Darren Mcffaden: The Best Football Player

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Darren Mcffaden , is one of the most known players from North Little Rock. Why ? Because he 's a NFL star , he had to make a start. Mcffaden is the son of Gralon Mcffaden and Mini Muhammad. Mcffaden was a star in 3 sports , Baseball , Football , and Track. His senior season he completed as a sprinter and was timed at 10.8 seconds in the 100-metter dash. Daren Mcffaden has many Southern Schools interested in him including , Tennessee , Alabama , and Auburn , but Mcffaden chose the University Of Arkansas over all , which I agree with because I 'm a huge Hog fan myself. Darren Mcffaden received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Arkansas , where head coach Houston Nutt. Mcffaden was a true Freshman that fall season , and ended …show more content…

Mcffaden started his Sophomore season off slow because of dislocated toe from an off the field incident at a night club in Little Rock. The press say that Mcffaden had surgery that Saturday morning for a dislocated toe , after the Police report says he was involved in a fight outside the Little Rock club named Melee. When it happen many people was very disappointed with what had happen to Mcffaden. But After all that Mcffaden rushed for a school - record of 1,647 yards the fifth best of all time in the SEC for single season yards. Mcffaden took Arkansas to a 10 game winning streak , and won the SEC Western Division Championship , but as they made it to Bowl game , which was the Capital One Bowl game. They Played against the Wisconsin and lost. But they ended the 2nd year with Mcffaden with 10-4 record in 2006. Mcffaden was named one of the 3 finalists for the Heisman Trophy , with Troy Smith , and Bandy Quinn. Darren was the first Sophomore To win the Doak Walker Award , which is real good for Mcffaden because only top running backs earn the award. Also Mcffaden won the Jim Brown Trophy in 2006 , and ended the 2006 season. But as you look back with what I told you so far you would think this was the big year for Mcffaden to win Heisman , but I believe that if he would 've never came down o Little Rock to the night club and dislocated his …show more content…

He was also protected to be a front-runner for many awards , including the Doak Walker , the Maxwell , and the Walter Camp Player Of The Year award. Mcffaden started the 2007 season with five consecutive games in which he gained at least 120 yards each 5 games. He looked to be a lock for the Heisman Trophy , at the top of generally every watch list. Mcffaden led Arkansas to a victory over the number one team , LSU Tigers for the old rival , The Golden

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