Saquon Barkley is now an NFL player. This means the former Penn State star running back has some serious money to spend. He appears to be spending it in a great way.
The former college star had made a promise to his parents that he would make buying them a new house his first big purchase as an NFL player. And he's done just that.
The No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft took to Instagram today to show off his parents' new home.
"Something I promised my parents, ever since I was a young kid. Finally be able to achieve that goal is the most amazing feeling. Every kid out there that has a dream continue to keep your head down and work your butt off, great things will come along the way," he wrote.
Barkley had previously explained on an episode of Complex's "Sneaker Shopping" what his first big purchase was going to be.
"That’s easy," he said. "The first big thing I’m going to buy is my mom a house. My parents are everything to me, and all the sacrifices they made, I wouldn’t be the man I am today without those two — without my mom and my father. So I’m definitely going to buy those two a house that they can call home and not have to worry about anything."
TMZ Sports has some details on the house:
The house is pretty nice ... it's got 3,355 square feet, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
It's right in the area where Barkley grew up -- and about 90 miles from his new office, MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.
The pad was last listed at $424,500 -- unclear what the final price was.
Well done, Saquon.