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#91 Darius Philon
Position: DT
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 283
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mobile, Ala.
High School: Vigor HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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Darius Philon Bio
Courtesy: Athletic Communications
Release: 07/12/2012

Athlon Freshman All-American (Second Team) - 2013
College Football News All-Freshman (Honorable Mention) - 2013
SEC All-Freshman Team - 2013

Philon appeared in all 12 games and started the last five... he recorded 46 tackles, including 9.0 for loss with 3.0 sacks, two forced fumbles and two quarterback hurries... he made a career-high eight tackles in his first collegiate start at No. 1 Alabama... he made two tackles in the season-opening victory vs. Louisiana... he recorded two tackles and one quarterback hurry in the 31-21 win vs. Samford and made one tackle the following week in a 24-3 victory vs. Southern Miss... at Rutgers, he registered three solo tackles, including 2.0 for loss with 2.0 sacks, and one quarterback hurry... he made five tackles, 1.0 for loss, in the SEC opener vs. No. 10 Texas A&M. At No. 18 Florida, he made one tackle... the next week vs. No. 14 South Carolina, he recorded four tackles, 3.0 for loss with 1.0 sack, and one forced fumble... he made four tackles vs. No. 8 Auburn. He recorded five tackles, 2.0 for loss, at Ole Miss and five tackles, 0.5 for loss, with a forced fumble vs. Mississippi State... in Arkansas’ season finale at No. 15 LSU, he made six tackles, including 0.5 for loss.

2012: Philon worked with the UA scout team while redshirting.

HIGH SCHOOL: He was selected to play in the Alabama/Mississippi All-Star Game following his senior season... he was ranked as the No. 20 strongside defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com, while Scout.com ranked him as the 37th-best defensive end in the country... in 2011, Philon collected 66 tackles, including 20 for loss with 11 sacks, while helping lead Vigor to the 5A state championship game, where he made 10 tackles, 1.0 sack and one fumble recovery while playing through an injury... during the 2011 season, Vigor allowed just 116 points, an average of 7.7 per game, while putting together a 12-3 overall record... as a junior, he made 89 tackles, including 20 for loss, as the Wolves advanced to the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs and finished 9-4... he was coached at Vigor, where he was teammates with JaMichael Winston, by Kerry Stevenson... Philon chose Arkansas over Alabama, Auburn and Mississippi State.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 22, 1994, he is the son of Darius Dunagan and Rachae Philon.

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