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Darius Safford

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Douglasville, Ga.

High School:
Alexander

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185

Position:
CB

Major:
Africana Studies

Darius Safford

11/20/2012

Smith Pulls In Patriot League Rookie of the Year Laurels

Leopards place seven players on All-Patriot League Teams; three named Academic All-Patriot League

10/23/2012

Pards Look to Remain Unbeaten in League Play

Football game notes vs. Georgetown

10/20/2012

Leopards' Defense Pounds Holy Cross

Lafayette improves to 2-0 in Patriot League

10/16/2012

Patriot Play Resumes With Holy Cross

Football game notes

09/22/2012

Football Moves to 3-0 Behind Its Defense

Leopards beat Bucknell 20-14 in Patriot League Opener

04/21/2012

Tri-captain DB Darius Safford chats with LSN during the spring game

Tri-captain DB Darius Safford chats with LSN during the spring game

10/20/2012

Lafayette vs. Holy Cross

Photos by Rick Smith

10/13/2012

Lafayette at Yale

Photos by Lafayette Athletic Communications

10/06/2012

Lafayette vs. Princeton

Photos by Rick Smith

09/08/2012

Lafayette at William & Mary

Photo Gallery

07/25/2012

2012 Patriot League Football Media Day

Photos from Green Pond Country Club

2012: Will serve as a team tri-captain, joining Rick Lyster and Andrew Shoop in leadership roles...named to the College Football Performance Awards Watch List.

2011: Started all 11 games for the Leopards, earning his second varsity letter...earned team Defensive Back MVP honors...led the team in punt returns (14-99 yards) and interceptions (4-135 yards and a touchdown)...tallied 49 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, one fumble recovery, four interceptions and eight pass break-ups on the year...ripped off a 100-yard interception return for a touchdown against Colgate (11/5), tying the longest in school history...snagged two interceptions against Yale (10/15)...registered six tackles against Holy Cross (11/12) and Penn (9/17).

2010: Did not see any game action.

2009: Played in nine games to earn his first varsity letter...made eight tackles and added a pass breakup.

AT ALEXANDER: Honor Roll student and recipient of President's Scholarship...three-sport athlete...four-year varsity starter as a defensive back, running back, wide receiver and punt returner...averaged 8.0 yards per carry for his career and 15.2 yards per reception...had 11 career touchdowns (eight rushing, three receiving) and 47 career tackles and six pass break-ups as a defensive back...nominated as 2008 Douglas County Football Player of the Year...collected second-team all-region and second-team all-county honors as a running back...earned 2008 Captains Award...also played four years as a point guard on the basketball team and spent two years on track and field team...was an all-county and all-region selection in basketball and the regional and county champion on the 4x100 relay team.

PERSONAL: Son of Brenda Safford...born 11/19/90.

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