D'Marco Farr


D'Marco Farr
D'Marco Farr
No. 75     
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: June 9, 1971 (1971-06-09) (age 40)
San Pablo, California
Career information
College: Washington
Debuted in 1994 for the Los Angeles Rams
Last played in St. Louis Rams for the 2000 NFL Season
Career history
 As player:
 As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Sacks     36.5
Interceptions     3
Games     100
Stats at NFL.com
Career Arena football statistics

D'Marco Farr (born June 9, 1971 in San Pablo, California) is a former American football player with the Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams in the National Football League. Farr played defensive tackle for the Rams from 1994–2000 and recorded 36.5 career sacks. He was a member of the Rams team that won Super Bowl XXXIV. Farr was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Rams out of the University of Washington in 1994.

Biography

Farr had his best season in 1995 when he recorded 11.5 sacks and 1 interception. Farr also recorded 8.5 sacks in the Rams 1999 Super Bowl season. In college, he was a member of the undefeated 1991 University of Washington team that won the CNN/USA Today NCAA National Championship. Farr played high school football at John F. Kennedy High School in Richmond, California.

After his career ended he became a regular on the sports talk show The Best Damn Sports Show Period on Fox Sports Net. He has remained on FSN as a co-host of the network's college football coverage.

From 2005 until September 2007,[1] Farr hosted the D'Marco Farr Show with Kevin Kiley on KSPN in Los Angeles.[2] On September 21, 2007, co-host Kevin Kiley announced that Farr had "retired from sports radio" to "pursue opportunities in professional football". Previously, until November 2006, Farr was the co-host with Gary Miller; however, Miller was fired and replaced by guest hosts[3] until January 2007, when Kevin Kiley joined the show as co-host.[4] Farr is now a part of the St. Louis Rams broadcasts, doing TV color commentary for KTVI FOX 2 in the preseason, and providing analysis for radio broadcasts during the season, previously for 103.3 KLOU, and as of 2008, 101.1 WXOS. He also is a part of the station's afternoon drive program, The Fast Lane, with Bob Ramsey and Randy Karraker. As of 2009, Farr is now the lead color commentator for the Rams Radio broadcasts on 101 ESPN. He replaced former coach Jim Hanifan.

References

  1. ^ ~Los Angeles Radio People, Where Are They Now, F
  2. ^ The D'Marco Farr Show, espnradio.com, accessed January 24, 2007
  3. ^ Rashad stays in game with new show, latimes.com, accessed January 24, 2007
  4. ^ 710 ESPN ADDS KEVIN KILEY TO WEEKDAY LINE UP, 710espn.com, accessed January 24, 2007
Preceded by
Rob Waldrop
Morris Trophy (Defense)
1993
Succeeded by
Chad Eaton

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