JockBio Vital Stats
  • New York Jets • Cornerback • #24
  • Height: 5' 11"
• Weight: 198 • Born: 7/14/85
  • Darrelle was recruited by coach Walt Harris at Pitt. Later he played for Dave Wannstedt.
  • Darrelle was Pitt’s 22nd NFL first-round pick. The first was Mike Ditka, in 1961.
  • In 2006, Darrelle became the first Pitt player to return an interception for a touchdown in two straight games.
  • Darrelle ran a 4.38 40-yard dash prior to the 2007 NFL draft. 
  • Darrelle was the first rookie cornerback to make the Jets’ starting lineup since Ray Mickens in 1996.
  • In the 2008 Pro Bowl, Darrelle made a one-handed interception while covering the NFC’s Anquan Boldin.
  • Darrelle’s rookie-year holdout was the longest since Keyshawn Johnson missed 24 days of training camp in 1996.
  • In 2011, Darrelle filmed a commercial in which he dunked on Amare Stoudemire.
  • Darrelle has a recording studio in his New Jersey home.
  • Darrelle has two children, Deyani and Jayden.



Mike Ditka, 1962 Topps


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