The Denver Broncos picked up Corliss Waitman off waivers on January 17, 2022. Additionally, the Edmonton Elks selected Waitman in the third round (number 20 overall) of the 2022 CFL Global Draft.
When Corliss Waitman was born, his father, José Waitman, was a seasoned basketball player who was competing in Belgium. Waitman’s family originated in Suriname.
After the family moved there, Waitman spent his formative years there. When he was 15 years old, he moved to America to live with his father. Waitman switched from soccer to football in high school.
Waitman, however, was not permitted to play college football in 2019 since the NCAA refused him an additional year of eligibility.
On August 29, 2022, veteran punter Sam Martin was released, and Waitman was named the Broncos’ starting punter.
Waitman won the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week in Week 3 after making 10 punts, six of which were inside the 20-yard line in a 11-10 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
Corliss Waitman is a National Football League (NFL) punter for the Denver Broncos who was born in Belgium (NFL).
From 2014 until 2018, Waitman played college football for South Alabama. He changed schools to Mississippi State University in February 2019.
Corliss Waitman’s Contract, Salary and Net Worth
Corliss Waitman signed a 3 year, $2,294,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $9,000 signing bonus, $9,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $764,667.
In 2022, Waitman will earn a base salary of $825,000, while carrying a cap hit of $825,000. His net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.