Linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League, Tanner Vallejo plays football professionally. He is 1.85 m tall and 104 kg in weight. He earned a MaxPreps All-American in football during his senior year at Nevada Union High School. He played collegiate football for the Boise State Broncos while a student at Boise State University.
He made 100 tackles during his sophomore year at Boise State, but he had to leave early from class so that he could have wrist surgery. He contributed to the Broncos’ 28-0 victory in one game during his sophomore campaign by blocking two kicks.
During the 2017 NFL Draft’s sixth round, the Buffalo Bills selected Vallejo. On September 1st, 2018, he was released by the Bills. He was picked up by the Cleveland Browns in the same month off waivers. When the Browns released him in February 2019, the Arizona Cardinals picked him up off waivers. On September 1, 2019, he was fired following the last roster cuts.
The Washington Redskins picked him up the next day off waivers. November 16, 2019 saw his release. He joined the Arizona Cardinals’ practice squad that same month. Vallejo re-agreed to a two-year, $4.1 million contract with the Cardinals in March 2021.
Who Are Tanner Vallejo Parents?
Tanner Vallejo’s parents are Rick Vallejo and Kelly Vallejo. His parents have been his biggest fan since he began his football career.