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DeMeco Ryans is an American football coach and former linebacker. He is the head coach for the Houston Texans of the NFL. Ryans was selected by the Houston Texans in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He joined the San Francisco 49ers as a coaching assistant in 2017.

This article is about DeMeco Ryans’s net worth, contract, salary, career earnings, biography, wife, and more.

DeMeco Ryans’s Biography and Career

DeMeco Ryans was born on July 28, 1984, in Bessemer, Alabama, U.S. He attended Jess Lanier High School in Bessemer and played high school football as a linebacker.

Playing Career

Ryans joined the University of Alabama and played college football for the Crimson Tide from 2002-2005. He was recognized as a unanimous All-American in 2005 and also received the Lott Trophy.

DeMeco Ryans was selected by the Houston Texans in the second round with the 33rd overall pick of the 2006 NFL Draft. He has played 6 seasons for the Texans from 2006-2011 and 4 seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles from 2012-2015.

In his rookie season in 2006, Ryans recorded 156 combined tackles (126 solo), 3.5 sacks, and 5 pass deflections. He was named the AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. Ryans was also named to the NFL All-Rookie Team.

In the 2007 season, Ryans finished with 128 combined tackles (99 solo), 2 sacks, and 7 pass deflections. He was named to the First-team All-Pro and was selected to the Pro Bowl twice in 2007 and 2009.

He played his last game in the 2015 season and finally retired in 2017.

Coaching Career

Ryans joined the San Francisco 49ers as a coaching assistant in 2017 and coached the inside linebackers from 2018-2020 before being named their defensive coordinator in 2021.

In 2022, Ryans was named as the PFWA Assistant Coach of the Year. He was hired as the head coach for the Houston Texans in 2023. He is the third head coach hired in the last three offseasons by the Texans.

DeMeco Ryans’s Net Worth, Salary, Career Earnings

In 2023, head coach and former linebacker DeMeco Ryans’s net worth is $33 million. His prime sources of wealth are his NFL coaching salaries and football career earnings.


On January 31, 2023, Ryans signed a six-year contract as a head coach with the Houston Texans, worth $30 million. His average annual salary is $5 million for the Texans.

Career Earnings as an NFL Player

Ryans has played 10 seasons in his career in the NFL. His career earnings are $48,083,435, only from football salaries.

The following table refers to Ryans’s career earnings in 10 seasons.

2006Houston Texans$2,350,000
2007Houston Texans$940,000
2008Houston Texans$920,000
2009Houston Texans$1,390,000
2010Houston Texans$14,500,000
2011Houston Texans$5,800,000
2012Philadelphia Eagles $4,550,000
2013Philadelphia Eagles$6,700,000
2014Philadelphia Eagles$6,900,000
2015Philadelphia Eagles$4,033,435

Personal Info

Full NameDeMeco Ryans
BornJuly 28, 1984
Current ClubHouston Texans
NFL Draft2006 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33
PositionHead coach
Shirt No.59
Age 38
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 247 lb (112 kg)
BirthplaceBessemer, Alabama, U.S.
Nationality American
Net Worth$33 million 
Average Annual Salary$5 million 
Relationship StatusMarried 
WifeJamila Ryans
Instagram n/a


DeMeco Ryans is married to his gorgeous wife, Jamila Ryans. They got married in 2013. The couple has 3 children together, two sons and one daughter.


Born on July 28, 1984, he is 38 years old.


He is 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) tall.


He is 247 lbs (112 kg).

NFL Stats

[As of 2015]

Total tackles 971
Forced fumbles 7
Fumble recoveries 10


What is DeMeco Ryans’s Net Worth?

In 2023, his net worth will be $33 million.

How much is his average annual salary?

$5 million.

Who is the head coach of the Houston Texans?

DeMeco Ryans.

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