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85  Jarrod Darden
Jarrod Darden

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Keller, Texas

Last College:
Colorado

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 220

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
TR


UW This Season:Darden joins the Wyoming Football program as a transfer from Colorado after graduating from CU and having one year of eligibility remaining.

Prior to UW: Darden was a receiver on the CU roster for three seasons.

High School: He played high school football in Keller, Texas. He was a part of the PrepStar All-Midlands Region and the SuperPrep All-Southwest Region teams despite not playing his senior season due to an ankle injury. After his junior season, he was the 37th-best player overall on the Dallas Morning News Top 100 list and was ranked the No. 71 wide receiver in the nation by Scout.com and No. 74 by Rivals.com. He earned honorable-mention All-State and first-team All-District (55A) as a junior when he had 46 receptions for 739 yards and 14 TDs. He also played basketball and participated in track & field. His career-best high jump was 6-4 as a junior.

Personal: Darden was born Nov. 18, 1990, and his father, Jack, played defensive end at Texas A&M. He is pursuing a degree in broadcast journalism at UW.

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