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Greg Gaines

Greg Gaines is an NFL player from the United States. Greg Gaines plays from the nose tackle position for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL).

Early Life

Greg Gaines was born in La Habra, California, the United States, on May 6, 1996. According to the astrology, he has a birth sign of Taurus and is currently 27 years old. He holds US citizenship and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.

Gaines hasn’t shared much about his family history with the public, including his parents and siblings. He appears to be quite private about his private life and family.

College Career

In terms of his academics, he attended La Habra High School in La Habra, California. Originally committed to Boise State, he followed head coach Chris Petersen from Boise State to Washington when he became head coach. After completing his high school education, he went to the University of Washington.

Caption: Greg Gaines’s graduation photo (Source: Instagram)

During his college years, he represented the college team named Washington Huskies football team. He played the college team from 2015 to 2018, with 2014 serving as a red-shirt season. In 2016, he earned honorable mention All-Pac-12, as a defensive lineman, second-team All-Pac-12 in 2017, and first-team All-Pac-12 in 2018.

He won the Morris Trophy in 2018, given annually to the best defensive lineman in the Pac-12 Conference as voted on by opposing players.

Professional Career

In the 2019 NFL Draft, Greg Gaines was selected by the Los Angeles Rams in the fourth round (134th overall). Moreover, he won Super Bowl LVI with the Los Angeles Rams, who defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20. He had three tackles in the match.

During his first season, he played in 10 games and collected 13 tackles, including six solo tackles. Gaines then played 16 games in the 2020 NFL Draft season, recording 18 tackles, 8 solo tackles, and 1.5 sacks. Later in the 2021 NFL Drafts, he played a career-high 17 games with 13 tackles and earned a career-high 55 tackles with 21 solo tackles. He played in three games, three of which he started, and had six tackles, two of which were solo.

Caption: Greg Gaines during a football match (Source: Instagram)

He signed a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, with an amount of $3.5 million contract, on March 23rd, 2023. Meanwhile, he is playing from the nose tackle position for his team and doing a good job for his team in the NFL tournament. In the coming days, he might be the major player for the team.

Awards

During his playing career, he has won Super Bowl champion (LVI), Second-team All-Pac-12 (2017), First-team All-Pac-12 (2018), and Morris Trophy (2018). Meanwhile, he has still a way long to go and in the coming years, he might win several awards and honours for his performances.

Net Worth 2023

The NFL star’s net worth is estimated at around $3 million as of 2023. Meanwhile, he got paid about $3.5 million annually by the NFL team Tampa Bay Buccaneers according to their deal and contract. The NFL star makes money through his playing career. 

Relationship Status

On July 7, 2017, Greg Gaines married his beautiful wife Sheyeann Gaines. The pair first met during their college years in La Habra, California. The couple dated for six years before their marriage. With the marriage, the couple has a daughter and a son whose names are yet missing on the online websites.

Caption: Greg Gaines’s family photo (Source: Instagram)

The NFL stat seems to be focusing on his career and has not faced any rumours or controversies to date.

Body Measurements

Greg Gaines

Caption: Greg Gaines walking in the street with his bag (Source: Instagram)

This American athlete is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs around 142 kg. Moreover, he has a pair of hazel eyes with blonde hair colour while his other body measurements are unknown.

Greg Gaines – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@greggaines99’ there are over 19.3k followers. Likewise, there are over 6.2k followers on his Twitter page ‘@GregGaines99’ and he is not present on Facebook.