Don Warren

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Don Warren
Washington Football Team
Position:Senior pro scout
Personal information
Born: (1956-05-05) May 5, 1956 (age 64)
Bellingham, Washington
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school: Royal Oak (Covina, California)
College: San Diego State
NFL Draft: 1979  / Round: 4 / Pick: 103
Career history
As player:
As executive:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:193
Receiving yards:2,536
Touchdowns:7
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Donald James Warren (born May 5, 1956) is an American football executive and former tight end who played his entire 14-year career with the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by them in the fourth round of the 1979 NFL Draft and retired following the 1992 season. He has also served as a scout and executive for the Carolina Panthers and Redskins.

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High school and college career

Warren was born in Bellingham, Washington and raised in California. He attended and played high school football at Royal Oak High School in Covina, California. Warren attended and played college football first at Mt. San Antonio College, and later transferred to San Diego State University. He played in the East–West Shrine Game after the 1978 season.

Professional career

While with the Redskins, Warren was a member of three Super Bowl-winning teams, following the 1982, 1987, and 1991 seasons; additionally he was a member of the team that went to and did not win the Super Bowl following the 1983 season, a team which offensively set the record for number of points scored in one season, a record which remained for 15 years. Known as an excellent blocker, Warren was an original member of "The Hogs", a nickname of the strong Redskins offensive line in the 1980s.

After retiring following the 1992 season, Warren spent several years as baseball and football coach. In 2005, he rejoined the Redskins as a scout before joining the Carolina Panthers in 2010, serving as a scout for them until 2019. He joined Washington, then renamed as the Washington Football Team, as a senior pro scout in 2020. [1]

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References

  1. "Washington Names Eric Stokes As Director of Pro Scouting And Don Warren As Senior Pro Scout". Redskins.com. Retrieved July 17, 2020.