LG/Best Buy
OU Football BIO
56
Ty Darlington
Player Profile:
Ty Darlington 1373224
Position: Offensive Line
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 288
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Apopka, Fla.
High School: Apopka HS

2014
Named to Capital One Academic All-America First Team and Capital One Academic All-District team ... Academic All-Big 12 First Team honoree ... started at center in all 13 games

2013
Played in three of 13 games ... saw playing time against Texas Tech (10/26), Notre Dame (9/28) and ULM (8/31)

2012
Played in nine games and made first career start at center for an injured Gabe Ikard vs. Baylor (11/10).

High School
Selected to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Four-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com ... No. 2 player in Orlando Sentinel Super 60 for Central Florida ... No. 5 player in Orlando Sentinel's Florida Top 100 ... Two-time first team All-State ... Two-time Orlando Sentinel Class 8A All-Central Florida ... No. 43 in Super Southeast 120 ... Class Valedictorian for Apopka HS ... carried a 5.1 weighted GPA at Apopka High School ... scored a 33 on his ACT and recorded a 2060 SAT.

No. 148 overall player in the country (ESPN)
No. 163 overall player in the country (Rivals)
No. 264 overall player in the country (Scout)
No. 2 center (247sports, ESPN, Rivals, Scout)
No. 27 player in Florida (ESPN)
No. 29 player in Florida (Rivals)
No. 48 player in Florida (247sports)
No. 67 player in Southeast Region (ESPN)

The Wrap-Up
Son of Rick and Shelly Darlington ... also wrestled in high school ... graduated in arts and sciences planned program ... now pursuing a masters degree ... father is head coach at Apoka HS in Apoka, Fla. ... mother was an OU cheerleader as an undergraduate ... brother, Zack, is a quarterback at Nebraska.

Football Videos:
Football Photos: