Daryl  Vereen

9Daryl Vereen

RS Senior

Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
North Mecklenburg

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 215



Career Statistics

  • 2008 Freshman All-SEC Coaches
  • Games/Starts: 12/2
  • Played a key role in nickel packages early in 2011 finishing with 18 tackles in 12 games with two starts
  • Also saw extensive time on special teams coverage
  • Started for second time vs. Buffalo (10/1) and had six tackles including a 9-yard sack
  • Three stops with a pass break-up vs. Cincinnati (9/10)
  • Career-high six tackles, which led UT in opener vs. Montana (9/3)
  • Games/Starts: 11/1
  • Saw action in 11 games for Tennessee, including his first career start vs. Mississippi in a three-tackle outing
  • Compiled a season-high 18 tackles, including a career-high four at Vanderbilt
  • One of three Vols to record a pair of quarterback hurries in the same game, achieving the mark against Oregon
  • One of QB hurries came on third-and-7 on the Ducks' initial second-half to force a punt
  • Notched three tackles vs. Oregon
  • Also contributed a trio of tackles vs. North Carolina in the Music City Bowl, including first career tackle for loss to set the Tar Heels back five yards
  • Games/Starts: 10/0
  • Saw action in 10 games, mostly on special teams
  • Primary role came on punt return unit
  • Games/Starts: 7/0
  • Provided depth at linebacker position as season progressed
  • Finished season with three tackles, all on special teams
  • Had stops against Mississippi State, Alabama and Kentucky
  • Redshirted
High School
  • PrepStar All-Atlantic Region
  • CBSsportsline.com All-Region first-team
  • All-Charlotte second-team by Charlotte Observer
  • Three-time All-Conference and twice named All-County
  • All-Area Offensive Player of the Year in 2006
  • Gridiron Great Award for 2005 and 2006 by WSOC-TV
  • Finished senior season with Mecklenburg County season rushing record 2,603 yards to go with 31 touchdowns
  • Despite missing four games to injury as junior, rushed for 1,201 yards and 16 touchdowns with 6.4-yard average
  • Four-year letterman and three-year starter
  • Team captain as junior and senior
  • Also starter on 2005 state basketball championship team and 2006 state runner-up
  • Four-year basketball letterman and two-year starter
  • Averaged more than 16 points per game at small forward position
  • Named All-County in track and field as junior and regional finalist in 100M dash as sophomore
  • Top-times in track included 10.4 in 100M and 21.30 in 200M
  • Honor Roll in 2005 and 2006
  • Served as page in North Carolina House of Representatives in 2005
  • Coach at North Mecklenberg High School - Glenn Padgett
Career Highs
  • Tackles - 6 vs. Montana, 9/3/11
  • Sacks - 1 vs. North Carolina, 12/30/10
  • Quarterback Hurries - 2 vs. Oregon, 9/11/10
  • Full Name: Daryl Andrei Vereen
  • Born on January 22, 1989 in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Parents are Angela and Daryl A. Vereen, Sr.


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