The impressively tall American footballer Adam Shaheen has been active in professional football since his NFL draft in 2017. He is currently raising a lot of dust in his club – the Chicago Bears of the National Football League as he employs his gigantic bulk to create an impregnable defense against the opposition on the field of play.
Adam who was very active in college football at his alma mater Ashland University has been described as the highest draft pick from the university in this modern age of the National Football League. He was drafted in the second round of the 2017 NFL draft. The handsome footballer’s hard work and dedication have been his nudge and his enormous body size is just an added advantage for the tight ender.
Adam Shaheen: Bio
Born under the zodiac sign of Scorpio on the 24th day of October 1993 in Galena, Ohio, United States of America. The soccer player is of American nationality and North American ethnicity, he received a lot of support from his parents who noticed his interest in both basketball and football from childhood.
The young star’s educational background can be traced to Big Walnut High School located in Sunbury Ohio where he participated actively in basketball and football. After his days in high school, the budding footballer proceeded to the University of Pittsburgh, located in Johnstown for further studies. He later moved over to Ashland University where he resumed playing football but on the long run, in 2016, Adam made the decision to forfeit his senior year at Ashland as he joined the second draft of the NLF in 2017.
Adam Shaheen who has been playing in the tight end position for the Chicago Bears since his 45th overall draft in 2017, inked a contract of $5.91 million with $3.17 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $2.43 million with the Bears for a period of four years. He has since been securing the tight end position for the team and has not been traded to any other NFL team.
The football star takes his workout seriously and has had several visits and private workout sections with some national Football League Teams like the Arizona Cardinals, Philadelphia Eagles, Tennessee Titans, Dallas Cowboys and Cleveland Browns. ESPN ranked him the 5th best tight end in the draft while he made the 4th best on NFLDraftScout.com. So far, we can say that the athlete’s career has been successful, and he has been handsomely rewarded financially although his estimated net worth is still under review.
Height, Weight, Body Stats
The big bear of a man stands at an imposing height of 6 feet 6 inches and weighs a total of 277 pounds. He has hazel eye color with light brown hair. His impressive body size was what gave him an edge during the Bear’s scouting, the area scout for the Bears, Jeff Shiver, praised Adam’s potentials when he witnessed how the huge guy could move effortlessly while showcasing reliable hands.
The American footballer’s background in basketball places him at an advantaged position when it comes to using his body as a buffer in the field of play. His acceleration, quickness and exceptional speed are simply amazing, especially when you are talking about someone as big as him. Additionally, his footwork and inborn ability to use his gigantic bulk to box-out his opponents have been described as to top-notch. With his exceptional hands, hand-eye coordination, and natural willingness to block, the tight ender poses an insurmountable barrier for the opponent.
Adam Shaheen initially looked like a bean pole when he first joined professional football but with more efforts in the workroom and a voracious eating habit, he gradually transformed his body to the great hunk we see today. According to him, he was capable of gulping down five plates of food at a go only for him to go workout and still return to the cafeteria for more and consequently, he transformed himself into an outlier in Division II, just too strong, too big and absolutely too dominant for the opponent.
Information about the young football star’s family background is not known but we have been able to uncover the fact that he is the son of Ziad Shaheen (father) and Beth Shaheen (mother). His parents are of North American origin but gave birth to Adam in the United States of America where the family currently resides.