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Darius Slay Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Net Worth

Darius Slay Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 86 kg
Date of Birth January 1, 1991
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Dark Brown

Darius Slay is an American football cornerback who has played for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL).

Full Name

Darius Demetrius Slay Jr.

Nick Name

Darius

Darius Slay with the Detroit Lions as seen while posing for a picture in January 2017
Darius Slay with the Detroit Lions as seen while posing for a picture in January 2017 (Kevind810 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia, United States

Residence

Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Darius Slay studied at Brunswick High School, a public high school located in Brunswick in Glynn County, Georgia. During his time there, he served as running back and defensive back and was named All-State by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution at defensive back after his senior season. Also, he was chosen for the Georgia North-South All-Star Game.

He got enrolled at Itawamba Community College but eventually transferred to Mississippi State University (MSU).

Occupation

American Football Player

Family

  • Siblings – He is an only child.
  • Others – Tracy Walker (Second Cousin) (American football safety who played college football at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and was selected by the Detroit Lions in the third round, as the 82nd overall, of the 2018 NFL Draft), Ahmaud Arbery (Distant Relative) (A 25-year-old black man who was murdered during a racially motivated hate crime while jogging in Satilla Shores, a neighborhood near Brunswick in February 2020)

Position

Cornerback

Shirt Number

Philadelphia Eagles – 2

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, he has a net worth of $25 Million.

Build

Athletic

Darius Slay as seen while posing for a picture with Jennifer Slay in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in 2023
Darius Slay as seen while posing for a picture with Jennifer Slay in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in 2023 (Darius Slay / Instagram)

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

86 kg or 189.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Darius Slay has dated –

  1. Jennifer Slay – He has been married to model and social media personality Jennifer Slay. They parent a son named Trent and also have a daughter.

Note – Darius Slay also has a son named Darion.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Sports a beard

Brand Endorsements

Through social media, Darius Slay has done endorsement work for a variety of brands such as blu atlasSimpliSafe Home Security, and others.

Darius Slay with the Detroit Lions as seen after a game against the Washington Redskins on November 24, 2019
Darius Slay with the Detroit Lions as seen after a game against the Washington Redskins on November 24, 2019 (AlexanderJonesi / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)

Darius Slay Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in Brunswick, Georgia.
  2. In the 2008 season, Darius Slay rushed for over 1,300 yards and 15 touchdowns and intercepted six passes with two touchdown returns.
  3. After rushing for 336 yards and six touchdowns in five games, his junior season was shortened after a torn medial collateral ligament.
  4. As a sophomore, he recorded 1,127 yards on 142 rushes with 13 touchdowns.
  5. Darius Slay received First-team Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-State and National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Region 23 honors as a freshman at Itawamba Community College. He earned the honors after he recorded 41 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, 1 sack, and forced two fumbles after only playing five games for Coach Jon Williams and the Indians.
  6. He then earned JC Gridwire Preseason Second-team All-American honors after his freshman season.
  7. Darius Slay played in all nine games during his final season at ICC and recorded 32 total tackles, 1 tackle for loss, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery, and had three catches for 63 yards and a touchdown. He also received MACJC First-team All-State honors on defense and special teams.
  8. He was considered to be a second or third-round draft pick by the majority of NFL draft experts and scouts.
  9. In the 2013 NFL Draft, Darius Slay was selected by the Detroit Lions in the second round as the 36th overall. After Dee Milliner, D. J. Hayden, Desmond Trufant, and Xavier Rhodes, he became the 5th cornerback drafted in 2013.
  10. He signed a four-year, $5.28 million contract (that included $3.12 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $2.22 million) with the Detroit Lions on May 13, 2013.
  11. In exchange for a third-round and fifth-round selection in the 2020 NFL Draft, Darius Slay was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles on March 20, 2020, and he signed a new three-year deal with the team worth $50 million including $30 million guaranteed.

Featured Image by Kevind810 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED

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