On January 12, 1997, Darius Slayton, a wide receiver for the New York Giants of the National Football League, was born. He was chosen by the Giants in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft out of Auburn, where he played college football.
In his first NFL game, a 32-31 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 3, Slayton had three receptions for 82 yards from fellow 2019 NFL draft pick Daniel Jones. In his third game, a 28-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, he scored a 35-yard touchdown.
In the 31-26 loss to the Detroit Lions in Week 8, Slayton hauled in two passes for a total of 50 yards and two scores. In the Week 10 game against the New York Jets, which the Giants lost 27-34, Slayton had 10 receptions for 121 receiving yards and two touchdowns.
With five receptions, all in the first half of the Week 14 Monday Night Football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Slayton finished with 154 receiving yards, two touchdowns, and a loss of 17-23 in overtime. With 48 receptions, 740 receiving yards, and eight receiving touchdowns overall in his rookie season, Slayton topped the Giants in receiving yards for the 2019 season.
How old was Darius Slay when he had his first kid?
Darius Slay was 15 years old when he had his first son, Darion. Slayton attended Greater Atlanta Christian School for his high school education and played football there as well. Slayton played football as a student at Auburn University. In 2015, he decided to redshirt, and from 2016 through 2018, he participated.