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Randy Starks

Randy Starks - #94 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 305 lbs.
Birthday 12/14/1983
Birthplace Petersburg, VA
College Maryland
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 3rd round, 8th pick by Titans

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
27 0 1

Dolphins to explore backup QB options

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
Following injuries to Chad Pennington and Chad Henne, Miami is bringing in some free agents to compete for a backup job behind likely starter Tyler Thigpen.

Report: Pennington, Henne both out for season

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Both Chad Pennington and Chad Henne are likely out for the remainder of the season, according to PFW Dolphins correspondent and Sun Sentinel reporter Omar Kelly. Each quarterback was injured in Miami's 29-17 Week 10 victory vs. the Titans.

Dolphins use three QBs in win over Titans

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Miami Dolphins achieved their season-high point total against Tennessee, and it only took three quarterbacks, a flea-flicker and the revival of the wildcat.

Pennington leaves game with shoulder injury; return is questionable

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Dolphins QB Chad Pennington has left Sunday's game with a shoulder injury and his return is questionable.

Titans QB Young a game-time decision

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Titans QB Vince Young will be a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Dolphins.

Upcoming stretch could spell end for Henne or Henning in Miami

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Chad Henne may not be the future of the Dolphins' franchise anymore after being benched for veteran QB Chad Pennington, and possibly Tyler Thigpen.

No fine for McClain after spitting incident

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
The NFL will not impose any fines on Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain after Dolphins LB Channing Crowder accused McClain of spitting in Crowder's face.

Dolphins bench Henne, reinstall Pennington as starter

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
At his Wednesday press conference, Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano announced that he is benching starting QB Chad Henne this Sunday against the Titans and that backup Chad Pennington will start in his place.

Veteran CB Harris signs with Dolphins

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
The Dolphins have signed ex-Packers CB Al Harris and waived former first-round CB Jason Allen.

Dolphins swap O-linemen

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed OT Matt Kopa and placed OT Patrick Brown on waivers on Tuesday.

AFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 9:25 a.m. ET
Few expected TE Dustin Keller to be the Jets' No. 1 offensive weapon this season, but that's what has happened. Read our midseason team reports on the AFC East.

Dolphins ask league to review spitting incident

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano has asked the NFL to look into the accusation from ILB Channing Crowder that Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain spit in Crowder's face on Sunday.

Dolphins' defense takes a step back

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
The Joe Flacco-Ray Rice connection punished the Dolphins' defense on Sunday, handing Miami its first road loss of the season.

Crowder, Scott accuse opponents of dirty play

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Dolphins LB Channing Crowder accused Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain of spitting in his face and Jets LB Bart Scott called the Lions the dirtiest team he has played since the Titans.

Ravens end Miami's road run, 26-10

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Billy Cundiff made four field goals, and the Baltimore Ravens cranked up the defense after halftime Sunday in a 26-10 victory over a Miami Dolphins team that was unbeaten in away games.

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Posted Jan. 21, 2013
Starks has been added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster. Starks replaces New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork, who will miss the game because of an injury.||||||| Starks, a nine-year pro, had 27 tackles, 4 1/2 sacks and one interception.
Posted April 09, 2010
The case against Starks has been resolved with the charges being reduced to a misdemeanor traffic violation. Court papers show Starks will pay a $219 fine and take eight hours of mandatory traffic classes. He originally faced a felony charge of aggravated battery against a police officer.||||||| Miami Beach police say Starks was driving a large truck packed with people along Ocean Drive last Memorial Day weekend when an officer came up alongside. Starks allegedly swerved slightly, striking the officer and pinning him against another vehicle. The officer wasn't injured. Starks pleaded no contest to a charge of failure to use due care.
Posted July 29, 2009
Prosecutors have dropped felony charges against Starks stemming from a May traffic altercation with police. Court records show charges of aggravated battery were reduced Tuesday to the misdemeanor of culpable negligence. The original charge carried a possible prison sentence of five years, but misdemeanors usually do not result in jail time.||||||| Miami Beach police say Starks was driving a large truck packed with people along Ocean Drive last Memorial Day weekend when an officer walked up alongside. Starks allegedly swerved slightly, striking the officer and pinning him against another vehicle. The officer was not hurt. Starks' attorney did not immediately respond to an e-mail seeking comment Wednesday.
Posted May 24, 2009
Starks has been charged with using his truck to hit a police officer who tried to stop the vehicle on foot. Miami Beach Police say the officer tried to stop the 25-year-old player when he was driving a truck packed with 13 people early Sunday in heavy traffic. They say the vehicle was meant for four people.||||||| Police say Starks kept slowly moving forward even as the officer was beside the truck. They say Starks swerved the vehicle slightly, hitting the officer in the chest and pinning him against another vehicle. The officer wasn't injured, but Starks was charged with aggravated battery. Starks remained in a Miami jail Sunday afternoon. A message left at his agent's office was not immediately returned.
Posted March 01, 2008
Starks signed a five-year contract with Miami.||||||| The 6-3, 312-pound Starks has spent the past four seasons with Tennessee, where he had 226 tackles.

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