 April 2014.

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Career Stats, Salary

After a promising three-season stint at Alabama with 2,781 receiving yards and 19 touchdowns from 44 games, Calvin Ridley was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Eventually, he penned a four-year, $10.9 million deal with the team that also featured a $6.1 million signing bonus. As per the deal, he bags an average salary of $2,725,178.

Although he remained quiet in his NFL debut against the Philadelphia Eagles, Calvin landed four receptions for 64 yards and his first NFL touchdown in his side’s 31-24 triumph over the Carolina Panthers. Furthermore, he recorded seven receptions for 146 yards and three touchdowns in a 43-37 loss to the New Orleans Saints.


Catch Calvin Ridley’s NFL career stats (Picture: ESPN)

In week 2 of the 2019 season, he caught 8 passes for 105 yards and a touchdown as the Falcons defeated Philadelphia Eagles by 24-20 scoreline.

Is Calvin Ridley Dating Anyone?

As of now, the American football star is yet to share his relationship life with his fans and paparazzi. Since we can’t find any dating history of the young player, we assume he is single as of now and completely focused on caressing his professional career.

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Some Interesting Facts About Calvin Ridley

  • He was named the Offensive Rookie of the Month for the month of September for collecting six touchdown receptions in 2018.
  • Calvin records most receiving touchdowns by a rookie in his first four starts.
  • His other career highlight includes the PFWA All-Rookie Team (2018).   
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