Danny Farmer

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Danny Farmer
No. 83
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1977-05-21) May 21, 1977 (age 38)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Career information
College: UCLA
NFL draft: 2000 / Round: 4 / Pick: 103
(By the Pittsburgh Steelers)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 43
Receiving yards: 611
Touchdowns: 1

Daniel Steven Farmer (born May 21, 1977) is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League and at UCLA.[1] In 2000, he was drafted in the fourth round (103rd overall pick) by the Pittsburgh Steelers.[2]

After being waived by the Steelers, Farmer played for 4 seasons for the Cincinnati Bengals. Plagued by minor injuries, Farmer was released by the Bengals. He later went to training camps with the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but, despite strong training camp and preseason game performances, did not make the 53 man roster with either club.

Farmer holds the UCLA Bruins football record for career receiving yards with 3,020 (1996–1999).[3] He was also a standout volleyball player for the Bruins and won 2 National Championships. He majored history at UCLA.

His father, George, also attended UCLA and was a member of the track, football and basketball teams, including the Bruins' 1970 NCAA championship basketball team. The father also played seven years in the NFL's Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions teams. Danny's grandfather Steve Miletich was a basketball player at USC and uncle Dave Farmer played football at USC and NFL. He has a fraternal twin brother, Tim, who excelled in volleyball at Loyola Marymount University and went on the play professionally in Europe.

He is a 1995 graduate of Loyola High School in Los Angeles.[4]