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Darnell

Savage, Jr.

DarnellSavage, Jr.Zoom

#4

Defensive Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 191
Year: Junior
Hometown: Newark, Del.
High School: Caravel Academy

Bio

As a Sophomore (2016): Appeared in 12 games (all starts) at safety ... Ranked third on the team with 59 tackles ... Also posted 3.5 tackles for loss, four pass breakups and an interception ... Posted first career interception vs. Boston College (12/26), in addition to three tackles ... Had six tackles and a career-high two PBUs vs. Rutgers (11/26) ... Posted career-high 11 tackles at #19 Nebraska (11/19) ... Recorded 10 tackles vs. #6 Ohio State (11/12) ... Missed game at Indiana (10/29) due to injury; returned at Michigan (11/5) ... Left game against Michigan State (10/22) in first quarter due to injury ... Had six tackles against Minnesota (10/15), including a TFL ... Totaled six tackles, including first career sack, at Penn State (10/8) ... Notched three tackles, including a 0.5 TFL vs. Pudue (10/1) ... Totaled four tackles at UCF (9/17) ... Had career-high six tackles at FIU (9/9) ... Made three tackles in first start at safety vs. Howard (9/3).

As a Freshman (2015): Appeared in the final 10 games, making first career start in season finale against Rutgers ... finished the season with 12 tackles (11 solo) ... posted two tackles at #10 Iowa (10/31) ... had one tackle against Wisconsin (11/7) and Michigan State (11/14) ... totaled three tackles against Indiana (11/21) ... had a career-high five tackles at Rutgers (11/28).

At Caravel Academy: Played offense and defense, earning Delaware All-State honors… helped lead Caravel to the 2013 state championship…posted 1,298 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior…also added 54 tackles…a consensus three-star recruit…rated the second-best player in Delaware by Rivals…an Honor Roll Student and member of the Headmaster’s List…coached by John Reed.

Personal: Switched number to “4” from “26” to follow in footsteps of former Maryland All-American cornerback, William Likely III ... Likely was a mentor for Savage.

Career Highs
Tackles - 11 (at #19 Nebraska, 11/19/16)
Solo Tackles - 9 (vs. #6 Ohio State, 11/12/16)
Tackles for Loss - 1.0 (3x, last vs. Boston College, 12/26/16)
Sacks - 1.0 (at Penn State, 10/8/16)
Pass Breakups - 2 (vs. Rutgers, 11/26/16)
Interceptions - 1 (vs. Boston College, 12/26/16)

 

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