New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty announced his retirement from the NFL after 13 seasons, which included three Super Bowl championships.
“I’m officially retiring from the NFL. It has been a great ride,” McCourty said in a video shared on Instagram with his twin brother, Jason. “I think it’s always tough to come to the end. This whole offseason has been so much back-and-forth for me mentally, but ultimately I think this is the best decision for me, for my family, and my career,” he said.
McCourty said he spoke about his decision with Patriots owner Robert Kraft, head coach Bill Belichick and members of the team’s defensive coaching staff.
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Devin McCourty age
Devin was born on August 13, 1987, in Nyack, New York. He is 35 years old.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Devin McCourty has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
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Devin has a twin brother, Jason McCourty, who is currently playing as a cornerback for the Tennessee Titans. McCourty twins were born 27 minutes apart, with Devin being the older brother. They started their football career at St Joesph’s High School in Montvale, where they started as cornerbacks in 2007.
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Devin has started a family with his wife Michelle Powell, who is a family doctor in Miami, Florida. They got married in April 2016 at the Venetian in New Jersey.
On March 11, 2017, the couple had a baby girl named Londyn. They had a baby boy named Brayden on April 29, 2018.
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On August 25, 2009, NFL analyst Gil Brandt ranked McCourty the fourth-best cornerback prospect heading into the 2010 NFL Draft. In March 2010, he attended Rutgers’ annual pro day but chose to stand on his combined numbers and only performed positional drills.
At the conclusion of the pre-draft process, McCourty was projected to be a first or second-round pick by NFL draft experts and scouts.
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In 2010, he started his professional NFL career with the New England Patriots after signing a five-year contract with the team on July 28, 2010. He was celebrated as the first Team All-Pro by Sporting News and the second Team All-Pro by The Associated Press.
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Super Bowl rings
Devin McCourty has won three Super Bowl rings. He has won championships with the 2014-15 New England Patriots, 2016-17 New England Patriots, and 2018-19 New England Patriots.