Facts of Vontaze Burfict
|Full Name:||Vontaze Burfict|
|Birth Date:||September 24, 1990|
|Height:||6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)|
|Dating||Brandie Labomme (2011)|
|Net Worth||$12 million|
|Birth Place||South Los Angeles, California|
|Education||Corona Centennial High School, Arizona State University|
|Father||Vontaze Burfict Sr|
|Vontaze Burfict Instagram|
|View more / View less Facts of Vontaze Burfict|
Vontaze Burfict is an American football linebacker who signed with the Cincinnati Bengals in the year 2012 as an undrafted free agent.
What is the Age of Vontaze Burfict?
Vontaze Burfict opened his eyes as Vontaze DeLeon Burfict Jr on 24th September 1990, in South Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. As of 2019, his age is 29 years old while his horoscope is Libra. He is the son of Vontaze Burfict Sr (father) and Lisa Williams (mother). His father was a gang member and convicted cocaine dealer while his mother was a city transit bus driver.
He grew up in Burfict with his older half-brother DaShan Miller. His half-brother, DaShan was a football player at Corona Centennial High School, and later played college football at UTEP and Akron. Vontaze holds an American nationality and belongs to an African-American ethnical background.
He completed his high school education from Corona Centennial High School in Corona, California. Later, he joined Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
- In the year 2010, Vontaze Burfict played college football at Arizona State, where he was named TSN Pac-10 Defensive MVP and he was coached by Dennis Erickson during that time.
- He finished the 2010 season with a team-leading 90 tackles, 8.5 for a loss, and two forced fumbles.
- He was regarded as one of the best linebackers available in the 2012 NFL Draft.
- In October 2011, Sports Illustrated’s Tony Pauline ranked Vontaze as the 20th best prospect on his midseason draft board.
- He announced his decision to forgo his senior season and enter the 2012 NFL Draft on 3rd January 2012.
- Prior to the NFL Combine, Vontaze ranked as the fifth-best linebacker prospect in the draft by NFL analyst Mike Mayock.
- Later, he attended the NFL Scouting Combine and performed the majority of drills, but skipped the short shuttle and three-cone drills after injuring his hamstring on his second 40-yard dash attempt.
- Further, Vontaze’s overall performance was described as disappointing due to a 5.09 sec in the 40-yard dash, which was the slowest among all linebackers.
- He also finished last among linebackers in the broad jump and finished second to last among linebackers in the vertical jump.
- Vontaze performed on Arizona State’s pro day on 16th March 2012.
- On 25th April 2012, it was reported by Fox Sports insider Jay Glazer multiple NFL teams had been informed that Burfict had failed his drug test at the NFL Combine.
- He signed with the Cincinnati Bengals in the year 2012 as an undrafted free agent.
- Further, he was named to his first Pro Bowl after leading the NFL with 171 tackles during the 2013 season.
- Vontaze was ranked as the ninth-best inside linebacker in the draft by Scouts Inc.
Vontaze Burfict has an estimated net worth of around $12 million as of 2019. The main source of his income is through his football career. Recently, he signed a one-year, $5 million contract with the Oakland Raiders.
Vontaze Burfict is in a romantic relationship with his high school sweetheart Brandie Labomme since the year 2011. The couple first met at their high school, Corona Centennial High School. His girlfriend, Brandie has a B.A in business communications and French from Arizona State University. The couple gave birth to two adorable girls. They welcomed their first daughter, Aiyanna, in the year 2015 while their second daughter was born in May 2017.
Height and Weight
Vontaze Burfict stands at a tall height of 6 feet 1 inch tall while his body weight is around 112 kg. Burfict’s both hair and eyes are black in color.
Vontaze is quite active on various sorts of social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.