Jordan Poyer Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Buffalo Bills

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Jordan Poyer Biography

Jordan Lynn-Baxter Poyer is an American football safety playing for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He previously played college football at Oregon State and was named a consensus All-American. The Philadelphia Eagles selected Jordan in the 2013 NFL Draft and has also played for the Cleveland Browns. He was drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft while a senior in high school.

Jordan Poyer Age

Jordan was born on April 25, 1991, in Dallas, Oregon, United States of America. He is 32 years old.

Jordan Poyer Height

He stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).

Jordan Poyer Weight

He weighs 191 lb (87 kg).

Jordan Poyer Family

Jordan was born to his loving parents Julie Poyer and Louis Dunbar in Dallas, Oregon, United States. However, he was mainly raised by his mother and stepfather, Fa’alaeo Poyer. He grew up alongside his brother Jeremy.

Jordan Poyer Education

He played football, baseball, and basketball at Astoria High School. As a senior, he helped the football team win the state championship and as a freshman, he helped the baseball team win the state championship. As a senior, Jordan was named Oregon’s player of the year and was selected by the Florida Marlins in the 42nd round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft. He was named the baseball Cowapa League Player of the Year in 2009. Jordan was a safety and quarterback on the football team and had 123 touchdowns in three years.

He attended Oregon State University and played for the Oregon State Beavers football team from 2009 to 2012. As a true freshman in 2009, Jordan played in 13 games and made 11 tackles. In 2011, he started 12 games. Jordan was the team’s main punt returner and averaged 14.1 yards per return. He had 57 tackles and his four interceptions ranked first in the Pac-12.

Jordan Poyer Wife

He is happily married to his beloved wife Rachel Bush. The duo tied the knot in 2018 after dating for three years. On December 30, 2016, the lovely couple welcomed a gorgeous daughter named Aliyah. 

Jordan Poyer Salary

He receives a satisfactory salary of $7.5 million annually.

Jordan Poyer’s Net Worth

Jordan has a net worth of $7 Million.

Jordan Poyer Career

Jordan was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the seventh round (218th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. On May 9, 2013, he signed a four-year, $2.22 million contract with the Eagles that included a signing bonus of $60,256. Throughout training camp, Jordan competed for a roster spot as a backup cornerback against Brandon Hughes, Brandon Boykin, Trevard Lindley, and Curtis Marsh Jr. He made his first professional regular-season appearance in the Philadelphia Eagles’ season-opener at the Washington Redskins and made three combined tackles in their 33–27 victory.

The Cleveland Browns claimed Poyer off of waivers on October 21, 2013. After arrival, head coach Rob Chudzinski named Poyer the backup strong safety behind T. J. Ward after Josh Aubrey was placed on injured reserve due to injuries to his ankle and knee. In Week 14, he registered a season-high six solo tackles during a 27–26 loss at the New England Patriots on December 8, 2013.

On March 9, 2017, he signed a four-year, $13 million contract with the Buffalo Bills that included $7.40 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $3.50 million. He immediately signed with the Bills on the first day of free agency and was reunited with Bobby Babich, the Cleveland Browns’ former assistant defensive backs coach. Jordan started in the Bills’ season-opener against the New York Jets, recording three combined tackles, two pass deflections, a sack, and intercepted a pass by Josh McCown in their 21–12 victory.

He signed a two-year contract extension with the Bills on March 19, 2020. In Week 2, he recorded his first sack of the season on Ryan Fitzpatrick during the 31–28 victory over the Dolphins. He was named to the 2021 All-Pro Team on January 14, 2022. Jordan signed a two-year contract extension with the Bills on March 15, 2023.

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