DeMarcus Ware

Football Player
Born Jul 31, 1982

DeMarcus Ware is an American football linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted with the 11th overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft out of Troy University. In 2009, Ware was listed as the best 3-4 outside linebacker by Sporting News and has been described as "the most dynamic defender in the league right now" by ESPN.… Read More

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  • Nfl National Football League Roundup
    Yahoo News - Dec 30, 2016
  • 2 Arrested In Theft Of Super Bowl Ring From Broncos Star
    Yahoo News - Oct 26, 2016
  • Broncos' Ware Suffers Arm Fracture
    Yahoo News - Sep 19, 2016
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    2016 Nfl Contenders And Pretenders
    Huffington Post - Sep 06, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of DeMarcus Ware.


1982 Birth Ware was born on July 31, 1982, in Auburn, Alabama. … Read More


2004 21 Years Old …  In 2004, he helped lead his team to the school's first-ever bowl appearance, the Silicon Valley Football Classic. … Read More
2005 22 Years Old 1 More Event
A defensive end at Troy, Ware was considered a "tweener DE/OLB prospect" by most scouts. He was supposed to be a perfect fit as rush linebacker in 3-4 defense prior the 2005 NFL Draft and was projected to go early in the second round by Sports Illustrated. … Read More
2006 - 2007 2 More Events
2008 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 2008 matchup against the St. Louis Rams, Ware tied the NFL record of former Denver Broncos linebacker Simon Fletcher for recording a sack in ten straight games. … Read More
2009 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, Ware was listed as the best 3-4 outside linebacker by Sporting News In October, Ware signed a six-year, $78 million contract, putting him among the top-five highest paid defenders in the NFL. … Read More
2010 27 Years Old In 2010, they had a son, DeMarcus Ware, Jr. DeMarcus and Taniqua divorced in 2012.
In 2011, Ware had 19.5 sacks, 47 tackles, 2 pass deflections, and 2 forced fumbles. … Read More
Ware was selected to the 2012 Pro Bowl as a starter and voted to the All-Pro team again. … Read More


2016 33 Years Old On April 19, 2016, the governor of Alabama declared April 19 "DeMarcus Ware Day" in his honor.
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