Dwayne Haskins is an American football player. Dwayne Haskins is currently a member of the National Football League’s Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL). Haskins was stripped of his team captaincy after twice breaking the Covid-19 policy.
He was making good progress in his NFL career after getting picked by the Washington Redskins.
He was regarded as one of the NFL’s brightest prospects.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Dwayne Haskins was born in Highland Park, New Jersey, on May 3, 1997.
Dwayne Sr. is his father’s name, and Tamara Haskins is his mother’s name.
Tamara works at New York Life Insurance Company, while Haskins Sr. owns iRideHaskins.com.
Tamia Haskins is Haskins’s younger sister. She is four years his junior, and they both went to the same high school.
Haskins’ sister is an actress who also happens to be his best buddy. Haskins went to a lot of camps as a kid.
Later, he would concentrate on drills with his father, primarily to avoid pressure in the pocket.
In middle school, Haskins worked with Shawn Springs, a former NFL player.
Haskins was later mentored by Mohamed Sanu, an NFL wide receiver.
Haskins competed in the USA vs. World game in Ohio in 2011.
Despite the fact that he was an eighth-grader at the time of the game, Haskins wowed everyone with his attention to detail.
Salary and Assets
Dwayne Haskins has a net worth of $3 million.
After being picked, Haskins received a $14 million guaranteed deal with Washington.
Haskins earned roughly $8.9 million and $1.15 million in his rookie season, according to Spotrac.
Haskins, however, is still being paid his outstanding wages despite being released by Washington.
Haskins, meanwhile, signed a one-year, $2.3 million non-guaranteed contract with the Steelers and played the rest of the season.
On April 24, 2019, Haskins secured an endorsement deal with Nike to represent the Jordan brand.
Haskins’ apparel line is called the Kingdom of Pride. In the year 2019, he debuted his brand.
He’s also put out hoodies, sweatshirts, sweat shorts, t-shirts, beanies, and hats.
It’s also been stated that the football player bought his mum a house worth $750,000.
He also gave himself a Bentley Bentayga, a car costing millions of dollars.
Facts of Dwayne Haskins
|Name||Dwayne Haskins Jr.|
|Born Date||May 3, 1997|
|Age||25 years old|
|Birthplace||Highland Park, New Jersey, USA|
|Height||6 ft 3 inches(191 cm)|
|Weight||99kg (218 lb)|
|Arm Length||33 1/2 inches|
|Hands size||9 1/2 inches|
|Father name||Dwayne Haskins Sr.|
|Mother name||Tamara Haskins|
|Profession||American Football Player|
|High School||Bullis School|
|High School Ranking||63 (ESPN)|
|Draft||2019 (15th overall pick)|
|Team||Washington Redskins (2019-2020), Pittsburgh Steelers (2021- present)|
|Playing Career||2019 – present|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
|Merch||Rookie Card, Autographed Washington Jersey|
|Last Update||June 2022|
High School Career
Haskins and his family moved to Potomac when he was in ninth grade.
Haskins was looking for a more competitive environment, so he enrolled in Bullis High School.
During his high school years, Haskins would even carry a football in his backpack.
Haskins would arrive early for practice to help with receivers on footwork drills.
After 9 p.m., Haskins Sr., as well as Haskins’ mother and sister, would come to the practice facility for one or two-hour sessions.
Haskins passed for 5,308 yards and 54 touchdowns while playing high school football at Bullis from 2013 to 2016.
Haskins received offers from 38 colleges.
Haskins initially committed to Maryland, but once Randy Edsall, the Maryland coach, was sacked, he decided to play football for Ohio State.
Haskins redshirted his freshman year at Ohio State. Haskins was chosen as a backup for J.T Barrett later in his second season and did not start any games.
Haskins, meanwhile, concluded the 2017 season with 57 passes, 565 yards on the ground, and four touchdowns.
Season with a New High
Haskins started all 14 games for Ohio State during the 2018 college football season.
Haskins is one of only seven quarterbacks in NFL history to throw 50 touchdowns in a single season.
Second, Haskins broke Ohio State’s passing yardage record with 4831 yards.
Haskins threw for 499 yards and five touchdowns against North Western in the Big Ten Football Championship game. He was later named Most Valuable Player.
Haskins received numerous trophies and honors for his efforts during the 2018 season.
NFL Draft Career
Haskins worked out with Quincy Avery, the quarterback coach at Bullis School, in preparation for the NFL draft.
He used to train for six hours four days a week.
Haskins used to spend the first two hours of his practice time practicing footwork drills before moving on to lifting and agility work.
Haskins was the 15th pick in the first round of the 2019 NFL draft by the Washington Redskins.
Despite the fact that Washington’s jersey number 7 was unofficially retired in honor of Joe Theismann, Haskins was given the number after requesting it.
In Week 4, Haskins made his team debut against the New York Giants.
With 107 throwing yards and three interceptions, he led the Giants to a 24-3 victory over Washington.
Haskins got his first start for Washington in a 24-9 loss to the Buffalo Bills later in week 9.
Haskins earned his first win as a starter in Week 12 as the Washington Redskins upset the Detroit Lions 19-16.
Haskins was selected as one of Washington’s team captains and starters for the 2020 season.
The First Breach of the Covid Protocol
Haskins broke the league’s Covid rule for the first time in October, before to a game against the New York Giants.
He invited a family member to the team’s New York hotel. Washinton later penalized him $4,833 for violating protocol.
Haskins was benched as a result, and he remained a backup until week 14.
After a protocol violation, Haskins was given the opportunity to play for the first time in a game against the San Francisco 49ers.
He was brought in as a replacement for Alex Smith, who was injured.
In the following game, Haskins began against the Seattle Sea Hawks. Haskins passed for 295 yards, two touchdowns, and two interceptions.
Haskins didn’t wear a mask to Cousin’s (girlfriend) birthday party in December. Another Covid-19 protocol breach was caused by a photograph of the party.
Haskins was then fined $40,000 and stripped of his captaincy for violating protocol once more.
However, he did not start the following match until the fourth quarter, when he was benched. He completed 14 of his 14 throws for 154 yards and two interceptions.
Before the conclusion of the second year, Washington released Haskins after consulting with both sides.
On January 21, 2021, Haskins signed a future contract with another NFL franchise, the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Personal Life and Girlfriend
Dwayne Haskins is blissfully married to Kalabrya Gondrezick, his lovely girlfriend. On social media, the couple confirmed their engagement.
Unfortunately, there isn’t much information on Dwayne and Kalabrya’s relationship, such as how and when they met and began dating.
Dwayne dropped down on one knee and proposed to Gondrezick in a Las Vegas restaurant, according to sources.
After dating for a few years, Dwayne and Kalabrya married after a few years of dating. In March of 2021, they tied the knot. The wedding was held in Vegas, and only a few close friends and family members were there.
There were rumors in the media about Dwane and Kalabrya’s children.
However, neither of the spouses has given birth to children, and there is no word on Kalabrya’s pregnancy announcement.
Age, Height, and Body Measurement
As of 2022, Dwayne Haskins is 25 years old, having been born in 1997.
As we all know, American football players have varying levels of body strength.
Haskins shed 11 pounds and 7% body fat during the 2020 off-season, according to his pre-draft measurements.
Haskins, too, seemed to have shrunk after his change.
Haskins is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs roughly 99 kilograms (218 lb).
Similarly, he has a 33 1/2-inch arm length and a 9 1/2-inch hand size.
Haskins ran the 40-yard dash in 5.04 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine. In the vertical jump, he also leaped 28 1/2 inches.
His Instagram has 381k followers and he has 185.1k Twitter followers.