American Football Player (1991 – )
Khalil Mack, born Khalil Delshon Mack, is a skilled American football player from the US. He presently plays for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). Mack is the 1st first-team All-Pro in NFL history to be chosen by Associated Press for 2 positions within the same year, as a defensive end and outside linebacker.
He is the highest paid defensive player in NFL history at the moment with him being traded to the Chicago Bears for a six-year $141 million extension.
Khalil Mack Biography Facts
Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Khalil Delshon Mack was born on Feb 22, 1991, in Fort Pierce, Florida. His parents are Yolanda and Sandy Mack Sr. He has 2 brothers named Sandy jr. and LeDarius. He joined the Westwood High School where he played as a quarterback at the start however later switched position to a linebacker. Throughout his senior year at high school, he was named third-team All-State in Florida and first-team All-Area. He was offered a scholarship from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
During his college years, he played Division I football for his university’s team. He redshirted the 2009 season and joined the starting lineup to become one amongst the most productive defenders within the MAC. Mack created his college football debut in 2010 season ending the season with 68 tackles including 14 and a half for loss, four and a half sacks, 10 pass breakups, eight quarterback hurries, and 2 forced fumbles. He earned third team all-conference honors.
In the 2013 season, Mack had 100 tackles as well as 19 tackles for loss, 10.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, one which he came for a touchdown, and forced 5 fumbles. He earned the CFPA Linebacker Trophy for the 2013 season and was named the 2013 MAC Defensive Player of the Year.
Professional Life and Career
Khalil Mack joined the 2014 NFL Draft where he was the fifth overall pick of the Oakland Raiders. He was the starter for all sixteen games of the Raiders in his rookie season. With a record of 76 total tackles, four sacks, and one forced fumble, he had an excellent rookie year. He finished in the third place in Defensive Rookie of the Year vote falling behind Aaron Donald of St. Louis Rams and C.J. Mosley of the Baltimore Ravens.
In the 2015 season, Mack shifted from linebacker to right defensive end and played at both the positions. He was able to head to the professional Bowl of the 2015 season together with teammates Charles Woodson and Marcel Reece. He became the 1st player in NFL history to form the AP All-Pro first team at 2 positions in the same year.
In Nov of 2016, Khalil Mack recorded his 1st career interception off of Panthers star quarterback Cam Newton in the 35-32 victory match against the Carolina Panthers in week 12. in that match, he was ready to do an intercept, sack, forced a fumble, a fumble recovery, and a defensive touchdown, creating him the first player since Charles Woodson to do so during a single game.
Mack was named to his second consecutive professional Bowl and first team All-Pro in 2016. He was named the NFL Defensive Player of the Year for the 2016 season. He ended the season with 11.5 sacks, 5 fumbles, and 3 fumbles recovered. The Raider picked up the fifth-year option on Mack’s contract on Apr 20, 2017. That season, he was named to his third straight professional Bowl.
The Raiders listed Khalil Mack on Sept 1, 2018, to the Chicago Bears for 2019 and 2020 first-round picks also as future sixth and third round picks. Mack signed a six-year deal price of $141 million with $90 million bonded with the Bears, creating him the highest-paid defender in NFL history.
Mack created his debut for the Bears on Sept 9, 2018, against the Green Bay Packers. Within the game, he was able to record a sack, forced fumble, fumble recovery, interception and touchdown in one half becomming the 1at player in NFL history to do so. He has continuing to point out outstanding performance with the Bears setting records like four sacks and 4 forced fumbles in four straight games. He even earned the NFC Defensive Player of the Month for Sept.
Khalil Mack is rumored to be seeing TV star Angela Simmons, but he has yet to make a public announcement regarding the rumor. He is not yet married as such does not have a wife or child.
Salary, and Net Worth
Khalil Mack’s net worth is estimated to be over $40 million. His base salary is $7 million.
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