PRO (106-69/4-1): Signed a three-year contract with the Steelers on March 7, 2016…re-signed a one-year contract with the Steelers on March 26, 2015…signed a one-year contract with the Steelers as an unrestricted free agent (from Indianapolis) on April 2, 2014…signed a one-year contract with the Colts on April 1, 2013…released by the Oakland Raiders on March 12, 2013…originally drafted by the Raiders in first round (seventh overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.
PRO (105-69/4-1): Signed a three-year contract with the Steelers on March 7, 2016…re-signed a one-year contract with the Steelers on March 26, 2015…signed a one-year contract with the Steelers as an unrestricted free agent (from Indianapolis) on April 2, 2014…signed a one-year contract with the Colts on April 1, 2013…released by the Oakland Raiders on March 12, 2013…originally drafted by the Raiders in first round (seventh overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.
2015 (16-4/2-1) (PIT): Played in 16 regular-season games with four starts…recorded four special teams tackles during the regular season (one, 10/25 at Kansas City, 11/8 vs. Oakland, 12/6 vs. Indianapolis and 12/20 vs. Denver)…also saw action in both postseason matchups, and he made the first postseason start of his career at 1/9 at Cincinnati.
2014 (16-1/1-0) (PIT): Saw action in all 16 games during the regular season…totaled five special teams tackles during the regular season (two, 12/21 vs. Kansas City, and one, 10/26 vs. Indianapolis, 11/9 at N.Y. Jets and 12/7 at Cincinnati)…also saw action in the lone postseason contest, recording one special teams stop (1/3 vs. Baltimore).
2013 (16-11/1-0) (IND): Appeared in all 16 games for the first time in his career with 11 starts…contributed two special teams tackles (one, 12/22 at Kansas City and 12/29 vs. Jacksonville)…made his postseason debut 1/4 vs. Kansas City, recording one special teams tackle…inactive for the team’s postseason game 1/11 at New England.
2012 (15-14) (OAK): Appeared in 15 games, matching a single-season career-high with 14 starts…recorded a single-season career-best five receiving touchdowns.
2011 (15-14) (OAK): Appeared in 15 games, tying his career high with 14 starts…established single-season career-highs in receptions (64) and receiving yards (975)…also hauled-in four touchdowns…finished the season with three 100-yard receiving games.
2010 (15-14) (OAK): Played in 15 games, setting a career-high with 14 starts.
2009 (11-11) (OAK): Started all 11 games in which he played as a rookie…inactive for the last five games of the season due to a foot injury.
COLLEGE: Appeared in 38 games at Maryland (2005-08), starting 35…finished his career ranked second in school history with 2,089 receiving yards and third in school history with 138 receptions…his 13 career touchdown receptions ranked third on the school’s all-time list and his four 100-yard receiving performances tied for sixth in school annals…finished his career ranked 17th in school history with 2,403 all-purpose yards despite never returning a punt or a kickoff…caught at least one pass in 34 of his 38 collegiate contests…earned honorable mention all-ACC honors from the AP/ACSMA in 2008…was an honorable mention All-America choice at wide receiver by Pro Football Weekly in 2007…earned second-team all-ACC honors, and he also earned first-team Freshman All-America honors from The Sporting News and Rivals.com, in addition to being named to the all-Freshman ACC team by The Sporting News…majored in American studies.
PERSONAL: Graduate of McDonogh High School (Owings Mills, Md.)…was a three-year letter winner and two-year starter at wide receiver and outside linebacker…finished with 47 receptions for 821 yards with 10 touchdowns as a senior, earning consensus first-team all-state honors…caught 40 passes for 802 yards with 12 touchdowns as a junior, earning all-area and all-conference honors…named All-American by PrepStar and SuperPrep…also ran track, placing fifth at nationals as a junior and was MIAA champ in the 100 and 200 meters…son of Vivian Heyward-Bey…Full name: Darrius Ramar Heyward-Bey.