Darrien Howard

High School

Chaminade-Julienne HS
Dayton, Ohio

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Three-year starter for coach Marcus Colvin at Dayton’s Chaminade-Julienne High … earned Division IV All-Ohio first-team honors in 2012 … amassed 75 tackles and scored five touchdowns on offense as a senior … rushed for 131 yards and totaled 77 yards receiving, helping team to a 6-4 record … four-star rating by ESPN, rivals and Scout … No. 241 on ESPN’s Top300 team … rated as the No. 10 best inside linebacker by rivals and the No. 12 best by Scout … No. 17 on the rivals postseason Top 75 … ranked as the No. 9 best inside linebacker by ESPN … 2010 National Underclassmen (NUC) Columbus linebacker MVP … NUC Ultimate 100 linebacker MVP … collected 154 tackles, eight tackles for loss, five sacks, three interceptions and four fumble recoveries as a junior … named Division IV All-Ohio first team selection and District Player of the Year as a junior … on offense as a fullback and tight end, he scored 15 touchdowns and rushed for 270 yards … helped lead Chaminade-Julienne to a 10-4 record and the third-round of the state playoffs … named first team all-league, all-district, all-area and special mention all-state as a sophomore … also offered by Cincinnati, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, NC State and Pitt.
Why WVU?:
"It was love at first sight really. I took a visit, I felt comfortable and I felt at home there. I wanted to think about it more, make sure I was making the right decision, and I feel like I am." - WVSports.com