Darren Waller is a football tight end for America’s Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He attended college football at Georgia Tech. His great-grandfather is Fats Waller who is a composer and jazz pianist.
Darren Waller Early Life:
Waller’s birthplace is Landover in Maryland. His parents are Dorian and Charlena Waller.
His sister is Deanna. He grew up in Colorado Springs and also Marietta in Georgia. His hobby was producing hip-hop music.
In 2011 at College, Waller played as redshirted freshman season.
In 2015, He made his 1st career debut in NFL Draft.
Darren Waller Professional career:
In 2015, Waller was chosen by the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL Draft. He became a wide receiver drafted. The Baltimore Ravens signed Waller. It was a four-year contract. The contract deal was $2.39 million including a signing bonus of $104,732.
In the training camp, Waller competed against Marlon Brown, Michael Campanaro, and Kamar Aiken for a roster spot as a backup wide receiver. He finished his season due to list in the injured reserve list.
In 2016, Waller was restricted with suspension. Because of the first 4 games of the NFL Draft violate the league’s substance-abuse policy.
In 2017, Waller was again suspended for the same reason for one year without pay.
In 2018, Waller came back to the league. Before he completed a rehabilitation program at Borden Cottage. He served his year-long suspension.
Las Vegas Raiders:
In 2018, the Raiders signed Waller off the Ravens’ practice squad. He had six receptions in the season.
Featuring an episode detail of his struggle with abuse and his steps he was on hard knock with the Raiders.
In 2019, Waller and the Raiders played against the Denver Broncos. Here they won the match. They played against the Minnesota Vikings but the Raiders. Then Waller signed a 3-year contract extension. He will play for the raiders until the 2023 season.
Then Waller played against the Green Bay Packers. But they lost the game. Waller and his team played against the Kansas City Chiefs but they also lost the game. Then they played against the Tennessee Titans again they lost. Against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Waller the Raiders lost 20–16 and against the Denver Broncos, they again lost. Waller was named the 2020 Pro Bow. Waller finished the 2019 season with 90 receptions.
In 2020, Waller and his team played against the New Orleans Saints and they got victory. He was fined $30,000 for hosting a maskless charity event during the COVID-19 pandemic. Then Waller and his team played against the New York Jets and they won.
Then they played against the Los Angeles Chargers but they lost the game. Then against the Miami Dolphins, Waller with his teams lost. Against the Denver Broncos, Waller played nicely and win for the Raiders.
Darren Waller’s Pre-Draft Measurables:
- 40 – yard dash: 4.46 s
- 10 – yard split: 1.57 s
- 20 – yard split: 2.62 s
- 20 – yard shuttle: 4.25 s
- 3 – cone drill: 7.07 s
- Vertical jump: 37 in (0.94 m)
- Broad jump: 10 ft 5 in (3.18 m)
- Bench Press: 12 reps
All values are from NFL Combine.
Darren Waller’s Biography:
|Real Name||Darren Charles Waller|
|Height (approx)||1.98 m ( 6 ft 6 in)|
|Weight (approx)||In Kilograms- 116 kg (approx)
In Pounds- 255 lbs (approx)
|Date of Birth||13 September 1992|
|Birth Place||Landover, Maryland|
|Present Team||Las Vegas Raiders|
|Marital Status||Not Available|
|Source Of Income||Football Player|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
Age, Weight, and Height:
Waller is now 29 years old. His weight is 116 kg (255 lbs) and his height is 6 ft 6 in.
Darren Waller’s Net Worth:
Waller’s net worth is $3 Million.
Darren Waller’s Salary:
Waller’s salary is $29.8 M (4 years). He earns from his football play. His average annual salary is $7M+.
Wife and Children:
Waller is not married yet. So he has no children yet. He is still single and has no past in relationships.