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Kenneth Darby biography

Date of birth : 1982-12-26
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Huntsville, Alabama
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-21
Credited as : Football player NFL, running back for the St. Louis rams, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Kenneth Darby is an American football running back for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League.

Pro Highlights:
Signed to the active roster by St. Louis from the Atlanta practice squad (10/14/08)…signed to the practice squad by Atlanta (8/31/08)…signed to the active roster from the practice squad by Tampa Bay (12/11/07)…signed to the practice squad by Tampa Bay (10/17/07)…signed to the active roster from the practice squad by Tampa Bay (10/3/07)…signed to the practice squad by Tampa Bay (9/4/07)…selected in the seventh round (246th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft by Tampa Bay (4/29/07).

Has played in 11 career games, including 10 with the Rams in 2008…spent time on practice squads with Atlanta and Tampa Bay and played in one game for Tampa Bay as a rookie in 2007.

2008 SEASON: Played in 10 games and was inactive for one contest with St. Louis…rushed 32 times for 140 yards…added 19 catches for 183 yards (9.6-yard average)…also returned seven kickoffs for 173 yards…began 2008 as a member of the Atlanta Falcons practice squad...Week 11 at San Francisco (11/16): Registered 109 scrimmage yards on 83 receiving yards and 26 rushing yards…recorded 100 scrimmage yards for the first time in his career.

2007 SEASON: Played in one game, was inactive for two contests and did not play in one game with Tampa Bay...inactive for postseason contest vs. New York Giants (1/6/08)…began the season on the practice squad before being added to the active roster...vs. Carolina (12/30): Made his NFL debut…caught two passes for 16 yards and added two rushes for nine yards...also posted two kickoff returns for 11 yards.

College Highlights:
Tallied 3,324 rushing yards in his career at Alabama...third player in Alabama history to rush for more than 3,000 yards in a career, joining Shaun Alexander (3,565 yards, 1996-99) and Bobby Humphrey (3,420, 1985-88)…702 career carries rank second in Alabama history behind Alexander’s 727…All-Southeastern Conference first-team selection in 2005 after rushing for 1,242 yards, the sixth-best total in Crimson Tide history…earned second-team All-SEC honors from the Associated Press as a sophomore in 2004...won “Ozzie Newsome Most Improved Freshman” Award in 2003...redshirted as a true freshman in 2002…majored in communications.

Personal :
Rushed for 4,674 yards during his prep career at S.R. Butler High in Huntsville, Ala…earned SuperPrep All-America honors…amassed 1,591 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior, when he also had 2,367 all-purpose yards and scored 24 times...also recorded 77 tackles at outside linebacker during his senior season.

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