Player Profiles

Darrien                            Howard
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
Height: 6-1
Weight: 295
Sport: Football
Position: DL


• Has played in 12 career games
2014 (So.)
• Added depth on the defensive line
• Used on 46 plays with 43 coming on defense and three on special teams
• Participated in a season-high 26 plays against Oklahoma State
• Posted four total tackles (two solo) and 0.5 tackles for loss against Oklahoma State
• Has appeared in seven games this season, including seven straight appearances
• Tallied six solo stops in his career
2013 (Fr.)
• Added depth at nose tackle
• Made debut at Kansas State and saw action in four games
• Finished with six tackles, including four solo stops
• Season-high three tackles against Iowa State
• Season-high two solo tackles against Iowa State
High School
• 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
• 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
• Birthday is February 15
• Son of Darrell Howard and Michelle Jackson
• One of five children
• Enrolled in general studies

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