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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    NYTimes - Aug 24, 2016
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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of DeMarcus Ware.


1982 Birth Born on July 31, 1982.


2004 21 Years Old In 2004, he led his team to its first-ever bowl appearance - 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 of the draft by Sports Illustrated. … Read More
2006 23 Years Old In 2006, Ware ended the regular season with a team-high 11.5 sacks, the most ever by a Cowboys linebacker. … Read More
2007 24 Years Old Ware broke out with his 2007 season, leading new Cowboys' Head Coach Wade Phillips to call him the best outside linebacker in the league. … Read More
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 He made his fourth consecutive appearance in the Pro Bowl as a starter in 2009, after leading the Cowboys with 11. sacks, a career-high 45 pressures, and five forced fumbles. … Read More
In 2011 Ware had 19.5 sacks, 47 tackles, 2 pass deflections, and 2 forced fumbles. … Read More
…  Pete Prisco ranked Ware as the best defensive player going into the 2012 season and 3rd best player overall behind Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady. … Read More
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