La’Mical Perine was born on January 30, 1998, he is an American football running back for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL).
He played college football at Florida and was drafted by the Jets in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Perine finished his true freshman season as Florida’s second-leading rusher with 421 yards on 91 carries with a touchdown while also catching nine passes for 161 yards and a touchdown.
Although he entered his sophomore year as the Gator’s second-string running back, Perine was the team’s leading rusher with 562 yards and eight touchdowns.
As a junior, his first full season as Florida’s starting running back, Perine rushed for 826 yards and seven touchdowns on 134 carry with 13 receptions for 170 yards and a touchdown.
Perine was selected by the New York Jets in the fourth round with the 120th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. He made his NFL debut in Week 2 of the 2020 season against the San Francisco 49ers.
He had three carries for 17 rushing yards in the 31–13 loss. Perine scored his first career touchdown on October 25, 2020, in an 18–10 loss to the Buffalo Bills.
He was placed on injured reserve on November 24, 2020, with a high ankle sprain. On December 26, 2020, Perine was activated off of injured reserve.
He was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the team on December 30, 2020. Perine finished his rookie season with 64 carries for 232 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns to go along with 11 receptions for 63 receiving yards in ten games. Perine was used sparingly in the 2021 season, only appearing in four games.
La’Mical Perine Salary
La’Mical Perine signed a 4-year, $4,040,344 contract with the New York Jets, including a $745,344 signing bonus, $745,344 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,010,086.