DeAndre Baker Wiki – DeAndre Baker Biography
Deandre Baker is an American football cornerback for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He played college football for the Georgia Bulldogs.
He played college football for the Georgia Bulldogs. His senior season at Georgia saw him earn first-team Associated Press All-American honors and win the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation’s best defensive back. Baker was also a first-team All-SEC pick, starting 13 games and recording 40 tackles, two interceptions and a team-high 10 pass breakups. He was a second-team All-SEC selection his junior year, starting 14 of 15 games played, making 44 tackles, intercepting three passes, and breaking up nine more.
As a sophomore, he announced himself a pro prospect by picking off two passes and breaking up five others while starting 7 of 12 games played (31 tackles, one sack). As a true freshman in 2015, he managed to play in 11 games (one tackle).
He attended Miami Northwestern Senior High School, where he was an All-American Sprinter and participated in the 4 × 100 metres relay on the second leg.
Facts You Need to Know
4 September 1997 (age 22 years), Miami, Florida, United States
Miami Northwestern Senior High
New York Giants (#27 / Cornerback)
2015 (Georgia Bulldogs football), 14 June 2019 (New York Giants)
High school career
During his time at Miami Northwestern Senior High School, Baker was an All-American Sprinter and participated in the 4 × 100 metres relay on the second leg.
Baker 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 in 2015, Baker played in 11 games. During the 2016 season, Baker was injured in a game against Vanderbilt. He recovered, but was later injured against Georgia Tech. Following the 2017 season, Baker was named to the Second Team All-SEC. Baker considered declaring for the 2018 NFL draft, but he ultimately elected to return to school for his senior year.
Baker was one of the best defensive backs in college football in his senior season. He 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. He was named a consensus 2018 All-American and won the Jim Thorpe Award, awarded to the best defensive back in college football. Over his entire 4 year tenure at Georgia, Baker only allowed one touchdown. Baker entered the 2019 NFL Draft as one of the best defensive back prospects.
DeAndre Baker Age
Baker was born on September 4, 1997, in Miami, Florida, United States as DeAndre Lamar Baker.
DeAndre Baker Contract
In 2019, Baker signed a 4-year contract with the New York Giants worth $10,525,716. The contract includes a $5,675,064 signing bonus, $9,007,390 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,631,429.
DeAndre Baker Salary
Baker will earn a base salary of $973,442 in 2020, $1,451,884 in 2021, and $1,930,326 in 2022.
DeAndre Baker Net Worth
DeAndre Baker’s net worth is unknown. In 2019, he signed a 4-year contract with the New York Giants worth $10,525,716.
DeAndre Baker Height
DeAndre Baker stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m).