Meet Devon Witherspoon Girlfriend Nijeria McClain-Seahawks CB Relationship

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After being drafted in the first round, fans are curious to know the personal life of Witherspoon. Who is Devon Witherspoon girlfriend Nijeria McClain? Find out all the details!

Devon Marquis Witherspoon, born on December 11, 2000, in Pensacola, Florida, is a cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL).

The Seahawks selected him with the fifth overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft.

Devon With His Girlfriend
Devon With His Girlfriend (Source: Twitter)

Moreover, he played college football at Illinois, where he was recognized as the Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year for 2022.

Before that, Devon was announced as the Pensacola News Journal’s defensive player of the year in his senior year of high school. 

Devon Witherspoon Girlfriend Nijeria McClain

Devon is dating a model named Nijeria McClain since 2015, who is from San Diego, California. She celebrates her birthday on July 6, 2001, making her 22 years old.

In addition to modeling, she also posts makeup tutorials on her Instagram and Tiktok. In 2020, she also had a website, “boujieegallcoll,” but it is not available at the moment.

McClain comes from a stable family as her parents have been married for around 20 years, and she is not a single child; she has a little sister and two older siblings (one identified older brother).

Naj And Devon Early In Their Relationship
Naj And Devon Early In Their Relationship (Source: Twitter)

McClain is currently attending university and will be graduating in 2024. In fact, McClain was the first one to graduate high school among her siblings.

Hence, even though she didn’t want to go to college, it was kind of mandatory for her to graduate and set the bar high.

Devon and Nijeria are more than dating, they are best friends. The couple attended the draft event together, where she looked beautiful in her long coat.

After he got drafted, she updated her Instagram and Twitter handle with a photo and a caption.

The status stated that she, “Last Night was such an amazing night and life-changing for many ❤️ I’m so happy for my bookie, you worked so hard to get here, and you’ve accomplished an amazing milestone in your life. ❤️ SEATTLE SEAHAWKS 💚💙 Top 5&Live”

Talking about marriage and engagement, they are too young for the commitment, but Nijeria has a goal of being married by 27 (it was once 25) and having all her kids before 27.

Devon Witherspoon Early Career

Devon studied at Pensacola, Florida’s Pine Forest High School. It wasn’t until his junior year of high school that he began playing football.

Witherspoon had 74 tackles, seven interceptions, and two touchdowns as a senior in 2018, which earned him the Pensacola News Journal Defensive Player of the Year award.

After graduation, he made a commitment to play college football at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Devon had 33 tackles as a true freshman at Illinois in 2019, participating in all 13 games with three starts.

Devon Witherspoon During Training
Devon Witherspoon During Training (Source: Instagram)

He participated in seven of the Illini’s eight games as a sophomore in 2020, compiling 33 tackles and two interceptions.

His junior year in 2021 saw him participate in and make 10 starts, finishing with 52 tackles and one sack. In 2022,

Witherspoon went back to Illinois for his senior year, where he finished the season as a unanimous All-American.

Chanda Rai
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