Leopards place seven players on All-Patriot League Teams; three named Academic All-Patriot League
Football game notes vs. Georgetown
Lafayette improves to 2-0 in Patriot League
Football game notes
Leopards beat Bucknell 20-14 in Patriot League Opener
Tri-captain DB Darius Safford chats with LSN during the spring game
Photos by Rick Smith
Photos by Lafayette Athletic Communications
Photos by Rick Smith
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.