“I bet $1500 total I don’t have a gambling problem I will just be more healthy when i eventually return to the field.” Those were the words of the wide receiver Calvin Orin Ridley.

Calvin is a wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons who recently was suspended for an act of the foul play for involving himself in a bet. Calvin was a product of Alabama University where he played collegiate football.

In the 2018 NFL Draft, the Falcons selected Calvin Ridley. Calvin played Pop Warner football alongside talents like Lamar Jackson, Marquise Brown, and Trayvon Mullen before his professional career.

His early scholastic days were spent at Monarch High School in Florida, where he was a standout football player. At Alabama University where he attended his education, he collected three receptions for 22 yards for the first game he participated in college.

He was a frightening formidable opponent in 2016 while still in college. He had 129 receiving yards and one score against Western Kentucky in his second season. Then in 2017, he rocked 82 yards and a touchdown.

Is Calvin Ridley Suspended?

Calvin’s year 2022 did not appear to be off to a good start. He was said to have been suspended indefinitely after betting on sports from the previous season. Particularly one that involves his current team. The suspension comes with a forfeiting of his salary.


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