Know About James Conner; NFL, Girlfriend, Stats, Contract, Salary, Hair

Published Date: 30 Oct, 2019 Updated date: 30 Oct, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Well, there is another injury news for James Conner. The NFL player suffered from AC joint injury after the remarkable contribution on victory against the Miami Dolphinson 29 October 2019.

James Conner is an American football running back, currently playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He began his college football career from the University of Pittsburgh.

James Conner Bio; Family, Education, Height, Weight

James Earl Conner was born on 5 May 1995 as the youngest of five brothers of parents Glen Conner and Kelly Bibbs. He grew up with brothers Glen, Richard, Michael and Rico in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Conner pursued his primary education from McDowell High School. Afterward, he went to the University of Pittsburgh, where he majored in communication. He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters) and weighs 233 lbs (106 kg).

His Career; NFL, Stats

James played college football at the Pittsburgh Panthers football program for four seasons. He was named the ACC Player of the Year and garnered AFCA first-team All-American honors at the end of the 2014 season.


James Conner’s NFL stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers as of 2019 (Picture: Pro-Football-Reference)

Conner was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft. He made his NFL debut in the season-opener at the Cleveland Browns in 2017, where he had four carries for 11 yards in a 21–18 victory. In 2018, he received an overall grade of 73.0 from Pro Football Focus which ranked as the 28th highest grade among all qualifying running backs.

Contract & Salary

James signed a 4-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, worth $3,161,523. It includes a $706,288 signing bonus, $706,288 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $790,381.

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He will earn a base salary of $668,000 while carrying a cap hit of $844,572 and a dead cap value of $353,144 in 2019.

Who Is James Conner’s Girlfriend?

The 24-year-old is reportedly dating a beautiful girl named Sarah Quinn. Sarah was a cheerleader for the University of Pittsburgh and she is now an RN for a Trauma and Burn Center.


James Conner pictured with his girlfriend Sarah Quinn in September 2017 (Picture: Sarah’s Instagram)

The pair met while in the University and began their romantic relationship in 2015. It looks like they are enjoying their romantic relationship, staying away from the limelight so far.

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Some Interesting Facts About James Conner

  • James received AFCA first-team All-American honors and was awarded the ACC Player of the Year in 2017.
  • One of his brothers Rico is born from his mother’s second marriage.
  • He was diagnosed with stage 2 Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system in 2015. He announced on Twitter that he was cancer-free in May 2016.
  • His hairstyle with understated, basic mullet: short in the front and bushy in the back got attention in 2018.
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