|Born||November 10, 1981
Elizabeth, New Jersey
|Alma mater||University of Florida|
|Occupation||Reporter for NFL Network and NFL.com|
Jeff Darlington (born November 10, 1981 in Elizabeth, New Jersey) is an American sportswriter and national television field reporter covering football for the NFL Network and NFL.com. For six seasons prior to 2011, he previously covered the Miami Dolphins for The Miami Herald. In 2010, he was named South Florida's "Best Sports Writer." Darlington still resides in Fort Lauderdale but is often traveling to NFL cities.
Jeff Darlington has covered sports in Florida – including college football and the NFL – since 2000. Before covering the NFL and the Dolphins, he wrote about the football and men's basketball programs at the University of Florida for the Orlando Sentinel. Darlington also is a graduate of UF.
Darlington appeared briefly in a cameo role with Kevin Costner in the movie Draft Day.
Darlington attended Seminole High School (Pinellas County, Florida) in Seminole, Florida, where he attended high school with D'Qwell Jackson (Indianapolis Colts linebacker) and Casey Kotchman (Cleveland Indians first baseman).
- "NFL.com | Jeff Darlington Archive". http://www.nfl.com/news/author?id=09000d5d82295a9d.
- "NFL Network | Jeff Darlington Profile". http://www.nfl.com/nflnetwork/onairtalent/jeff-darlington.
- "Broward/Palm Beach New Times |"Best Sportswriter"". http://www.browardpalmbeach.com/bestof/2010/award/best-sportswriter-1148842/.
- "IMDB | Jeff Darlington IMDB Profile". http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6399616/.