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Darren deRochemont

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Riverview, Fla.

High School:
Armwood

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 199

Position:
Punter/Kicker

Birthdate:
01/09/1989

Experience:
2L

Major:
Business & Finance

Darren deRochemont

TULANE: A two-year letterwinner... has played in 16 games and his career numbers include 16 punts for 1,307 yards (38.4 avg)... enters fall camp as the team's backup punter and kicker.

2008 (SOPHOMORE): Played in six games and punted four times for 145 yards (36.2 avg) with a long of 39 yards vs. Alabama in the season opener... handled kickoff duties just once with a 43-yard effort at Tulsa...

2007 (FRESHMAN): Played in 10 games... punted 30 times for 1,162 yards for an average of 38.7... placed nine punts inside the opponents' 20-yard line... recorded a career-best 57-yard punt at SMU... handled kickoff duties in seven games, averaging 56.6 yards on 31 kickoffs.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterman at Armwood High were he saw time as the kicker and punter for coach Sean Callahan... rated as the 10th-best punter in the nation by Scout.com, 21st by ESPN.com's RecruitTracker and 25th by Rivals.com... also ranked No. 4 punter and No. 9 kicker in the country at the Chris Sailer National Kicking Competitions... helped the Hawks post a combined 54-4 record, including state championships in 2003 and 2004 and a state-runner up showing in 2005... for his career, averaged 42.1 yards on 116 punts with 31 being downed inside the 20 yard line and another 29 being fair caught... as the team's place kicker the last two seasons, converted 15-of-21 field goal attempts, including four of 40-plus yards, and connected on 111-of-120 PATs... received honorable-mention all-state recognition as a senior and claimed second-team all-state honors as a freshman... tabbed first-team St. Petersburg Times all-Hillsborough County his final two prep seasons... also lettered in soccer and tennis.

PERSONAL: Majoring in communication... born Darren Michael deRochemont on January 9, 1989, in Tampa, Fla.... one of three sons of Frank and Debbie deRochemont... his father played soccer at the University of South Florida.

deROCHEMONT'S CAREER KICKING STATS
Year	G/GS	No. 	Yds.	Avg.	Long	TB	FC	I20	BLK
2007	10/0	30	1,162	38.7	57	2	3	9	0
2008	6/0	4	145	36.2	39	0	0	0	1
Career	16/0	34	1,307	38.4	57	2	3	9	1

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