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#28 Darrel Williams
Position: Running Back
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 233 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Marrero, La.
High School: John Ehret HS
Major: Human Science & Education
Born: 04/15/1995
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Darrel Williams Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/11/2016

Possesses great size with the ability to run through defenders … Can line up at either running back or fullback … Veteran rusher who has played in 24 career games at LSU … Has also seen time as a kickoff returner ... Recorded 122 carries for 598 yards and seven touchdowns in his career … Added 10 grabs for 94 yards as well … Switched from No. 34 to No. 28 for the 2016 season.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Played in all 12 games with no starts … Rushed 60 times for 296 yards and four touchdowns with a 4.9-yard average per carry … Added four receptions for 31 yards and four kickoff returns for 49 yards …Capped his sophomore campaign with a two-yard touchdown run to put the final punctuation on LSU's 56-27 victory over Texas Tech in the Texas Bowl ... Scored a 1-yard touchdown while lined up as a fullback against Western Kentucky ... Tied his career high with two rushing touchdowns versus South Carolina and added 61 yards on 10 carries ... Ran for a career-high 89 yards on 11 carries vs. Eastern Michigan ... Carried it 12 times for 45 yards with a long of 12 in the opener at Mississippi State … Also spent time on special teams coverage units where he posted three tackles (two against Eastern Michigan and one at Syracuse).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Played in 12 straight games after he missed the season opener against No. 14 Wisconsin ... Rushed for 302 yards on 64 carries and scored three touchdowns … Caught six passes for 65 yards, including a 25-yarder against Mississippi State … Three of his six receptions went for at least 10 yards … Added a 13-yard catch against Mississippi State and an 11-yard reception against New Mexico State … Had double-figure carries against Sam Houston State (14 for 65 yards, 1 TD), New Mexico State (10 for 59 yards), and Kentucky (10 for 61 yards) … His 65 yards rushing in his collegiate debut was the sixth-most by a LSU true freshman in his first game … Followed that with 37 yards on seven carries and scored two more touchdowns, highlighted by a 22-yard scamper, against Louisiana-Monroe ... Returned his first career kickoff for 21 yards at Arkansas.

HIGH SCHOOL
Rated a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, 247Sports.com and Scout.com … Set a single-season school record at John Ehret by rushing for 2,201 yards and 32 touchdowns as a senior … Also caught six passes for 309 yards and three scores during his senior season … Ranked as the No. 11 running back nationally by Rivals and is a member of the Rivals 250 … Started at quarterback in 2012 and ran for more than 1,000 yards and scored 27 touchdowns … Led a John Ehret team that was winless in 2012 to a district championship in 2013 … Member of The Baton Rouge Advocate Second Dozen … Coached by Corey Lambert.

PERSONAL
Parents are Karen and Darrel Williams, Sr. … Born April 15, 1995 ... Majoring in sport administration.

WILLIAMS' CAREER RUSHING HIGHS
Attempts: 14 vs. Sam Houston State, 2014
Yards: 89 vs. Eastern Michigan, 2015
Touchdowns: 2, 2x (Last: vs. South Carolina, 2015; First: vs. ULM, 2014)
Long: 40 vs. Eastern Michigan, 2015

WILLIAMS' RECEIVING CAREER HIGHS
Receptions: 2, 3x (Last: at Ole Miss, 2015; First: Mississippi State, 2014)
Yards: 38, Mississippi State, 2014
Long: 21, Mississippi State, 2014

WILLIAMS' CAREER RUSHING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
Att.
Yds.
TD
LG
2014 12-0 62 302 3 22
2015 12-0 60 296 4 40
Totals
24-0
122
598
7
40

WILLIAMS' CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
Rec.
Yds.
TD
LG
2014 12-0 6 63 0 25
2015 12-0 4 31 0 18
Totals
24-0
10
94
0
25

WILLIAMS' CAREER KICKOFF RETURN STATISTICS

Year
Att.
Yds.
TD
LG
2014 1 21 0 21
2015 4 49 0 21
Totals
5
70
0
21