Waller with the Baltimore Ravens
|No. 83 – Oakland Raiders|
|Born:||September 13, 1992|
|Height:||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Weight:||255 lb (116 kg)|
|High school:||North Cobb|
|NFL Draft:||2015 / Round: 6 / Pick: 204|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2018|
Darren Charles Waller (born September 13, 1992) is an American football tight end for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia Tech. He is the great-grandson of jazz legend Fats Waller.
Early life and family
Darren Waller was born in Landover, Maryland, to Dorian and Charlena Waller. He has a sister, Deanna. He was raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Marietta, Georgia. Dorian Waller's great-grandfather was jazz musician Fats Waller.
On June 30, 2017, Waller was suspended for one year without pay for again violating the league's substance-abuse policy.
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- Media related to Darren Waller at Wikimedia Commons