Name Darryl Sharpton
Height 1.80 m
|College: Miami (FL)|
40 yard dash time 4.81 seconds
Weight 106 kg
|Date of birth: (1988-01-01) January 1, 1988 (age 27)|
NFL draft: 2010 / Round: 4 / Pick: 102
Role American football linebacker
Education University of Miami, Coral Gables Senior High School
Number 59 (Arizona Cardinals / Linebacker), 51 (Houston Texans / Linebacker), 53 (Chicago Bears / Linebacker)
Similar People Bill O'Brien, Gary Kubiak, Jay Gruden, Mike Shanahan
Place of birth: El Portal, Florida
Miami hurricanes hit of the year by darryl sharpton against clemson
Darryl Sharpton (born January 1, 1988) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Miami.
- Miami hurricanes hit of the year by darryl sharpton against clemson
- Darryl sharpton 2009 university of miami highlights
- Early years
- College career
- Houston Texans
- Washington Redskins
- Chicago Bears
- Arizona Cardinals
- Personal life
Darryl sharpton 2009 university of miami highlights
Sharpton attended Coral Gables High School. As a senior, he recorded 96 tackles, two interceptions, and blocked four punts. As a junior, he had 110 tackles and returned an interception for a touchdown.
After being redshirted as a freshman in 2005, Sharpton earned third-team freshman All-America by The Sporting News and Collegefootballnews.com and was selected to The Sporting News ACC all-freshman team. He finished the season starting five of 12 games recording 41 tackles and a sack. As a sophomore in 2007 he started five of 11 games, recording 57 tackles. As a junior in 2008 recorded 58 tackles and a sack. As a senior in 2009 he had 106 tackles including 8.5 TFL and returned an interception for a touchdown. He also had a forced fumble.
Sharpton was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round (102nd pick) of the 2010 NFL Draft.
Sharpton signed a one-year contract with the Washington Redskins on March 13, 2014. The Redskins placed him on injured reserve on August 30, 2014. The Redskins terminated Sharpton's contract on September 22.
He signed with the Chicago Bears on September 24, 2014.
Sharpton signed with the Arizona Cardinals in May 2015. On August 19, he was released by the Cardinals.
Sharpton is the second cousin of famous minister Al Sharpton, though by his own admission, he thinks of him more as an uncle.