Desmond Howard, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Desmond Howard

All-American college football player, professional football player, wide receiver, Heisman Trophy winner

Date of Birth: 15-May-1970

Place of Birth: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Desmond Howard

  • Desmond Kevin Howard (born May 15, 1970) is an American former professional football player in the National Football League (NFL) .
  • Howard was known mostly as a return specialist but also played wide receiver.
  • He is currently a college football analyst for ESPN. He played in college for the Michigan Wolverines from 1989 to 1991 and won the Heisman Trophy in 1991.
  • He played professionally in the NFL for the Washington Redskins (1992–1994), Jacksonville Jaguars (1995), Green Bay Packers (1996, 1999), Oakland Raiders (1997–1998) and Detroit Lions (1999–2002).
  • Howard was voted the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XXXI, winning over the New England Patriots and he is the first and currently the only special teams player to win the award.
  • Howard was ranked the ninth greatest return specialist in NFL history by NFL Network's NFL Top 10 return aces.
  • On July 16, 2011, Howard was inducted into the 2011 class of the College Football Hall of Fame.

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