Mark Ingram Biography
Mark Ingram (Mark Valentino Ingram Jr) is an American football running back for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL), last playing for the New Orleans Saints.
He played college football for a national championship team. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft.
During his sophomore college season in 2009, Ingram won the first Heisman Trophy ever awarded to an Alabama Crimson Tide player, set the Crimson Tide’s single-season rushing record with 1,658 yards,was recognized as a unanimous All-American, and helped lead the Tide to an undefeated 14–0 season and the 2010 BCS National Championship.
Since entering the NFL in 2011, Ingram has earned two Pro Bowl selections (2014 and 2017). In 2018, he received a four-game suspension after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
Mark Ingram Age
Ingram was born on 21 December 1989 in Hackensack, New Jersey. He is 29 years old as of 2018.
Mark Ingram Family | Siblings
Ingram’s nationality is American and ethnicity is African. He was born to former NEL great for the New York Giant, wide receiver Mark Ingram Sr. (father) and Shonda Ingram (mother). He has three sisters namely Malia Ingram, Miya Ingram, and Mia Ingram.
Mark Ingram Education
Ingram attended Grand Blanc Community High School in Grand Blanc, Michigan during his freshman, sophomore and junior year. Ingram received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Alabama Crimson Tide football, the team from 2008 to 2010.
Mark Ingram Relationship | Wife
Ingram is a married person. He was married to a professional fitness model, Chelsea. The couple tied the knot in April 2017. The couple has already welcomed one baby girl, Myla Ingram. And there are no records of the past relationship of Mark. Currently, he is living happily with his wife and children.
Mark Ingram Career
Ingram played behind Glen Coffee his freshman year, and he was selected to the 2008 SEC All-FRESHMAN Team. He was put on the cover of NCAA Football. He was named SEC Offensive Player of the week. In the 2009 SEC Championship Game versus the undefeated and top-ranked Florida Gators.
On December 12, Ingram won the Heisman Trophy in the closest vote in the award’s 75-year history. Ingram was Alabama’s first Heisman winner, the third consecutive sophomore to win the award, and the first running back to win the award since Reggie Bush. On January 6, 2011, Ingram announced he would forgo his senior season and enter the 2011 NFL Draft.
The New Orleans Saints selected Ingram with the 28th pick in the 2011 NFL Draft the same pick number the Giants used to draft his father, Mark Ingram Sr., twenty-four years earlier. On July 28, 2011, Ingram decided on the number #28 in honor of his father’s draft pick number. The next day Ingram agreed with the Saints on a four-year contract, with three years guaranteed and a fifth-year option.
The contract is worth $7.41 million, with a $3.89 million signing bonus. He finished the season with a career-high 1,043 rushing yards on 5.1 yards per attempt and added an additional 319 receiving yards to go along with 10 total touchdowns.
Mark Ingram Net Worth
Ingram net worth is estimated to be $12 million and his salary is around $4 million.
Mark Ingram Weight | Height
Moving towards his body measurements, he has a good height of 5 feet 0 inches (1.52m). He has black hair color and his eye color is also black. His body weight is 98kg.
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