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The weights are higher up and forward when compared to a straight bar. [70] He won offensive player of the week in Week 2 against the Indianapolis Colts, rushing for 26 yards and a touchdown on 4 carries and catching 7 receptions for 152 yards, 2 of which were over 50 yards.[71]. This was followed by an 11-yard run for his second rushing touchdown, capping off his first career 100+ yard rushing game. [quote]ballsofsteel wrote: Preseasonkader des Teams waren werden hingegen nicht hier einsortiert. [15] Overall, in the 2002 season, he finished with 1,465 rushing yards and 17 rushing touchdowns. Throughout his high school career, Sproles rushed for 5,230 yards, averaging nearly 8.4 yards per carry and 79 touchdowns. blake_b. With 105 yards rushing, 45 yards receiving and 178 return yards, Sproles finished the game with 328 all-purpose yards in the Chargers victory over the Colts, the third most all-purpose yards by a player in a single NFL post-season game in NFL history. He joined the New Orleans Saints in free agency before the 2011 season, and broke the NFL record for most single-season all-purpose yardage the same year, with 2,696 yards. Sproles became the first player to return a kickoff and a punt for a touchdown in the same game since Dante Hall did so in 2003. Larry was 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) tall. [4] For two consecutive years, he was an All-Sunflower League honoree, All-Metro honoree, and an All-State selection. [10], In the 2002 season, Sproles's role in the offense expanded. Follow @mallee_chris_24 As Eagles fans around the world sat in traffic on their way home from a long work week or fought over prime positioning in […] [21] Overall, he finished the 2003 season with 1,986 rushing yards and 16 rushing touchdowns. The week following however, Sproles was stopped by the Pittsburgh Steelers. [18] On November 8, in a game at Iowa State, he had 201 rushing yard and three rushing touchdowns. [74][75], In Week 3, DeMarco Murray did not play due to injury, but the Eagles running game prospered under Mathews and Sproles. [104] He was placed on injured reserve on November 15. [64], In Week 2, a 35–27 loss to the Carolina Panthers, Sproles had 13 receptions for 128 yards. [101] In the Divisional Round loss to the New Orleans Saints, he had four rushing yards and 21 receiving yards. Sproles played college football at Kansas State University from 2001 to 2004, starting all games in his last two seasons and setting 23 school records. And I’m pretty sure that there arent any KSU football players squatting 900lbs in a parallel back squat. [45][46] He was named the NBC Sunday Night Football "Horse Trailer Player of the Game" for the second consecutive week. [32], Sproles spent the 2005 season as the third string running back, behind LaDainian Tomlinson and Michael Turner, returning kicks and punts. 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[106], On February 7, 2020, Sproles was hired as a personnel consultant in the Eagles' football operations department, alongside former teammate Brent Celek. No. Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled. [98] He added another receiving touchdown against the Houston Texans in Week 16. The weights are higher up and forward when compared to a straight bar. Most are inflated. [28] In the final game of his collegiate career, against Iowa State, he had 167 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown. Also, the ssb has some self spotting handles where guys pull with their arms to assist theirselves. [95] His return from injury was short-lived as he injured his hamstring in practice before the Week 2 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. i just started using this bar today. [103] In Week 5, Sproles suffered a partially torn right hip flexor muscle and missed the next three games. [8] In the 2001 season, he made his collegiate debut against New Mexico State and had four carries for 49 yards and a touchdown. [99] Overall, he finished the 2018 season with 120 rushing yards, one rushing touchdown, 160 receiving yards, and two receiving touchdowns. NFL Scouting Combine and Pro Day scores, percentiles and metrics for Darren Sproles, RB, Kansas State. [96] He returned in Week 13 to face the Washington Redskins and scored a rushing touchdown. [58], On December 26, 2011, during a game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sproles had 236 all-purpose yards. During this game, Sproles broke over 1,000 all-purpose yards mark. [44], On January 3, 2009, during an AFC Wild Card Round game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sproles ran for two touchdowns in place of the injured LaDainian Tomlinson, including the game-winning touchdown in overtime to beat the Colts 23-17. [54], On July 29, 2011, Sproles signed a four-year contract worth $14 million with the New Orleans Saints. [42] In the regular season finale, in the second divisional game against the Denver Broncos, he had 115 rushing yards and his lone rushing touchdown of the regular season. On special teams, he had 51 kick returns for 1,257 net yards and 24 punt returns for 166 net yards. He also had a 103-yard touchdown return. [59], On January 1, 2012, in the last regular season game, a 45–17 blowout of the Carolina Panthers, Sproles had 168 all-purpose yards, in which he had 5 returns for 99 yards (2 kick-off returns for 45 yards and 3 punt returns for 54 yards) on special teams, and broke the NFL record for all-purpose yards in a season (2,696). [1], Darren Sproles attended Rolling Ridge Elementary, then Oregon Trail Junior High, followed by Olathe North High School, all in Olathe, Kansas. He played in both of the Saints' playoff games, with 7 runs for 31 yards and 9 catches for 63 yards. He also placed 4th at Class 6A States in 100 meters, with a time of 10.93 seconds, and 3rd in the 200 meters, with a time of 22.04 seconds. Darren Sproles; Sproles in 2011. [38] The Chargers made the playoffs in 2007. By: Glenn Erby. [55], On September 8, 2011, during a game against the Green Bay Packers, Sproles returned a punt 72 yards for a touchdown during the second quarter, and returned a second punt for just 20 yards; he also had 2 kick-off returns for 83 yards, including a 57-yard return. it should be more, i know ksu football team use the safety bar and have many players who safety squat 900-1000lbs, aka darren sproles.[/quote]. On April 28, 2018, Sproles re-signed with the Eagles on a one-year contract. [86] Overall, he finished the 2016 season with 438 rushing yards, two rushing touchdowns, 52 receptions, 427 receiving yards, and two receiving touchdowns.[87]. Meanwhile, Murray and Mathews rushed for a combined 11 carries and 13 yards, although they each scored a touchdown rushing while Sproles did not. [19] On November 22, against Missouri, he had 43 carries for 273 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns. On September 25, 2017, it was revealed that Sproles suffered a broken arm and a torn ACL on the same play in a game against the New York Giants in Week 3. Darren Sproles. hi [41] On December 4, he had three receptions for 34 yards and two touchdowns in a 34–7 victory over the Oakland Raiders. Maintaining an average of 168.5 all purpose yards per game Sproles finished the 2011 season with 2,696 all-purpose yards, breaking the NFL single-season record, previously set in 2000 by Derrick Mason (2,690 yards). Every powerlifter I know has lifted less with the ssb than a straight bar due to the higher center of gravity. Sproles will enhance a … He returned the opening kickoff 89 yards for the game's first score. On special teams, he had 6 returns for 83 yards (4 punt returns for 27 yards and 2 kick-off returns for 56 yards). [12] On November 2, against Kansas, he had 110 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns. In the season opener against the Falcons, Sproles rushed for 50 yards on five attempts and caught seven passes for 76 yards, as well as returning 3 punts for 25 yards. [79], On July 29, 2016, Sproles signed a one-year $4.5 million contract extension with the Eagles through 2017. [77] Sproles followed it up with a solid game against the Bills, with 7 carries for 41 yards and a touchdown in the 23-20 win. He was also named second team All-Pro as a return specialist, his first time on an All-Pro team. [5], Sproles was a high school All-American as selected by Student Sports Magazine. [26] On October 23, against Nebraska, he had 135 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns. [90] The Eagles went on to win Super Bowl LII. That gave Sproles 175 yards of returning on special teams, and on offense, he had 7 receptions for 75 yards, along with just 2 carries for 7 yards, and that gave him 257 all-purpose yards. [68], On March 13, 2014, Sproles was acquired by the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for a 2014 5th-round draft pick. [39] He had 34 rushing yards in the AFC Championship loss to the New England Patriots in the next round. ballsofsteel wrote: The Eagles also added Jason Huntley, a running back cut from the mold of Darren Sproles via the waiver wire Sunday. cheers Jump to navigation Jump to search. [50] On Christmas Day, he had 38 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns in a 42–17 victory over the Tennessee Titans. [105] On December 21, 2019, Sproles announced that he would retire from the NFL following the 2019 season. His mother Annette died of cancer in April 2004. [48] In Week 2, against the Baltimore Ravens, he had seven receptions for 124 yards in the 31–26 loss. [11] On October 5, in the game at Colorado, he had 121 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns. In diese Kategorie werden Spieler einsortiert die während der Regular oder Post Season im 53-Mann-Kader der San Diego Chargers waren, ein Spiel muss dabei nicht absolviert worden sein. That pass gave Brees 5,087 yards for the 2011 regular season with one game remaining. Many players? The contract included $6 million in guaranteed money. [37] Overall, he finished the 2007 regular season with 164 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns to go along with 10 receptions for 31 yards.