A defensive end that supported the Arizona Cardinals reach Super Bowls XLIII, where they had defeated by the Pittsburgh Steelers, and known as the one the talented defense in the National Football League (NFL) career, he is Darnell Dockett. Darnell played defensive tackle for the first five season of his career until the Cardinals switched to a 3-4 defense, leading him to shift to defensive end and also played in the 2007, 2009 and 2010 Pro Bowls.
What's his Career?
Even though projected a late first-round selection, Darnell had drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the third round, because of his previous arrest. He had a reasonably quiet first few seasons with six sacks in his first three seasons and the 2007 season was his breakout season recording nine sacks in sixteen begins. However, on August 18, 2014, he tore his ACL, finishing his 2014 season and later on February 27, 2015, the Arizona released Darnell. However, on 24th July 2016, it has announced that Darnell would retire and the next day, he added a one-day contract to retire with Arizona Cardinals.
His Net Worth and Contract Amounts:
NFL player, Darnell has approximated net worth to be $100 million dollars in 2016. He signed four-years, $40 million USD, salary contract extensive with Arizona in 2010 that included $30 million USD in guaranteed money. However, the three-times Pro Bowls defensive has begun all but one match for the Cardinals in his eight-year NFL career. Besides this, in the year of March 2015, he agreed to two-years, $7.5 million USD contract with the San Francisco 49ers. However, in last year he also sold his Arizona's house in $1 million USD and recently bought another one in $5 million dollars.
Could NFL Player, Darnell be Dating singer Ashanti?
According to Fashion & Style, this handsome Football player is reportedly dating singer and songwriter, Ashanti. Rumor of Darnell and Ashanti's relationship first emerged after the "Braveheart" singer tweeted a birthday message to the NFL player on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, says the Jasmine Brand. His girlfriend Ashanti wished Darnell a happy birthday and referred to the Football star as 'baybay,' which is a slang term of endearment. Wiki source reports that this is not the first time Darnell has made a headline for his love life. He was once in a great ten-year Amelia Knox and his ex-wife (former girlfriend) Amelia, who is the mother of his two children as well, Dillon, 8 and Riley, 1, is firing shots at her baby's father. However, they divorce or separate in late 2014. And he was also romantically linked with his dating girlfriend Lashontae from 2011 to 2012. However, the happily dating couples haven’t confirmed their relationship. And though Dockett is keeping quiet about his love life and he also hadn't revealed when and how they got a wedding. So, it seems he is a married man but divorced as well but not as a gay.
Famous Football player, Darnell was born on May 27, 1981, in Atlanta, U.S. to his parents. However, his mother killed in her house when he was thirteen, and his father died of cancer, so he rose by his uncle, Kevin. He holds American nationality but is of the African-American ethnicity. His height is 6 feet 4 inches and over 132 kg of weight but lost after his injury. He has well-made up a body and also handsome looks.