A professional football player with the name of Budda Baker. The Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League are his team. On the field, he serves as a safety. He is 88 kilograms and 1.78 meters tall. At Bellevue High School, he participated in football and track. He was one of the top safeties in his class as a senior, a four-star recruit, and the Seattle Times High School Athlete of the Year.
He was a Washington Huskies collegiate football player at the University of Washington. In his 14 games as a true freshman in 2014, he started every one of them, recording 80 tackles, one interception, and one sack. He made the decision to declare for the 2017 NFL Draft after his junior year. Arizona Cardinals selected Baker in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Including a $3.88 million guarantee and a $3.10 million signing bonus, he agreed to a four-year, $6.83 million contract with the Cardinals in May 2017. He became the highest-paid safety in NFL history in August 2020 when he agreed to a four-year, $59 million contract with the Cardinals. Baker was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in Week 6. He started all 17 games of the 2021 football season and finished with 98 tackles, two sacks, seven passes defended, and three interceptions.
How Much Does Budda Baker Make?
Budda Baker makes an average annual salary of $14,750,000 per his contract with the Cardinals.