|High School:||Pittsburg HS|
2014 — Oregon's leading tackler (95) and second-team all-conference choice paced his team in stops in six of his 15 appearances, including a collegiate-best 12 tackles in the win over Stanford . . . Also tallied 11 stops against UCLA and California in which 10 of them were unassisted vs. the Bruins . . . Voted the Ducks’ most outstanding defender by his teammates, he also was credited with double-digit takedowns at Washington State . . . Ranking 21st in the Pac-12 in tackles per game (6.4 avg.), he led the league with seven interceptions (t3rd nationally) for 110 return yards for a team that ranked third in the country in turnovers gained (34) . . . Included was equaling his single-game high with two of his interceptions against Wyoming . . . Returned another pick 36 yards against Michigan State and ran 15 yards following his theft vs. Washington . . . Two of his interceptions occurred in the red zone against Stanford and Wyoming . . . Recovered a fumble in the end zone at Utah and forced another loose football against Stanford . . . Seldom leaving the field, also a regular on all four major special teams as he finished second in tackles (15) as part of kickoff and punt coverage units . . . The 15-game starter stepped onto the field for 90 or more snaps on six occasions, including more than 100 plays in three games.
2013 — Earned second-team Pac-12 all-conference honors as a special teams standout in addition to looming as one of the secondary’s top reserves . . . Was credited with 24 tackles (12 unassisted) in 11 appearances, including a season-high four stops in consecutive contests against Virginia, Tennessee (2 solo) and California . . . Finished tied for third on the team in special teams tackles with eight . . . Broke up three of his four passes in the first two weeks of the season, including a pair of deflections vs. the Cavaliers . . . Added a forced fumble against Washington State . . . Took part in 45 snaps or more in nine of his first 10 games, including 71 plays against the Cougars and 68 vs. California.
2012 — Consistency became the model for his success as he paced team in tackles on only one occasion (five vs. Tennessee Tech) . . . Yet took advantage of his opportunities when injuries created an avenue to break into the starting lineup, opening the final three games at free safety . . . Thrived on special teams and in a supporting role to post fewer than three tackles on only two occasions, but met the challenge when the spotlight turned on in the post-season … Credited with a personal-best eight tackles (seven unassisted) in the Fiesta Bowl win over Kansas State in addition to a pair of interceptions (returns totaling 33 yards) . . . Picked off passes in final three appearances after claiming first career interception earlier in the year at Arizona State . . . Also added pair of fumble recoveries . . . Completed year as team’s fifth-leading tackler (54) while tying for third in Pac-12 with five interceptions (77 yards) … Recorded five tackles, had an interception return for 30 yards and recovered one fumble in loss vs. Stanford … Also added five stops at USC and California, as well as first three games of the season vs. Arkansas State, Fresno State and Tennessee Tech … Recorded five solo tackles, including one tackle for loss for minus 2 yards, and recovered a fumble in season-opening win over Arkansas State.
2011 — Saw action in nine games, totaling 15 tackles (9 solo) … Recorded one tackle in win vs. Oregon State … Had four tackles in victory at Colorado … First career pass breakup and forced fumble to go along with two solo tackles in win at Arizona … Career-high five tackles, including four of the solo variety in victory vs. Missouri State … Had three tackles in first collegiate action in win vs. Nevada.
2010 — Worked primarily with the scout team during redshirt season.
BEFORE OREGON — Played running back and defensive back as a Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 selection … Second-team All-East Bay in 2008 and first-team all-Bay Valley League in 2008 … Helped lead the Pirates to a 9-5 overall record in 2009 … San Francisco Chronicle High School Athlete of the Week for the week of December 10, 2008 … Missed half of his senior season due to a knee injury … As a junior, rushed for 769 yards on 99 carries with 11 touchdowns and had 72 tackles with three interceptions, two fumble recoveries and one sack … A four-star recruit and the No. 24 ranked safety in the nation by Scout.com - rated 22nd safety by Rivals.com.
PERSONAL — Parent: Tammie Marlon. Family: One brother, one sister. High School (Coach): Pittsburg (Victor Galli), 2010. Major: Family and Human Services.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Pac-12 All-Conference 2nd Team ST (Pac-12 Coaches
DARGAN'S CAREER BESTS
All-purpose yards: 36, Michigan State, 09/06/14
Punt returns: 1, vs Arizona, 12/05/14
Punt return yards: 4, vs Arizona, 12/05/14 (1 returns)
Long punt return: 4, vs Arizona, 12/05/14
Kick returns: 1, Washington, 10/18/14
Kick return yards: 20, Washington, 10/18/14 (1 returns)
Long kick return: 20, Washington, 10/18/14
Interceptions: 2 [t-1st], vs Kansas State, 01/03/13; Wyoming, 09/13/14
Long interception return: 36 [t-26th], Michigan State, 09/06/14
Tackles: 12 [t-24th], Stanford, 11/01/14 (9-3)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, 6 times
Fumbles forced: 1 [t-6th], 4 times
Fumbles recovered: 1 [t-5th], Arkansas State, 09/01/12; at Utah, 11/08/14; Stanford, 11/17/12
Pass breakups: 2 [t-25th], at Virginia, 09/07/13; at Oregon State, 11/29/14