American football safety Jalen Thompson is now a member of the National Football League’s Arizona Cardinals. Thompson on July 18, 1998.
Although Thompson was born in Paramount, California, he was raised in Compton. He played college football while attending Washington State University.
He previously attended La Serna High School, where he was honoured for being named to the All-San Gabriel Valley League honour roll.
In his final year, Thompson averaged 20.2 yards per catch while also picking off five passes. According to sources,
Thompson broke NCAA regulations by getting non-steroidal over-the-counter medication before his senior year, which cost him his last season of eligibility and prevented him from participating in his senior season. With 191 tackles, six interceptions, and 17 passes defended, Thompson completed his career.
Thompson declared himself eligible for the 2019 NFL Supplemental Draft after being declared ineligible for his senior year at Washington State.
The lone team to select a player was the Arizona Cardinals, and they did so in the fifth round of the draft. In the National Football League (NFL), Thompson made his debut against the Detroit Lions on September 8, 2019.
His first season saw him participate in all 15 games, and he finished with 57 tackles, three passes defensed, and an interception.
Jalen Thompson’s Contract
Jalen Thompson agreed to terms with the Arizona Cardinals on a three-year deal worth a total of $36,000,000, which included a signing bonus of $10,170,000, a total guarantee of $20,170,000, and an annual salary that averages $12,000,000.
While carrying a cap hit of $3,084,730 and a dead cap value of $20,255,730 in the year 2022, Thompson will earn a base salary of $965,000 and a signing bonus of $10,170,000.
It has been reported that Jalen’s contract is worth approximately $40 million, with $24.5 million of that amount being guaranteed.