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Darrell Wimberly
2   Darrell Wimberly

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Union HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 213

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
3L



Tulsa: A three-year letterwinner and two-year starter . . . has played in 34 games and has 25 career starts . . . played his first two seasons at receiver, and the 2002 season at cornerback . . . has 14 career starts at receiver, and 11 at cornerback . . . sat out the 2003 campaign . . . has career totals of 33 receptions for 401 yards and two touchdowns, and 49 tackles . . . 2003 ?? Received a medical red-shirt season due to an injury . . . 2002 ?? Played cornerback in all 12 games . . . started the first 11 contests . . . tallied 49 tackles to rank sixth on the team . . . his three interceptions for 28 yards tied for the team lead . . . also forced two fumbles and had two pass breakups . . . in his first collegiate game at cornerback, he had three tackles and one interception in the season opener against Oklahoma . . . was named the WAC?s Defensive Player of the Week for his 5-tackle, two interception performance against UTEP . . . had a career-high eight tackles against Fresno State . . . also had six tackles vs. Kansas and Hawaii . . . 2001 ?? Started all 11 games . . . totaled 23 catches for 253 yards, which was the third most receiving yardage on the team . . . caught touchdown passes of 30 yards vs. San Jose State and 18 yards against Rice . . . had four catches for 36 yards vs. Fresno State and four receptions for 31 yards against Boise State . . . had two catches for 44 yards and one TD against San Jose State . . . caught three passes for 43 yards and one touchdown vs. Rice . . . 2000 ?? Was one of 11 true freshmen to earn a letter during the 2000 season . . . played in 11 of 12 games . . . received starting assignments against Rice, New Mexico State and Fresno State . . . ranked fifth on the team in receiving . . . caught 10 passes for 148 yards and a 14.8 average per reception . . . had a season-long 41-yard reception against Oklahoma State . . . had a season-best four catches for 61 yards against Oklahoma State . . . also caught three passes for 39 yards against UTEP . . . Overall ?? Made the move back to receiver during spring drills . . . a big, strong and physical player . . . showed continuous improvement during the spring in learning the offensive system . . . had two receptions for 36 yards and one touchdown in the spring game . . . his TD reception covered 20 yards . . . will be expected to make solid contributions.

High School: Was a two-year letterwinner at Union High School . . . was a starting cornerback and receiver his senior seasons . . . named to the Tulsa World Blue-Chip list . . . was named to the Daily Oklahoman first-team all-state squad as a senior . . . received all-state and first-team all-metro honors by the Tulsa World . . . selected to the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State team . . . played on teams that registered a combined 26-2 record . . . was on two straight Class 6A state runner-up teams . . . had 16 receptions for 190 yards, while tallying 30 tackles as a prep senior . . . totaled 70 tackles and four interceptions in his two years as a cornerback . . . high school coach was Bill Blankenship.

Personal: Favorite NFL team is the Oakland Raiders . . . lists Charles Woodson as his favorite NFL player . . . Michael Jordan is his favorite athlete . . . his favorite food is lasagna . . . the most memorable place he has visited is London, England . . . his favorite college stadium is North Carolina?s Kenan Stadium . . . three words that best describe him are ?shy, polite and intelligent? . . . his favorite local restaurant is Zio?s . . . parents are Charles and Esme Wimberly . . . majoring in marketing . . . born Charles Darrell Wimberly II on June 23, 1981 in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Wimberly's Career Statistics

ReceivingGRecYdsAvgTDLong
2000 (Fr)111014814.8041
2001 (So)112325311.0230
2002 (Jr)Played Defense
2003Redshirted
Totals223340112.2241
DefenseGUTATTotLossSackFRFFPBUInt
2000 (Fr)Played Offense
2001 (So)Played Offense
2002 (Jr)123712490/00/01223
2003Redshirted