Darryl Drake Wiki
Darryl Drake was born on December 11, 1956, and from Louisville, Kentucky. He was an American football player, coach and curently was Pittsburgh Steelers and former Chicago Bears wide receivers coach. Furthermore, on August 12, 2019, he passed away.
Later, The Steelers announced Drake’s passing on their website and wrote “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 the entire family during this difficult time.”
Darryl Drake Career
In 1979, he played for the wide receiver for three professional teams and the Washington Redskins. Later, in 1981 Drake played with Ottawa Rough Riders and the Cincinnati Bengals in 1983.
Between 1975 to 1978 Drake played wide receiver for Western Kentucky University. Additionally, Drake has worked with wide receivers like Brandon Marshall, Larry Fitzgerald, and Antonio Brown.
In 1983, he began his coaching career and was as a graduate assistant at Western Kentucky. Drake began coaching football while earning a master’s degree in Counseling and also earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Western Kentucky.
During his time in Chicago, Drake was a regular participant in various community service projects, including Community Reader’s Day, an event several Bears staff and alumni participated in.
He remained a wide receivers coach for the rest of his career, spending four seasons in Arizona (2013-2017) and his final two seasons with the Steelers. Earlier, he coached the wide receiver position for the great majority of his career.
From 2004-2012, Drake was the coach for the Bears and it was the longest tenure he ever coached with any one team. He left the Bears in 2012 when Marc Trestman took over after the firing of Lovie Smith.
Darryl Drake Family
How old was Darryl Drake? was born on December 11, 1956, and from Louisville, Kentucky and he was 63 years old during his time of death. However, there is not much information about his father, mother, and siblings.
Darryl Drake Wife
He was married to his wife named Sheila and this couple shares three daughters, Sheila, daughters Shanice, Felisha and Marian as well as two grandchildren.
Darryl Drake Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth of him is $2.3 Million USD as of 2019. He stands 5 feet 8 inch tall and weighs around 78 KG.