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Darrien Gordon

Born: Nov 14, 1970

Birthplace: Shawnee

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Darrien Gordon

Date of Birth : Nov 14, 1970
Birth Place : Shawnee

Darrien Jamal Gordon is a former professional American Football player who played defensive back for 10 seasons in the National Football League. During that time, he played for 4 different teams and in 4 Super Bowls. Before his NFL career, Gordon played for Stanford University. Since the NFL Scouting Combine began in 1985, he is one of three players who have been drafted in the first round after not being invited to the combine. Gordon spent his first 4 years in the NFL with the San Diego Chargers, assisting the team to a championship appearance in Super Bowl XXIX. He started all 16 games in each season with the Chargers, and excelled both on defense and as a punt returner on special teams. His best season with San Diego was in their Super Bowl year of 1994, when he recorded 4 interceptions and 2 fumble recoveries on defense, while gaining 475 yards on punt returns and scoring 2 punt return touchdowns, the most by any player that season. In 1997, Gordon joined the Denver Broncos and had another superb season, recording 4 interceptions for 64 return yards and a touchdown, while recovering 4 fumbles.

Profession


  • American football player

Children


  • Jalil Gordon
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