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Darrin Nelson was born on 2 January, 1959 in Sacramento, California, United States, is an American football running back. Discover Darrin Nelson's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 61 years old?

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Age 61 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born 2 January 1959
Birthday 2 January
Birthplace Sacramento, California, United States
Nationality United States

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Darrin Nelson Height, Weight & Measurements

At 61 years old, Darrin Nelson height is 1.75 m and Weight 85 kg.

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Height 1.75 m
Weight 85 kg
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Darrin Nelson Net Worth

He net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Darrin Nelson worth at the age of 61 years old? Darrin Nelson’s income source is mostly from being a successful Player. He is from United States. We have estimated Darrin Nelson's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2020 $1 Million - $5 Million
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He was inducted into the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame. In 2014, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.


Nelson spent 15 years in the administration at Stanford University. In 2011, Nelson became the Senior Associate Athletic Director for the University of California Irvine.


In 1991, he was signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Vikings. He was a backup running back behind Herschel Walker and Terry Allen and was also the team's kickoff returner for two seasons. On August 30, 1992, he was released and later re-signed. He announced his retirement on June 30, 1993.


In 1989, he staged an acrimonious contract holdout and lost his starting position to D.J. Dozier. On October 12, Nelson was traded to the Dallas Cowboys as part of the Herschel Walker Trade. At the time he had appeared in 5 games as a backup, registering 67 carries for 321 yards and 38 receptions for 380 yards.

On October 17, 1989, after refusing to report to Dallas, he was traded to the San Diego Chargers in exchange for a fifth round draft choice (#116-Reggie Thornton). He was the third-string running back behind Marion Butts and Tim Spencer. On September 3, 1990, he was released and later re-signed. He was the fourth-string running back during that season.


As a running back, Nelson was a threat as both a runner and as receiver out of the backfield, though he is perhaps best known for dropping the game-tying touchdown on 4th down in the closing moments of the 1987 NFC Championship Game. In 1988, he missed three games with an injury.


Nelson was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the first round (7th overall) of the 1982 NFL Draft. As a rookie, he experienced a strike shortened season that was reduced to 9 games, finishing second on the team to Ted Brown with 136 rushing yards.


In 1979, he was lost for the season with a hamstring injury. As a junior, he had 161 carries for 889 yards, 4 rushing touchdowns, 47 receptions for 552 yards and 4 receiving touchdowns.


Darrin Milo Nelson (born January 2, 1959) is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the Minnesota Vikings and San Diego Chargers. He played college football at Stanford University.