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Micah Parsons

Linebacker (LB) #11 Dallas Cowboys
Birthday May 26, 1999
Age 24 years
Height 6' 3''
Weight 245 lbs
College Penn State
Draft Year 2021
Draft Info 2021: Rd 1, Pk 12 (DAL)

Micah Parsons is an American football linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys. Parsons started his NFL career after the Cowboys drafted him in the 2021 NFL Draft and he became the NFL’s Defensive Rookie of the Year following the season.

Parsons was born to Terrence Parsons and Sherese Parsons in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. His parents have already separated – they separated in 2010 when Micah was just 11.

His father, Terrence is a former US military officer. Regarding his siblings, Micah has a brother, Terrence, and a sister, Shatara.

Parsons has a son, Malcolm whom he welcomed in May 2018. He announced the arrival of his little bundle of joy through a tweet, however, he didn’t reveal the baby mama. Micah hadn’t even turned 19 at the time he had his first child.

Regarding his love life, Parsons has always been reticent about it. He hasn’t dated anyone publicly. However, he was rumored to be dating Kayla Nicole, a former ESPN sportscaster. As a matter of fact, Nicole is the ex-girlfriend of Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce.

Neither of them has addressed their dating rumor as of yet.

Career Highlights

  • He played high school football at Central Dauphin High School for his freshman and sophomore years.
  • He transferred to Harrisburg High School in his junior year where he started at both defensive end and running back.
  • Parsons played college football for Penn State where he started playing as a middle linebacker.
  • He opted out of the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Micah Parsons was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round, 12th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.
  • Parsons signed a four-year contract with the Cowboys worth $17 million on June 9, 2021.
  • He started in all 16 matches in his rookie season which he finished with a combined 84 tackles, including 59 solo tackles. He was the unanimous Defensive Rookie of the Year.
  • Micah was also named in the Pro Bowl in his very first season.
  • In the 2022 season, Parsons contributed in 13.5 sacks, and 65 total tackles (42 solo).

Career Stats

SEASON TEAM GP GS TKL AST COMBINED SOLO SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2021 Dallas Cowboys 16 16 64 20 84 59 13 0 3 3
2022 Dallas Cowboys 17 17 42 23 65 36 13.5 0 3 3 3
2023 Dallas Cowboys 6 6 11 9 20 9 5 0 1 1 1
TOTAL 39 39 117 52 169 104 31.5 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 4

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