Know About Parick Peterson; Contract, Injury, Stats, Age, Net Worth, Wife

Patrick-Peterson
Published Date: 17 May, 2019 Updated date: 17 May, 2019

After a superb eight playing seasons with Arizona Cardinals, the team suspended Patrick Peterson, age 28. Yes, the 2019 quarter season does not look good after he was found enhancing drug policy that cost him multi-million dollars.

American football cornerback, Patrick Peterson plays for NFL team, Arizona Cardinals. The player has a long association of almost eight years with Cardinals after playing two years for his college team.

Patrick Peterson Bio & Family

The player was born as Petrick De’mon Peterson Jr. on 11 July 1990 in Pompano Beach, Florida to parents, Patrick Peterson Sr. and Shandra Paterson. He went to Blanche Ely High School, and his junior playing stats were 11 total touchdowns, seven interceptions and 54 tackles on defense. Similarly, in his senior year, his stats were 733 yards rush and 11 touchdowns where his defensive side was 21 tackles and five interceptions.

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His other family member includes of his younger brother, Avery Johnson. The Cornerback stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) and weighs around 92 kg.

Career, Contract & Net Worth

The 28-year-old played two years for his college, Louisiana State University’s team, LSU Tigers football team from 2008 to 2010. In his freshman season, his stats were 41 tackles, one interception, and three pass breakups including a forced fumble and a quarterback hurry. The next season followed his sophomore year where he had a 37-yard interception return for a touchdown.

In the year 2009, he finished the season with 52 tackles and was also won Second-Team All-American by The Sporting News. Similarly on 27 November 2010, his impressive stats were four kick returns for 163 net yards, three total tackles, and one pass defense. Well, the player got the fortune to play with NFL team, the Cardinals after signing a guaranteed four-year contract worth $18.42 million on 30 July 2011. Apart of his new signing contract also included a signing bonus of $11.90 million.

Likewise, three years later, he agreed upon a five-year contract worth $70 million on 29 July 2014. The agreement also included a signing bonus of $48 million guarantees and a $15.3 million signing bonus. Apart from the multi-million dollar deal, Patrick does not have any injury as if for now.

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Patrick Peterson NFL stats (Picture: ESPN)

However, the player is banned for six games after terminating performance-enhancing drugs policy on 16 May 2019. So he is also about to lose $3.8 million after six bans in the 2019 season.

Patrick & His Wife Met at LSU

Apart from a great career, Patrick has the most supportive companion in the form of his wife, Antonique Larry. The pair were first introduced through a mutual friend LSU and went to exchange wedding vows on 16 June 2012. Together, the couple shares a daughter named Paityn Antonique Peterson.

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Patrick Peterson with wife Antonique and daughter Paityn on 25 December 2018 (Picture: Patrick’s Instagram)

His wife, who is a New Orleans native, completed her graduation from LSU in 2012 Spring in microbiology. Likewise, she also persuaded a master’s degree in biomedical sciences in the same year.

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Some Interesting Facts About Patrick Peterson

  • Patrick is the recipient of the 2018 Defensive Player of the Year by USA Today.
  • Similarly, he was also rated as the nation’s fifth-best overall player by Rivals.com and No. 8 by ESPN.
  • The player helped his team, Tigers at the number 12 spot in the Associated Press Top 25 as well as a #9 ranking in the USA Today Coaches Poll Top 25.
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