Former standout football player Desmond Howard became well-known thanks to his distinctive skills as a kickoff returner, wide receiver and punt returner. Desmond was born May 15, 1970 in Cleveland, Ohio. The first reference of him as a rising star seemed after his dazzling matches for the St. Joseph High School, where he studied and played as a tailback. During his studies at school, he’d 18 touchdowns and 5,392 rushing yards. For that, he in those early years received All American, All-Ohio honors and varsity letter award. He got also two other varsity letters in track and in basketball. During his career as a football player in school, he received three awards (Maxwell Award, Heisman Trophy and Walter Camp Award) and two honours (first-team All American and All Ohio). In 1992, he graduated in the University of Michigan with a degree in communications, and from that instant, he started his professional career. First professional expertise in the NFL Desmond Howard got playing for the Washington Redskins from 1992 to 1994. After his retirement in the Washington Redskins in 1995, he continued his profession in the Jacksonville Jaguars. In only one season with this team he got 26 receptions and 10 kick returns. In 1996, Howard left the Redskins, and the subsequent season he played in the Green Bay Packers. In this year, he set a fresh record of 875 punt return yards. The preceding record of 692 yards was set by Fulton Walker and has continued for 11 years. Additionally, with the active involvement of Howard, Redskins won Super Bowl XXXI. Excellent results he revealed, playing from 1997 to 1998 in the Oakland Raiders, being as a leader of NFL on many positions. Subsequently, after one season in 1999 he’s spent in Green Bay Packers, he stopped his career as a football player in the Detroit Lions in 2002. After conclusion of the sports profession, he was encouraged to work at ESPN, where he still works as a college football analyst. Eventually this kind of leading career of Desmond Howard made him a wealthy man. Now, Desmond is a happy married man. He lives in Miami, Florida with his wife, Rebkah Howard who bore him three amazing kids. Desmond is an active user of twitter and all the most recent news can often be found on his page.