Calijah Kancey Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Girlfriend, College, Net Worth, Ethnicity & Biography

Calijah Kancey is an American football defensive end player who played for an NFL team named Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL. Calijah Kancey participated in a college football team named Pittsburgh University. He was honored as the 2022 ACC Defensive Football Player of the Year. His name was announced by the management of the NFL and he was selected by the Buccaneers in the first round of the 2023 NFL Draft.

He was honored “Unanimous All-American (2022)”, “ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2022)”, “2x First-team All-ACC (2021, 2022). His NFL career stat as of 2023 is 26 Total tackles, 1 Pass deflections, and 4 Sacks. Check all the details below about Broderick Jones’s Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Parents, Ethnicity & Biography.

Calijah Kancey Wiki/Biography

Calijah Kancey came on the earth on 1st March 2001 (22 years old as of 2024) in Miami, Florida, United States of America. His zodiac sign as per his date of birth is Pisces and his nationality is American. He follows Christianity and his ethnicity is Afro/American (Mixed).

Calijah Kancey

He belongs to the NFL team named Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jersey No. 94 and his position is Defensive end. His full name is Calijah Demetrius Kancey. His NFL details, who is related to his NFL selection are “2023/Round: 1/Pick: 19”.

Calijah Kancey High School & College

Calijah received primary study at a local private school in Miami, Florida, United States of America. He attended high school, at Miami Northwestern High School in Miami, Florida USA. For higher education, he enrolled and completed his Bachelor’s degree at Pittsburgh State University College in the USA during 2019-2022.

He played basketball and football for his school and his degree college for a long period of his life. After that, he was selected for the NFL through college and became successful in his life.

Calijah Kancey Height & Weight

Calijah Kancey height and weight

Calijah Kancey’s height and weight

  • Height: 6′ 1″ inches (1.85 m)
  • Weight: 281 lb (127 kg)
  • Arm length: 30.625 inches
  • Hand span: 9.125 inches
  • Broad jump: 9’4″ inches
  • Vertical jump:33.5 inches
  • Three-cone drill: 7 s
  • 20-yard shuttle: 4.36 s
  • 10-yard split: 1.64 s
  • 40-yard dash: 4.67 s

Calijah Kancey Career Highlights & Awards

  • Unanimous All-American (2022)
  • ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2022)
  • 2x First-team All-ACC (2021, 2022)
  • Jersey Number: 94
  • Position: Defensive end
  • Team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2023-Present)

Calijah Kancey Family & Parents

Calijah Kancey was born on 1st March 2001 in America (Miami, Florida). Now he is 22 years old. His family is a simple and medium-class family. He became young with the help of his parents and siblings.

Calijah Kancey with his mother and sister

Calijah Kancey with his mother and sister

His loving father’s name is Schquinina Smith and his mother’s name is unknown. He has 4 siblings. He has one brother and three sisters but other information about his parents and his siblings is not given anywhere.

Calijah Kancey’s Girlfriend & Relationships

Calijah is only focused on his game. He disclosed information related to his girlfriend, partner, or relationship.

Calijah Kancey old photo with his girlfriend

Calijah Kancey’s old photo with his girlfriend

At present, he is in a relationship with his girlfriend.

Calijah Kancey with his girlfriend in a basketball stadium

Calijah Kancey with his girlfriend in a basketball stadium

He never revealed his girlfriend’s name on his Instagram profile but shared many photos with his girlfriend.

Calijah Kancey selfie with his girlfriend

Calijah Kancey’s selfie with his girlfriend

He shared many selfies with his girlfriend. They also traveled to beautiful destinations together. Maybe, he met his girlfriend first time in college. He shared these photos with his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day of 2024.

Calijah Kancey Career

Early Career

Calijah Kancey enrolled in Miami Northwestern Senior High School in Miami, Florida in the United States of America. He recorded in his school’s last two years 200 tackles combined. He signs an agreement with the University of Pittsburgh for playing football games.

College Career

  • In 2019, he played in 1 game as a freshman year at Pittsburgh, the 2019 Quick Lane Bowl, and received a redshirt.
  • In 2020, he played a total of 11 games and 4 games start of the season. He scored 27 tackles, 1.5 sacks.
  • In 2021, he started 14 games and recorded 35 tackles and 7 sacks. After that, he was honored as a third-team All-American by the Associated Press.
  • In 2022, he returned to Pittsburgh University where he was honored as a unanimous All-American. He completed the season with a score of 7.5 sacks, 14.5 tackles of loss, and 31 tackles.

Professional Career

Calijah Kancey playing football in the NFL

Calijah Kancey playing football in the NFL

  • His name was selected by the NFL football team named Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round of the 2023 NFL Draft with the 19th overall pick. He declared for November of the 2023 season to honor Defensive Rookie of the Month.
  • He faced injury during his starting in a Week 1, 20-17 win against the Minnesota Vikings.
  • He played his first complete NFL game in the 6th Week, in which he recorded 6 quarterback pressures and his first career sack.
  • He recorded 1 sack, 1 tackle for loss, and 4 tackles in his first career playoff over the Philadelphia Eagles.

NFL Statistics

  • In 2023, TB, 10 games played, 10 games starts, 19 total tackles, 6 Ast, 4 Sck, 9 TFL, 1 Interceptions PD.

Calijah Kancey Net Worth, Contract & Salary

Calijah Kancey is estimated at $3-5 million dollars. He gained money from his football and other games. But mainly earned by the NFL (National Football League) and some income through college and school teams. He earns income nowadays from brand promotions and other plans (business, investment, prize-winning money). He signed a contract with NFL team Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a huge amount of $14,493,472 for four years on 15th June 2023. We can say that he is a successful person in his life and lives a happy life with his lovers.

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