Darrelle Shavar Revis (born July 14, 1985) is an American football cornerback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Pittsburgh, and was drafted in the first round (14th overall) by the New York Jets in the 2007 NFL Draft . He has also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . His spot on the field is nicknamed "Revis Island", a phrase Revis has trademarked, for his ability to shut down the opposing number one receivers. He is considered by many to be the best cornerback in the NFL.