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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 -- GETS 18 YEARS IN PRISON ... For Serial Rape

Darren Sharper
GETS 18 YEARS IN PRISON ... For Serial Rape

Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for terrorizing as many as 16 women in a sick and twisted rape spree that spanned 4 states.  Sharper had struck a plea deal… READ MORE >

Darren Sharper -- Judge Calls for More Prison Time ... Might Not Get It

Darren Sharper
Judge Calls For More Prison Time ... Might Not Get It

A federal judge has rejected Darren Sharper's plea deal -- calling for the ex-NFL star to do between 15-20 years in prison (instead of 9) for raping and drugging several women ... but it may not… READ MORE >

- 224 days ago
Darren Sharper -- Pro Surfer Sues for Rape

Darren Sharper
Pro Surfer Sues for Rape

Three women who say they were victimized by convicted rapist Darren Sharper have banded together to sue the ex-NFL star -- and one of the women is a pro surfer.  It appears that all 3 of the… READ MORE >

- 287 days ago
Darren Sharper -- Prison Inmate-to-Be Up for NFL Hall of Fame

Darren Sharper
Prison Inmate-to-Be Up for NFL Hall of Fame

Darren Sharper got some great news -- considering he's sitting in jail waiting to find out how long he'll be in prison ... he's now officially a candidate for the NFL Hall of Fame. The former… READ MORE >

- 378 days ago
Darren Sharper -- 86'd From College Hall of Fame ... Over Rape Conviction

Darren Sharper
86'd From College Hall of Fame ... Over Rape Conviction

Darren Sharper has been KICKED OUT of his college Hall of Fame -- with officials at the College of William & Mary telling us they refuse to continue to honor a convicted rapist.  Sharper… READ MORE >

- 535 days ago
Darren Sharper -- Locked Up In New Orleans ... Preps for Guilty Plea

Darren Sharper
Locked Up In New Orleans Preps for Guilty Plea

Darren Sharper has touched down in New Orleans ... where prosecutors say he's expected to plead guilty to multiple counts of rape next week.  Sharper had been locked up in L.A. for more than… READ MORE >

- 546 days ago
Darren Sharper -- College Teammate Outraged ... Boot Him from Our Hall of Fame!

Darren Sharper
College Teammate Outraged Boot Him from Our HOF

One of Darren Sharper's ex-college teammates is "appalled" that his alma mater William & Mary has NOT removed him from the school's hall of fame after Sharper's rape conviction ... and he's… READ MORE >

- 547 days ago
Darren Sharper -- Hall of Famers Rally Against Him ... 'He Isn't Getting In'

Darren Sharper
Hall of Famers Rally Against Him 'He Isn't Getting In'

Several NFL Hall of Famers tell TMZ Sports ... they are united AGAINST the possibility of Darren Sharper joining their elite group ... with one star putting it bluntly, "He isn't getting in." As… READ MORE >

- 554 days ago
Darren Sharper -- Eligible For HOF ... Despite Rape Conviction

Darren Sharper
Eligible For Hall Of Fame... Despite Rape Conviction

Despite the fact he'll be locked up for the next 9 years, convicted rapist Darren Sharper is still eligible to be elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- and based on his numbers alone,… READ MORE >

- 555 days ago
Darren Sharper -- He'll Serve 9 Years NOT 20 for Louisiana Rapes

Darren Sharper
He'll Serve 9 Years ... NOT 20 For Louisiana Rapes

Darren Sharper will be sentenced to 20 years in Louisiana for raping 3 women, but he will only serve 9 of those years behind bars ... TMZ Sports has learned.  Media reports saying Sharper… READ MORE >

- 556 days ago

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