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Players

Darryl Sharpton
ILB #53
Height:
5-11
Weight:
235
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Hometown:
El Portal, FL
Experience:
5

Transactions:

  • Selected by the Houston Texans in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2014.

Transactions:

  • Selected by the Houston Texans in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2014.

PRO

  • Joins the Redskins in 2014 having previously appeared in 42 career regular season games with 19 starts.
  • Enters 2014 having previously compiled 144 tackles (93 solo) with three passes defensed, one forced fumble, one fumble recovered, one sack and one interception from 2010-13.

2013 (Texans)

  • Played in 15 games with eight starts and led the team with a career-high 127 tackles (69 solo).
  • Replaced Brian Cushing in the starting lineup after he was placed on IR (10/28) and made six tackles (four solo).
  • Set a career and franchise-high with 19 tackles (11 solo) versus Oakland (11/17).

2012 (Texans)

  • Appeared in seven games with six starts.
  • Finished with 39 tackles (18 solo), one interception and a fumble recovery in seven games.
  • Placed on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list on Aug. 26.
  • Recovered his first career fumble and had a career-high 13 tackles (five solo) at Detroit (11/22).
  • Placed on Reserve/Injured list on Jan 1.

2011 (Texans)

  • Played in eight games.
  • Made a season-high three solo tackles in the season opener versus Indianapolis (9/11).
  • Placed on Reserve/Injured list after suffering an injury to his quadricep versus Jacksonville (11/2).

2010 (Texans)

  • Saw action in 12 games with six starts, five at weakside linebacker and one at middle linebacker.
  • Made 21 tackles (13 solo) in his rookie campaign along with one sack.
  • Placed on Reserve/Injured list on Dec. 29 after injuring his shoulder.

College

  • Started 30-of-52 games at Miami, including 18 at middle linebacker, nine at strongside linebacker and three at weakside linebacker.
  • Recorded 255 tackles (154 solo) that included 2.5 sacks for minus-24 yards and 27 stops for losses totaling 75 yards.
  • Caused and recovered a fumble, deflected nine passes, fielded six short kickoffs for 40 yards and had a 73-yard interception return for a touchdown.
  • Started 12-of-13 games as a senior and led the team with a career-high 106 tackles (65 solo) as well as a forced fumble, three passes defensed and an interception which he returned for a 73-yard touchdown.
  • Started nine games as a junior and finished fourth on the team with 58 tackles (33 solo) that included 1.5 sacks for minus-14 yards and six stops for losses of 24 yards; recovered a fumble and broke up two passes.
  • Played in 11 games as a sophomore and ranked sixth on the team with 46 tackles (30 solo), adding one stop for a 12-yard loss.
  • Named third-team Freshamn All-American by The Sporting News and College Football News in 2006 and was selected to The Sporting News ACC All-Freshman team.
  • Received a medical hardship waiver in 2005.
  • Graduated with a degree in finance.

Personal

  • Played both offense and defense throughout his career at Coral Cables (Fla.) H.S. and also returned kickoffs and blocked four punts.
  • As a senior in 2004, he finished with 96 tackles (three for loss), two interceptions and four blocked punts.
  • Selected to play in the Cali/Florida Bowl, but declined the invitation.
  • As a junior, recorded 110 tackles and one interception for a touchdown.
  • Ranked as the nation's 28th best outside linebacker prospect by Rivals.com and was chosen All-Dade County while ranking as the 10th-best prospect in Dade County by the Miami Herald.
  • Was in his school's International Baccalaureate Program.
  • Presently enrolled in post-graduate school at Miami.
  • Second cousin is Rev. Al Sharpton, whom he refers to as his uncle.
  • Born on Jan. 1, 1988.
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 47 176 117 59 1 0 4 1 0 -2 -- 0
2014 CHI 5 15 10 5 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2013 HOU 15 87 56 31 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 7 28 16 12 0 -- 2 1 0 -2 -2 -2
2011 HOU 8 12 12 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 HOU 12 34 23 11 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
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