3 Darius Morehead
3 Darius Morehead
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: R-Fr.
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
High School: Ensworth
Position: TB

2016 — Earned the starting running back job on the strength of a strong preseason...saw action in two games before sustaining a season ending concussion versus The Citadel...ran 20 times for 83 yards and caught two passes for 25 yards against Michigan State in his collegiate debut...had three catches for 25 yards against The Citadel...did not return to action following concussion...awarded redshirt and extra year of eligibility.

High School: 2016 graduate of Ensworth (DII-AA) High School...football coach was Richard Bowers...played running back, cornerback, and safety...also handled punt and kickoff returns....247Sports 3-star recruit and Rivals.com 2-star...had FBS offers from Army and Navy...rushed 477 times for 3,092 yards, and 42 touchdowns in his career, finishing fourth in Ensworth history in rushing...garnered all-region and Tennessee Sportswriters Association first team all-state honors in 2015 after running for 1,221 yards and 18 touchdowns...also had nine kickoff returns for 307 yards and a score...fashioned an outstanding junior campaign, rushing for 1,834 yards and 22 scores to key Ensworth to a state runner-up finish (10-7 loss to Montgomery Bell Academy in title game)...member of Ensworth’s 2013 state championship squad that beat Memphis University School, 27-10, title game...clocked a 10.87 to win the 2015 state championship in the 100m and finished second in both the 200m (21.91) and as a member of Ensworth’s 4x100m relay team (43.15).

Personal:  Full name is Darius Lament Morehead...born August 28, 1998, in Nashville, Tennessee...son of Diane and Keith Morehead...has a sister...two uncles played college football — one at Texas A&I and the other at FAMU...health sciences major.