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Darren Sapp

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
Stanton Prep

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 211

Position:
Safety

Birthdate:
08/13/1983

Experience:
3L

Majors:
Finance and Marketing

Darren Sapp

2004: Played in all 11 games on special teams and in the secondary. Registered 14 tackles (10 solo). Posted two tackles against Southern Miss (9/25), East Carolina (10/9), Memphis (10/16), UAB (10/23) and TCU (11/27).

2003: Played in just five games due to injuries, tallying 14 tackles (11 solo). Started the opener against TCU (9/1) at free safety, then missed the next six games with a knee injury before returning to close the year. Recorded a season-best seven tackles (five solo) in the TCU game.

2002: Redshirted the season due to injury.

2001: Saw action in all 12 games with a pair of starts (Southern and Cincinnati) and was a regular on Tulane's special teams. Recorded 30 tackles, including 20 solo takedowns. In the Southern game (9/29), had three tackles, a pair of pass break-ups and his first career interception (with a nine-yard return). Followed that with a career-best nine-tackle (eight solo) day against Cincinnati (10/6). Added a seven-tackle effort against TCU (10/13).

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter who played running back, wide receiver and defensive back at Stanton Prep for Coach Freddie Stephens. Earned first team All-First Coast recognition as a senior after making 95 tackles, including 65 solo stops. Added 10 pass break-ups, an interception and two caused fumbles. On offense, scored four touchdowns, three receiving and one rushing. Averaged 30 yards on kickoff returns. Totaled 205 tackles in his prep career, including 130 solos, while also blocking five punts. Broke up 31 passes and picked off four in three seasons. Had a career-high 13 PBUs as a junior in 1999 and eight his sophomore season. Also played basketball and ran track at Stanton.

PERSONAL: Darren Bernard Sapp. Born August 13, 1983 in Jacksonville, Fla. The son of Lawrence and Debbie Sapp. Won the UNF High School Achievement Award. A double makor in finance and marketing. A member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for 2002-03, 2003-04 and 2004-05.

Sapp's Career Defensive Stats

Year G-GS UT-AT-TT TFL Sacks FF/FR PD Int
2001 12-2 20-10-30 0-0 0-0 0/0 2 1-9
2003 5-1 11-3-14 0-0 0-0 0/0 0 0-0
2004 11-0 10-4-14 0-0 0-0 0/0 0 0-0
Career 28-3 41-17-58 0-0 0-0 0/0 2 1-9

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