- Horoscope: Pisces
- Net worth: $5 000 000
- Ethnicity: African-American
- Nationality: American
- Mothers name: Catherine Patterson
- Education: Northwestern High School; Hutchinson Community College; University of Tennessee
- Weight: 99.0
- Hair color: Black
- Eye color: Black
Cordarrelle Patterson: biography
Cordarrelle Patterson (also known as Flash), who was born on the 17th of March, 1991, is an American NFL player (Atlanta Falcons). He alternates between running back, defense, return specialist, and wide receiver for his team. Cordarrelle is of American nationality and African-American ethnicity.
Childhood and youth
Born in Rock Hill, South Carolina, young Cordarrelle was educated at Northwestern High School. He was raised by Catherine Patterson, while his dad's name is not known. He is one of the three children in the family; his siblings are Crystal and Charles. Cordarrelle has loved playing various sports, especially football, since his high school days.
His football career began in high school, continued in college, and continued professionally after graduation. The Minnesota Vikings were his first team.
Minnesota Vikings (2013–2016)
In a draft-day deal with the New England Patriots, Cordarrelle was acquired by the Minnesota Vikings with the 29th overall choice in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft; the Patriots got four draft picks in return. He had trouble as a receiver in 2016, but he was still an effective kick returner.
Oakland Raiders (2017)
The Oakland Raiders and Cordarrelle Patterson agreed to a two-year, $8.5 million contract on March 13, 2017. In addition to 13 carries for 121 yards and two touchdowns and 19 returns for 538 yards, he finished the 2017 season with 31 receptions for 309 yards.
New England Patriots (2018)
On March 18, 2018, the Raiders and the New England Patriots reached an agreement to exchange him and a 2018 sixth-round selection for a 2018 fifth-round pick. By the way, two days later, the deal was finalized.
Chicago Bears (2019-2020)
The football player agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal with the Chicago Bears on March 13, 2019. For the second consecutive season, Cordarrelle was selected as an All-Pro for the Pro Bowl on December 21, 2020. He was the league leader in kickoff returns and yards per return at the time the roster was made public (29.4). With 64 attempts and 232 yards tallied for the season, he set career highs in both running
Atlanta Falcons (2021–present)
He entered into a one-year, $3 million contract with the Atlanta Falcons on April 15, 2021. And Cordarrelle Patterson renewed his contract with the Falcons for a two-year, $10.5 million deal on March 22, 2022. Patterson will start as running back for the Falcons' comeback season in 2022.
Cordarrelle is paid $26 million per year. He is in a relationship with Taylor Quick. The footballer has three children; their names are Qoi Aiko, Zayana Rachelle, and Avian. By the way, his current marital status is unmarried. He has Twitter and Instagram accounts, where he often shares pictures of himself and his family, so his net worth is about five million dollars.
Awards and honors
Here is the list of awards Cordarrelle received throughout his career:
- Super Bowl champion (LIII)
- First-team All-Pro (2013, 2016, 2019, 2020)
- Second-team All-Pro (2015, 2018, 2019)
- Pro Bowl (2013, 2016, 2019, 2020)
- NFL kickoff return yards leader (2019, 2020)
- NFL 2010s All-Decade Team
- PFWA All-Rookie Team (2013)
- First-team All-SEC (2012)
- NJCAA All-American (2010, 2011)
- 109-yard play (tied)
- Most career kickoff return touchdowns: 8 (tied with Leon Washington and Josh Cribbs)