In the National Football League, Tariq Castro-Fields plays cornerback for the Washington Commanders. He stands 1.85 m tall and weighs 89 kg. He went to Riverdale Baptist High School, where he played football and was the senior team captain. He contributed to the group winning the 2013 Independent Athletics Conference title.
He committed to play collegiate football for the Penn State Nittany Lions squad at Pennsylvania State University despite being a four-star recruit straight out of high school. He participated in 12 games as a freshman and concluded the year with 10 total tackles, three passes broken up, and one interception.
He participated in 13 games as a sophomore, starting three of them. In his junior season, he made 52 tackles and led the team with two interceptions and eight passes blocked. Prior to getting hurt and missing the rest of the season in 2020 as a senior, he played in the first three games. In total, 12 tackles and a pass breakup came from his three starts.
He finished his undergraduate career with a sociology degree and 52 games played, starting 30 of them at cornerback. In total, he made 138 tackles during his college career, along with 10 tackles for loss, three interceptions, 25 pass breakups, and a forced fumble. In the 2022 NFL Draft, Castro-Fields was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round. The Washington Commanders claimed him on August 31, 2022.
What Is Tariq Castro-Fields Jersey Number?
Tariq Castro-Fields wears jersey number 40 on the Washington Commanders team.