DeAngelo Malone is currently in his first season as an NFL player. He is an outside linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. Malone started his football career in high school and proceeded to play college football at Western Kentucky.
Malone spent the first part of his education at Martin Luther King Jr. High School in Ellenwood, Georgia, before moving on to Cedar Grove High School later on.
As Cedar Grove won the AAA state championship, he recorded 49 tackles, including eight tackles for loss, and was named to the first teams of both the All-State and All-Metro teams by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Malone, who was given a rating of three stars by the scouting service, chose to play collegiate football at Western Kentucky despite receiving an offer from Buffalo.
During his first season with the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, Malone was given the opportunity to start and ended up recording 25 tackles, 1.5 sacks, and five quarterback hurries.
After finishing the season with 60 tackles, nine tackles for loss, six sacks, eight quarterback hurries, and two forced fumbles, he was named honorable mention All-Conference USA as a sophomore.
DeAngelo Malone Contract
DeAngelo Malone reached an agreement with the Atlanta Falcons on a four-year, $5,229,582 contract that included a $983,332 signing bonus and a $983,332 guaranteed bonus.
DeAngelo Malone Salary
On average, DeAngelo Malone makes $1,307,396 per year. Malone will get a base salary of $705,000 and a signing bonus of $983,332. He will also have a cap hit of $950,833 and a dead cap value of $983,332.
DeAngelo Malone Net Worth
DeAngelo Malone is currently signed by the Falcons. With his contract, his net worth is projected to be around $1 million dollars in 2022