20  Darius Ramsey
Darius Ramsey

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Waco, N.C.

High School:
Burns HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 180

Position:
RB


07/23/2014

Nine Catamounts Picked Preseason All-Southern Conference

Western Carolina tabbed fifth in preseason coaches polling

07/22/2014

SoCon Football Media Day Set for Wednesday

Days before event, Speir adds James Hopper to defensive staff

04/13/2014

Gold Squad Claims Annual Spring Game over Purple, 16-14

Game-winning TD scored in waning moments of the fourth quarter

03/30/2014

Catamount Football Spring Update: Sat., March 29, 2014

WCU holds intrasquad scrimmage to close seventh practice of the spring

03/26/2014

Catamount Football Spring Update: Wed., March 26, 2014

WCU moved Friday's practice to Thursday ahead of Saturday's scrimmage

09/21/2013

Catamount Football vs. Mars Hill

Catamount Football vs. Mars Hill

09/14/2013

Catamount Football vs. The Citadel

Catamount Football vs. The Citadel

11/03/2012

Western Carolina Football vs. Chattanooga - Senior, Hall of Fame Day

Western Carolina played Chattanooga Saturday afternoon as the Catamounts honored their seniors and the three newest members of the WCU Athletics Hall of Fame.

09/22/2012

Western Carolina Football vs. Samford

Western Carolina Football vs. Samford

2013 (Sophomore): Started all 10 games in which he saw action on the season, missing the first two games of the season for precautionary reasons due to a nagging foot injury ... Recorded a single-season best 570 rushing yards on 139 carries with four rushing touchdowns ... Ranked 10th in the Southern Conference in rushing, averaging a team-best 56.5 yards per game ... Eclipsed the 100-yard rushing mark three times including a season-high 116 yards against Furman ... Added 11 receptions for 86 yards and a TD coming out of the backfield ... Caught his first career touchdown pass on a 25-yard reception at Appalachian State in the season finale ... Finished third on the team in both scoring with 30 points and total offense with 570 yards (57.0 yds/gm) ... Named to the 2013 Fall Academic All-Southern Conference team ... Credited with a tackle ... Named to the 2013-14 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Rushed seven times for 28 yards overall, adding a reception out of the backfield while also rushing for a touchdown in the special overtime, non-scored session just after the halftime break in WCU's annual Spring Game.

2012 (Freshman): Appeared in nine of WCU's 11 games with four starts at running back ... Led the team with 503 yards rushing on the season, averaging a team-leading 55.9 yards rushing per game to rank 10th in the SoCon ... Scored a pair of rushing touchdowns ... Ranked third on the team with 25 receptions out of the backfield, finishing with 131 yards with a 14.6 yard per game average ... Named to the 2012 Southern Conference All-Freshman team ... Started the season opener in the backfield in his collegiate debut against Mars Hill, rushing for a career-high 120 yards on 20 carries ... Set career highs with four catches for 32 yards at Marshall ... Recorded his first collegiate touchdown at ninth-ranked Wofford, plunging in from two-yards out with 5:25 remaining in the third quarter ... Eclipsed the 100-yard rushing mark a second time at The Citadel, collecting 118 yards on 16 carries ... Rushed for 72 yards and his second career TD against Chattanooga ... Named to the 2012-13 Southern Conference Honor Roll.

Prior to Western Carolina: Named the Cleveland County Player of the Year and was selected to the Cleveland County All-County team as a senior ... Selected to the second team offense of the All-Region team by the Charlotte Observer ... Rushed for 1,928 yards - the fifth-best in county history - with 31 touchdowns as a senior, accounting for 198 total points - the highest single-season total in county history ... Helped guide Burns HS to the NCHSAA West Region finals, finishing with a 13-2 record ... Finished his career with 4,627 yards, the tops in Burns High history and third all-time in the county .. .Was a three-time South Mountain Athletic Conference selection ... Was joined by Burns High teammate Brandon Littlejohn in signing with WCU in 2012.

Personal: Full name is Darius Devon Ramsey ... Is the son of Derrick and Phyllis Ramsey ... Has a younger sister, Breiona.

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