|No. -- Free agent|
|Date of birth:||January 1, 1988|
|Place of birth:||El Portal, Florida|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||235 lb (107 kg)|
|High school:||Coral Gables (FL)|
|NFL Draft:||2010 / Round: 4 / Pick: 102|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2014|
Darryl Sharpton (born January 1, 1988) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Miami.
Sharpton attended Coral Gables High School. As a senior, he recorded 96 tackles, two interceptions, and blocked four punts. As a junior, he had 110 tackles and returned an interception for a touchdown.
After being redshirted as a freshman in 2005, Sharpton earned third-team freshman All-America by The Sporting News and Collegefootballnews.com and was selected to The Sporting News ACC all-freshman team. He finished the season starting five of 12 games recording 41 tackles and a sack. As a sophomore in 2007 he started five of 11 games, recording 57 tackles. As a junior in 2008 recorded 58 tackles and a sack. As a senior in 2009 he had 106 tackles including 8.5 TFL and returned an interception for a touchdown. He also had a forced fumble.
Sharpton signed a one-year contract with the Washington Redskins on March 13, 2014. The Redskins placed him on injured reserve on August 30, 2014. The Redskins terminated Sharpton's contract on September 22.
Sharpton signed with the Arizona Cardinals in May 2015. On August 19, he was released by the Cardinals.
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- Jones, Mike (August 30, 2014). "Phillip Thomas, Chase Minnifield among defensive players cut". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved 2014-08-30.
- Walker, Andrew (September 22, 2014). "DeAngelo Hall Out For Year With Ruptured Achilles". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2014-09-22.
- Hiatt, Gabe (March 14, 2014). "Darryl Sharpton From Linebacker ‘U’". Redskins.com. Retrieved 2014-03-16.