Alijah Vera-Tucker

New York Jets, Tackle
Age: 25-35d (Jun 17, 1999)
Exp: 4 Years
Country: US
College: Southern California
Drafted: Round 1 (#14 overall), 2021
Agent(s): Patrick Collins, Jimmy Sexton (CAA Football)
2024 Cap Hit

$5,054,327

2024 Cash

$2,826,140

Career Earnings

$13,058,888

2021-2025 Rookie (CURRENT)

Alijah Vera-Tucker signed a 4 year , $15,885,028 contract with the New York Jets, including $8,912,748 signing bonus, $15,885,028 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,971,257. In 2024, Vera-Tucker will earn a base salary of $2,826,140, while carrying a cap hit of $5,054,327 and a dead cap value of $5,054,327.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $15,885,028
Average Salary:
$3,971,257
Signing Bonus:
$8,912,748
GTD at Sign:
$15,885,028
Total GTD:
$15,885,028
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2021 22 $2,888,187 1.58% $9,572,748 $9,572,748 $15,885,028
2022 23
$3,610,234 1.73% $1,382,047 $10,954,795 $12,996,841
2023 24
$4,332,280 1.93% $2,104,093 $13,058,888 $9,386,607
2024 25 $5,054,327 1.98% $2,826,140 $15,885,028 $5,054,327
2025 26
Club
$15,313,000 5.60% $15,313,000 $31,198,028 $15,313,000
2026 27
UFA
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2021 22 $660,000 $2,228,187 $2,888,187 1.58% $15,885,028
2022 23
$1,382,047 $2,228,187 $3,610,234 1.73% $12,996,841
2023 24
$2,104,093 $2,228,187 $4,332,280 1.93% $9,386,607
2024 25 $2,826,140 $2,228,187 $5,054,327 1.98% $5,054,327
2025 26
Club
$15,313,000 - $15,313,000 5.60% $15,313,000
2026 27
UFA
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021 22 $660,000 $8,912,748 $9,572,748 $9,572,748 $9,572,748 $6,239,606
2022 23
$1,382,047 - $1,382,047 $10,954,795 $5,477,398 $5,406,320
2023 24
$2,104,093 - $2,104,093 $13,058,888 $4,352,963 $6,747,744
2024 25 $2,826,140 - $2,826,140 $15,885,028 $3,971,257 $9,069,570
2025 26
Club
$15,313,000 - $15,313,000 $31,198,028 $6,239,606 $15,313,000
Contract Notes
  • Fully guaranteed
  • 5th-year option available
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$13,058,888

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2021 22
Active
$9,572,748
$9,572,748
2022 23
Injured
$1,382,047
$10,954,795
2023 24
Injured
$2,104,093
$13,058,888
Total      
$13,058,888
$13,058,888
2024 25
Active
$2,826,140
2025 26
Active / Club Exercised
$15,313,000
Total
$31,198,028
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2021
22
$660,000
$8,912,748
$9,572,748
$9,572,748
2022
23
$1,382,047
$1,382,047
$10,954,795
2023
24
$2,104,093
$2,104,093
$13,058,888
Total
$4,146,140
$8,912,748
$13,058,888
$13,058,888
2024
25
$2,826,140
$2,826,140
2025
26
$15,313,000
$15,313,000
Total
$22,285,280
$8,912,748
$31,198,028

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $4,146,140 $8,912,748 - - - - $13,058,888

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 NYJ 16 - 16 COVID-19
2022 NYJ 8 - 18 Arm
2023 NYJ 6 - 18 Achilles
  • Apr 27, 2024 New York (NYJ) exercised a $15.313 million option for 2025
  • Jul 20, 2021 Signed a 4 year $15.88 million contract with New York (NYJ)
  • Apr 29, 2021 Drafted by New York (NYJ): Round 1 (#14 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps%
2023 NYJ 5 5 250 86.80
2022 NYJ 7 7 432 90.90
2021 NYJ 16 16 1,026 92.30
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