2017 — Returned from a season ending injury in 2016 to see action in all 13 games and register nine starts in the backfield...SoCon All-Freshman Team honoree in voting by league coaches...played a key role in Furman’s 8-5 season that netted a FCS playoff berth and No. 19 ranking in the STATS FCS Final Poll...finished third on the squad in rushing with 588 yards and five touchdowns...had 10 rushes for 60 yards and two receptions for season high 44 yards in season opener at Wofford...ran 13 times for 78 yards, including a 13-yard touchdown run in week two versus Elon...caught a 7-yard TD pass against Colgate (45-14 win)...registered a career high 97 yards on 13 carries and two scores versus ETSU (56-35 win)...had a season high 17 rushes for 86 yards versus Samford.
2017 Game-By-Game Summary
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.
2016 Game-By-Game Summary
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.