Foxworth during Ravens training camp 2009
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|Born:||March 27, 1983|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||180 lb (82 kg)|
|High school:||Western Tech|
|NFL Draft:||2005 / Round: 3 / Pick: 97|
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Domonique Foxworth (born March 27, 1983) is a former American football cornerback who played in the National Football League (NFL). Foxworth played college football for the University of Maryland. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft, and also played for the Atlanta Falcons and Baltimore Ravens.
After retiring from the NFL, Foxworth attended and graduated from Harvard Business School.
Foxworth was born in Oxford, England, during his father's career in the United States Army. The family relocated to Maryland when Foxworth was kindergarten-aged. Foxworth has one older brother.
Foxworth played high school football at Western Tech (officially, Western School of Technology and Environmental Science), where he was named to the Baltimore Sun's first-team All-Metro and All-Baltimore County.
College football career
After graduating early from high school in the fall of 2000, Foxworth enrolled at the University of Maryland and signed with the Terrapins in early 2001. While playing for the Terrapins, Foxworth started every game between 2001 and September 2004, and received All-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) honors twice.
National Football League
Foxworth began his career in the NFL after being drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round, with the 97th overall pick of the 2005 NFL Draft. The Broncos traded Foxworth to the Atlanta Falcons in September 2008 for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. In 2009, the Baltimore Ravens signed Foxworth to a four-year, $28 million contract.
On the first day of training camp for the 2010 season, Foxworth tore his ACL, causing him to miss the entire season. Foxworth's knee problems continued into 2011, with the Ravens putting him on the injured reserve list after playing only two games, ending his season early. In May 2012, Foxworth announced that he planned to retire from football and attend Harvard Business School.
NFL Players Association
In addition to his work on the field, Foxworth has also held a number of positions with the NFL Players Association. In 2007, the Broncos elected Foxworth as an NFLPA player representative, and the following year he became the youngest player to become vice president of the NFLPA Executive Committee.
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Post-NFL playing career
National Basketball Players' Association
Foxworth is now a writer with The Undefeated and host of The Morning Roast on ESPN Radio with Clinton Yates and Mina Kimes. He is also a regular guest on The Mike O'Meara Show and other ESPN Radio talk shows such as First Take, The Bill Barnwell Show podcast, Mike & Mike, and The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz.
While with the Denver Broncos, Foxworth worked with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, taking a leading role in the fundraising and planning for the Darrent Williams Memorial Teen Center, a social and scholastic retreat for teens, named in honor of murdered Broncos player Darrent Williams. Foxworth also created Baltimore BORN Inc to provide lower income high school boys with resources and networking opportunities. In 2010, Foxworth received the first annual Tim Wheatley Award from the Baltimore Sun Media Group for his community service work.
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