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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 -- Federal Charges for Distributing Drugs to Rape

Darren Sharper
Federal Charges for Distributing Drugs to Rape Women

Former New Orleans Saints star Darren Sharper now faces federal charges for distributing prescription meds -- on top of the slew of charges he's already been hit with in multiple… READ MORE >

Darren Sharper -- Indicted In New Orleans Rape Case

Darren Sharper
Indicted In New Orleans Rape Case

Former NFL star Darren Sharper has been indicted for rape in New Orleans -- stemming from an alleged 2013 incident involving two women. According to the Orleans Parish District Attorney's… READ MORE >

- 9 days ago
'Law & Order: SVU' -- Sports Scandal Mashup ... Darren Sharper Meets Ray Rice

'Law & Order: SVU'
Sports Scandal Mashup Darren Sharper Meets Ray Rice

The Darren Sharper alleged rape scandal is getting the TV treatment -- with a little Ray Rice mixed in -- because "Law & Order: SVU" is ripping both headlines for a sports scandal themed… READ MORE >

- 81 days ago
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 >

- 96 days ago
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 >

- 220 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 >

- 248 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 >

- 249 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 >

- 255 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 >

- 271 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 >

- 283 days ago

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