David Sills V was born on May 29, 1996, he is an American football wide receiver for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL).
As a seventh-grade quarterback in 2010, he garnered national attention when he verbally committed to play football at the University of Southern California. In 2014, Sills de-committed from USC and eventually signed a national letter of intent to play at West Virginia University.
Sills began his college career as a quarterback but moved to wide receiver as a freshman. After spending his freshman year playing for the West Virginia Mountaineers, Sills transferred to El Camino College but transferred back to West Virginia in 2017.
He led the nation that season in touchdown receptions and was a first-team 2017 College Football All-America Team selection by Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, and CBS Sports for the 2017 West Virginia Mountaineers.
He led the 2018 Big 12 Conference in touchdowns and was named the 2018 All-Big 12 Conference football team first-team selection as well as a Second-team 2018 College Football All-American by the Walter Camp Football Foundation and American Football Coaches Association.
On September 1, 2019, Sills was signed to the New York Giants practice squad. On December 17, 2019, Sills was promoted to the active roster. He was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the Giants on July 28, 2020, and activated from the last seven days later.
On September 4, 2020, Sills was placed on the injured reserve list after fracturing his foot during training camp. He was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the team on December 30, 2020, and moved back to injured reserve on January 7, 2021. He signed a contract extension with the team on January 7 through the 2021 season.
On August 31, 2021, Sills was waived by the Giants and re-signed to the practice squad the next day. On October 23, 2021, Sills was signed to the active roster. He was waived on October 26, 2021, and re-signed to the practice squad. On January 8, 2022, Sills was promoted to the active roster.
On March 11, 2022, Sills re-signed with the Giants. He surpassed 100 career receiving yards in Week 7 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, when he recorded a 19-yard reception that increased his career total from 99 to 118 receiving yards.
Contract and Salary
He signed a 4 year, $96,000,000 contract, including a $21,500,000 signing bonus, $70,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $24,000,000.
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 million to $3 million.
He is 6 feet 3 inches tall
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He is 83 kg