Dalton Risner, an offensive lineman for football, competes for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He weighs 142 kilograms and stands 1.96 meters tall. The Denver Post listed him among the top 25 players in the state for both the 2013 and 2012 seasons after he graduated from Wiggins High School.
He played football for the Kansas State Wildcats, a team representing Kansas State University, from 2014 to 2018. 2014 was his true freshman year, during which he redshirted. The following year, he made 13 starts at center and was selected for the Campus Insiders First Team Freshman All-America as well as the Athlon and Scout Second Teams.
He started all 13 of the games at right tackle in 2016 and all 12 of the regular-season games in 2017. He started 50 of the 51 games he played in while in college. The Denver Broncos selected Risner with the 41st overall pick in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He was one of only 10 rookies in the NFL to start all 16 games by the end of the campaign.
He started all 16 games in 2020 for the second year in a row, surrendering no sacks and committing no fouls. He had 15 starts in 2021, accounting for the third-highest number of offensive line snaps (832). On January 5, 2022, he was placed on injured reserve and missed the season’s last game.
How Much Does Dalton Risner Make?
Dalton Risner makes $2,690,000 as his average annual salary per his contract with the Broncos.