Ndamukong Suh is an American football player and defensive tackle for NFL’s Miami Dolphins. Detroit Lions drafted him second overall in NFL Draft 2010. At Nebraska, he played college football where he was gifted with All-American honors. He became the highly decorated football player in the history of college football as he was a college senior. He also won several awards like Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Associated Press’s College Football Player of the Year, Lombardi Award, Bednarik Award etc. to name a few. He was also renowned as unanimous All-American.
Suh has been famous for his furious playing style because of which he has been fined for around 8 times by the NFL for $255,375. Despite such issues, he is widely known as the ultimate defensive tackle in NFL and one of the best defensive football players in league. He became the 24th best player in NFL in 2015 and the 6th top ranked defensive tackle. He won several accolades and awards and titled as the Defensive Rookie of the Year when getting selected in first five seasons for 4 Pro Bowls. He is also the highest-paid defensive player in NFL. He signed around $114 million of contract for 6 years with Miami Dolphins and became the richest sportsman in the world.
Full Name: Ndamukong Suh
Date of Birth: 6th Jan 87
Marital status: Single
Occupation: Football player
Net Worth: $114.3 million
Height: 6 ft 4in (1.93m)
Source of Income: Football, Endorsements
Hobbies: Playing Football
Suh is supposed to be one of the best players available in NFL Draft. He has been described as the “Most Dominating Defensive Tackle” by the draft analyst, Mel Kiper, Jr. of ESPN.com. He has been considered as the best fit at either defensive 3-4 end or 4-3 defense of defensive tackle. Suh signed a contract with The Agency Marketing & Management for doing marketing activities off the field and Russ Spielman became a lead agent. He had 35.5” of vertical leap and he bench pressed 225 lbs for around 32 times. It was the highest for a defensive football player since 2000 when Al Lucas had vertical leap of 36 inches. He is among the top 10 richest sportsman in the world.
In 2010 NFL Draft, Detroit Lions assigned him for second overall and he became the first defensive player selected by the squad in first round. Suh was top selected defender since 1988.
Suh’s father, Michael Suh was semi-pro soccer player in Germany and worked as machinist. Bernadette Suh, his mother, was born in Jamaica, Spain, and an elementary school teacher. She is graduated from Southern Oregon University. Suh has got degree in construction management from Nebraska and he wanted to be a general contractor. His father is a mechanical engineer and the owner of cooling and heating company located in Portland. Suh wanted to grow the company of his company after graduation. Suh is the second oldest child and he has four sisters. Before selection at NFL Draft, he signed a contract with Nike for endorsement. He also has endorsements with Dick’s Sporting Goods, Subway, Chrysler and Omaha Steaks.