Devon Witherspoon Brother: Is He Related To Ahkello Witherspoon? Family Tree

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Fans are eager to know, “Is Devon Witherspoon’s brother Ahkello Witherspoon?” as the football players share the same surname and play the same position. However, they are not related to each other. 

Devon Marquis Witherspoon is an American football cornerback who played college football for the Illinois Fighting Illini.

In 2022, the cornerback was named the Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year and Consensus All-American.

The Florida-born football player made 157 total tackles, with 115 being solo tackles only throughout his college career.

Football Cornerback, Devon Witherspoon
Football Cornerback, Devon Witherspoon (Source: Instagram)

He has been showcasing his football skills since high school when he was named the Pensacola News Journal defensive player of the year in his senior year.

Witherspoon recorded 74 tackles, seven interceptions, and two touchdowns as a senior in high school, which genuinely highlighted his potential in the sport.

Devon Witherspoon Brother: Is He Related To Ahkello Witherspoon?

Fans have wondered whether Devon Witherspoon and Ahkello Witherspoon are brothers or not.

Mainly because of the fact that they share the same surname, fans guessed that Devon and Ahkello are related to each other.

However, they are unrelated, and Devon and Ahkello are not brothers.

Devon Witherspoon During A Match
Devon Witherspoon During A Match (Source: Instagram)

Coincidentally, they play the same position, i.e., cornerback. Ahkello currently plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (NFL).

He previously played for the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL.

Before playing in the NFL, he played his collegiate football for Sacramento City College for one year and then transferred to the University of Colorado Boulder.

Devon Witherspoon Family Tree 

Devon Witherspoon was born on December 11, 2000, in Pensacola, Florida, United States.

He did not play football until his junior year of high school and only started playing football because of his mother, Rhasheda Bickley, who asked him to play for her.

Rhasheda worked as an electrocardiograph technician for long hours as she had to raise Devon and his brother and sister all by herself.

Currently, she is working as a pain management assistant.

However, the information regarding the details and profession of his father is unknown.

Witherspoon With His Mother
Witherspoon With His Mother (Source: Pensacola News)

Witherspoon realized that a football career beyond high school might be feasible when he earned his first invitation from Troy University during his first high school season.

The football player Devon Witherspoon played all four years of his college football at the University of Illinois.

He excelled and was recognized for his abilities while playing the sport for the Illinois Fighting Illini.

Devon is currently single and dedicated to his football career. He is actively practicing and improving his abilities to be ready for the 2023 NFL Draft.

He is renowned for his vigor and passion on the field, and the NFL anticipates big things from him.

Talking about his personal life, Devon Witherspoon is not currently involved in romantic relationships, according to the sources. Looks like he is entirely committed to practicing for upcoming football games.

He hasn’t been married or had a girlfriend yet, so the diary page for girlfriends is presently blank.

Anup Chaudhary
Anup Chaudhary

Anup Chaudhary

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