22  Darrel Gray
Darrel Gray

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Summerville, S.C.

High School:
Summerville HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Position:
S


Notes: First name is pronounced Duh-RELL.

2007 (R-So.): Played in all 11 games in the defensive secondary, starting the final eight games at cornerback ... Ranked seventh on the team with 49 total tackles including 34 solo stops and four tackles for 15 yards in losses ... Led the team with eight pass break-ups, ranking just outside the SoCon's top 10 in that category ... Earned his first career start at corner against Presbyterian, finishing with a then career-best eight solo tackles, including one for loss, and three pass break-ups ... Tallied seven solo stops at Chattanooga ... Posted a career-high 10 tackles, including eight solo stops and two TFLs, against eventual national champion, Appalachian State.

2006 (R-Fr.): Saw action in all 11 games at both safety and cornerback, finishing with six tackles, including three solo stops ... Recorded a career-best two tackles at Wofford ... Tallied a pair of tackles and an interception that he would have returned for a touchdown if the play had not been blown dead in the `06 WCU Spring Game

2005 (Fr.): Redshirted.

Prior to Western: Played in South Carolina North/South All-Star game ... Tabbed 4A All-State by the High School Sports Report ... Named All-Lowcountry and All-Region ... Nephew of former NFL standout wide receiver/kick returner, Mel Gray.

Personal: His wife's name is Heather Gray, and the couple has a son named Jordan.

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