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Darrin Kitchens

LB

Height
6' 1"
CLASS
JR
Hometown
Homestead
Weight
229 lbs.
Experience
2L
School
Homestead

Played in 45 games, making six starts at linebacker…2013: Played 10 games with three starts…Earned the team’s Fergie Ferguson Leadership Award, as voted on by his teammates…Won the team’s Gene Elleson Community Service Award…Named a captain on senior day against Florida State…Had a season-high seven tackles against Georgia Southern…Recovered a fumble against Georgia Southern…Had six tackles at LSU…2012: Played in all 13 games, making two starts at Florida State and versus Louisville…Finished the season with 14 tackles, 10 unassisted and 1.0 TFL (2 yards)…Had his best game of the year against Jacksonville State, when he recorded four tackles, including three solo stops…Forced the first fumble of his career against Florida State, a game in which he also finished with one unassisted tackle…Notched the first quarterback hurry of his career against Bowling Green…2011: Played in all 13 games, making one start…Recorded 21 tackles on the season, including 2.5 for a loss of 12 yards…Named Special Teams Player of the Week twice (UAB, Furman)…Led the team with a career-high 12 tackles in his first career start against Furman, also had one tackle for a loss of five yards…Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll…2010: Saw action on the kickoff team in nine games…Recorded his first career tackle at Vanderbilt.

 

PRIOR TO FLORIDA:

A three-star prospect who was rated the No. 41 outside linebacker in the nation by Scout.com…Recorded 48 solo tackles, 18 sacks and 24 TFL in 2008…Has been timed at 10.9 in the 100 meters and 22.1 in the 200 meters and also recorded a long jump of 22’11” in track…Chose Florida over Florida State and Michigan…Coached by Bobby McCray.

 

KITCHENS’ CAREER HIGHS

Tackles: 12 (Furman, 2011)

Forced Fumbles: 1 (Florida State, 2012)

Fumble Recovery: 1 (Georgia Southern, 2013)

 

2010 (9 GP/0 GS*)

Defensive Stats

OPPONENT

U

A

T

TFL

SK

INT

PB

FR

FF

Miami (OH) - 9/4

DNP

USF - 9/11

DNP

at Tenn - 9/18

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

Kty - 9/25

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at #1 Ala - 10/2

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

#12 LSU - 10/9

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

Miss St - 10/16

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

vs. UGA - 10/30

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at Vandy - 11/6

0

1

1

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

#22 SC - 11/13

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

App St - 11/20

DNP

at #22 FSU - 11/27

DNP

vs. PSU - 1/1

0

1

1

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

2010 Totals

0

2

2

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

2011 (13 GP/1 GS*)

Defensive Stats

OPPONENT

U

A

T

TFL

SK

INT

PB

FR

FF

FAU - 9/3

1

1

2

1.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

UAB - 9/10

2

0

2

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

Tenn - 9/17

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at Kty - 9/24

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

#3 Ala - 10/1

1

1

2

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at #1 LSU - 10/8

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at #24 Aub - 10/15

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

vs. #22 UGA - 10/29

0

3

3

0.5

0.0

0

0

0

0

Vandy - 11/5

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at #15 SC - 11/12

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

*Furman - 11/19

5

7

12

1.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

FSU - 11/26

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

vs. OSU - 1/2/12

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

2011 Totals

9

12

21

2.5

0.0

0

0

0

0

2012 (13 GP/2 GS*)

Defensive Stats

OPPONENT

U

A

T

TFL

SK

INT

PB

FR

FF

BGSU - 9/1

0

1

1

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at TAMU - 9/8

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at #23 Tenn - 9/15

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

Kty - 9/22

1

0

1

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

#4 LSU - 10/6

1

1

2

0.5

0.0

0

0

0

0

at Vandy - 10/13

1

1

2

0.5

0.0

0

0

0

0

#9 SC - 10/20

2

0

2

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

vs. #12 UGA - 10/27

1

0

1

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

Mizzou - 11/3

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

Louisiana - 11/10

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

Jack St - 11/17

3

1

4

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

*at #10 FSU - 11/24

1

0

1

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

1

*#21 Louisville 1/2/13

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

2012 Totals

10

4

14

1.0

0.0

0

0

0

1

2013 (10 GP/3 GS*)

Defensive Stats

OPPONENT

U

A

T

TFL

SK

INT

PB

FR

FF

Toledo - 8/31

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at #24 Miami - 9/7

DNP

Tenn - 9/21

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at Kty - 9/28

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

Ark - 10/5

1

0

1

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

*at #10 LSU - 10/12

3

3

6

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at #14 Mizzou - 10/19

DNP

vs. UGA - 11/2

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

Vandy - 11/9

1

2

3

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

at #11 SC - 11/16

0

0

0

0.0

0.0

0

0

0

0

*GS - 11/23

5

2

7

0.0

0.0

0

0

1

0

*#2 FSU - 11/30

2

3

5

0.5

0.0

0

0

0

0

2013 Totals

12

10

22

0.5

0.0

0

0

1

0

Defensive Stats

Career Totals

U

A

T

TFL

SK

INT

PB

FR

FF

45 GP/6 GS

31

28

59

4.0

0.0

0

0

1

1

 

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