Tajae Sharpe is an American footballer, who is famous for his contribution for playing for Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He also played college football at Massachusetts.
Early Life and Education
Tajae Lamar Sharpe, known as Tajae Sharpe is an American football born on 23 December 1994 in Piscataway, New Jersey.
He attended Piscataway Township High School and was also two-star recruit by Rivals.com and joined the University of Massachusetts (UMass) to play in college football.
In 2012, he played 11 games and made eight starts as a freshman. In 2013, he headed the team with 61 receptions for 60 yards and 4 touchdowns and with 85 receptions for 1,281 yards and 7 touchdowns in 2014. In 2015, as a senior, he finishes the season with 111 receptions for 1.319 yards and five touchdowns and broke the UMass records for career receptions and receiving yards.
In 2015, as a senior, he finishes the season with 111 receptions for 1.319 yards and five touchdowns and broke the UMass records for career receptions and receiving yards.
In 2016, Sharpe was selected in the fifth round by Tennessee Titans in NFL Draft. On May 9, 2016, the Titans signed Tajae for four years with $2.61 million contracts along with a signing bonus of $274,884.
In the training camp, he faced Andre Johnson, Kendall Wright, and Dorial Green-Beckham for a beginning wide receiver position. He was titled one of the starting wide receivers, opposite Rischard Matthews. Sharpe made his professional debut and the first career start in the Titans season opener against the Minnesota Vikings. On November 13, 2016, he made three passes by 68 receiving yards and scored his first career touchdown on 33-yard touchdown pass from Marcus Mariota. He provided 47-25 routs to Titans. In the next game, he caught four passes for 68 receiving yards and the 34-yard touchdown pass in a 17-24 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
The 22 years old, an American football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe is not married yet. He has kept his personal and private life in low profile. He hasn't revealed about his relationship and girlfriend yet. May be he doesn't want any media attention on his personal life. He seems to be more focused on his career.
On May 10, 2017, Sharpe and his teammate, Sebastian Tretola was titled as defendants in a federal civil Lawsuit. They were at a Nashville bar watching the 2017 NFL Draft. The plaintiff in the lawsuit, Dante R Satterfield, claimed that he told Tajae he'd probably lose playing time as a result of the Titan's selecting Corey Davis in the first round and Sharpe respond him by challenging to fight in the back alley and was attended by Tretola as a lookout. Satterfield later claimed that he was knocked unconscious for 12 hours and get some facial fractures and charged $500,000 in damages.
Tajae Sharpe has earned numerous amount of salary from his football career. As he has signed four years contracts with Titans for $2.61 million along with signing bonus of $274,884. His base salary in 2016 was $450,000 with the bonus of $68,721. He has many fans following on his Instagram and Twitter accounts as he is a young and famous player.