O’Terrius Jabari Howard, also known as O. J. Howard, is a tight end for the National Football League’s Buffalo Bills. Lamesa Parker-Howard and Kareem Howard celebrated his birth on November 19, 1994, in Prattville, Alabama, in the United States. He played high school football while attending Autauga Academy in Prattville.
On Scout.com and Rivals.com, he was rated as the top tight end in his class and given a five-star rating. He promised to go to Alabama University and play football there. From 2013 through 2016, he was an Alabama Crimson Tide college football player for the university.
As a true freshman at Alabama in 2013, Howard participated in 13 games, starting five of them. In a victory over Texas A&M, he made his collegiate debut with three receptions for 68 yards. He was chosen by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft. In May 2017, he agreed to a four-year, $11 million deal with the Buccaneers, which includes a $6.2 million signing bonus.
The Buccaneers choose to execute Howard’s fifth-year option in April 2020. For the 2021 campaign, it has a $6.013 million guaranteed value. He agreed to a one-year deal with the Buffalo Bills in March 2022.
How Much Does O.J. Howard Make?
O. J Howard makes $3.5 million as average annual salary per his one-year contract the Bills.