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Ronald Darby

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No. 28 Buffalo Bills
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1994-01-02) January 2, 1994 (age 22)
Place of birth: Oxon Hill, Maryland
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Career information
High school: Oxon Hill (MD) Potomac
College: Florida State
NFL draft: 2015 / Round: 2 / Pick: 50
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
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Ronald Darby (born January 2, 1994) is an American football cornerback for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Bills in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida State. Darby is also a world class sprinter, having won medals at the 2011 World Youth Championships in Athletics.

High school career

Darby attended Potomac High School in Oxon Hill, Maryland, where he played as many as six different positions on offense, defense, and special teams. Excelling on defense, Darby was part of a Wolverines' secondary that also included Tavon Young and renowned sprinter Dondre Echols, and which registered four shutouts and allowed just 82 points in 2011. Darby was a USA Today and Sports Illustrated High School All-American in 2011, and participated in the 2012 Under Armour All-American Game. as a junior, rushed for 1,329 yards and 23 touchdowns, while tallying three interceptions and eight pass breakups on defense.

Regarded as a four-star recruit by, Darby, running a 4.37 second 40 yard dash, was ranked as the No. 2 cornerback prospect in his class, behind only Tracy Howard.[1] He chose Florida State over Notre Dame, Maryland, Clemson and Auburn.

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Medal record
Men's athletics
Competitor for the 23x15px United States
World Youth Championships
Gold medal – first place 2011 Lille Medley relay
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Lille 200 m

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This page is a soft redirect.} Darby won a bronze medal in the 200 m at the 2011 World Youth Championships in Athletics.[2][3] He also finished fourth in the 100 m.[4] Along with Aldrich Bailey, Najee Glass, and Arman Hall, he ran a World Youth Best in the meet's medley relay.

His personal bests are 6.77 seconds in the 60 meters, 10.41 seconds in the 100 meters and 21.05 seconds in the 200 meters.[5]

College career

As a true freshman at Florida State, Darby was part of a Florida State defense that led the ACC in points allowed (15.1 per game) and yards allowed (253.8). They ranked seventh in the FBS. Although exclusively a back-up to Xavier Rhodes and Nick Waisome, Darby registered 18 tackles and broke up seven passes in 2012, which earned him ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year honors.[6] Darby was also named Freshman All-American by the Football Writers Association of America.[7] In the 2013 Orange Bowl vs. Northern Illinois, Darby registered four solo tackles and one defended pass.[8] As a sophomore he played in 14 games with nine starts. For the season he had 14 tackles and two interceptions. As a junior in 2014, he started all 14 games and recorded 43 tackles.

After his junior season, Darby entered the 2015 NFL Draft.[9]

Professional career

Buffalo Bills

Darby was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the second round (50th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.[10]


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