Daryn Colledge

Daryn Wayne Colledge (born February 11, 1982) is a former American football offensive guard that played in the National Football League (NFL). He was selected in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers and won Super Bowl XLV with them over the Pittsburgh Steelers. He also played professionally for the Arizona Cardinals and Miami Dolphins and played college football for Boise State University.

Daryn Colledge
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Colledge with the Packers in 2011
No. 73, 71, 67
Position:Guard
Personal information
Born:February 11, 1982 (age 37)
Fairbanks, Alaska
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:308 lb (140 kg)
Career information
High school:North Pole (AK)
College:Boise State
NFL Draft:2006 / Round: 2 / Pick: 47
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:141
Games started:137
Fumble recoveries:3
Player stats at NFL.com

High school career

Born in Fairbanks, Alaska, Colledge grew up in nearby North Pole. He graduated from North Pole High School and was a first team all state defensive lineman.[1]

College career

A four-year starter at Boise State under head coach Dan Hawkins, Colledge was a two-time All-WAC selection in 2004 and 2005, and was second-team in 2003 as a sophomore.[2][3]

Professional career

Daryn Colledge 2014
Colledge with the Miami Dolphins

Green Bay Packers

Colledge was selected by the Packers in the second round (47th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft, the highest-ever selection from the state of Alaska. During his fifth and final season in Green Bay in 2010, the Packers won Super Bowl XLV, beating the Pittsburgh Steelers by a score of 31–25.[4]

Arizona Cardinals

He became an unrestricted free agent and on July 29, 2011, Colledge announced on his Twitter page that he and the Arizona Cardinals agreed to a 5-year contract.[1]

On March 8, 2014 Arizona told Colledge he would be released into free agency on Tuesday, March 11. By waiting until Tuesday, the Cardinals were able to spread the cap charge of releasing Colledge over a period of two years.[5]

Miami Dolphins

On June 30, 2014 the Miami Dolphins acquired Daryn Colledge through free agency, signing him to a one-year contract worth $2,000,000.[6][7]

After the 2014 season, Colledge retired.[8]

Personal life

On March 22, 2016, Colledge announced that he enlisted in the Idaho Army National Guard.[9]

References

  1. ^ a b "Daryn Colledge". Archived from the original on 2009-12-03. Retrieved 2009-10-28.
  2. ^ "Green Bay Packers: Daryn Colledge". www.packers.com.
  3. ^ "Daryn Colledge makes $150,000 donation to Bronco athletics". Boise State University Athletics. January 20, 2012. Archived from the original on January 18, 2013. Retrieved September 22, 2012.
  4. ^ "Super Bowl XLV - Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Green Bay Packers - February 6th, 2011". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-12-15.
  5. ^ "Arizona Cardinals Expected to Release Guard Daryn Colledge".
  6. ^ "Daryn Colledge Contract, Salary Cap Details & Breakdowns".
  7. ^ "Dolphins sign Daryn Colledge".
  8. ^ "Daryn Colledge retires from NFL". NFL.com. April 15, 2015. Retrieved 2015-04-15.
  9. ^ Weinfuss, Josh (March 22, 2016). "Daryn Colledge: Joining U.S. Army will be an 'awesome opportunity'". ESPN. Retrieved March 25, 2016.

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