Xavier McKinney is a professional football safety for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He weighs 91 kg and stands 1.83 m tall. While a student at Roswell High School, he played football. As a senior, he had 82 tackles and seven interceptions. He participated in the 2016 Under Armour All-America Game and Nike “The Opening,” and he was named No. 40 in the Rivals100, No. 3 among safety players, and No. 5 in Georgia.
He selected the University of Alabama over Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Georgia, and Ohio State to play college football. He played football for the University of Alabama’s Alabama Crimson Tide. He took part in 13 games for Alabama as a backup and special teams player in 2017 as a true freshman. As a starter in 2018, he recorded 73 tackles, two interceptions, and three sacks, earning him the title of defensive MVP of the Orange Bowl.
In January of 2020, he revealed that he would forgo his senior year and enter the NFL Draft instead. In the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected McKinney with the 36th overall pick. In January 2021, he recorded his first career interception. In November 2021, the Giants announced that McKinney had signed up for the COVID protocol.
Who Are Xavier McKinney’s Parents?
Ebony Merriwether and Lee Mckinney are known to be the parents of football player, Xavier McKinney.