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49 Darren Childs
Darren  Childs


San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Mission Bay H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 244


AT VIRGINIA: 2006--Appeared in two games ... saw his first action in 37-0 win vs. Duke and later appeared in the Maryland game. 2005-Was in uniform for all six home games and the Music City Bowl, but did not appear in a game ... redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Physical inside linebacker for coach Dennis Pugh at Mission Bay HS ... 2-star player by ... recorded 110 tackles as a senior ... also had seven sacks, two forced fumbles and two interceptions ... first-team All-Western League as a junior despite playing most of the season with a shoulder separation ... still he made 115 tackles that season ... was the fullback as well ... also played basketball.

PERSONAL: Darren Jeffrey Childs, Jr. ... born 12-2-86 in San Diego, Calif. ... son of Susie and Darren Childs ...has an older sister, Juanita.


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