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➤ 2017 ➤
Season: Appeared in six games...Made his collegiate debut vs. Georgia State (9/16)...One of 24 student-athletes to make their collegiate debut in 2017...One of 17 freshmen (14 redshirt, 3 true) to appear in 2017.
Georgia State (9/16): Made his collegiate debut in the second half...Saw time on special teams and offense. Indiana (9/30): Appeared on special teams. at Northwestern (10/7): Saw time on special teams. Michigan (10/21): Took snaps on special teams. Rutgers (11/11): Saw time on special teams. Nebraska (11/18): Saw times on special teams.
➤ 2016 ➤ True Freshman Season
➤ High School
Two-time letterwinner for head coach Lawrence Smith at Dunbar...Team captain as a senior...Helped the Owls to the State Championship game as a junior...Dunbar finished with a 10-4 record in 2014...The Owls were 10-3 in 2015...Selected to the Small School All-State first team as a senior...Claimed MarylandPreps.com All-Metro first team honors in 2015...Invited to the Big 33, Maryland Bowl and Offense-Defense All-Star games...Registered a 35-yard touchdown catch for Maryland's only offensive score in the Big 33 Game...Had 50 catches for 700 yards as a senior...Was a three-star recruit according to ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports and a two-star prospect by Scout...Rated as the No. 23 prospect in Maryland by ESPN...Ranked as the 24th-best player in Maryland by 247Sports...Ranked 31st among Maryland prospects by Rivals...Also participated in basketball and track and field.
Full name is Dae’lun Dyrai Darien...Son of Sabrina Hill and Lawrence Darien...Has two older brothers, Donyae Darien and Demitric Darien, and one younger brother, Dashawn Darien...Hobbies include playing with his nephews...Considering majoring in sports management...Born September 2, 1998 in East Baltimore, Maryland.