Practice Report Number 10
Gamecocks roll up over 600 yards of offense, score 70 for just fifth time in program history
Kickoff set for 12:21 p.m. on SEC-TV
Kickoff at 7 p.m ET on ESPN2
Nov. 26, 2016
South Carolina vs. Furman (10/18/14)
South Carolina vs. Missouri (9/27/14)
South Carolina vs. ECU (09/06/14)
2013 Spring Most Improved Player (Defense)
2016: Fifth-year senior who started every game... named second-team All-SEC by the Associated Press and third-team All-SEC by Phil Steele... led Carolina and tied for fourth in the SEC with 9.0 sacks, tying for fifth on the school’s single-season list... also has 57 tackles, a team-leading 13.0 tackles for loss (10th in the SEC), and five quarterback hurries... made four tackles at Vanderbilt... combined with Taylor Stallworth for a crucial sack on Vandy’s final drive of the game... added five tackles and a hurry against Mississippi State... had eight tackles and a career-best three sacks plus one forced fumble at Kentucky... his three-sack day was the most for a Carolina player since Jadeveon Clowney finished with 4.5 at Clemson on Nov. 24, 2012... tallied three tackles, a sack and a forced fumble against Texas A&M... made six tackles with one sack against Georgia... credited with two tackles, a tackle for loss, a pass breakup and a quarterback hurry in the UMass win... posted five tackles, 0.5 sack and a fumble recovery against Tennessee... set a career-high with 10 tackles at Florida... added 2.0 tackles for loss and a half-sack against the Gators.... was a team logged five tackles and a sack versus Western Carolina... logged 15.0 career sacks, tied for ninth in the program record books.
2015: Reserve defensive end who played in 11 of 12 games... led the team with 4.5 sacks and was second on the squad with 6.0 tackles for loss... also credited with three quarterback hurries and forced a pair of fumbles... collected 28 tackles overall including 19 solo stops... made three tackles and assisted in a key sack to squash a scoring drive against North Carolina... had a solo sack in the home opener against Kentucky... matched his career high with six tackles at Georgia... did not play at LSU... matched his career high with six stops against Vanderbilt, including a nine-yard sack, a pair of quarterback hurries and forced a fumble... registered a 10-yard sack at Texas A&M... had a tackle for loss and forced a fumble at Tennessee... credited with a nine-yard sack against Florida.
2014: Sophomore defensive end who played in 12 contests... started each of the season's first six games... had five tackles, including his first career solo sack versus Georgia... logged three tackles at Vanderbilt and Kentucky... named the Outstanding Weight Room recipient for the defense in the spring.
2013: Redshirt freshman defensive end who played in all 13 games, making one start... logged 19 tackles, including 2.5 tackles for loss... forced a fumble in the season opener against North Carolina... made his first career start against Kentucky, replacing an injured Jadeveon Clowney... responded with three tackles, including a half sack... credited with a quarterback hurry at Arkansas... logged a career-high six tackles, including four solo stops against Coastal Carolina... honored as the Most Improved Player on defense at the 2013 spring game.
2012: Played briefly against East Carolina and UAB... logged three tackles, all against the Blazers, including a half tackle for loss... sat out the rest of the season with an injury to his right wrist... petitioned for a medical redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL: Won Georgia's AAAAA Defensive Player of the Year honors by the AJC after a 21-sack senior season at McEachern High School in Powder Springs, Ga., graduating in 2012... coached by Kyle Hockman... squad went 10-2 in his senior season... named to the PARADE All-America team... also played basketball... was a three-star prospect, the 22nd-best weakside defensive end and 15th-best player in Georgia by Rivals.com... rated a three-star prospect and the nation's 46th-best defensive end by Scout.com... a three-star recruit, the 47th-best defensive end and the 41st-best player in the state according to ESPN.com... a four-star recruit, the 20th-best defensive end and the 22nd-best player in Georgia by 247Sports.com... selected South Carolina over Arkansas among others.
PERSONAL: Darius D. English was born August 25, 1994... is a hotel, restaurant, tourism management major who graduated in December... interned in the University of South Carolina athletics marketing department.