Kayvon Thibodeaux (American football) Bio, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Net Worth, NFL, Stats

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Kayvon Thibodeaux Biography

Kayvon Thibodeaux is an American football outside linebacker for the National Football League’s New York Giants. In 2018, he was titled USA Today’s High School Football Defensive Player of the Year.

Kayvon Thibodeaux Age

Kayvon Thibodeaux was born in South Los Angeles, California, United States on 15 December 2000. He is 23 years old.

Kayvon Thibodeaux Height

Kayvon stands at a height of 6 ft 4 in/1.96 m tall.

Kayvon Thibodeaux Weight

Kayvon weighs an approximate weight of 117 kg.

Kayvon Thibodeaux Education

Thibodeaux attended and played football for two years at Susan Miller Dorsey High School before moving to Oaks Christian School in 2017. After recording 18 sacks and 54 tackles during his senior season in 2018, he was named the High School Football Defensive Player of the Year by USA Today.

During his high school career, Thibodeaux had 152 total tackles, 54 sacks, and eight forced fumbles, and he was the second-highest-rated overall player in the 2019 recruiting class. Over several other offers, he chose to play college football for the Oregon Ducks at the University of Oregon.

In 2019, he was named Pac-12 Defensive Freshman of the Year. As a sophomore, he won the Morris Trophy on defense and was named first-team All-Pac-12, as well as being named MVP of the Pac-12 Football Championship Game in 2020. He sprained his ankle in the first game of his junior season and missed the next two games.  In 2021, he had seven sacks and was unanimously selected to the College Football All-America Team. He announced after the season that he would forego his senior year and enter the NFL Draft in 2022.

Kayvon Thibodeaux Family

Kayvon Thibodeaux was born in Los Angeles, California to his supportive parents Angelo Thibodeaux and Shawnta Loice. Kayvon never mentions his father, Angelo Thibodeaux, and was raised solely by his mother, Shawnta Loice.

Kayvon Thibodeaux Girlfriend

Thibodeaux does not appear to be dating anyone at the moment and he has not posted anything about his love life on any social media platform. The footballer appears to be preoccupied with his career and life.

Kayvon Thibodeaux Salary

Kayvon receives an annual salary of $7.8 million

Kayvon Thibodeaux Net Worth

Kayvon has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million- $ 5 million.

Kayvon Thibodeaux Contract

Kayvon agreed to terms with the New York Giants on a four-year, $31.3 million contract. That equates to an annual salary of $7.8 million. Gardner was selected fifth overall by the Giants in the 2022 NFL Draft out of Oregon.

Kayvon Thibodeaux Career

The New York Giants selected Thibodeaux fifth overall in the 2022 NFL Draft. In week two of the preseason, he sprained his MCL against the Cincinnati Bengals. He made his NFL debut in Week 3 against the Dallas Cowboys, recording one tackle in a 23-16 loss. Thibodeaux had his first career sack in Week 6 against the Baltimore Ravens, forcing a game-winning fumble by quarterback Lamar Jackson in the fourth quarter of a 24-20 victory.

He announced a collaboration with Nike CEO Phil Knight and shoe designer Tinker Hatfield to create non-fungible token (NFT) artwork in July 2021. In September 2021, he launched his cryptocurrency, “$JREAM.” He also founded the Jream Foundation, which inspired the name. He earned a journalism-advertising degree from the University of Oregon.

He is an avid chess player who claims he used chess principles to hone his football skills. He began playing chess at a young age after watching his uncles play. Playing online chess became a hobby for him. He was chosen to compete in Chess.com’s BlitzChamp tournament, which is a rapid tournament for NFL players.

Kayvon Thibodeaux Stats

2022 Defensive

  Regular Season            14 10 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 3 0 0 0
  Projected                      30 21 9 2.1 2 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 6 0 0 0
Last 5 Games                 13 9 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 2 0 0 0
 Career                            14 10 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 3 0 0 0

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