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Geneo Grissom Net Worth

Geneo Grissom is a retired American football defensive end best known for playing in NFL for the New England Patriots. He was drafted by the Patriots in the 2015 NFL Draft. As of 2023, Geneo Grissom net worth is estimated to be around $2.5 million. 

Who is Geneo Grissom?

Full Name Geneo Grissom
Date of Birth June 4, 1992
Age 30 years old
Born Place Hutchinson, Kansas
Profession Former football defensive end
Net Worth $2.5 million
Wife Haley Grissom

Geneo Grissom is a former football defensive end from Kansas. He played as a reserve defensive tackle with the Oklahoma Sooners after redshirting with the team in 2010. In 2014, Geneo recorded 39 tackles and 3.5 sacks and was named an honorable mention for the All-Big 12. Gisson signed a four year contract with the New England Patriots in May 2015.

Geneo Grissom was born in Hutchinson, Kansas on June 4, 1992. He was born to Eugene Grissom and Kimberly Wallace. Geneo shared a special bond with his father. He would eat dinner sitting in his dad’s lap sharing a same plate. His father worked nights at a Kansas Salt factory and at manufacturer TSW Products Company Inc.

Grissom’s father was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a blood cancer in 2009. Regarding his education, he completed his school education in Hutchinson, Kansas and then attended college in Oklahoma. While in college, he actively played football for his college team, the Sooners.

Geneo Grissom Net Worth & Career

 

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In 2011, he started playing defensively with the Sooners as a reserve defensive tackle. He recorded two tackles against ULM Warhawks in 2013. After that, he got his first interception against the Texas Longhorns. Then, he competed in the Sugar Bown against Alabama and recorded 2.5 sacks.

Grissom registered 88 tackles over his four seasons at Oklahama. In January 2015, he appeared in the Senior Bowl for Jacksonvile Jaguars’ Gus Bradley’s South team. Geneo’s professional career began after the New England Patriots selected him in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Geoene was the 14th defensive end selected in the year 2015. At the beginning of the regular season, the Patriots named him the third right defensive end on the team’s depth chart. He made his regular season debut against the Pittsburgh Steelers where he assisted on one tackle on the teams 28-21 victory.

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In October 2015, he recorded a season-high two combined tackles. At the end of the season, he recorded six combined tackles and one sack in 14 games. He was inactive throughout the playoffs at the time when the Patriots lost in the AFC Championship to the Denver Broncos.

The Patriots released Grissom as a part of the final roster cuts in September 2016. Then, he was signed to the practice squad the following day. On October 15, 2016, he was promoted to the active roster. In November 2016, he made into the Patriots’ playing squad against the New York Jets where he assisted on two tackles.

On September 2, 2017, he was released by the Patriots and was signed to the practice squad. He was again released by the Patriots and re-signed to the practice squad in November 2017.

The Patriots then waived Grissom on November 6, 2018. Afterward, he was signed to the Indianpolis Colts on January 1, 2019. After three months, he was signed by the New Orleans Saints. He played with the Saints for around two months and was released during final roster cuts in August 2019.

Geneo Grissom’s Wife & Personal Life

Geneo Grissom is married to his college sweetheart, Haley Eastham. Both were students at the University of Oklahoma when they fell in love. They dated for three years and became engaged on Valentine’s Day.

Grissom exchanged wedding vows with Haley on July 20, 2015. He and his wife appeared on HGTV’s show, House Hunters in November 2022. The pair was reportedly looking for a new house closer to Haley’s parents in Texas.

Geneo Grissom Net Worth

Geneo Grissom has earned an estimted net worth of $2.5 million as of 2023. He has earned total career earnings of $2,461,561 from his professional football career. In May 2015, Grissom was signed for four year, $2.89 million contract to the New England Patriots, including a signing bonus of $581.948.

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