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Darren Sharper

Darren Mallory Sharper (born November 3, 1975 in Richmond, Virginia) is a retired American football safety of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the second round of the 1997 NFL Draft. He played college football at William & Mary. Sharper is a five-time Pro Bowl selection, and was named to the NFL's 2000s All-Decade Team. He has also played for the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints. He is the younger brother of former NFL linebacker Jamie Sharper. Sharper attended Hermitage High School in Richmond, Virginia, graduating in 1993. Sharper played college football at William & Mary, where he was a teammate of current Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and former Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator and current Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott. In high school Sharper had primarily played quarterback, and he wanted to be a quarterback at William & Mary as well, until his college coach, Jimmye Laycock, told Sharper that he had the potential to make the NFL as a defensive back. During his career he earned All-America honors twice and was named first-Team All-Yankee Conference three times. As a senior he was the

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Darren Sharper -- I'm Still In Jail ... Day 201

Darren Sharper
I'm Still In Jail ... Day 201

Former NFL superstar Darren Sharper has been locked up in an L.A. jail for 201 days ... and despite the fact he hasn't been convicted of a crime, he ain't gettin' out anytime soon. Of course,… READ MORE >

Darren Sharper -- 5 BIG HOLES In Prosecution's Case

Darren Sharper
5 BIG HOLES In Prosecution's Case

Darren Sharper's lawyer just filed legal docs blasting holes in the multiple criminal cases in which the  former NFL star is accused of drugging and raping women.   In the legal… READ MORE >

- 127 days ago
Darren Sharper -- BAIL DENIED IN AZ

Darren Sharper
BAIL DENIED IN AZ

Darren Sharper's future just got even bleaker ... because he's been shut down AGAIN on his plea for bail ... which means he will continue to call jail home ... and maybe for a long time. READ MORE >

- 155 days ago
Darren Sharper -- DNA Found on AZ Accuser's Clothing ... Detective Says

Darren Sharper
DNA Found on AZ Accuser's Clothing ... Detective Says

Darren Sharper's DNA was found on the clothing of one of the women accusing the former NFL star of sexual assault in Arizona ... this according to a detective who testified in court… READ MORE >

- 156 days ago
Darren Sharper -- Freedom's In Reach

Darren Sharper
Freedom's In Reach

Darren Sharper is gearing up for a showdown in Arizona -- where he could become a free man again ... at least temporarily.Sharper's lawyers have been repeatedly shut down in their bail bid,… READ MORE >

- 162 days ago
Darren Sharper -- HE'S BEING DENIED JUSTICE ... Family Says

Darren Sharper
HE'S BEING DENIED JUSTICE ... Family Says

Darren Sharper's family believes the former NFL star is being denied basic justice by being held in an L.A. jail despite the fact he already posted bail ... and they're furious ... sources… READ MORE >

- 178 days ago
Darren Sharper -- Judge Denies Release ... Shoots Down Bid for House Arrest

Darren Sharper
Judge Denies Release Shoots Down Bid for House Arrest

Darren Sharper WILL NOT be released from jail today ... and a judge shot down his request for house arrest ... all because L.A. prosecutors got an assist from the Grand Canyon State. Sharper… READ MORE >

- 190 days ago
Darren Sharper -- L.A. Prosecutors Will Attack ... With Out-Of-State Accusers

Darren Sharper
L.A. Prosecutors Will Attack With Out-Of-State Accusers

Darren Sharper's multiple accusers may unite in California ... because prosecutors want to expose what they believe is Sharper's M.O. from alleged victims in 5 statesLaw enforcement sources tell… READ MORE >

- 190 days ago
Darren Sharper -- Charged with Sexual Assault in Arizona

Darren Sharper
Charged with Sexual Assault ... in Arizona

Darren Sharper has just been charged with 2 counts of sexual assault in Arizona stemming from allegations he raped two women in Tempe back in November ... TMZ Sports has learned. The Maricopa… READ MORE >

- 191 days ago
Darren Sharper -- NFL Pulls Plug On Jersey Sales [Update: It's Back]

Darren Sharper
NFL Pulls Plug On Jersey Sales [Update: It's Back]

The NFL has finally 86'd the sale of Darren Sharper's jerseys from the official league website ... nearly one month after the former Saints star was charged with raping two women in… READ MORE >

- 192 days ago

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