Is Devin Singletary Related To Mike Singletary? A Look At Their Ancestral History

 

Mike Singletary on IMDb known for his role in Kids Unlimited, The NFL on CBS and NFL Monday Night Football ( Source : Imdb )

Devin Singletary has made a name and fame through his outstanding play since joining Buffalo Bills in 2019. However, because of a similar surname to that of a football legend, Mike Singletary, some believe he has a connection to the former athlete.

Some fans may be disappointed to learn that they are not related. They only share the same surname and passion for football.

But it is not uncommon where people to mistook that two people in the same field could be related. Previously, the football referee Clement Turpin and Karema Benzema were rumored to be related. 

Quick Facts About Mike Singletary:

NameMike Singletary
FatherCharles Singletary
MotherRudell Singletary
WifeKim Singletary
ChildrenMatt Singletary, Jill Singletary, John Singletary, Becky Singletary, Jackie Singletary, Kristen Singletary, Brooke Singletary

Devin Singletary and Mike Singletary share the same surname. Both are from the sports field- and that too, football. 

Thus, many people think that they may be related. However, they do not have any familial connection. They come from different families, although they share the same surname. Devin was born and raised in Florida, whereas Mike is from Houston, Texas. 

Mike is an old legend in football history. He has seven kids, but none of them has the name, Devin. Moreover, his only kid Matt was involved in college football. After finishing college, he has not played sports in a professional setting. 

Details About Devin Singletary

Devin Singletary is a football running back for the Buffalo Bills of the NFL. He went to American Heritage School in Delray Beach, Florida, where he played high school football. 

From 2016-2018, he went to Florida Atlantic, where he played college football 2016-2018. As a sophomore in 2017, he faced Western Kentucky and Marshall. He set a single-season record for the rushing yardage for the Florida Atlantic. 

Devin Singletary secured his position in Buffalo Bill when Zack Moss was injured in 2021 season
Devin Singletary secured his position in Buffalo Bill when Zack Moss was injured in 2021 season ( Source : sportingnews )

He was also a semifinalist for the Doak Walker Award. In 2019, he shared his intention to enter the NFL draft. Instead, he entered professional football through Buffalo Bills. 

He made his first NFL rushing touchdown during a 28–14 win over the New York Giants. Likewise, Buffalo drafted Zack Moss after Frank Gore left through free agency in 2020. Moss was drafted to complement the elusive running style of Singletary. Singletary split carried with Moss throughout the season, but he finished as Buffalo's top rusher.

He attended 687 yards and two touchdowns and had the longest run, a 51-yard touchdown against the Denver Broncos in Week 15. He also grabbed 38 passes for 269 yards.

Who Is Mike Singletary?

Mike Singletary is a former middle linebacker and present professional football coach. He also has a nickname, Samurai Mike.

He had played college football for Balor Bears. He was selected in the second round of the 1981 NFL draft by the Chicago Bears. During the middle of the 1980s, he was referred to as "The Heart of the Defense."

Mike had almost left hope when hsi name was not annocuned in the first round of NFL draft in 1981
Mike had almost left hope when hsi name was not annocuned in the first round of NFL draft in 1981 ( Source : foxnews )

During his time in sports, he made a significant image of himself. As a result, he was indicted in both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1995 and 1998, respectively.

Following his retirement, he sought a career in coaching, first as the linebackers coach for the Baltimore Ravens and then for the San Francisco 49ers. 

Mike Singletary's Actual Son Is Matt Singletary

Mike Singletary shares seven children with his wife, Kim. Out of seven kids, his son named, Matt was the only one who involved himself in sports. 

As a freshman, he joined Baylor University's roster as a defensive end in 2007. Later, he transferred to California Polytechnic State University. Following his graduation, he went on to become an actor and writer. He had recently appeared in Emerson Heights. 

Matt Singletary in the back featured on episode 112 of NBC's #ChicagoPD!
Matt Singletary in the back featured on episode 112 of NBC's #ChicagoPD! ( Source : twitter )

Does Mike Singletary Have Other Children?

He has other kids named Jill Singletary, John Singletary, Becky Singletary, Jackie Singletary, Kristen Singletary, and Brooke Singletary. His wife had previously mentioned that she would have 3-4 children depending on whether it would be a girl or a boy. 

She shared how she could not imagine working as a barbie-doll-girl mother. She had stated that she would prefer to have boys. But, even if she had girls- 3 or 4 would suffice. 

Mike Singletary Is Married To His Wife Kim

Mike Singletary is about to make his golden jubilee as he has spent almost 50 years of his life with his wife, Kim. The pair got married on May 25, 1984.

However, their road to happiness was not easy to come. The wedding happened between mixed races. Kim and Singletary fell in love during their college days. 

Mike Singletary and his wife Kim were in love since their college days
Mike Singletary and his wife Kim were in love since their college days ( Source : kwtx )

According to Chicago Tribune, they dated each other in college, but Kim's parents had a problem with Mike's race. They also grew up following different religions- Kim was a baptist, whereas Mike worshipped the Church of God and Christ. However, after they became together, they went to a nondenominational church. 

She was responsible for managing the investment and finances of the house. She also managed the letters Mike would get from his fans; she has been a backbone for him in managing his personal and professional life.

The couple had made several sacrifices to become one. And, even after almost fifty years, their bond is still going strong. 

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