Desmond Howard is a former United States National Football League player who currently works as a college football analyst for ESPN. Likewise, Desmond Howard is best known as a return specialist and wide receiver.
Desmond Howard was born on May 15, 1970 as Desmond Kevin Howard. He is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, USA. As of now, Desmond 51 years old and his birth sign is Taurus. And he is of American nationality and has African American ethnicity. Likewise, he was born to his father, JD Howard, and his mother, Hattie Howard. While his father was a formal semi-pro basketball player, his mother ran a daycare.
Speaking of academic status, Desmond Howard attended St. Joseph High School in Cleveland, Ohio. In high school, he played basketball, track and field, and soccer. He later attended the University of Michigan and received a degree in communications in 1992. He also played football for his college teams.
Speaking about his professional career, Desmond Howard began his football career in high school by leading his team to win the Heisman Trophy. He also received the Maxwell Award and the Walter Camp Award and received first-team All-American honors.
In 1992, Desmond played for the Washington Redskins. Redskins head coach Joe Gibbs noted him as a flawless guy. Later in 1994 he left the Washington Redskins and began playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars. After a year he left the Jaguars and played for the Green Bay Packers in 1996.
Howard set a National Football League (NFL) record 875 punt return yards, easily surpassing the old record of 692 yards set by Fulton Walkers while playing for the Green Bay Packers. He also joined Oakland Raider in 1997 and played until 1998.
He then joined the Detroit Lions in 1999 and spent the rest of his career in Detroit. Similarly, Howard retired from playing football in 2005. He then began working for ESPN as a college analyst. In addition, he was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week four times. In addition, the soccer player is also associated with the non-profit organization Tamika Huston Foundation.
College football analyst Desmond Howard made good money playing football. Be from 2022 net worth is around 14 million US dollars.
Speaking of Desmond Howard’s romantic and personal life, he is a married man. He tied the knot with her Rebka Howard on May 31, 2003. Rebekah is a licensed attorney and an executive in the fields of events, management, personal relations and marketing. The couple is blessed with three children, Sydney Howard, Dhamir Howard and Desmond Howard Jr.
As of now, the college football analyst has not been a part of any rumors or controversy and is focused on his career.
body measurement and social media
Desmond Howard stands at a Height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 m. While he weighs about 85 kg or 188 lbs. Likewise, Howard has an athletic body type with black hair and two black eyes.
Desmond Howard is active on social media including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. He has one Instagram Account with the username @desmondhoward and has more than 59,000 followers. Likewise, his Twitter account @DesmondHoward has more than 388,000 followers. And his Facebook account has 48,000 followers.