Through the Years: Darren McFadden

Two days after being released by the Dallas Cowboys, running back Darren McFadden has announced he's retiring from the NFL. Here's a look back at his career in football.

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Darren McFadden with the Cowboys in 2015 ; with the Raiders in 2008 and with the Univ. of Arkansas in 2008.
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BATON ROUGE, LA - NOVEMBER 25: Ali Highsmith #7 of the LSU Tigers tackles Darren McFadden #5 of the Arkansas Razorbacks on November 25, 2005 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. LSU defeated Arkansas 19-17. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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ATLANTA - DECEMBER 2: Running back Darren McFadden #5 of the Arkansas Razorbacks runs the ball against the Florida Gators during the 2006 SEC Championship Game at the Georgia Dome December 2, 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK - DECEMBER 09: Running back Darren McFadden of the University of Arkansas finished second to Troy Smith of Ohio State in the voting for the Heisman trophy on December 9, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
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ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 01: Running back Darren McFadden #5 of the Arkansas Razorbacks runs for a long gain in the first quarter against the Wisconsin Badgers in the Capitol One Bowl at Florida Citrus Bowl on January 1, 2007 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
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BATON ROUGE, LA - NOVEMBER 23: Matterral Richardson #9, Darren McFadden #5 and Head Coach Houston Nutt of the Arkansas Razorbacks celebrate after defeating the #1 ranked Louisiana State University Tigers in triple overtime 50-48 on November 23, 2007 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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BATON ROUGE, LA - NOVEMBER 23: Darren McFadden #5 of the Arkansas Razorbacks celebrates after defeating the #1 ranked Louisiana State University Tigers in triple overtime 50-48 on November 23, 2007 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.) (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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BATON ROUGE, LA - NOVEMBER 23: Darren McFadden #5 of the Arkansas Razorbacks runs for a touchdown against the Louisiana State University Tigers to score a touchdown on November 23, 2007 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The Razorbacks defeated the Tigers 50-48 in triple overtime. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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BATON ROUGE - NOVEMBER 23: Darren McFadden #5 of the Arkansas Razorbacks makes a run during the game against the Louisiana State University Tigers on November 23, 2007 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK - DECEMBER 08: Running back Darren McFadden of the University of Arkansas speaks after finishing second in the voting for the Heisman trophy during the 73rd Annual Heisman Memorial Trophy Award on December 8, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
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DALLAS - JANUARY 1: Darren McFadden #5 of the Arkansas Razorbacks carries the ball against the Missouri Tigers during the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic on January 1, 2008 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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DALLAS - JANUARY 1: Darren McFadden #5 of the Arkansas Razorbacks looks on against the Missouri Tigers during the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic on January 1, 2008 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK - APRIL 24: Darren McFadden, former Arkansas running back, speaks to the press during the NFL Draft Media Luncheon at the Chelsea Piers April 24, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Jonathan Fickies/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK - APRIL 26: Darren McFadden poses for a photo after being selected fourth overall by the Oakland Raiders with National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell during the 2008 NFL Draft on April 26, 2008 at Radio City Music Hall in New York, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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ALAMEDA, CA - MAY 09: First round pick Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders works out at the rookie mini-camp at the Raiders training facility on May 9, 2008 in Alameda, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
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ALAMEDA, CA - MAY 09: First round pick Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders works out at the rookie mini-camp at the Raiders training facility on May 9, 2008 in Alameda, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
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MARINA DEL REY, CA - MAY 17: Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Early Doucet III, Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden, Dallas Cowboys running back Felix Jones, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco and Philadelphia Eagles running back DeSean Jackson at the 2008 NFL PLAYERS Rookie Premiere Reception held at Glow on May 17, 2008 in Marina Del Rey, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NFL PLAYERS)
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SEATTLE - AUGUST 29: D.D. Lewis #58 and Howard Green #94 of the Seattle Seahawks tackle Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders at Qwest Field on August 29, 2008 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Raiders 23- 16. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 21: Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders looks on against the Houston Texans during an NFL game on December 21, 2008 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
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DENVER - DECEMBER 20: Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders reacts on the bench during the first half against the Denver Broncos at Invesco Field at Mile High on December 20, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Raiders defeated the Broncos 20-19. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 26: Runningback Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders rushes the football past Paris Lenon #51 of the Arizona Cardinals during the first quarter of the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 26, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Raiders 24-23. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 13: Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders gets tackled after a short gain by Gerald Sensabaugh #43 of the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter of a pre-season NFL football game at O.co Coliseum on August 13, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders stretches out but comes up a yard short of the goal line against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the third quarter of an NFL football game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 23, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders stands on the sidelines during their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 23, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 06: Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders runs with the ball against the Denver Broncos at O.co Coliseum on December 6, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 23: Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders checks on teammate Carson Palmer #3 after Palmer was knocked out of the first half of the game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 9: Running back Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders gets pulled down by the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter of a preseason game on August 9, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Raiders won 19-17. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 27: Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders runs in for a touchdown in the first period of their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at O.co Coliseum on October 27, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 21: Dont'a Hightower #54 of the New England Patriots breaks up a pass intended for Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders during the third quarter at Gillette Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
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SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 02: Running back Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders rushes against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on November 2, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders hands off the ball to Darren McFadden #20 during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at O.co Coliseum on November 20, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 29: Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders looks on from the sidelines against the Denver Broncos during the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum on December 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Broncos won the game 34-14. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 28: Running back Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders is tripped up by free safety Rahim Moore #26 of the Denver Broncos during a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 28, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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DALLAS, TX - MARCH 13: Darren McFadden of the Dallas Cowboys attends a game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on March 13, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 13: Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on September 13, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys scores a touchdown as Robert Alford #23 of the Atlanta Falcons defends in the second quarter at AT&T Stadium on September 27, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 25: Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates a touchdown that was called back for holding during the first quarter after the game at MetLife Stadium on October 25, 2015 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 25: Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys eludes the tackle of Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie #41 of the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium on October 25, 2015 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 08: Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys is tripped up by Malcolm Jenkins #27 of the Philadelphia Eagles in the second half at AT&T Stadium on November 8, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 11: Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys carries the ball against the New England Patriots during the NFL game at AT&T Stadium on October 11, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)
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MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 22: Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys in action during the second half of the game against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on November 22, 2015 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 26: Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys runs against Luke Kuechly #59 of the Carolina Panthers in the first half at AT&T Stadium on November 26, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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LANDOVER, MD - DECEMBER 7: Running back Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys scores a fourth-quarter touchdown past cornerback DeAngelo Hall #23 of the Washington Redskins at FedExField on December 7, 2015 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 19: Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys runs against Damon Harrison #94 of the New York Jets during the first quarter at AT&T Stadium on December 19, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 03: Kellen Moore #17 hands off to Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys against the Washington Redskins during the first half at AT&T Stadium on January 3, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 03: Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys runs the ball against Will Blackmon #41 of the Washington Redskins at AT&T Stadium on January 3, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 01: Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys attempts to break away from Jordan Hicks #58 of the Philadelphia Eagles during the second quarter of a game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 1, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 19: Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys jokes with Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys before the preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts at AT&T Stadium on August 19, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 19: Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys runs the ball for a first down against the Indianapolis Colts in the first half of a preseason game at AT&T Stadium on August 19, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 26: Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys carries the ball as he is pursued by Karl Joseph #42 of the Oakland Raiders in the second quarter of a preseason game at AT&T Stadium on August 26, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 12: Darren McFadden #20 of the Dallas Cowboys warms up prior to the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on November 12, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
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