Recent Darrell Luter Jr. Notes
Darrell Luter Jr.
HISTORY — from college bio
2022 (sr): Started 13 games ... Recorded one interception for a 21-yard return ... Racked up 42 total tackles ... Notched seven pass break-ups.
2021 (Fourth-Year jr): Named second-team All-America by Pro Football Focus ... Was a Phil Steele Publications and Pro Football Network honorable mention All-America also ... Ranked 24th on PFF’s College 101 list ... A first-team all-Sun Belt Conference selection ... Received first-team all-conference recognition from Phil Steele Publications, PFF and PFN as well ... Selected the SBC Defensive Player of the Year by PFF ... In addition to posting 21 total stops, paced the Jaguars with both four interceptions and 10 other passes defensed ... Led the Sun Belt in passes defended per game and was second in interceptions per contest … Ended up third in the nation in passes defended per outing while ranking seventh in interceptions per game … Had the second-highest interception total in a season in school history, and the most recorded by a Jaguar since the program moved up to the NCAA FBS level in 2012 … Also tied for third on USA’s season record list for passes broken up … Was the College Sports Madness SBC Defensive Player of the Week after intercepting two passes and adding a tackle for loss in a win over Arkansas State … Recorded interceptions in road contests at Appalachian State and Texas State as well … Had team-high-tying four tackles and defended one pass against West Division champion Louisiana in South’s Sun Belt opener … Also finished with four stops highlighted by one for loss and one pass breakup at ULM … Posted three stops and broke up two passes in Georgia Southern win … Credited with three solo tackles and a career-high three passes defensed in win over Alcorn State … Recorded two stops and one pass break up at Troy … Broke up two passes in season-opening win over Southern Mississippi.
2020 (jr): Appeared in all 11 games his first season at South ... Recorded 28 total tackles, tied for most among the team’s cornerbacks ... Also broke up one pass and forced a fumble ... Had four assisted stops in his Jaguar debut in a season-opening victory at Southern Mississippi, following up the next week with a season-high five tackles and a forced fumble against Tulane in South’s home debut ... Posted four stops both in a victory over ULM and at No. 25 Louisiana ... Was credited with three solo tackles in a win over Texas State in USA’s Sun Belt Conference opener ... Finished with three stops at 15th-ranked Coastal Carolina as well ... Ended up with two unassisted tackles against both Georgia Southern and Georgia State, adding a pass broken up against the latter ... Was on the Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll.
Junior College (2018-19): A three-star 247Sports.com junior-college recruit who was rated by the organization among the top 40 cornerbacks in the nation ... Selected second-team all-Mississippi Association of Community & Junior Colleges following his sophomore season at Pearl River CC after posting 19 tackles, an interception and a team-high eight passes broken up ... Recorded a season-high four stops and broke up a pass in win over Southwest Mississippi CC ... Also credited with four tackles against East Central (Miss.) CC ... Broke up four passes and had two stops in match-up with No. 11 Copiah-Lincoln (Miss.) CC ... Led the Wildcats with two interceptions as a freshman, adding six passes defensed and eight tackles his first season with the program ... Picked off a pass, broke up three others and recorded two stops against seventh-ranked Jones (Miss.) JC ... Also broke up a pair of passes in contest against No. 19 Mississippi Gulf Coast CC.
High School: Lettered three years in football, two in basketball and one in track at Oak Grove High ... Was credited with 37 tackles, three passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery as a senior to help the Warriors to a 6-5 finish.
Full name is Darrell Akeem Luter Jr. ... Born April 24, 2000, in Hattiesburg, Miss. ... Son of Darrell Sr. and Darlene Luter ... Favorite movies are the “Madea” series ... Favorite book is the Bible ... Favorite team is the New Orleans Saints ... Favorite athlete is Cam Newton ... Favorite musical artist is NBA YoungBoy ... Favorite subject is math ... Enjoys playing video games in his spare time ... Would like to run his own business in the future ... Offered a scholarship by Houston, and was recruited by Purdue, Rutgers, Southern Mississippi and Coastal Carolina coming out of junior college ... Majoring in sport management and recreation studies.
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