DeMeco Ryans is a common name in Houston as he played linebacker for the Texans from the 2006 to 2011 season. He was born on July 28, 1984, and played pro football until 2015 when he retired as a Philadelphia Eagles player.

Ryans grew up in Bessemer, Alabama where his football career started playing at Jess Lanier High School. After his time in Bessemer, Ryans played for the Alabama Crimson Tide until he was finally drafted in 2006 by the Texans.

Ryans attended the University of Alabama, where he played outside linebacker for coach Mike Shula’s Alabama Crimson Tide football team from 2002 to 2005. He started his career by earning a role on special teams and backup linebacker in his first season.

DeMeco Ryans’s current team and contact details

Details about the DeMeco Ryans’ contract were not fully disclosed, but the Texans confirmed that it is a 6-year deal.

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DeMeco Ryans (Photo Credit: Chron)

However, the Houston Texans originally selected the linebacker in the 2006 NFL Draft and inked a four-year contract worth $4,160,000 with him. The team subsequently offered him a massive six-year deal worth $46,800,000 in 2010.

Ryans was later traded to the Philadelphia Eagles in 2012. He agreed to a two-year extension in 2015, before finally retiring in 2017.

Ryans’ remuneration as San Francisco’s defensive coordinator is not known, it is believed that NFL teams offer their defensive coaches anywhere between $3.5 million and $4.5 million annually.

DeMeco Ryans’s annual salary

Ryans are estimated to have a salary similar to that of a previous coach at $5,000,000 annually.

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DeMeco Ryans (Photo Credit: Texans Wire – USA Today)

While playing for the Houston Texans and Philadelphia Eagles, he earned a salary amounting to $48,920,000.

DeMeco Ryans’s net worth

Ryans is reportedly worth a huge amount of $33 million as of 2023.

Ryan’s coaching career began in 2017 when he became the 49ers’ Defensive quality control coach. Between 2017 and 2020 he worked again with the 49ers as the Inside linebackers coach. His biggest role, before head coaching, was as Defensive Coordinator for the 49ers between 2021 and 2022.



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