- Horoscope: Gemini
- Net worth: $4 000 000
- Ethnicity: African-American
- Nationality: American
- Fathers name: Terrence Parsons
- Mothers name: Sherese Parsons
- Education: Central Dauphin High School; Penn State University
- Weight: 111.0
- Hair color: Black
- Eye color: Dark brown
Micah Parsons: biography
Micah Aaron Parsons, who was born on May 26, 1999, is a Pennsylvania-native American footballer. He is better known for being an outside linebacker for the NFL's Dallas Cowboys. He also played college football at the State University of Pennsylvania.
Childhood and youth
Micah was born into an ordinary American family. Not much is known about his parents. All the information available indicates that his dad is Terrence and his mom is Sherese. Micah spent his entire childhood in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. There, he studied at a public high school. He was a running back and defensive end on a high school football team at the time. He also enjoyed playing chess, and he claimed to have taught himself the fundamentals of the game. After graduating from high school in Harrisburg, he enrolled at Penn State University, where his college football career started.
His career started in school and continued in college. Before the 2021 NFL draft, a number of sports analysts listed Parsons' strengths as being his consistency in making grabs, his quickness in outrunning linemen, his ability to read the quarterback's body language, and his high degree of athleticism. The drawbacks of Micah were a lack of lateral shift mobility, errors when defending against a remote assault, a lack of pass rush skills, and shaky play in cover. Dallas took Parsons in the first round of the draft with the overall number twelve pick. He agreed to a four-year, $17 million deal with this team in June 2021. In the opening week of the championship game, he played three different positions and recorded five tackles in his NFL debut. Micah set a new club record for rookies during the season for sacks. Following the vote results from November, Micah was named the defensive rookie of the month. In December, he was chosen as the starting inside linebacker for the NFC national team for the Breakout.
When Micah was less than 19 years old, he welcomed a son, Malcolm. The name of the mother is still not available to the public because Micah prefers not to talk much about his personal life. Even though he is very close with his kid, Micah and his ex-girlfriend are not together anymore, so the footballer is currently single. Anyway, there are rumors that Micah is in a relationship with Kayla Nicole, who works as a sports reporter. Micah has an Instagram account with over 636k followers. He often posts various pictures of himself with friends, family, and lifestyle content.
In 2022, when the US exchanged a Russian prisoner for Brittney Griner, he made it clear by his tone that he was not pleased because, in his opinion, the US should have exchanged Paul Whelan. However, he apologized for his words because many people started hating him.
Records and achievements
Here are the essential highlights of Micah's football career:
- NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year (2021)
- First-team All-Pro (2021)
- Pro Bowl (2021)
- Butkus Award (pro) (2021)
- PFWA All-Rookie Team (2021)
- Butkus–Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year (2019)
- Consensus All-American (2019)
- First-team freshman all-American (2018)
- First-team All-Big Ten (2019)