Gary Brightwell Biography
Gary Brightwell Jr. is an American running back for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He attended college football in Arizona.
Gary Brightwell Age
Gary Brightwell was born in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States on 28 February 1999. He is 24 years old.
Gary Brightwell Height
Gary stands at 6 ft 1 in/1.85 m tall.
Gary Brightwell Weight
Gary weighs an approximate weight of 99kg.
Gary Brightwell Education
Gary graduated from St. Frances Academy in Baltimore in 2017. He was team captain as well as first-team all-conference and first-team all-state MIAA during his senior year. As a senior, he rushed for 519 yards and eight touchdowns on 78 attempts, averaging 6.7 yards per carry.
Gary Brightwell Family
Brightwell’s parents are Gary Brightwell Sr. (father) and Carla Young (mother). Sadly, he lost his father long ago. His dad was murdered at a gas station when he was five months old. When he was a senior in high school, his older sister died in a car accident, and his grandmother, who taught him how to play football, died just weeks before the NFL draft.
Gary Brightwell Girlfriend
Gary Brightwell appears to be single and without a girlfriend. He has not said anything about his love affair until now. Therefore, it’s clear that he’s living a happy single life.
Gary Brightwell Salary
Gary annually receives a salary of $914,718.
Gary Brightwell’s Net Worth
Gary has an approximate net worth ranging between $1 million – $5 million.
Gary Brightwell Contract
Gary Brightwell agreed to terms with the New York Giants on a four-year, $3,658,872 contract that included a $178,872 signing bonus, $178,872 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $914,718. His base salary in 2022 will be $825,000, with a cap hit of $869,718 and a dead cap value of $134,154.
Gary Brightwell Career
Gary currently plays for the National Football League’s New York Giants (NFL). He is a running back who wears the number 37 jersey. Meanwhile, he was chosen by the New York Giants in the sixth round, 196th overall, of the 2021 NFL Draft. He officially signed with the Giants on May 13, 2021.
He started all five games for Arizona as a senior in 2020 and was named All-Pac-12 honorable mention. He also led the Wildcats in rushing with 88 attempts for 390 yards and one touchdown. He appeared in all 13 games in 2017, primarily as a key contributor on special teams. He was used as a slot receiver but did not record any offensive statistics. He did, however, make two special teams tackles. Furthermore, he is a talented player who has led his club to numerous championships.