Darryl Drake Bio
Darryl Drake was an American football player and coach. His career spanned four decades, including stints as the wide receivers coach of the Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL).
Tom Herman’s statement on the passing of Coach Darryl Drake.
He spent six seasons as the wide receivers coach for the #Longhorns (1998-2003) and added the title of Associate Head Coach before the 2003 season. pic.twitter.com/5hJh1oUFO3
— Emily Giangreco (@EmilyGiangreco) August 11, 2019
Darryl Drake Age
He was 63 years old.
Darryl Drake College career
Drake played wide receiver for Western Kentucky University from 1975 to 1978.
— Blitzburgh (@Steel_Curtain4) August 11, 2019
Darryl Drake Professional career
Drake played wide receiver for three professional teams, the Washington Redskins in 1979, the Ottawa Rough Riders in 1981, and the Cincinnati Bengals in 1983.
Darryl Drake Coaching career
Drake coached at the collegiate level for 21 years. He joined the Chicago Bears coaching staff on February 6, 2004. On January 17, 2013, Drake was not retained by new head coach Marc Trestman. He later spent five seasons with the Arizona Cardinals before joining the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2018.
Coach Kingsbury shared his condolences for the loss of Darryl Drake, the addition of Pasoni Tasini, and his conversations with Terrell Suggs. pic.twitter.com/Vrcl1TuK1E
— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) August 11, 2019
Darryl Drake Wife
He was married to Sheila
Darryl Drake Children
He has three daughters.
Darryl Drake Death
He died on August 11, 2019, at the age of 62.
Darryl Drake Cause of Death
— Steelers Depot (@Steelersdepot) August 11, 2019
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver coach Darryl Drake has died, team officials said Sunday. He was 62.
Statement from Team President Art Rooney II:
We are at a loss for words following Darryl Drake’s passing this morning. Darryl had such an impact on the players he coached and everyone he worked with throughout his entire career. He was a passionate coach and had a tremendous spirit toward life, his family, his faith and the game of football.
Our prayers and thoughts are with his wife, Sheila, his three daughters, his grandchildren and entire family during this difficult time.
#RT @cnnbrk: Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver coach Darryl Drake dies at 62. Drake joined the team in 2018 after previous stints with the Arizona Cardinals and Chicago Bears https://t.co/p3zsTYwpCr pic.twitter.com/XGmZs5Ncej
— Breaking News (@sathiya51807865) August 11, 2019
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