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  Darryl Render
Darryl  Render

Player Profile

Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
St. Edward

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 275



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

Pitt held its inaugural Spring Game draft on Wednesday


Paul Chryst Transcript After Second Spring Practice

Pitt holds second practice of the Spring


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

Transcript from Wednesday's practice


Football opens spring drills eyeing first season of ACC play

Coach Chryst has 15 practices scheduled beginning March 5.


Going Bowling: Football faces stiff test in Mississippi

Pitt is 12-2-2 vs. current Southeastern Conference teams.


Pittsburgh Football vs. Georgia Tech

USATSI Gallery


Pittsburgh vs. Gardner-Webb - AP Photo Gallery

Pittsburgh vs. Gardner-Webb - AP Photo Gallery


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)...Africana studies major.

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