Ronald Darby

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Ronald Darby was born in Oxon Hill, Maryland, United States on January 2nd, 1994 and is the Football Player. At the age of 30, Ronald Darby biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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January 2, 1994
United States
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Oxon Hill, Maryland, United States
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American Football Player, Athletics Competitor
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Ronald Darby Life

Ronald Darby (born January 2, 1994) is an American football cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL).

He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

He played college football at Florida State.

Darby is also a world class sprinter, having won medals at the 2011 World Youth Championships in Athletics.


Ronald Darby Career

High school career

Darby attended Potomac High School in Oxon Hill, Maryland, where he served on offense, defense, and special teams. Darby, who also included Tavon Young, and whose secondary team, which recorded four shutouts and allowed just 82 points in 2011, excelling on defense. Darby was a USA Today and Sports Illustrated High School All-American in 2011 and 2012 Under Armour All-American Games. As a junior, he passed for 1,329 yards and 23 touchdowns, while tallying three interceptions and eight pass breakups on defense., Darby, a four-star recruit who was running a 4.37-second 40-yard dash, was named the No. 1 in the No. 375. Tracy Howard is the second best prospect in his class to face him. He preferred Florida State over Notre Dame, Maryland, Clemson, and Auburn.

Darby captured bronze medals in the 200m at the 2011 World Youth Championships in Athletics. He also placed fourth in the 100 meters, along with Aldrich Bailey, Najee Glass, and Arman Hall.

In the 100 meters and 21.05 seconds, his personal records stand at 6.77 seconds, 10.41 seconds, and 21.05 seconds in the 200 meters.

College career

Darby, a true freshman at Florida State, was part of a Florida State defense that led the ACC in points allowed (15.1 per game) and yards allowed (238.3). They ranked seventh in the FBS. Moreover, Darby was a brother of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity while attending Florida State University. Darby, who was primarily a back-up to Xavier Rhodes and Nick Waisome, saw 18 tackles and broke down seven passes in 2012,SP Defensive Rookie of the Year honors. The Football Writers Association of America also named Darby as a Freshman All-American. Darby played four solo tackles and one blocked pass in the 2013 Orange Bowl versus Northern Illinois. He appeared in 14 games with nine starts, including playing in and winning the 2013 BCS National Championship game. He had 14 tackles and two interceptions on the season. He started all 14 games and had 43 tackles as a junior in 2014.

Darby made the NFL Draft in 2015 after his junior season.

Professional career

Darby was expected to be selected in the second or third rounds by the majority of analysts and scouts coming out of Florida State. Darby was ranked as the second best cornerback coming out of Florida State behind P. J. Williams in a deep cornerback draft class. Since finishing with solid results in the 40, 20, and 10-yard dash, he was admitted to the NFL Combine and was able to raise his draft stock. Darby attended Pro Day in Florida, but was content with his teamwork and only did positional drills. He had scheduled meetings with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Indianapolis Colts, Carolina Panthers, Tennessee Titans, and the New York Jets. Lance Zierlein, the sixth-best cornerback by Sports Illustrated, and seventh-best by, was ranked third-best cornerback going into the 2015 NFL Draft.

In the second round (50th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills selected Darby. He was the seventh cornerback drafted and one of ten players from Florida State to be selected. Darby completed his four-year rookie deal with the club on May 19, 2015, worth US$4.56 million. Darby was a starting cornerback against Gilmore, Corey Graham, Ross Cockrell, Nickell Robey, and Ron Brooks during training camp.

When the Bills defeated the Colts, Darby made his pro regular season debut in the Buffalo Bills' season opener against the Indianapolis Colts, with six combined tackles and two pass deflections, as well as intercepting Andrew Luck for his first pick of his career. During a 41–14 victory, he had five combined tackles and a season-high four pass deflections, intercepted Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill and intercepted Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill. For September, he was named AFC Defensive Rookie of the Month. In a 33–17 victory over the Dolphins, he had a season-high ten solo tackles and deflected a pass. After suffering from a groin injury, he missed a Week 16 victory over the Dallas Cowboys. Darby had 68 combined tackles (61 solo), 21 pass deflections, two interceptions, and two interceptions in 15 games and 15 starts, as well as Pro Football Focus' Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Darby was dubbed the starting cornerback for the 2016 regular season. In a 13-7 loss, he started the Buffalo Bills' season-opener against the Baltimore Ravens, with seven solo tackles and two pass deflections. He missed the Bills' victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Week 3 due to a hamstring injury. In a 28–25 loss in Week 7, he made a season-high eight solo tackles. Darby was forced to leave in the first quarter of a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on November 27, 2016, after suffering a concussion while trying to tackle Jaguars running back Chris Ivory. Ivory tried to stop him but his knee was forced into Darby's helmet in the process. The following week, he missed the 38–24 loss to the Oakland Raiders. During a 27-20 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on December 11, 2016, he racked up a season-high ten combined tackles. Darby finished the 2016 season with 69 combined tackles (60 solo) and 12 pass deflections in 14 games and 14 starts. The Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan was fired after Week 16 and replaced with Anthony Lynn, and head coach Rex Ryan was fired after a 7-9 record and head coach Rex Ryan was suspended.

In the 2018 NFL draft, Darby was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles for slot wide receiver Jordan Matthews and a third round pick (96th overall) on August 11, 2017. Darby broke his ankle in the second quarter and was carted off the field in his first game with the Eagles. It was revealed that he dislocated his ankle and had been sentenced to 4–6 weeks in prison. In Week 11, he will make his return against the Dallas Cowboys, where he made his first appearance as an Eagle. Darby completed his first season as an Eagle with 34 tackles, 3 interceptions, and 9 passes defense. The Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41–33 in Super Bowl LII. Darby had 4 tackles and two passes blocked in the game.

Darby's 2018 season marked a turning point for the Eagles. He appeared in the first nine games before suffering a season-ending ACL tear in Week 10. On November 17, 2018, he was put on injured reserve. He had 43 tackles, 12 passes blocked, and one interception.

Darby signed a one-year, $8.5 million contract with the Eagles on March 15, 2019. Darby made his first interception of the season on week 2 against the Atlanta Falcons, defeating Matt Ryan in the 24-20 loss. Darby intercepted a pass throw by Ryan Fitzpatrick on the first drive of the game in the 37–31 loss on week 13. He was put on the injured reserve on December 24, 2019, after suffering a hip injury. He finished the season with 37 tackles, 11 pass breakups, and two interceptions in 11 starts.

Darby signed with the Washington Football Team on April 6, 2020, formerly known as the Redskins at the time. In 2020, he appeared in all 16 games for Washington, finishing with 54 tackles and 16 pass deflections.

Darby signed a three-year, $30 million contract with the Denver Broncos on March 17, 2021. On September 14, 2021, he was placed on wounded reserve. On October 9, he was activated.

Darby suffered a torn ACL in Week 5 of the 2022 season and was placed on season-ending injured reserve on October 10, 2022.


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