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Darius Hillary
Darius  Hillary

RS Senior

Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 188



2014 Season: Has started all 12 games this season ... recorded three tackles vs. Minnesota on Nov. 29 ... tallied six tackles, including one tackle for a loss of six yards at Iowa on Nov. 22 ... made two tackles vs. Nebraska on Nov. 15 ... notched a season-best five tackles and defended a pass at Purdue on Nov. 8 ... logged three tackles, including one tackle for loss at Rutgers on Nov. 1 ... recorded a 0.5 tackle for loss and defended a pass vs. Maryland on Oct. 25 ... tallied one tackle vs. Illinois on Oct. 11 ... tallied four tackles at Northwestern on Oct. 4 ... made three tackles and broke up two passes vs. LSU on Aug. 30 ... recorded three tackles vs. Western Illinois on Sept. 6 ... logged one tackle vs. South Florida on Sept. 27 ... broke up one pass vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 20

2013 Season: Earned second letter, starting all 13 games... recorded two tackles and a fumble recovery in the Capital One Bowl against South Carolina on Jan. 1... made two tackles vs. Penn State on Nov. 30 ... had three tackles at Minnesota on Nov. 23 ... made two tackles vs. Indiana on Nov. 16 ... registered one tackle and two pass break ups vs. BYU on Nov. 9 ... made one tackle and recorded his first career interception at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... had four tackles at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... made one tackle and broke up a pass vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12 ... tallied three tackles and one pass break up at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... registered four tackles at Arizona State on Sept. 14 ... made four tackles, forced a fumble and broke up a pass vs. Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 ... recorded two tackles against UMass on Aug. 31

2012 Season: Earned first letter, playing in all 14 games ... saw action against Stanford in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, in the Big Ten Championship game against Nebraska on Dec. 1 ... recorded one tackle at Penn St on Nov. 24 ... tallied a tackle against Ohio State on Nov. 17 ... saw action at Indiana on Nov. 10 ... collected a tackle against Michigan State on Oct. 27 ... tallied a tackle against Minnesota on Oct. 20 ... saw action at Purdue on Oct. 13 ... recorded a tackle against Illinois on Cot. 6 ... made two tackles at Nebraska on Sept. 29 ... collected a career-high eight tackles against UTEP on Sept. 22 .... recorded five tackles and broke up one pass against Utah State on Sept. 15 ... made a solo tackle and blocked a pass at Oregon State on Sept. 8 ... recorded two tackles in Badger debut against Northern Iowa on Sept. 1

2011 Season: Redshirt season

High School: Three-star recruit by ESPN/Scouts Inc., Rivals and Scout ... No. 60 cornerback in the country by ESPN/Scouts Inc. and No. 82 by Scout ... No. 56 player in Ohio according to Rivals ... named to 2010 Cincinnati Enquirer all-star team and named first-team all-conference and all-district on defense as a senior ... second-team defense on All-Ohio football team ... caught four passes for 116 yards and two touchdowns as a senior with 40 rushes for 237 yards and six scores and recorded one interception on defense ... all-conference first team on defense as a junior ... in junior year, caught 15 passes for 131 yards ... as a sophomore, recorded two interceptions and two fumble recoveries ... two-time team captain ... lettered in football, basketball and track and field ... head coach was Scott Datillo

Personal: Parents are Ira and Cassandra Hillary ... father, Ira, played football at South Carolina (1981-85) and then in the NFL for Minnesota and Cincinnati ... brother, Brandon Hillary, plays football at Campbellsville University ... relative, Coco Hillary, played football at Appalachian State (2005-10) ... relative, Aramis Hillary, plays football at Coastal Carolina after spending two seasons at South Carolina ... served as youth usher at local church, volunteered at Marvin Lewis Youth Football Camp and was member of Sycamore Student Leadership Initiative and Northeast Community Challenge Youth Coalition ... undeclared major in College of Letters & Science


Game-by-Game Tackles
2012 SEASON: Northern Iowa (1-1=2); at Oregon State (1-0=1); Utah State (4-1=5); UTEP (5-3=8); at Nebraska (2-0=2); Illinois (0-1=1); Minnesota (0-1=1); Michigan State (1-0=1); Ohio State (1-0=1); at Penn State (1-0=1)

2013 SEASON: UMass (0-2=2); Tennessee Tech (4-0=4); at Arizona State (4-0=4)l Purdue (1-0=1); at Ohio State (1-2=3); Northwestern (1-0=1); at Illinois (3-1=4); at Iowa (1-0=1); BYU (1-0=1); Indiana (1-1=2); at Minnesota (1-2=3); Penn State (2-0=2); vs. South Carolina (2-0=2)

2014 SEASON: vs. LSU (2-1=3); Western Illinois (2-1=3); South Florida (0-1=1); at Northwestern (1-3=4); Illinois (1-0=1); Maryland (0-1=1); at Rutgers (1-2=3); at Purdue (3-2=5); Nebraska (0-2=2); at Iowa (4-2=6); Minnesota (1-2=3)

Career Game Highs
Tackles 8 vs. UTEP, Sept. 22, 2012
Tackles for Loss 1.0 at Iowa, Nov. 22, 2014
Sacks N/A
Interceptions 1 at Iowa, Nov. 2, 2013
Passes Defended 2 (2x) MR vs. LSU, Aug. 30, 2014

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