Riq Woolen Biography
Riq Woolen is an eminent American football player who is currently playing in the National Football League (NFL) as a cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks. Riq was a college football player at UTSA and in the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft, he was drafted by the Seahawks. In 2022 Riq made the Pro Bowl as a rookie.
Riq Woolen Age
Riq Woolen was born on May 2, 1999, in Fort Worth, Texas, United States, and presently he is 24 years old.
Riq Woolen Height
Woolen stands at a moderate height of 6 feet 4 inches (Approximately 1.93 m).
Riq Woolen Family
He was born and brought up in Fort Worth, Texas, United States by his supportive and protective parents Jerome Woolen and Nola Davis. Riq has not mentioned any information about his siblings therefore these details will be updated as soon as Riq does.
Riq Woolen Wife
Despite being a famous footballer Riq is also a secretive individual who has not disclosed any information about his love affairs thus these details will be updated as soon as Riq does.
Riq Woolen Education
Riq studied at Arlington Heights High School. Riq was rated a three-star recruit and committed to play college football at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) after rejecting offers from Texas State, North Texas, and Houston.
Riq Woolen Salary
Woolen will receive an annual base salary of $985,000 in 2024.
Riq Woolen’s Net Worth
Riq has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million US dollars.
Riq Woolen Career
Riq redshirted his freshman season at UTSA and he caught 15 passes for one touchdown and 158 yards as a redshirt freshman wide receiver. Before moving to the cornerback position Riq began the first three games of his redshirt sophomore season.
During his redshirt junior season, he completed the year with 1.5 sacks, 35 tackles, and 2.5 tackles for loss with one interception and four passes broken up and became a starter. As a redshirt senior, Riq had one interception, 25 tackles, 5 passes broken up. Riq was invited to play in the 2022 Senior Bowl after the conclusion of his college career.
Woolen ran a 4.26-second 40-yard dash at the 2022 NFL Combine, tied for fastest for a player over six foot and third-best in the Combine history. In the fifth round (153rd overall) of the 2022 NFL Draft Riq was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks.
Riq recorded his first career interception from Marcus Mariota the Atlanta Falcons quarterback in Week 3 as time expired in the second half. Riq had his second career interception against Jared Goff the Detroit Lions quarterback in Week 4 and returned it 40 yards for a touchdown in the 48–45 win.
Riq became the only recruit over the last 10 years to record an interception in at least four consecutive games after intercepting Kyler Murray in Week 6 against the Arizona Cardinals. Riq was named National Football Conference Defensive Player of the Week for Week 6 and he was named to the Pro Football Writers of America All-Rookie Team and acquired Pro Bowl honors. Riq completed his recruit season with a total of six interceptions, tied for most in the league.