High School: Shades Valley Draft: Washington Redskins in the 1st round (13th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft. m_gallery_json = "https://blog.al.com/photogallery/4558/18927308.json"; High School: Shades Valley Draft: Washington Redskins in the 1st round (13th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Thirty-five NFL players from Alabama high schools and colleges will be paid more than $100,000 a week for the next 17 weeks. Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. NAME:. But he had the film, the stats and everything to make him on that list," Tomlinson said. The former Alabama standout planning to give away a signed jersey and videogame. Daron Payne, alternatively spelled Da'Ron, (born May 27, 1997) is an American football defensive tackle for the Washington Football Team of the National Football League (NFL).

m_gallery_creation_date = "Thursday, October 08, 2015, 2:02 PM"; Payne wasn't the only Alabama alumnus who had to leave the field during Washington's second day of practice at training camp at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, Virginia. Asked about Washington's 2018 defense on Friday, Redskins cornerback Josh Norman noted the NFL team's Alabama connection in the line with Jonathan Allen, the 2017 first-round draft choice, at end, and Da'Ron Payne, the 2018 first-round draft choice, at nose tackle. Da'Ron Payne's former high school coaches talk about the Sugar Bowl sensation Da’Ron Payne 2018 NFL Draft Profile Following a stellar high school career at Shades Valley High School in Birmingham, Al., defensive tackle Da’Ron Payne became a coveted commodity. Washington Redskins defensive lineman Da'Ron Payne walks onto the field for the first practice of training camp on Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Richmond, Va. "He just came in and squatted 650, throwing up 400 on bench. © FamousBirthdays.com - use subject to the information collection practices disclosed in our Privacy Policy. But one of those "studs" won't be able to practice for a while. ", FOR MORE OF AL.COM'S COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF THE NFL, GO TO OUR NFL PAGE. "He's big, strong, physical. 563 days ago

He was invited to the 2015 Under Armour All-American Game following his senior season. © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC. m_gallery_blog_id = "4558"; "Just the way teams are playing now, it's more fast-paced and just on the ball, on the ball," the 6-foot-2 Payne said. DA'RON PAYNE Payne, Da'Ron Height: 6-3 Weight: 319 Born: 5/27/1997 Birmingham, AL High School: Shades Valley (Birmingham, AL) College: Alabama [2015L 2016L 2017] Draft: 1st round (13th overall) 2018 Washington Redskins Roster Key • Stat Key m_gallery_pagetype = "embed"; The Redskins open their four-game preseason schedule on Aug. 9 against the New England Patriots.

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94, which he wore while playing at Shades Valley High School and Alabama. Da'Ron Payne was forced to stop last year, not allowed to go above 500 pounds on the bench press or 600 pounds on the squat. The NFL team in the nation’s capital announced a new name on Thursday, at least for the 2020 season. "He'll probably miss today, and, hopefully, we'll get him back.

The former Daphne High School standout came back to play in 14 games as a rookie. Washington Redskins linebacker Ryan Anderson rushes against the Dallas Cowboys during an NFL game on Nov. 30, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. © 2020 Advance Local Media LLC.

I mean, he's a beast. He was rated as a five-star recruit at the conclusion of his high school …

Da’Ron Payne reclaims Alabama number in NFL Washington Redskins nose tackle Da'Ron Payne has reclaimed No. The rising star from Birmingham, who was 350 pounds as a senior in high school, is down to 312 or 313 pounds. Da’Ron Payne TEAM: Alabama Crimson Tide POSITION: DL NUMBER: 94 HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6’2″ / 319 pounds High School (HOMETOWN): Shades Valley (Birmingham, AL) He finished his freshman season at Alabama on the freshman All-America team. He finished his junior and final season in 2017-2018 as the defensive MVP in both the Sugar Bowl and National Championship game, which he won as a member of the Crimson Tide. m_gallery_permalink = "http://photos.al.com/4558/gallery/alabama_football_profile_-_dar_1/index.html";

Pronunciation: \da-RON PAIN\ More bio, uniform, draft, salary info 94, which he wore while playing at Shades Valley High School and Alabama. No NFL team has more former Alabama players or more former Auburn players than Washington. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement, and Your California Privacy Rights (each updated 1/1/20). "He's in great shape," Gruden said. With Jonathan Allen and Dalvin Tomlinson gone, Payne will likely be the leader of Alabama's defensive line and is seemingly on track for a breakout season -- aided by that freakish strength. Pronunciation: \da-RON PAIN\ More bio, uniform, draft, salary info The former Alabama standout teamed with Birmingham-based Together Assisting People for a distribution in his NFL city.

He's 315 pounds running 30 yards down the field to make a tackle. "I'm excited to watch him progress throughout camp.". The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. DA'RON PAYNE Payne, Da'Ron Height: 6-3 Weight: 319 Born: 5/27/1997 Birmingham, AL High School: Shades Valley (Birmingham, AL) College: Alabama [2015L 2016L 2017] Draft: 1st round (13th overall) 2018 Washington Redskins Roster Key • Stat Key Shoot.". The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. Learn about Da'Ron Payne: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. Current salary: 1,790,760. They had an “Elephant Package” for their rising star. Coaches want him at 308. Anderson was on the field for 193 defensive snaps, 146 special-teams plays and six snaps as a fullback in 2017. So, Payne is still freakishly strong, even as he continues to drop weight. His max was up to 500 pounds shortly after arriving in Tuscaloosa and is now only 55 pounds away from 600. All rights reserved (About Us). As the Tide's starting nose tackle last year, a then-320-pound Payne posted 36 tackles, 3 1/2 stops for a loss and 1 1/2 sacks while establishing himself as one of the top young defensive lineman in the country. Washington Redskins defensive lineman Da'Ron Payne walks onto the field for the first practice of training camp on Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Richmond, Va. m_gallery_id = "18927308"; Alabama rising star Da'Ron Payne slimming down, still freakishly strong Updated Jan 13, 2019; Posted Mar 24, 2017 Daron Payne Bench presses 460 lbs in High school All rights reserved (About Us). 563 days ago He wasn't All-American. m_gallery = "alabama_football_profile_-_dar_1"; 94, which he wore while playing at Shades Valley High School and Alabama. On the bench press, Payne was already up to 460 pounds before even graduating high school. He was named to the All SEC first team in 2017.

"He'll be in a boot for a week or so. Mark Inabinett is a sports reporter for Alabama Media Group. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement, and Your California Privacy Rights (each updated 1/1/20). He was rated as a five-star recruit at the conclusion of his high school football career. I respect Payne to the fullest.". Follow him on Twitter @AMarkG1. He was invited to the 2015 Under Armour All-American Game following his senior season. He played college football at Alabama and was selected by Washington, then known as the Redskins, in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Da’Ron Payne reclaims Alabama number in NFL Washington Redskins nose tackle Da'Ron Payne has reclaimed No.

All rights reserved (About Us). He was a highly touted NFL prospect after forgoing his senior season at Alabama prior to the 2018 NFL Draft. He'll be OK.". Payne bench-pressed 545 pounds and squatted 635 pounds despite being 10 pounds lighter than this time last year. "He wasn't All-SEC. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site.

Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. "The way he played, you would see him strike a center and put him on his butt. The former Alabama standout is eager to see how Washington’s new-look defense fares in the 2020 NFL season. The former Shades Valley High School and Alabama standout is preparing for his second NFL season with the Washington Redskins. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. "They let me push it a lot this spring," Alabama's junior defensive tackle said. Gruden termed Payne's injury as "not much" of a setback as the former Shades Valley High School standout prepares for his first NFL season. Payne's strength made an immediate impression on the Redskins when he arrived as the 13th player picked in April's draft.

"Upfront, man, we've got a line now that can compete with any team in this National Football League," Norman said.

"This was literally the first day he came in," Allen said. "Payne got his ankle stepped on yesterday," Washington coach Jay Gruden said to open his Saturday morning press conference. m_gallery_type = "photo"; Gallery: Alabama Football Profile - Daron Payne. Da’Ron Payne 2018 NFL Draft Profile Following a stellar high school career at Shades Valley High School in Birmingham, Al., defensive tackle Da’Ron Payne became a coveted commodity.