K2 Productions produced and directed this CBS spot for NFL Player Style Files. In this episode, presented by Kumho Tire, Dallas Cowboys Running Back, Darren McFadden talks about giving it 110% while training, and leaving your obstacles behind.
Check out Darren’s stats and bio below:
Darren McFadden (born August 27, 1987) is an American footballrunning back for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League(NFL). He played college football for the University of Arkansas, and was picked fourth overall by the Oakland Raiders in the 2008 NFL Draft.
McFadden was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on August 27, 1987 to Gralon McFadden and Mini Muhammad. The tenth of twelve children, he encountered hardships in his early life with some members of his family, including his mother, having addictions to drugs.
He attended Springdale High School in Springdale, for the fall semester of his senior year, only to move back to Oak Grove High School in North Little Rock, for the remainder of his High School career, where he was a three-sport star in football, baseball and track. He played a variety of positions for his football team, but was primarily used as a running back on offense, and a safety on defense. In track & field, he competed as a sprinter and was timed at 10.8 seconds in the 100-meter dash. During his senior season, McFadden was a Parademagazine high school All-American in 2004, as well as the Arkansas High School player of the year for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Following his senior year, he was awarded the prestigious Landers Award, given every year to the top player in the state of Arkansas. McFadden was ranked the number 23 player in the nation by Rivals.com and the number three athlete, and was given a five star rating, the highest star rating. He was a highly recruited prospect, and while he garnered interest from many schools around the Deep South including Tennessee, Alabama, and Auburn, he chose to end the recruiting process early and attend the University of Arkansas.