For the New York Giants of the National Football League, Darius Slayton plays wide receiver professionally. He is 1.85 meters tall and 88 kilograms. Greater Atlanta Christian School was where he went to high school and played football. He was one of the top 15 prospects at his position according to 247 Sports, ESPN, and Scout.
He attended Auburn University, where he participated in collegiate football for the Auburn Tigers football team. He appeared in 13 games with 11 starts in 2016, after redshirting as a true freshman in 2015. He has a season total of 29 receptions for 643 yards and 5 touchdowns in 2017. He hauled in 35 passes for a total of 670 yards in 2018.
The 171st overall choice of the New York Giants in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft was Slayton. In his first game for the NFL, he caught three passes for 82 yards, and in his third game, he scored a 35-yard touchdown. Slayton had six receptions for 102 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns in the Giants’ opening round of the 2020 regular season encounter with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
He made eight receptions for 129 yards in the victory over the Dallas Cowboys in Week 5. He recorded three receptions for 54 yards and a score during the Giants’ Week 2 matchup with the Washington Football Team, but he dropped a pass in the end zone late in the game.
How Old Is Darius Slayton?
Darius Slayton is 25 years old now. He was born on January 12, 1997.