Know About Mark Barron; Contract, Wife, Injury, Stats, NFL, Rams

Published Date: 19 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 19 Mar, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Mark Barron a free agent? Not anymore! The talented football linebacker is flying high with his latest NFL contract with Pittsburgh Steelers. It took Mark 12 days to pen a new deal after LA Rams released him on 5 March 2019.

Like many other players, Mark Barron’s professional success is the result of his promising college career. The linebacker’s NFL journey started with his early contract with Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Short Bio: Age, Height

The 29-years-of-age NFL star hails from Mobile, Alabama of the United States. Mark was born on 27 October 1989 to his parents, who are not that keen to land media recognition.

Standing at a tall height of 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88 m), Mark attended St. Paul’s Episcopal School in his hometown. There, he played for the St. Paul’s high school football team, marking the beginning of his amateur career.

NFL Career: Stats, Contract

Mark Barron’s amateur career got more height when he joined the University of Alabama to play for Alabama Crimson Tide football team in 2008. His overall defensive stat of 149 solo tackles was able to fit him into NFL. Soon, he marked a professional start after selected seventh overall in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

After two years, Buccaneers traded him to the Los Angeles Rams for a fourth and sixth-round draft in the 2015 NFL Draft. Mark registered a single tackle in his debut game for the Rams on 2 November 2014, which ended in a 13-10 victory for his side.


Mark Barron in his Los Angeles Rams’ Shirt (Picture: NBC Sports)

Though Mark got sidelined due to some injury setbacks in the middle, he was part of the Rams side until they released him on 5 March 2019. Twelve days later, on 17 March 2019, the linebacker penned a $12 Million-worth two-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Does Mark Barron Have A Wife?

Though the NFL star is flying high with his remarkable professional career, he likes to keep some privacy when it comes to his relationship life.

No any dating history of Mark Barron has surfaced on social media. By the looks of it, he seems single and professionally focused at this point, some distance away from labeling someone as his wife or girlfriend.

Some Interesting Facts About Mark Barron

  • Before changing his position as a linebacker while at the Rams, Mark played as a safety.
  • He is a dedicated philanthropist and has mentored the youths and rising football stars in his community.
  • Before picked in the NFL Draft, Mark underwent sports hernia surgery which kept him away from performing drills at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.
  • His NFL stats read at 628 combined and 145 assisted tackles from 93 game starts.   
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