The young American footballer Deone Bucannon, at just the tender age of 23, has already had words with the press as he has asked them to stay away from his personal life. In many of his press conferences and interviews he has remained silent when asked about his girlfriend and dating life.
The inside linebacker, who wears the number 20 on his jersey, time and again has tried to keep his personal life away from the limelight. He has frequently gotten angry at question about his dating life in interviews. He has also said that he hates paparazzi.
Sources say that he is building his relationship with his girlfriend and will only be talking about it when they have a concrete relationship, which we are choosing to interpret as marriage. In many of the aforementioned interviews, his girlfriend has been mentioned frequently. But as of now, our sources have not been able to find out her name or her identity.
Nevertheless, he has said that he is enjoying a good relationship with is his girlfriend and is happy that they are taking things slow. He has not spoken a word apart from this about his dating life.
Deone Bucannon played college football at Washington State Cougars. He played all the games in his senior and junior years at Washington State while getting regular starts in his freshman and sophomore year respectively.
Bucannon was considered a top prospect in the 2014 NFL Draft. He was selected by the Arizona Cardinals as the 27th pick of the first round Draft. He started his professional career when he got his first start against the San Diego Chargers and finished the game with 5 tackles. He went to finish his rookie season with 83 tackles, which included 66 solo tackles, 2 sacks, 2 pass deflations and forced stumbles in 9 starts in 16 games for the Cardinals.
With an impressive rookie season, he became an important first team player last year. But he faced a hamstring injury in early May, which saw him stay in the side line for over six months. On his return, he had a good first game, making 2 interceptions and a total of 9 solo tackles. He then finished the season with 109 tackles, 3 sacks. Despite his injury, his coach has added that he is a key safety player for the Arizona Cardinals.
Deone Bucannon signed a four year contract of $7 million dollars with $3.9 million dollars guaranteed and a signing bonus of $2 million dollars. His current salary is an average $5 million dollars per year. His contract also includes a 5th year extension if he decides to stay at the Cardinals.
Deone is estimated to have anet worth of $9 million at just the start of his career in the NFL.