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07/16/2015

Pitt Football Positional Preview: The Defense

The Panthers return seven starters on defense

04/15/2015

Rosters Set for the 2015 Blue-Gold Spring Game on Saturday

Pitt held its inaugural Spring Game draft on Wednesday

03/18/2014

Paul Chryst Transcript After Second Spring Practice

Pitt holds second practice of the Spring

08/21/2013

Football Training Camp: What They're Saying: August 21

Transcript from Wednesday's practice

03/05/2013

Football opens spring drills eyeing first season of ACC play

Coach Chryst has 15 practices scheduled beginning March 5.

07/21/2015

Pitt at ACC Football Kickoff

Pat Narduzzi, Darryl Render and James Conner talked about the upcoming season at the event in Pinehurst, N.C.

10/25/2014

Pittsburgh Football vs. Georgia Tech

USATSI Gallery

09/22/2012

Pittsburgh vs. Gardner-Webb - AP Photo Gallery

Pittsburgh vs. Gardner-Webb - AP Photo Gallery

09/01/2012

Pittsburgh vs. Youngstown State (9/1/12)

Pittsburgh vs. Youngstown State (9/1/12)

2014: Played in 12 games, starting 11 at defensive tackle...missed the regular-season finale at Miami due to an ankle injury...totaled 32 tackles, six TFLs, two sacks, four PBUs and a forced fumble on the year...had a season-high five tackles with a 15-yard sack at Virginia...matched his season high with five stops against Georgia Tech and added a forced fumble...had a two-yard sack at FIU.

2013: Played in all 13 games, starting one (Nov. 2 at Georgia Tech)...saw time at both defensive tackle and nose tackle...totaled 25 tackles, 2.5 TFLs, a sack assist, three pass breakups and a fumble recovery...in his lone start of the season, had a career-high seven tackles at Georgia Tech and the first fumble recovery of his career (forced by Aaron Donald and recovered at the Pitt 39 to halt a Yellow Jackets drive)...had three tackles and a sack assist vs. Bowling Green in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl.

2012: Played in 11 games as a true freshman, starting one...totaled six tackles and 1.5 TFLs on the year...had a season-high three stops and 1.5 TFLs in a starting assignment vs. Gardner-Webb, replacing injured starter Aaron Donald at defensive tackle.

HIGH SCHOOL: One of the top defensive end prospects in the Midwest...compiled 86 tackles, 21 tackles for loss, 15 sacks and four fumble recoveries as a senior at St. Edward...rated the No. 27 prospect in Ohio by Rivals and No. 36 by Scout...rated the nation's No. 31 strongside defensive end by Rivals...Northeast Lakes All-District honoree...helped team to an 8-4 record and the state playoffs his final year...as a junior, Render helped St. Edward to the state championship with a 15-0 record and No. 3 finish in the Rivals national high school team rankings...played under Coach Rick Finotti.

PERSONAL: Darryl Marcellus Render, born 10/15/93, is the son of Darryl and Cecilia Render...has one sister...is the nephew of Scottie Graham, who played running back at Ohio State and six seasons in the NFL, and became a spokesperson for the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA)...administration of justice major.

Defense
G GS UT AT TOT TFL SACKS FR INT PBU
2012 11 1 2 4 6 1.5-5 0.0 0 0 1
2013 13 1 11 14 25 2.5-7 0.5 1 0 3
2014 12 11 18 14 32 6.0-39 2.0 0 0 4
Career 36 13 31 32 63 10.0-51 2.5 1 0 8

Darryl Render
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Darryl  Render

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
St. Edward

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 300

Position:
DL

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