2 results for tag: J.P. Darche

A Visit with J.P. Darche

Darche was already in medical school when he signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League in the 1999 season as a linebacker. He then joined the Seahawks as a long-snapper for 7 seasons (2000-2006), and would go on to play 2 seasons (2007-2008) with the Kansas City Chiefs before retiring from the NFL. Darche then went back to medical school to complete his studies, and is now a doctor practicing in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Just Call Him “Dr. Darche”

April 28, 2010 By Bill Boehlke Congratulations to J.P. Darche, who has been accepted into the University of Kansas Medical School as part of the Class of 2014. It seems medical school had always been J.P.'s (Jean-Philippe's) initial focus before getting side tracked into a successful NFL career (Seattle 2000-2006, Kansas City 2007-2008). "Prior to coming to Seattle in 2000, I was into my second year of medical school at McGill University in Montreal," J.P. recalls. "I took a one year sabbatical to give the NFL a shot and it turned into a decade. I'm starting at the University of Kansas in August, as we have settled down here after my two ...

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