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Encyclopedia > Darrelle Revis
Darrelle Revis
New York JetsNo. 24
Cornerback
Date of Birth: July 14, 1985 (1985-07-14) (age 22)
Place of Birth: Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Weight: 204 lb (93 kg)
National Football League Debut
No regular season appearances
Career Highlights and Awards
Career History
College: Pittsburgh
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14
 Teams:
Stats at CBS Sportsline.com

Darrelle Shavar Revis (born July 14, 1985, in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania) is a cornerback for the New York Jets. He attended the University of Pittsburgh. Revis was drafted 14th overall by the New York Jets in the 2007 NFL Draft. City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Gang Green, the Green and White Team colors Hunter green and white Head Coach Eric Mangini Owner Woody Johnson General manager Mike Tannenbaum League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference... In team sports, the squad number, shirt number, jersey number, sweater number, or uniform number is the number worn on a players uniform. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 195th day of the year (196th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... Aliquippa is a city in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States and is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... In an organised sport league, a season is the portion of one year in which regulated games of the sport are in session. ... Darrelle Shavar Revis (born July 14, 1985, in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania) is a cornerback for the New York Jets. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The Pittsburgh Panthers are the NCAA athletic teams representing the University of Pittsburgh. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting[1]) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 2007 National Football League Draft took place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 28 and April 29, 2007. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Gang Green, the Green and White Team colors Hunter green and white Head Coach Eric Mangini Owner Woody Johnson General manager Mike Tannenbaum League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference... is the 195th day of the year (196th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... Aliquippa is a city in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States and is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Gang Green, the Green and White Team colors Hunter green and white Head Coach Eric Mangini Owner Woody Johnson General manager Mike Tannenbaum League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference... The University of Pittsburgh, commonly referred to as Pitt, is a state-related, doctoral/research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Gang Green, the Green and White Team colors Hunter green and white Head Coach Eric Mangini Owner Woody Johnson General manager Mike Tannenbaum League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference... The 2007 National Football League Draft took place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 28 and April 29, 2007. ...

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High school career

High School Accolades include the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2003 Player of the Year, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2003 WPIAL Class AA Player of the Year, and 2003 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fabulous 22”. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, also known simply as the PG, is the largest daily newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ...


In the PIAA Class AA State Championship football game, he led Aliquippa to a come-from-behind 32-27 win over Northern Lehigh by scoring 5 touchdowns including 3 rushing touchdowns, a punt return, and the return of a blocked Northern Lehigh field goal attempt. He also completed a 39 yard pass, had a reception, and an interception in the game.[1] The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association is the governoring body of high school and junior high school sports in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. ... Aliquippa is a city located in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. ...


In his junior and senior years of high school, he led Aliquippa to WPIAL basketball championships, leading the team in scoring both years, culminating with a 25.2 PPG average his senior season. The Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) is a high school athletic association made up of 138 schools based in Western Pennsylvania. ...


Revis was recruited to Pitt by former Stanford coach Walt Harris. He is the nephew of former Pitt and NFL star Sean Gilbert. Stanford may refer: Stanford University Places: Stanford, Kentucky Stanford, California, home of Stanford University Stanford Shopping Center Stanford, New York, town in Dutchess County. ... Walt Harris (born November 9, 1946 in South San Francisco, California) is a college football coach. ... Sean Gilbert (born April 10, 1970 in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania) is an American former professional football player who was selected by the Los Angeles Rams as the 3rd overall pick of the 1992 NFL Draft. ...


College career

Revis earned first-team Freshman All-America honors his 2004 freshman campaign. Revis played all 12 games, and started 11 of those 12. Revis tied for fifth on the team with 49 tackles, tied for team lead with 12 broken-up passes, and second on the team with 14 defended passes. Revis also totaled two interceptions. The most important of the two interceptions was against the West Virginia Mountaineers, when he intercepted a late pass that set up the Panthers' game-winning drive. Revis also totaled a career-high seven tackles against Boston College. With Pitt leading 17-10, the Boston College Eagles elected to go for it late in the fourth on fourth-and-goal. The pass got to the one yard line, but Revis hit the receiver and stopped him from getting the score. An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The West Virginia Mountaineers are the athletic teams of West Virginia University. ... For similarly-named academic institutions, see Boston (disambiguation). ...


Revis' sophomore season in 2005 was another excellent campaign. Revis earned first-team All-Big East at cornerback. Revis led the Panthers with four interceptions and was second-team with 13 defended passes. Revis was ranked second in the Big East with two recovered fumbles. Revis had a 79-yard punt return for a score against the University of Cincinnati and blocked a field goal against UConn which was returned for the score. Revis also had an interception and totaled 119 punt return yards against Rutgers. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Big East Conference is a collegiate athletics conference consisting of thirteen universities, mostly in the northeastern United States: Boston College (scheduled to leave in 2005) University of Connecticut (UConn) Georgetown University (Plays Division I-AA football in the Patriot League) University of Notre Dame (Plays Division I-A football... The University of Cincinnati is a coeducational public research university in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... The University of Connecticut, commonly known as UConn, is the State of Connecticuts flagship land-grant university. ... Rutgers University Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is located in New Brunswick, Piscataway, Camden and Newark, New Jersey. ...


Revis' final year at Pitt, his 2006 junior campaign, was where he established himself on the national stage. He was a candidate for Jim Thorpe Award and Bronko Nagurski Trophy at the end of the season. Revis recored interceptions against the University of Virginia and Cincinnati, which were both taken back for touchdowns. Revis' year was highlighted with a 73-yard punt return against the Mountaineers, which contained a key block. The Panthers lost the game 45-27. Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Jim Thorpe Award, named in memory of multi-sport legend Jim Thorpe, has been awarded to the top defensive back in college football since 1986. ... The Bronko Nagurski Trophy has been awarded annually since 1993 to the best all-around defensive college football player. ... The University of Virginia (also called U.Va. ...


“The Return”

During the 2006 Backyard Brawl game with rival West Virginia, Revis made a dynamic, 73-yard punt return, while breaking several tackles, and finally scoring a touchdown late in the second quarter. The key block to spring him, by Pitt wide receiver Derek Kinder, took out two Mountaineers. The play was nominated for "Best Play" at the 2007 ESPY Awards. Video:[1]. The return was however overshadowed by shoddy play of the Pittsburgh defense who allowed over 600 yards of total offense en route to a 45-27 loss. First played in 1895, the Backyard Brawl is an annual football game between the University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University. ... The 10th Anniversary ESPY Award. ...


Awards and honors

  • Sporting News First-team Freshman All-American (2004)
  • Rivals.com Second-team Freshman All-American (2004)
  • First-team All-Big East (2005-2006)
  • Rivals.com Third-team All-American (2006)
  • Jim Thorpe Award semifinalist (2006)
  • ESPN College Football Play of the Year (2006)

The Sporting News (TSN) is an American-based sports newspaper, currently affiliated with the Fox network. ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... Rivals is a network of websites that focus mainly on college football and basketball recruiting. ... The Big East Conference is a collegiate athletics conference consisting of seventeen universities in the northeastern, southeastern and midwestern United States. ... The Jim Thorpe Award, named in memory of multi-sport legend Jim Thorpe, has been awarded to the top defensive back in college football since 1986. ... ESPN/ESPN-DT, formerly an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an [[United States|Amer<nowiki>Insert non-formatted text here--68. ...

Pro Day

  • 4.38 40 Yard Dash
  • 38 Inch Vertical
  • 6.56 Three-Cone Drill
  • 4.08 Short Shuttle
  • 10-foot-5 Broad Jump

Pro career

Revis announced he would forego his senior year at Pitt to enter the 2007 NFL Draft. He was drafted by the Jets in the first round via a draft day trade with the Carolina Panthers. [2]. He is the starting Cornerback for the team. The 2007 National Football League Draft took place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 28 and April 29, 2007. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


References

  1. ^ PIAA Class AA: Do-it-all Revis powers Aliquippa to 32-27 win vs. Northern Lehigh
  2. ^ The Jets announced the signing of Revis on August 16th, the deal believed to be a 6 year 36 million one.Revis declares for NFL Draft

External links

  • Player Bio @ PittsburghPanthers.CSTV.com
  • Darrelle Revis' Punt Return vs West Virginia at YouTube

 
 

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