Howard with the Eagles in 2007
|No. 93, 90|
|Date of birth:November 19, 1976|
|Place of birth: St. Petersburg, Florida|
|College: Kansas State|
|NFL Draft: 2000 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* New Orleans Saints ( 2000– 2005)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* 2× First-team All-Big 12 (1998, 1999)|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Darren M. Howard (born November 19, 1976) is a former American football defensive end. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the second round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State.
Howard also played for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Early years[edit | edit source]
Howard attended Boca Ciega High School in Gulfport, Florida and was a letterman in football and basketball. In football, he was an All-City, All-County, and an All-SunCoast selection. In basketball, he helped lead his team to the 1994 Florida State Championship.
College career[edit | edit source]
Professional career[edit | edit source]
2000-2005: New Orleans Saints[edit | edit source]
Howard was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the second round of the 2000 NFL Draft. From 2000-2005, he played defensive end for the Saints. In his rookie season he posted an impressive 11 sacks and an interception.
2006-2009: Philadelphia Eagles[edit | edit source]
On March 13, 2006, he joined the Philadelphia Eagles through free agency, by signing a six-year deal. In 2008, Howard led the Eagles in sacks (10.5), most of which came from the defensive tackle position in passing downs. He was released on March 18, 2010.
NFL statistics[edit | edit source]
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References[edit | edit source]
- McLane, Jeff (March 18, 2010). "Eagles cut Curtis and Howard". Philly.com. http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/inq-eagles/Eagles_release_Howard.html. Retrieved 2010-03-18.
- "Darren Howard Stats". ESPN Internet Ventures. http://espn.go.com/nfl/player/stats/_/id/2164/darren-howard. Retrieved May 29, 2014.