Ahkello Witherspoon Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Los Angeles Rams

Ahkello Witherspoon
Ahkello Witherspoon

Ahkello Witherspoon Biography

James Ahkello Elec Witherspoon is a famous American football player who is nowadays playing for the Los Angeles Rams as a cornerback in the National Football League (NFL). Ahkello was a college football player at Colorado and has played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and San Francisco 49ers in the NFL.

Ahkello Witherspoon Age

Ahkello Witherspoon was born on March 21, 1995, in Sacramento, California, United States, and now Ahkello is 28 years of age.

Ahkello Witherspoon Height

Witherspoon stands at a moderate height of 6 feet 2 inches (Approximately 1.88m).

Ahkello Witherspoon Family

He was born and brought up by his loving and supportive parents in Sacramento, California, United States. Ahkello’s father is named Lucky Witherspoon who played as a tailback at NevadaReno.  Ahkello has not mentioned any information about his siblings and mother therefore this info will be updated as soon as Witherspoon does. Ahkello’s grandfather is bluesman Jimmy Witherspoon.

Ahkello Witherspoon Wife

Despite being a renowned footballer Ahkello has not babbled any information concerning his previous and present relationships thus these details will be updated as soon as Witherspoon does.

Ahkello Witherspoon Education

He schooled at Christian Brothers High School based in Sacramento, California. While Ahkello was in high school he played just one season of football. He attended Sacramento City College where he played college football for one year prior to moving to the University of Colorado Boulder. From 2014 to 2016 Ahkello played at Colorado. Ahkello had three interceptions and 71 tackles during his career.

Ahkello Witherspoon Salary

Witherspoon receives an annual salary of $971,166.

Ahkello Witherspoon’s Net Worth

Ahkello has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million US dollars and his playing career as a cornerback for the Los Angeles Rams is the main source of his income.

Ahkello Witherspoon Career

The majority of NFL draft scouts and experts projected Ahkello to be a second or third-round pick when he was coming out of Colorado. Ahkello obtained an invitation to the NFL Combine and performed almost each combine drill, though decided to skip the bench press. Ahkello decided to participate in Colorado’s pro day long with, Sefo Liufau, Chidobe Awuzie, and Tedric Thompson on March 8, 2017.

Ahkello had five private workouts and visits with the Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, New Orleans Saints, and Indianapolis Colts. NFLDraftScout.com ranked Ahkello the 14th-best cornerback prospect in the draft. In the third round (66th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft the 49ers drafted Ahkello. In the 2017 NFL Draft Ahkello was the 11th cornerback drafted. Ahkello was signed to a four-year contract worth $3.88 million including a signing bonus of $973,572 by the 49ers on May 12, 2017.

Ahkello completed the regular season with an interception returned for a touchdown, 28 tackles, and a career-high nine pass deflections. After a poor performance against the Minnesota Vikings in the Divisional Round, Ahkello was lowered in rank to a backup position by Emmanuel Moseley. The 49ers lost 31–20 to the Kansas City Chiefs though they went on to reach Super Bowl LIV.

Ahkello recorded his first interception of the season off a pass thrown during the 20–12 win by Kyler Murray against the Cardinals in Week 16. The Seahawks signed Ahkello to a one-year contract on March 19, 2021. On September 3, 2021, Ahkello was traded to the Pittsburgh Steelers for a 2023 fifth-round draft pick.

The Steelers signed Ahkello to a two-year contract extension on March 25, 2022. Ahkello was named a starting cornerback for the Steelers together with Cameron Sutton. Before Ahkello suffered a hamstring injury in Week 3, he began the first three games. On December 3, 2022, Ahkello was placed on injured reserve and missed seven of the next eight games. On May 17, 2023, Witherspoon was released by Pittsburgh. The Los Angeles Rams signed Ahkello on June 29, 2023. On September 25, 2023, Ahkello recorded his first interception in a loss to the Cincinnati Bengals as a Ram.

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