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Darius Tice
Player Profile:
Darius Tice 1081160
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Northwestern HS
Experience: 3 Letters

TICE’S CAREER HIGHS
Rushes                      15, vs. Cincinnati (11/20/15)
Rushing Yards             94, vs. Cincinnati (11/20/15)
Long Rush                  44, vs. FAMU (9/5/15)
Receptions                  3, at Memphis (11/22/14)
Receiving Yards          18, at Memphis (11/22/14)
Long Reception           15, at Tulsa (10/18/14)

2016: Appeared in four games (one start) before missing the remainder of the season with an injury... carried the ball 30 times for 169 yards and a touchdown with a long of 21 yards... caught two passes for 54 yards and a touchdown with a long of 43 yards... in his first-career start, totaled a career-high 120 rushing yards and a touchdown in a win over NIU (9/10).

2015: Appeared in all 13 games…totaled 88 carries for 460 yards and four rushing touchdowns, third most on the team in each category, and had five catches for 10 yards…established as the Bulls’ short-yardage and goal-line back...posted his longest run of his career with a 44-yard scamper, part of 77 yards rushing and a TD in a 51-3 rout of FAMU (9/5)…tallied rushing touchdowns in a win over FAMU (23 yards), vs. Memphis (10/2) (1 yard), in a 45-24 homecoming win over Syracuse (10/10) (1 yard), and in a 38-14 win against SMU (10/25) (1 yard)…set career-highs with 15 rushes for 94 yards (6.2 ypc) in a 65-27 thumping of Cincinnati (11/20)…tallied at least one reception in five games...ran six times for 42 yards (7.0 ypc) at Maryland (10/2)...had nine carries for 47 yards vs. SMU (5.2 ypc)...had 42 yards on eight carries in a win at ECU (5.2 ypc).

2014: Tice saw action in 12 games and started one vs. UCF (11/28)...carried the ball 40 times for 104 yards and caught eight passes for 68 yards...ran the ball nine times for 28 yards and caught two passes for 16 yards in a win over UConn (9/19)...had four carries for 24 yards vs. Houston (11/1)...had eight carries for 31 yards in a win at SMU (11/15)...caught three passes for 18 yards and had seven carries for eight yards at Memphis (11/22)...returned one kickoff for 32 yards at Cincinnati (10/24)...lettered.

2013: Appeared in eight games with one start and was on the field for a total of 65 plays as a true freshman...posted 35 carries for 151 yards rushing (4.0 ypc), which ranked second on the team behind senior Marcus Shaw...posted season highs of 11 carries for 69 yards and a 27-yard long at UConn (10/12)...had seven carries for 32 yards on game winning drive...made first career start vs. No. 18 Louisville (10/26) and ran for 41 yards on seven carries...logged carries in seven games.

NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Stephen Field at Northwestern ... an all-state and all-area selection ... played in the Tournament of Champions All-Star game, scoring two TDs ... posted 1,587 yards and 25 TDs on 189 carries (8.4 ypc) during his final two prep seasons ... a second-team 6A all-state selection by The Associated Press as a senior ... a first-team all-Dade pick by the Miami Herald ... rushed for 1,210 yards and 20 TDs on 137 carries (8.8 ypc) ... led Northwestern to a 9-3 record and a trip to the regional semifinals ... ranked 41st in the Orlando Sentinel's Miami/Dade Super 60 entering his senior year ... posted 377 yards and five TDs on 52 carries (7.3 ypc) as a junior. 

 Dd
Rushing
Year GP-GS ATT YDS AVG TD LONG
2013 8-1 35 141 4.0 0 27
2014 12-1 40 104 2.6 0 11
 2015  13-0 88  460 5.2 4  44
2016 4-1 30 169 5.6 1 21
Total 35-1 193 874 4.5 5 44
 
Receiving
Year GP-GS NO. YDS AVG TD LONG
2013 8-1 1 4 4.0 0 4
2014 12-1 8 68 8.5 0 16
2015  13-0 5 10 2.0  0  3
2016 4-1 2 54 27.0 1 43
Total 35-1 16 136 8.5 1 43
 
All-Purpose Yards
Year GP-GS RUSH REC PR KR TOTAL
2013 8-1 141 4 0 0 145
2014 12-2 104 68 0 32 204
 2015  13-0 460 10 0  0 470
2016 4-1 169 54 0 0 223
Total 35-1 874 136 0 32 1,042

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