Deandre Baker is a famous American football cornerback. Currently, he is playing for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He played college football for the Georgia Bulldogs. He was selected by the New York Giants in the first round, 30th overall, of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Giants had traded up with the Seattle Seahawks to acquire the pick giving up their 37th, 132nd, and 142nd pick. It was announced on 14th May 2020 that a warrant had been issued for Baker’s arrest under charges of armed robbery and aggravated assault with a firearm. Overall, he is a very talented footballer and played by wearing a jersey number of 27.
Deandre Baker and Quinton Dunbar Accused of Robbery
Arrest warrants were issued Thursday for two NFL players who were accused of an armed robbery at a cookout they attended near Miami the night before. Baker, a first-round draft pick for the Giants last year, and Dunbar were named in arrest warrants after an armed robbery was reported at a cookout party in Florida. They robbed other guests at the party at gunpoint and left with thousands of dollars in cash and wristwatches worth tens of thousands of dollars. Baker, Dunbar, and a third man then left in high-priced cars, the arrest warrants said. Whereas, Baker and Dunbar were both charged with four counts of armed robbery. Baker was also charged with four counts of aggravated assault. Deandre Baker and the man in the red mask, who was not fully identified in the reports, were armed, while witnesses disagreed about whether Dunbar was, the police said. During the robbery, the police said, Baker, told the man wearing a red mask to shoot someone who had just walked into the party. No shots appear to have been fired, according to the arrest warrants. The three men collected a Rolex watch and a Hublot watch that was valued at $25,000, the police said. Later, Dunbar left through the back patio door of the home, according to a witness.
- Being a famous football Cornerback.
- Being the player for New York Giants.
What is the birthplace of Deandre Baker?
On 4th September 1997, Deandre Baker was born. His birthplace is in Miami, Florida, the USA. He is American by nationality and his ethnicity is African. His race is black. As of 2019, he celebrated his 22nd birthday. His horoscope sign is Virgo and his religion is Christian. The details about his parents and siblings are still behind the curtains. As per his education, he attended Miami Northwestern Senior High School and later went to Georgia College.
How Deandre Baker began his football career?
- He was an All-American Sprinter and participated in the 4 × 100 meters relay on the second leg at his time at Miami Northwestern Senior High School.
- Later, he signed with Georgia on national signing day, despite speculation that he would sign with Texas-based on a tweet he sent out the night before.
- As a true freshman at Georgia, he played in 11 games in 2015.
- During the 2016 season, Baker was injured in a game against Vanderbilt.
- He then recovered but was later injured against Georgia Tech.
- He was named to the Second Team All-SEC in his 2017 season.
- He considered declaring for the 2018 NFL draft, but he ultimately elected to return to school for his senior year.
- He was one of the best defensive backs in college football in his senior season and allowed only 175 yards and a 40.2 NFL passer rating to opposing receivers in 2018, which both ranked in the top 5 of all draft-eligible cornerbacks, min. 300 coverage snaps.
- Moreover, he was named a consensus 2018 All-American and won the Jim Thorpe Award, awarded to the best defensive back in college football.
- He only allowed one touchdown in his entire 4-year tenure at Georgia.
- He was selected by the New York Giants in the first round, 30th overall, of the 2019 NFL Draft.
- he Giants had traded up with the Seattle Seahawks to acquire the pick giving up their 37th, 132nd, and 142nd pick.
- It was announced on 14th May 2020 that a warrant had been issued for Baker’s arrest under charges of armed robbery and aggravated assault with a firearm.
Awards of Deandre Baker
Deandre Baker has achieved the following awards:
- Jim Thorpe Award (2018)
- Consensus All-American (2018)
- First-Team All-SEC (2018)
- Coaches 2nd Team All-SEC (2017)
- Rose Bowl Champion (2018)
- SEC Champion 2017
What is the Net Worth of Deandre Baker?
Deandre Baker is a very talented footballer with a net worth of $2 Million as of 2020. By the end of the 2019 season, he is expected to collect $6,170,064 as his entire career earnings. As per his contract, he signed 4 years, $10,000,000 contract which includes $5,000,000 as a signing bonus and $9,000,000 as a guaranteed amount. After the end of the 2019 season, he is expected to collect $6,170,064 as his entire career earnings. His base salary as of 2020 is $973,442. Moreover, he is the 19th best-paid player of the team. He is fond of luxurious cars, including a Bentley car which has a starting price of $200,000 and can go up to millions of dollars. At present, Deandre Baker is living a luxurious lifestyle.
Who is Deandre Baker Dating?
Deandre Baker is not married yet and he is still to get married. As per his personal life, there isn’t much information revealed by him. He is very secretive towards his private life. He is assumed to be single as of now as there isn’t any information about his probable wife or girlfriend in the media yet. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. At present, he is focusing on his career rather than spending his valuable time being in a relationship or making a girlfriend.
How tall is Deandre Baker?
Deandre Baker is a handsome hunk with an athletic body build. He has a tall height of 1.80 m or 5 ft 11 in. His balanced weight consists of 85 Kg or 188 lbs. His other body measurements such as dress size, biceps size, chest size, waist size, and more are unknown yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body as of now.