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: Small But Ferocious Hurricane Sam Strengthens Some More
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: Lines Of Mourners Pay Their Respects Sunday For Gabby Petito
Campbell helped solidify the Cardinals defensive line alongside first-round pick Dan Williams and former Florida State Seminole Darnell Dockett.MORE NEWS: Blue Alert Issued Out Of North Florida County For Patrick McDowell, Accused Of Murdering Deputy During Traffic Stop
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.