In the National Football League, the Kansas City Chiefs are home to defensive end George Karlaftis. 119 kg and 1.93 m tall, he is. At West Lafayette Junior-Senior High School, he attended classes and played football. He recorded 41 sacks there. For his involvement in the 2019 U.S. Army All-American Game, he was named Defensive Player of the Year.
He completed high school early, and in January 2019 he enrolled at Purdue. He was a football player for the Purdue Boilermakers while attending Purdue. As a true freshman, he took part in spring drills and started each of the 12 games, placing third on the team with 54 tackles and 7.5 sacks.
Due to a positive COVID-19 result, he only participated in three games as a sophomore in 2020, concluding the season with four tackles and two sacks. He was named to the Second Team and Academic All-Big Ten teams. He had three tackles for the year, including two solo stops and a sack versus Iowa on October 24.
On October 31 at Illinois, he recorded another sack. He announced his intent to enter the 2022 NFL Draft after recording 4.5 sacks in 2021. The Kansas City Chiefs selected Karlaftis with the 30th overall choice in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
How Much Does George Karlaftis Make?
George Karlaftis makes $2,983,868 as his average annual salary per his contract with the Chiefs.