LaVar-Arrington
LaVar Arrington | Biography

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  • Full Name LaVar RaShad Arrington
  • Nickname LaVar Arrington
  • Occupation Football Player, Sports Analyst, Businessman
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Birth Date Jun 20, 1978
  • Age 43 Years, 5 Months
  • University Penn State University
Former NFL Player, Sports Analyst & Founder Of Leap Management, LLC And Xtreme Procision (XP),

LaVar Arrington | Biography

Former NFL Player, Talk Show Host and Founder of Leap Management LLC., and Xtreme Procision (XP)

Arrington was picked during the second overall pick at the 2000 NFL Draft by The Washington Football Team. He played for the team starting from the 2000 season to 2005. Then, after four seasons, he signed a $68 million contract extension. However, he could only play for two seasons with the Redskins due to his knee injury and conflicts with his coaches. 


LaVar Arrington is a former American National Football League player who became a sports broadcaster and entrepreneur. 

Who is LaVar Arrington?

LaVar RaShad Arrington is the former football player of Washington Redskkins and New York Giants. After an injury, Arrington focused on his broadcasting career, leading him to work for pregame and postgame programs and radio talk shows. In addition, he is the founder of Leap Management LLC and Xtreme Procision (XP). 

Early Life

Arrington was born on 20 June 1978 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He attended the North Hills Senior High School in Pittsburgh and played as a linebacker for his high school football team.

Eventually, he joined Penn State University on a football scholarship for college where played for the Penn State Nittany Lions Football team from 1997 to 1999.

Career 

Arrington was picked during the second overall pick at the 2000 NFL Draft by The Washington Football Team. He played for the team starting from the 2000 season to 2005. Then, after four seasons, he signed a $68 million contract extension. However, he could only play for two seasons with the Redskins due to his knee injury and conflicts with his coaches. 

Eventually, Arrington agreed to a seven-year $49 million contract with the New York Giants in April 2006. However, during the Week 7 game against the Dallas Cowboys, he got injured with a ruptured Achilles tendon which made him miss the rest of the season. Consequently, Arrington was released by the New York Giants on 12 February 2007, and the New York Daily News confirmed his retirement on 23 September. 

Arrington then appeared as a sports analyst on Comcast SportsNet’s on-air lineup and the Washington Post Live during the 2008 NFL season pregame and postgame. And later, he also landed a feature program on Comcast titled Life on the Sidelines with LaVar Arrington

While alongside in 2009, Arrington began his radio talk show with DJ Chad Dukes, The LaVar Arrington Show with Chad Dukes

Further, in 2008, Arrington formed a sports agency, Leap Management, LLC. And the firm had its first NFL Draft prospects in 2009: Aaron Maybin, Derrick Williams, Josh Gaines, and Tyrell Sales. Then, in 2010, he founded Xtreme Procision (XP), where he provided football training to develop exceptional next-generation football players. 

In addition, in 2019, he began working as a football analyst on the sports talk program Speak For Yourself.

Net Worth and Salary

Arrington is a retired professional American football player. According to celebrity net worth, Arrington has a net worth of $45 million. 

His last known salary was the 2006 contract with the New York Giants of $49 million, which he could not work for due to the injury. 

Wife 

Arrington got married to Trishia Arrington in 2005. They met at his charity events and began their relationship since then. They have four children together; three daughters and one son. Their daughters are Penn, Marlee, and Laila, and their son is named LaVar. 

Brother

Arrington is the middle child out of three children of parents, Michael and Carolyn Arrington. He has an older brother named Michael and a younger brother named Eric. His interest in sports was encouraged by Michael as he used to play basketball at Slippery Rock University. Likewise, his brother Eric debuted as the Eagles’ starting point guard in 2001. 

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