Ameer Abdullah : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education, Contract and Salary
Ameer Abdullah is an American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education, Contract and Salary
|Birthdate ( Age)||13 June 1993|
|Place of Birth||Homewood, Alabama, USA|
|Parents||Kareem Abdullah, Aisha Abdullah|
|Education||University of Nebraska|
|Profession||Professional Football Player|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
|Last Update||September 2021|
Ameer Abdullah is an American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He played college football at Nebraska.
In 2013, Abdullah rushed for 1,690 yards, fourth most for a single season in University of Nebraska history.He decided not to enter the NFL Draft at the end of his junior year, but instead to return for his senior season.He was considered a contender for the 2014 Heisman Trophy.He is a native of Homewood, Alabama.
Early Life and Family
Ameer Abdullah was born on 13th June 1993 and belongs to Homewood, Alabama.He is one of the youngest sons of nine children born to his parents.During his senior year of high school, Abdullah had 1,800 yards rushing, 515 yards receiving, and four punt returns for touchdowns for Homewood High School.He was the 2010 South region player of the year.In the 2010 Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic, he scored the winning touchdown in overtime.
Ameer Abdullah Wife
Ameer Abdullah married with his long-time girlfriend named Naillene Sarmiento, 30 after making a whirlwind romance.The gorgeous woman recently shared the stunning picture of her with Abdullah on her Instagram of her wedding day with the caption “Best Day Ever”. To her, in this picture, one of the fans congratulate both while saying that everything was beautiful especially the love between them.
Ameer Abdullah Net Worth
Ameer Abdullah is an American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League has an estimated Net Worth around $3 Million in 2021.
Ameer Abdullah Contract and Salary
Ameer Abdullah signed a 1 year, $990,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including an average annual salary of $990,000. In 2021, Abdullah will earn a base salary of $880,000, while carrying a cap hit of $880,000.
Abdullah was offered football scholarships from several schools, but schools such as Alabama and Auburn wanted him to play cornerback, while he wanted to be a running back.Nebraska coach Bo Pelini, however, while making no guarantees, told him that they would put him in a position that would maximize his talent. Pelini's view was the critical factor in choosing Nebraska.
Abdullah was one of six true freshman to play for Nebraska in the 2011 season. His best game was against Fresno State when he had 228 return yards. He had 211 kickoff return yards including a 100-yard touchdown return.Abdullah's total kickoff return yards broke the previous Nebraska record. His best running total was 36 yards and his longest run was 24 yards, both against the Wyoming Cowboys.
After Rex Burkhead was injured, Abdullah started seven games. His first start was against UCLA and he rushed for 119 yards with two touchdowns.His longest run was for 45 yards against Arkansas State in a 167-yard and two-touchdown performance.In the next game against Idaho State, he had a punt return touchdown.He had 252 all-purpose yards against Wisconsin, which included five kickoffs totaling 142 yards, 10 rushes for 70 yards, and 22 yards receiving.
Abdullah ran for 225 yards on 19 carries for an average of 11.8 yards per carry with four touchdowns in a 42–24 win over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. In the first half, Abdullah had runs of 53 and 48 yards for touchdowns on two consecutive series. In the second half, he ran for 49 yards on the first play of the half and Tommy Armstrong Jr. subsequently threw a touchdown pass for a touchdown. In the fourth quarter, Abdullah ran 23 yards for his third touchdown of the game.
He also caught two passes for 26 yards and he returned two kickoffs for 90 yards.His 341 all-purpose yards set a new record for all-purpose yards at Nebraska.On Monday, October 27, Abdullah was named Big 10 offensive player of the week for the fourth time in the 2014 season.He named to the Paul Hornung Award honor roll for the third time during the 2014 season.He was also named Week 9 player of the week by Athlon Sports.