2014: Walk-on who joined the squad in the spring... impressed the coaches in his first work in the Garnet & Black to garner the “Outstanding Walk-On” award for the offense... was not eligible in 2014 after spending the last two seasons at North Greenville... took a redshirt season.
2013: Carried 32 times for 120 yards in nine games for a 5-6 North Greenville squad.
2012: Rushed for 748 yards on 161 carries in nine games for North Greenville... also had nine catches for 34 yards... team went 5-6.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Richland Northeast High School in Columbia in 2012... coached by Jay Frye... was an all-region selection after rushing for over 1,000 yards on 155 carries with nine touchdowns as a senior... two-time team captain... lettered three times... had scholarship offers from North Greenville and Newberry.
PERSONAL: Darius Paulk was born February 8, 1994... is an economics major... brother, Rodney, played linebacker at South Carolina... brother, Leonard, played football at East Carolina.