|No. 51 Houston Texans|
|Date of birth:January 22, 1988|
|Place of birth: El Portal, Florida|
|High School: Coral Gables (FL)|
|Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)||Weight: 230 lb (104 kg)|
|College: Miami (FL)|
|NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 4 / Pick: 102|
|Debuted in 2010 for the Houston Texans|
|* Houston Texans ( 2010–present)|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2012|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Darryl Sharpton (born January 1, 1988) is an American football linebacker for the Houston Texans. He was drafted in the 4th round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans. He played college football at the University of Miami.
After being redshirted as a freshman in 2005, Sharpton earned third-team freshman All-America by The Sporting News and Collegefootballnews.com and was selected to The Sporting News ACC all-freshman team. He finished the season starting five of 12 games recording 41 tackles and a sack. As a sophomore in 2007 he started five of 11 games, recording 57 tackles. As a junior in 2008 recorded 58 tackles and a sack. As a senior in 2009 he had 106 tackles including 8.5 TFL and returned an interception for a touchdown. He also had a forced fumble.