Mohamed Sanu is an American football player who has a net worth of $20 million. Mohamed Sanu made his net worth through playing football and playing on the Atlanta Falcons. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Mohamed Sanu grew up in a poor family. After high school, he attended Florida State University where he played for the Florida State Seminoles football team from 2004-2008. Mohamed Sanu started his NFL career with the Atlanta Falcons from 2009-2013. Mohamed Sanu is well known for his versatility and his knack for making big plays. Mohamed Sanu is an excellent return specialist and has a number of long touchdown returns for his career. Mohamed Sanu’s current net worth is $5 million.
As a professional football player, Mohamed Sanu has played for the Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In total, Mohamed Sanu has appeared in 7 NFL seasons (2009-2013). As a member of the Falcons, Mohamed Sanu has won two Super Bowls (2009, 2013). In total, Mohamed Sanu has played in six NFL seasons. In his first season with the Falcons in 2009, Mohamed Sanu had a breakout year. Mohamed Sanu caught 64 passes for 922 yards and seven touchdowns. Over the course of his seven year career in the NFL, Mohamed Sanu has accumulated 857 receptions for 12,878 yards and 94 touchdowns.
Mohamed Sanu was born on December 24, 1986 in Atlanta, Georgia. Mohamed Sanu is the second child of Mohamed and Fehimia Sanu. Mohamed Sanu was born with a heart condition and had a congenital heart defect. As a result, he had to spend much of his childhood in the hospital. Mohamed Sanu was also born with a kidney condition that required dialysis. While he was young, his parents were able to get a kidney transplant.
Professional Football Career
After his parents received their kidney and heart transplant, Mohamed Sanu followed them to the hospital and spent time with them every day. Mohamed Sanu also spent a lot of time with his older brother, Sedat Sanu, who also plays in the NFL. Mohamed Sanu attended a public high school in Atlanta, which is usually schools that are very low on academic performance. However, Mohamed Sanu graduated from the top of his class and was given his diploma First in May of 2006.
After his high school career was over, Mohamed Sanu enrolled at the University of South Alabama in 2004 where he played college football.
In 2006, after playing college football for three years, Mohamed Sanu was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the fifth round of the NFL Draft. In his rookie season in 2009, after an Achilles injury to starting quarterback Matt Ryan, Mohamed Sanu became the Atlanta Falcons’ starting return specialist. In his second season with the Falcons in 2010, after a torn ACL for Ryan, Mohamed Sanu became the punt and kick returner. In his third season with the Falcons in 2011, after a torn Achilles for Ryan, Mohamed Sanu became the team’s primary return man. Mohamed Sanu has accumulated over 100 punt returns for touchdowns and over 1,800 yards on punt returns and is also known for his long kick returns.
New England Patriots
In the 2013 season, after two seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, Mohamed Sanu was traded to the New England Patriots along with a 2015 second round pick in exchange for a 2015 third round pick and a 2017 third round pick. As the Patriots’ primary return man, Mohamed Sanu has proven to be a good fit in Foxborough. In his first season with the Patriots, after a Achilles injury to Stevan Ridley, Mohamed Sanu led the Patriots in punt returns with 18 returns for 142 yards and a touchdown.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
In the 2015 season, after a season with the New England Patriots, Mohamed Sanu was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for a conditional 2016 seventh round pick. As the Buccaneers’ primary return man, Mohamed Sanu has been a great fit in Tampa. In his first season with the Buccaneers, after a torn ACL for Vincent Jackson, Mohamed Sanu led the Bucs in punt returns with 18 returns for 193 yards and a touchdown.
Net Worth & Income
As of October 2017, Mohamed Sanu’s net worth is $5 million.
In his first season with the Falcons in 2009, Mohamed Sanu had a breakout year. Mohamed Sanu caught 64 passes for 922 yards and seven touchdowns. Over the course of his seven year career in the NFL, Mohamed Sanu has accumulated 857 receptions for 12,878 yards and 94 touchdowns.
After securing a spot in the NFL, many players go on to have successful professional careers. Mohamed Sanu is one of those players. He is known for his versatility and his knack for making big plays. With that said, it’s important for athletes to maintain a healthy lifestyle and project a healthy image.
Mohamed Sanu has achieved both of these goals and is now projected to have a successful future in the NFL. Mohamed Sanu is able to eat healthy, drink plenty of water and has enough energy to perform at a high level. Mohamed Sanu also exercises regularly and has taken up yoga and meditation. Mohamed Sanu is one of the most popular players in the NFL and has a huge following in his adopted hometown of Atlanta. With that in mind, Mohamed Sanu has a bright future ahead of him.