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Darrell Scott
Player Profile:
Darrell Scott 718867
Position: Running Back
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 239
Year: Junior
Hometown: Ventura, CA
High School: St. Bonaventure HS
Other College: Colorado
Experience: Transfer

Rushing Attempts:
19 (Rutgers, 2011)
Rushing Yards: 146 (FAMU, 2011)
Rushing TDs: 3 (FAMU, 2011)
Long Rush: 56 (FAMU, 2011)
Receptions: 4 (Miami, 2011)
Receiving Yards: 84 (FAMU, 2011)
Receiving TDs: 1 (FAMU, 2011)
Long Reception: 82 (FAMU, 2011)

2011: Appeared in 11 games, starting eight, at running back ... earned second-team All-BIG EAST honors ... rushed for 814 yards and five TDs on 153 carries (5.3 ypc) ... averaged 74.0 yards per game, which ranked 64th nationally and fifth in the BIG EAST ... his 5.3 ypc average ranked second among BIG EAST backs and 42nd nationally ... added 15 receptions for 169 yards and a TD ... posted five games with at least 80 yards, including two 100-yard games, despite never having more than 19 carries ... posted 82 yards and a TD against Ball St. ... notched 146 yards and three TDs rushing and and 84-yard receiving TD against FAMU ... tallied 87 yards and a TD against UTEP ... rushed for 100 yards at Rutgers ... added 94 yards rushing versus West Virginia.

2010: Sat out the 2010 season and has two years of eligibility remaining.

COLORADO: Played in five games at Colorado during the 2009 seaon with 95 yards rushing, 35 yards receiving and 564 yards in kick returns ... saw action in 11 games, including one start (Iowa State), in 2008 ... missed the Oklahoma State game with an ankle sprain ... finished second on the team in rushing with 343 yards, picking those up on 87 carries for a 3.9 average per rush ... scored one touchdown, the final points in CU's season-opening win over Colorado State ... the 343 yards were the seventh-most by a freshman in school history for a single season ... top games included Iowa State (19 rushes, 87 yards), Texas A&M (10-66) and CSU (11-54) ... in the A&M game, had his season long rush of 42 yards ... earned 18 first downs (14 rush, four receiving) ... also hauled in nine catches for 105 yards (11.7 per), with a long grab of 38 yards on a trick play from Scotty McKnight.

ST. BONAVENTURE HIGH SCHOOL: Widely considered as the nation's top running back prospect in the 2007 recruiting class ... earned All-America honors from Parade, Prep Star (Dream Team), SuperPrep and USA Today ... EA Sports selected him to its second-team ... participated in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio after the season ... SuperPrep ranked him as the top player in the Far West Region and in its Elite 50 as the No. 4 overall player and as the nation's top running back, the latter also done by ... scored a near-perfect 208 points in making the prestigious Long Beach Press-Telegram's Best-In-West Team (on all seven ballots, six first-place votes) ... the Tacoma News-Tribune named him to its Western 100 team (one of 14 running backs) ... was selected to the and All-CIF Northern Division first-teams ... a three-time, first-team all-conference performer ... earned all-state honors his junior and senior seasons ... rushed for 2,433 yards and 33 touchdowns as a senior, with his long run of 48 yards coming in the state title game ... had seven games with 150 or more yards ... also caught seven passes for 134 yards and two scores ... was called upon to punt, with a 36.9 average on 13 punts, with eight inside-the-20 and a long of 54 ... in leading St. Bonaventure to the state championship, had 897 yards and 11 touchdowns in five postseason games ... in the title game against Central Catholic, rushed 17 times for 150 yards and two touchdowns, and threw a 16-yard touchdown pass that sealed a 35-21 win ... as a junior at Moorpark, had 337 rushes for 3,194 yards (9.5 ypc), with 45 touchdowns and a long run of 80 ... topped 200 yards 10 times for the season ... also caught 10 balls for 122 yards and another score ... had 292 carries for 1,988 yards (6.8 ypc), with 19 touchdowns (80 long) and eight catches for 103 yards ... started the playoff game as a true frosh and led the team in tackles with 15 ... for his career, rushed for 7,605 yards and 99 touchdowns, and gained 100 or more yards 37 times in his 41-game high school career, including a streak of 21 straight ... had 18 games of 200 or more yards ... finished as California's fourth all-time leading rusher ... had 5,182 yards and 64 touchdowns at Moorpark before transferring to St. Bonaventure ... scored at least one touchdown in every career game ... some top career games included the following: in a 51-21 win over Camarillo as junior, rushed 15 times for 306 yards and six touchdowns (with a pair of 2-point conversions); that same year in a 45-0 win over Newbury Park, had 18 carries for 278 yards and five TDs; as a senior, in a 41-33 win over Oaks Christian, had 26 tries for 234 yards and five scores as St. Bonaventure ended OCHS' section-record 48 game win streak ... St. Bonaventure was 14-1 his senior year under coach Todd Therrian, claiming the Division III state championship as well as the CIF Southern Section (Northern Division) crown ... Moorpark was 12-3 his sophomore and junior seasons under coach Tim Lins, reaching the state title game both seasons ... also lettered twice in track, participating his freshman and sophomore seasons (sprints, relays) ... owned a personal best of 10.5 in the 100-meter dash.

PERSONAL: Born April 16, 1989 in Tallahassee, Fla. ... hobbies include spending time with friends and watching movies ... uncle, Josh Smith, was a sophomore wide receiver on the CU football team when Scott was a freshman ... the two played together at Moorpark in their prep careers ... had approximately 70 scholarship offers from Division I-A colleges.


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