Jayron Kearse is a well-known professional football safety who plays for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He stands 1.93 m tall and weighs 103 kg. He attended Cypress Lake High School, where he was a freshman and a junior. As a senior who had transferred, he played football as a safety, running back, and wide receiver at South Fort Myers High School.
By rushing for 528 yards (12.3 yards per carry) and five touchdowns, he contributed to his team’s 11-2 record. After graduating from high school, he earned a scholarship to play football at Clemson University, where he honed his strong safety skills from 2013 to 2015 under head coach Dabo Swinney.
In 1,998 snaps over 40 games with 29 starts, he recorded 164 total tackles, seven interceptions, 11 pass breakups, two forced fumbles, and two recovered fumbles. The Minnesota Vikings selected Kearse with the 244th overall pick in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He agreed to a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions in March 2020.
He received a three-game suspension in July 2020 for breaking the NFL’s substance abuse policy. He was added to the Baltimore Ravens’ practice squad in December 2020. In March 2021, he agreed to a free agent contract with the Dallas Cowboys. Kearse extended his Cowboys contract for a two-year, $10 million deal on March 21, 2022.
Who Are Jayron Kearse Parents?
The only known parent of Jayron Kearse is Danielle Anderson, his mother. She is very supportive of his career and is often present at his games.