MEET: IU DL DARIUS LATHAM
May 20, 2014HOOSIER SPORTS 365
#98 DARIUS LATHAM
2013 HONORS: BTN.com honorable mention All-Big Ten Freshman team.
2013 (Freshman): Played in all 12 games ...made 22 tackles with two sacks (14 yards), three tackles for loss (16 yards), one fumble recovery and three pass breakups ... collected four stops with a half-TFL at No. 17 Wisconsin ... added three tackles with the fumble recovery the following weekend at No. 4 Ohio State ... recorded one sack and two PBUs in win over Illinois ... tallied three stops and a halftackle for loss apiece in collegiate debut against Indiana State and at Michigan.
Prep/Personal: Defensive and offensive lineman for head coach Keith Shelton at North Central High School ... Indiana Football Coaches Association Top 50 and all-state as a junior and senior ... Indiana Associated Press Class 5A All- State as a senior and honorable mention as a junior ... selected to the 2012 Indianapolis Star Super Team ... runner-up for the Indianapolis Star Position Award (defensive line) ... Nominated for the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... made 62 tackles with eight sacks and 15.5 tackles for loss in 2012 ... two-time first team all-conference and All-Marion County selection ... team captain as a senior and the defensive lineman of the year his final two seasons ... posted 42 stops with 4.5 sacks and six TFLs as a junior ... added 37 tackles with three sacks and four tackles for loss as a sophomore ... rated the No. 3 prospect in Indiana and the No. 160 prospect nationally by 247Sports.com ... rated the No. 14 defensive tackle nationally and the No. 239 prospect overall by Rivals.com ... four-year football and basketball letterwinner ... teammate of IU junior quarterback Tre Roberson in youth football league ... started all four seasons he played basketball ... selected to the 2013 Indiana All-Star team ... added to the Hoosier Basketball Magazine North/South All-Star team as a junior ... North Central won the state championship his freshman season ... parents are Cori Latham and David Turner ... born on Nov. 9, 1994, Darius Kyree Latham intends to study sport marketing and management.