Derrick Fenner
No. 44, 34
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1967-04-06) April 6, 1967 (age 56)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school:Oxon Hill (MD)
College:North Carolina
NFL Draft:1989 / Round: 10 / Pick: 268
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Derrick Steven Fenner (born April 6, 1967), is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the tenth round of the 1989 NFL Draft.[1] A 6'3" 235-lb. running back from the University of North Carolina, Fenner played in 120 NFL games from 1989 to 1997. His best year as a pro came during the 1990 season for the Seahawks when he scored 15 touchdowns (14 rushing and 1 receiving).

In 1987, Fenner spent time in jail after being arrested and charged for a murder. He was later released after his lawyer established that he had not been at the scene of the crime. In 1988, he pleaded guilty to cocaine possession and received probation. As a result of his legal troubles, the University of North Carolina parted ways with him and Fenner went into the NFL draft. After Football he made his home with his wife and 2 children in Seattle.[2]

References

  1. ^ "1989 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved May 27, 2023.
  2. ^ Kroichick, Ron (November 4, 1995). "Raiders' Fenner Returns to Cincy". San Francisco Chrinicle.