Darren Sproles Facts:
Darren Sproles height: 5 feet & 6 inches
Weight: 86 kg (190 pounds)
Age: 31 years (June 20, 1983)
Renowned US football running back, Darren Sproles is currently running on his 31, with reference to his date of birth 20th June, 1983. This footballer has an athletic build body weighing 88 kg in a common height of 5 feet & 6 inches.
Darren Lee Sproles was born on 20th June, 1983 in Waterloo city, situated in Iowa, United States. He is the only son of his parents, Larry Sproles & Annette Sproles. Darren, in the beginning went to the Rolling Ridge Elementary School & later was admitted to the Oregon Trail Junior High School. He then studied at the Olathe North High School, each of these 3 located in Olathe, Kansas. Completing his high school, Darren soon joined the Kansas State University in the year 2001. Studying speech pathology for 3 years at Kansas, he earned his bachelor’s degree in 2004. The same yea Darren lost his mother for forever due to cancer. Darren has been triumphing over a speech disorder, which he has carried since his early childhood. On 12th June, 2010, he got hitched with his long time sweetheart, Michel Hunt. The couple together has a daughter named Devyn.
Darren Sproles was a football star, achieving the nickname ‘Tank’, behind his birth at 4.5 kg (10 pounds). With a talent over football since childhood, he was titled ‘Player of the Year’ for 2 different times by The Kansas City Star newspaper. All through his high school football career, Darren rushed for the total of 5,230 yards, middling almost 8.4 yards for each carry & 79 touchdowns. He too was a champ for winning the “Thomas A. Simone Trophy”, only provided for the top high- class footballer within Kansas City metropolitan area. From the year 2001 to 2004, Darren became active in the college football, staying in his University’s team, i.e. Kansas State Wildcats football (KSU), starting lineup in his end 2 seasons & making 23 new school records. He as well led Kansas Wildcats to its foremost ‘2003 Big 12 Championship’, a victory over No. 1 ranked Oklahoma Sooners football team, 35- 7. The same year, this footballer placed 5th in the honorable Heisman Memorial Trophy Award voting. After his University’s degree, San Diego Chargers drafted Darren with the 130th overall in the 2005 NFL Draft’s 4th round. Playing for the Chargers since couples of years, on 18th February, 2009, Darren was applied by the NFL’s franchise tag by the San Diego. This talent footballer was titled a kick returner on the list of San Diego Chargers 50th Anniversary Team. Prior to the NFL 2011 season, he entered the New Orleans Saints as a free agent & landed his record breaking performances for maximum single- season All- purpose yards in the very year, with the total of 2,696 yards. Throughout that season, Darren recorded career highlights by 710 yards receiving & 603 yards rushing (i.e. 6.9 yards for each carry) & a collective sum of 9 touchdowns. On 2nd November, 2012, Joe Vitt, Saints interim main coach declared that Darren will be absent indefinitely because of a fractured hand. Then on 13th March, 2014, the Philadelphia Eagles acquired him in an swap for a 5th –round draft pick 2014.
At present football star Darren is best recognized as the US football running back, who plays for the NFL’s (National Football League) Philadelphia Eagles. He is also praised as the very first NFL’s player carrying 2,200+ all purpose yards inside 4 various seasons, i.e. 2008- 2011. During his days with the San Diego Chargers, Darren was nicknamed “Lighting Bug”, because of his speed, short stature, agility & the actuality the San Diego uniform is decked by lightning bolts.