Darryl Anthony Tapp is a former American football defensive end and outside linebacker who played twelve seasons in the National Football League. He is currently an assistant defensive line coach for the San Francisco 49ers.

Born on September 13, 1984 (age 37 years), in Portsmouth, Virginia, in the United States of America Darryl began his high school education at the  Deep Creek High School in Chesapeake, Virginia

Darryl lettered in football, basketball, and track and field. His senior year, Tapp set a school record with 15 sacks and made 89 tackles and was named Second-team All-State.

He is said to have a total of 22 career sacks while helping Deep Creek to a 34-4 record during his three varsity seasons.

During his senior year in 2005, he started all thirteen games make 48 tackles (14.5 for losses) and 10 sacks and as First-team All-ACC again. His accomplishments for the Hokies led to his induction into the Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame in 2018.

How Many Years Did Darryl Tapp Play In The NFL

Darryl played in the NFL for 12 after he first played for the Seattle Seahawks from the year 2006 to the year 2009.

He is said to have played for six different teams before venturing into coaching.

Career History

  • Seattle Seahawks (2006–2009)
  • Philadelphia Eagles (2010–2012)
  • Washington Redskins (2013)
  • Detroit Lions (2014–2015)
  • New Orleans Saints (2016–2017)
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2017)
As a coach:
  • Central Michigan (2018)
    Defensive quality control coach
  • Vanderbilt (2019)
    Special teams quality control coach
  • Virginia Tech (2020)
    Co-defensive line coach
  • San Francisco 49ers (2021–present)
    Assistant defensive line coach

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