MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Former University of Miami Hurricanes defensive end Calais Campbell has hit the jackpot with the Arizona Cardinals.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Campbell has signed a five-year extension with the Cardinals with a maximum value of $55 milllion of which $31 million is guaranteed.READ MORE: Jimmy Butler Scores 41, Heat Take Game 1 From Celtics 118-107
Cambpell stands 6’8” and weighs in at 300 pounds and has terrorized opposing quarterbacks for the last four years as a member of the Cardinals. Despite his size and athleticism, Campbell wasn’t taken by the Cardinals until the 50th pick in the 2008 NFL Draft.READ MORE: MDFR Identifies "Voice In The Rubble" Victim
Campbell helped solidify the Cardinals defensive line alongside first-round pick Dan Williams and former Florida State Seminole Darnell Dockett.MORE NEWS: Opera Singer, Fashion Designer Radmila Lolly Thrills Miami Heat Fans With Custom-Designed Ball Gowns
Last season, Campbell had 72 tackles, 8 sacks, 2 forced fumbles and 1 interception. For his career, Campbell has pulled down 159 tackles, 21 sacks, and has 18 passes defensed.