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New York Jets Darrelle Revis intercepts pass against the Raiders in Oakland, California
New York Jets Darrelle Revis (24) leaps high to intercept an Oakland Raiders pass from JaMarcus Russell over intended receiver Todd Watkins (L) in the first quarter at the Coliseum in Oakland, California on October 25, 2009. The Jets shut out the Raiders 38-0. UPI/Terry Schmitt
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Darrelle Shavar Revis (born July 14, 1985, in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania) is an American football cornerback for the New York Jets of the National Football League. Revis was drafted in the first round (14th overall) by the Jets in the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Pittsburgh. His spot on the field is nicknamed "Revis Island" for his ability to play one-on-one with opposing receivers. He is widely considered to be one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL.

High school accolades include the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2003 Player of the Year, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2003 WPIAL Class AA Player of the Year, and 2003 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Fabulous 22”.

In the PIAA Class AA State Championship football game, he led Aliquippa to a come-from-behind 32–27 win over Northern Lehigh by scoring 5 touchdowns including 3 rushing touchdowns, a punt return, and the return of a blocked Northern Lehigh field goal attempt. He also completed a 39 yard pass, had a reception, and an interception in the game.

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