Micah Parsons Biography, Career, Age, Siblings, Partner, Kids and Net Worth

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Who is Micah Parsons?

Micah Aaron Parsons is well-known as an American football outside linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He played college football at Penn State, where Parson was named a Consensus All-American, the Butkus- Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year, and the Cotton Bowl Defensive MVP as a sophomore in 2019, before being drafted by the Cowboys in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. He was called the NF’S Defensive Rookie of the following 2021 season.

Early Years

As a freshman, he tallied 121 tackles, 27 tackles for loss, and 18.5 sacks. He collected 69 tackles, as a junior 20 tackles for loss, and 13.5 sacks.

Parsons posted 1,239 rushing yards, 27 rushing touchdowns tied for ninth in the state with 99 receiving yards, as a senior, and 2 receiving touchdowns. He racked up 55 tackles, 17.5 tackles for loss, 10+1⁄2 sacks, and one interception. He also played varsity basketball.

Parsons was a 5-star recruit and was ranked 4 in his class by 247Sports.com and 7 by ESPN. Parsons was recruited by Nebraska, Georgia, Oklahoma, Ohio State, Alabama, and Penn State. On December 19, it was reported that Ohio State had committed NCAA violations because the university allowed him on the set of ESPN’s College GameDay to take a picture with analyst Kirk Herbstreit. Due to the fact that Herbstreit was a former Ohio State University quarterback, it was a violation of NCAA rules as recruits are not allowed to have contact with members of the media associated with former student-athletes. As a result, Ohio State agreed to no longer recruit, Parsons.

On December 20, 2017, he offered Penn State University a football scholarship after just 4 games of his freshman season in 2016 and he initially committed in the spring of, before for a while and committing again. He graduated Harrisburg High School 7 months early to expedite the enrollment process.

College Career

After committing to Penn State, Parsons was informed by head coach James Franklin that he would start his Penn State career at middle linebacker rather than defensive end, which he played in high school. Franklin also announced that Parsons would be in contention for the starting job even though he was a true freshman. In his freshman year, Parsons only started one out of 13 games for the Nittany Lions but managed to lead the team in tackles with 82, while also making 4 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, 10 quarterback hurries, and 2 forced fumbles.

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How Old Is Micah Parsons?

Micah Parsons is 26 years old as of 2022, having been born on May 26, 1990, in Harrisburg Pennsylvania. He Shares his birthday with Celebrities including Bobcat Goldthwait, Brent Musburger, Elisabeth Harnois, Hank Williams Jr., Helena Bonham Carter, Jeremy Corbyn, and many more.

Micah Parsons Family

Who are Micah Parsons’s Parents?

Parson was born to his parents Sherese Parsons and Terrence Parsons in may of 1999 in the state of Pennsylvania, he does not belong to a well-established family but his parents were very supportive of him. He has not revealed much information about his family background and what his parent does for a living.

Micah Parsons Siblings?

Footballer Micah Parsons is not the only child of his parents, as he also has 2 siblings a brother and a sister. His brother was named Terrence Parsons Jr while his sister is named Shatara Parsons.

Micah Parsons Education?

He joined Central Dauphin High School for his freshman and sophomore years, before transferring to Harrisburg High School where he started at both defensive end and running back.

Micah Parsons Interests

Parsons is a self-taught chess player, who uses the game to cultivate his game on the football field. He played in Chess.com’s BlitzChamp tournament, a rapid tournament for NFL players.

Micah Parsons Spouse?

As of 2022 parsons is currently not in an open relationship with anyone. He has not revealed who he is dating and whether he is together.

Micah Parsons Children?

Parsons is also a proud father he welcomed his son who named Malcolm Parsons to World I 2018 at the time when he was just beginning his journey at Penn State University.

Micah Parsons Height?

Adding up to his well-built body his height stands at 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) and a weight of 245 lbs (111 kg).

2019 season

He became the first Nittany Lion to ever lead the team in tackles as a freshman. He started at outside linebacker against Rutgers University, after junior linebacker Cam Brown was disciplined because of a rules violation incident, with Parsons making 7 tackles 2 for loss, and a strip-sack. In 2019, Parsons had 14 tackles 1 for loss, and a strip-sack against the University of Kentucky in the Citrus Bowl. He finished second in the Big Ten Freshman of the Year voting behind wide receiver Rondale Moore.

Prior to the start of his sophomore season, he was called to the Butkus Award preseason watch list. Parsons started 12 out of 13 games at middle linebacker, totaling 109 tackles 14 for loss, 5 sacks, 26 quarterback hurries, five deflected passes and 4 forced fumbles. He went on to be named the Butkus–Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year given to the Big Ten Linebacker of the Year and a consensus All-American. In 2019 Parsons was named the Cotton Bowl Classic defensive MVP after recording 14 tackles, two sacks, and two forced fumbles.

2020 season

Parsons opted out of the due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and declined his remaining years of college eligibility in favor of making himself available to the NFL in the 2021 draft.

Professional career


He was selected in the first round by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2021 NFL Draft. On June 9, 2021, he signed his 4-year rookie contract, worth $17 million. DeMarcus Lawrence respond to breaking his foot in practice, before week 2, Dallas converted Parsons back to his high school position of the defensive end where he see immediate success, particularly as a pass rusher.

He had 11 tackles, including four for loss in a 20-16 win over the Vikings, earning NFC Defensive Player of the Week in Week 8. Parsons recorded at least 1 sack in six straight games from Week 9 to Week 14. His 12 sacks in his first 13 career games are the 4th-most by a rookie in NFL history behind only Julius Peppers Reggie White and Leslie O’Neal. Parsons would finish with 84 total tackles, 13 sacks, and three forced fumbles. He was voted into the Pro Bowl, named 1st Team All-Pro by the AP, and was the unanimous Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Micah Parsons’s Net Worth?

An American football outside linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League who has approximately an estimated net worth of $6 million, while he earning an average salary of about $4.2 million per year.