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- Selected by the Cardinals in the second round (36th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft out of Washington and appeared in 46 games (36 starts) during his first three seasons with Arizona.
- Earned his second Pro Bowl nod (first as a safety) in 2019, becoming the first player in franchise history selected to the Pro Bowl as a special teamer and as a position player. Started all 16 games and led all NFL DBs with a career-high 147 tackles, including a league-high 104 solo tackles, and posted seven tackles for loss, six passes defensed, six QB hits, a half-sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
- In 2018, appeared in 14 games (13 starts) and totaled 107 tackles, eight tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, three QB pressures, four QB hits, two passes defensed, a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries (one returned 36 yards for his first career TD); one of just three NFL safeties with 100+ tackles, 2.0+ sacks and 8+ tackles for loss in 2018, according to league statistics.
- Named first-team All-Pro and was voted to the Pro Bowl for his work on special teams as a rookie in '17 after he led the Cardinals and ranked third in the NFL with 16 special teams tackles. One of just four rookies named to the Pro Bowl in '17 and became just the fifth Cardinals rookie since the 1970 merger to be named to the Pro Bowl.
- In his first career NFL start, recorded 12 tackles, a sack, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery at Houston in Week 11 of the '17 season. Became the first rookie in 20 years and the first Cardinals player ever to register 10+ tackles, a sack and two forced fumbles in a game.
- During a remarkable prep career at Bellevue High School, won five team state titles (3 in football, 2 in track & field) and eight individual state titles in track & field. In football, he played on three consecutive 14-0 teams that won three consecutive 3A state championships.
- Given first name is Bishard. Nicknamed "Budda" by his mother and aunt when he was a child and the name stuck.
Victory Speech: 'We Like This Moment'
Listen in as Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury delivers his victory speech and hands out multiple game balls after their Monday night performance.
Baker: 'We Showed Out Today'
S Budda Baker discusses the big defensive plays in Dallas as the Cardinals win on Monday Night Football.
Baker Dives In To Pick Off Dalton
Cardinals S Budda Baker intercepts a pass from Cowboys QB Andy Dalton in the fourth quarter.
Baker Sacks Dalton On The Blitz
Cardinals S Budda Baker blitzes and gets a huge sack on Cowboys QB Andy Dalton in the second quarter.
Phillips Recovers Elliott's Fumble
Cardinals S Budda Baker causes a fumble from Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott and DE Jordan Phillips recovers for the Cardinals.
La sala de corredores encuentra un buen balance mientras que la defensiva tiene que seguir sin una de sus grandes estrellas.
Baker: 'It Was Fun To Be Back Out There'
S Budda Baker fields questions from the media, and talks all about the Cardinals 30-10 win over the New York Jets
Baker: 'Everything Went As Planned'
S Budda Baker talks to the media about coming back from injury and how he will prepare for this Sunday's match up.
Quick Slant - 'Safety Net'
Lisa Matthews and Darren Urban discuss how the Cardinals are planning to fill the void of S Budda Baker against the Panthers.
Baker Makes Textbook Tackle To Force Fourth Down
Cardinals S Budda Baker makes a big stop against Washington to force a fourth down.
Season In Focus - Week 2
In this week's episode we get a behind-the-scenes look the production behind Week One, S Budda Baker is mic'd up and WR DeAndre Hopkins joins the 'Red Sea Summit,' a discussion with season ticket holders.
Wired - Budda Baker vs SF
Listen in to S Budda Baker while he was mic'd up during the Cards big win against the 49ers.
El Proceso Ya Empezó A Dar Frutos
Tras la victoria en la semana uno, el equipo mantiene el optimismo sabiendo que esto solo es el comienzo.
Baker: 'Feels Great'
S Budda Baker talks to the media about key stops from the defense in their victory against San Francisco.
Trayectoria: Cardenales- El Mañana No Existe
Después de una larga espera, el equipo de los Cardenales está listo para emprender su vuelo en este 2020 el próximo domingo. ¡Conozca los últimos ajustes y las reacciones de los protagonistas!
Flight Plan Season 3 Episode 5 - 'Virtual Reality'
This episode of Flight Plan covers the entirety of training camp for the Arizona Cardinals, including profiles on DeAndre Hopkins, Kyler Murray and Devon Kennard. Plus, see why the o-line is now known as the "Wild Hogs" and catch exclusive mic'd up practices with Kliff Kingsbury, D.J Humphries, Murray and Kennard.
Baker: 'I Woke Up Excited, It's Game Week'
S Budda Baker discusses his excitement for week one.
Baker: 'Truly Blessed That This Happened'
S Budda Baker and GM Steve Keim react and talk about Baker's four-year contract extension.
Budda Baker's Top Plays In 2019
Take a look at Cardinals safety Budda Baker's top plays from the 2019 NFL season.
Baker: 'I Definitely Want a Season to Happen'
S Budda Baker talks to the media about making the NFL's Top 100 list and playing in the same defensive scheme this season.
Top 100 Players Of 2020: Budda Baker | No. 97
Cardinals safety Budda Baker has been ranked the No. 97 player on "The Top 100 Players of 2020."
Cover 2 Clips - Defense In The Spotlight
Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki discuss the three areas the Cardinals' defense can improve on and how it will benefit the offense.
Cover 2 Clips - Secondary Strengths
Craig Grialou and Mike Jurecki talk about CB Robert Alford's return and how the secondary will improve this season.
Budda Baker Proves His Worth In Dallas
Notes: Phillips plays well after emotional week; Kirk scores twice
Budda Baker Adapting To Cast On Thumb
Notes: Devon Kennard won't play against Jets; No worries about MetLife Stadium field
Budda Baker Expected To Return Against Jets
Cardinals defense struggled last week without Pro Bowl safety
Pocket Watch: Kyler Murray Happy To Be Traditional Passer
Notes: Budda Baker undergoes thumb surgery; COVID-19 protocol reminder
Budda Baker Active Against Lions, But Surgery Coming
How many games safety could miss -- if any -- is unknown
Budda Baker Signs 4-Year Contract Extension With Cardinals
Veteran reportedly is highest-paid safety in NFL
Budda Baker Is Turning Heads, Including His Own
Third-year safety earning praise for standout play on the field
Kyler Murray, Budda Baker Voted Into 'Top 100' NFL Players
Quarterback, safety each make the list for the first time
Cardinals Position Overview 2020: Defensive Backs
Patrick Peterson, Budda Baker hope to lead positional improvement
Secondary Market: Peterson Hopes Cardinals Keep Back End Status Quo
DBs struggled at times in 2019, but late improvement provided optimism
Cinco Cardenales en el Pro Bowl 2020, dos titulares
El 2019 inició un proceso de reconstrucción para Cardenales y a pesar de todos los retos que esto representa, el desempeño a nivel individual ha sido recompensado.
With Stability In Mind, Pro Bowl Just The Start For Budda Baker
Safety relishing chance to play in same defense for consecutive seasons
Chandler Jones Joins Defensive Player Of The Year Conversation
Outside linebacker amasses four sacks and a pair of forced fumbles against Seahawks
Budda Baker On The Brink Of Breaking Out
Third-year safety could be a household name with more success
Cardenales sufren la sexta derrota del año en su visita a Tampa Bay
Cardenales terminan cediendo la ventaja en el último periodo y se anotan el sexto descalabro del año frente a Buccaneers y su ex entrenador Bruce Arians.