Darren Sproles, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Darren Sproles

Player of American football

Date of Birth: 20-Jun-1983

Place of Birth: Waterloo, Iowa, United States

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini


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About Darren Sproles

  • Darren Lee Sproles (born June 20, 1983) is an American football running back and return specialist for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL).
  • He played college football at Kansas State, where he is the all-time leading rusher, and was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. Sproles was named as a kick returner on the Chargers 50th Anniversary Team.
  • He joined the New Orleans Saints in free agency before the 2011 season, and broke the NFL record for most single-season all-purpose yardage the same year, with 2,696 yards.
  • During that season, he set career highs with 603 yards rushing (6.9 yards per carry) and 710 yards receiving and a combined total of 9 touchdowns.
  • Sproles is the first player in NFL history with 2,200+ all purpose yards in 4 different seasons (2008–2011).
  • Sproles is currently ranked 5th in career all-purpose yards in NFL history (19,696 yards).

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