Hailing from suburban Los Angeles, raised by supportive parents, and educated at a boys-only parochial school, Darryl Henley had it all. He earned a history degree from UCLA, became a first-team All American for the Bruins in 1988, and was a rising star as the starting cornerback for the LA Rams in the early nineties. How Henley, in the space of three short years, went from golden NFL role model to federal inmate is one of the most bizarre stories in the annals of sport-stars-turned-criminal.
Intercepted by Michael McKnight is the story of Darryl Henley’s tragic and rapid downfall from NFL cornerback to drug financer to federal prisoner.
Read an excerpt on easyreadernews.com.
Michael McKnight is a contributing writer at Sports Illustrated.