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Darnell Hood

Height: 5-11 | Weight: 193 | College: Michigan
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Three-year letterman … has played in 47 career contests, making one start in secondary … contributed 37 tackles and two tackles for loss during career … special teams contributor.

2006 Season

Has played in all 11 games on special teams … played one contest in secondary and two plays at tailback … contributed career-best 15 tackles and one forced fumble … carried the ball twice for 12 yards … played on special teams units vs. Vanderbilt (Sept. 2) … made three solo stops vs. Central Michigan (Sept. 9), contributing on special teams and at cornerback … played special teams at Notre Dame (Sept. 16) … registered two stops and one forced fumble on special teams vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 23) … contributed two special teams tackles at Minnesota (Sept. 30) … made one special teams stop against Michigan State (Oct. 7) … tallied two special teams stops at Penn State (Oct. 14) … played special teams vs. Iowa (Oct. 21) and Northwestern (Oct. 28) … made four special teams stops against Ball State (Nov. 4) … had one special teams stops and contributed offensively with two carrries for 12 yards at Indiana (Nov. 11).

2005 Season

Earned third varsity letter … played in all 12 games … contributed seven solo tackles, one tackle for loss and one pass breakup … forced team's only special teams turnover on punt coverage against Northern Illinois (Sept. 3) … tied for third on the team with three special teams stops … tallied two tackles and forced one fumble on special teams units vs. Northern Illinois … played cornerback and special teams vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 10) … served as special teams captain against the Irish … matched career highs with three solo tackles and one TFL vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 17), playing cornerback and special teams … played special teams at Wisconsin (Sept. 24) … made first career start in seven defensive back secondary and played special teams at Michigan State (Oct. 1) … made one special teams tackles vs. Minnesota (Oct. 8) … played on special teams units vs. Penn State (Oct. 15), Iowa (Oct. 22) and Northwestern (Oct. 29) … tallied one stop vs. Indiana (Nov. 12), playing cornerback and special teams … saw special teams action vs. Ohio State (Nov. 19) … played on special teams units against Nebraska in the Alamo Bowl (Dec. 28).

2004 Season

Earned second varsity letter … played in all 12 games … contributed seven solo tackles and one forced fumble … made three stops on special teams … saw action at cornerback vs. Miami (Sept. 4) … made one special teams tackle at Notre Dame (Sept. 11) … played cornerback and on special teams vs. San Diego State (Sept. 18), making a career-best three tackles and forcing one fumble … played on special teams units vs. Iowa (Sept. 25) … saw action at cornerback and special teams at Indiana (Oct. 2) … played cornerback and special teams vs. Minnesota (Oct. 9) … saw action on special teams in road games at Illinois (Oct. 16) and Purdue (Oct. 23) … played cornerback and on special teams units vs. Michigan State (Oct. 30), vs. Northwestern (Nov. 13) and at Ohio State (Nov. 20) … made one tackle against the Buckeyes … recorded two special teams tackles vs. Texas in the Rose Bowl (Jan. 1).

2003 Season

Earned first varsity letter … played in 12 of the 13 games … tallied eight tackles and one tackle for loss … made career debut on special teams vs. Central Michigan (Aug. 30), recording two tackles … played cornerback and on special teams vs. Houston (Sept. 6), making one tackles for loss … saw time at cornerback and on special teams vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 13) … special teams contributor at Oregon (Sept. 20) … did not see game action vs. Indiana (Sept. 27) … special teams contributor at Iowa (Oct. 4) and at Minnesota (Oct. 10) … played cornerback vs. Illinois (Oct. 18), recording two tackles … saw time at cornerback vs. Purdue (Oct. 25) contributing one tackle … made one tackle on special teams at Michigan State (Nov. 1) … saw time at cornerback at Northwestern (Nov. 15), recording one tackle … special teams contributor vs. Ohio State (Nov. 22) and vs. USC in the Rose Bowl (Jan. 1).

2002 Season

Did not see game action.

High School

Attended Bishop Gallagher High School (2002) coached by George Sahadi … four-year starter and letterman on varsity team … ran 40-yard dash in 4.35 seconds and has bench pressed 305 pounds … has a 33-inch vertical leap … Key Statistics … rushed for 2,105 yards and 29 touchdowns as a senior, both setting school single-season records … averaged nine yards per carry … gained over 5,000 career rushing yards … holds school record for most TDs scored (six) and most yards gained (284) in a game … also holds school records for most games played and started (48), career touchdowns (74), and total offense (5,325 yards) … as defensive back, posted 53 tackles, six sacks, two forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries during senior season … Honors and Rankings … rated No. 10 on The Detroit News Blue Chip list and named to the Dream Team … ranked No. 19 on Detroit Free Press Best of Midwest team … rated No. 14 player on Mick McCabe's Fab 50 of Michigan's top college football prospects … listed No. 29 running back in nation and No. 15 on Midwest Team by SuperPrep Magazine … given four-star rating and named No. 7 all-purpose back by Rivals100.com … ranked No. 63 player in Midwest by Prep Football Report … Other Sports … member of the 1999 state champion track and field team … one-year letterman in basketball.


Darnell Andre Hood was born July 6, 1983 … from same high school as former Wolverines Markus Curry and Braylon Edwards … received top running back honor at 2001 Michigan Football Camp … enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts … general studies major.


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