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  Alden Darby
Alden Darby

Player Profile

Long Beach, Calif.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 192




2013 Spring Football Prospectus

A look back at the 2012 Sun Devil football season as well as a recap of spring action and a look at the 2013 football season.


QUOTES: Sun Devil Football Fan Fest, presented by MidFirst Bank

Hear from head coach Todd Graham and players


ASU Football Begins 2013 Spring Football Practice Tuesday, March 19

Spring practice runs through April 18 with Football Fan Fest presented by MidFirst Bank on April 13


2012 Football Season in Review

The Sun Devils finished their first season under new head coach Todd Graham with an 8-5 record.


Coach Todd Graham Announces 2013 Spring Football Practice Dates

Spring practice starts on March 19 and runs through April 18


Arizona State vs. Arizona (AP)

Arizona State vs. Arizona (AP)


AP Photos: Football vs. Colorado

AP Photos: Football vs. Colorado


Arizona State vs Washington State

Arizona State vs Washington State


Arizona State vs. UCLA - AP Photo Gallery

Arizona State vs. UCLA - AP Photo Gallery


Arizona State vs. Utah

Arizona State vs. Utah Photo Gallery

Darby Named To Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List

Alden Darby wears pink in memory of his aunt (October, 2011) from The State Press on Vimeo.

ASU: "The Juice Man" is a game-changing athlete with a tremendous skill set both on offense and defense...named to the 2013 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List...made the move to the safety position upon arriving at ASU....a versatile athlete who played cornerback as well as wide receiver and quarterback in a variation of the Wing-T formation in high school.

2012:Was fifth on the team in tackles with 80 this season, including eight in the team's bowl victory against Navy (12/29)...Had his third interception of the season against USC (11/10) and returned it 70 yards for his first career touchdown... Darby ranks sixth all-time on ASU's single-season interception return yards list with 154... Matched his career best with 12 tackles against Oregon (10/18), and recording 10 solo tackles in the process... Recorded his first career sack against Colorado (10/11) for five yards...Had a career-best 12 tackles against Mizzou (9/15) with six solo and six assisted tackles... Had his fifth career interception against Illinois and his second of the season...Has recorded 137 career tackles, including 5.5 for loss...has two fumble recoveries...made 51 tackles in 13 games in 2011, starting two of them...intercepted his first two career passes against Oregon State on 10/1/11....has appeared in 35 career games, starting 12...made a then career-high 10 tackles against Boise State in the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas...Earned All-Pac-12 Second-Team honors in 2012...

2011: Continued to carry over momentum from strong showing his Freshman year...leading returning tackler from last year 51 tackles...started of the season with a team high seven tackles (six solo) and a fumble recovery in win over UC Davis...had two fourth-quarter interceptions Oct. 1 to help put away Oregon State 35-20..followed that up the following week with an interception and six tackle (five solo) at University of Utah... saw earned first start of the year at nickel vs rival Arizona...had a personal high as well as team high in second start of the year in Las Vegas Bowl vs #6 Boise State with 10 total tackles.

2010: True Freshman who earned his first letter this year by seeing in action in 11 high three tackles (two solo) in first game vs. Portland State...had another three tackle game in 55-34 win over Pac-10 foe UCLA...string of six straight games with at least one tackle starting Sept. 18 vs #11 Wisconsin...earned Hard Hat player recognition for his work in ASU's offseason strength and conditioning program.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Millikan Senior High School in Long Beach, Calif...during his three-year career, he totaled 86 tackles, 143 rushing attempts for 862 yards and 12 touchdowns and 94 receptions for 1,074 yards and nine scores...totaled 38 tackles (30 solo), 15 pass deflections and four interceptions, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery as a senior...completed 54-of-119 passes for 593 yards seven touchdowns...carried 124 times for 702 yards (5.7 avg.) with 11 touchdowns and caught 14 passes for 149 yards (10.6 avg.)...led Millikan in passing and rushing and ranked third on the team in receiving...had a season-high six tackles on two occasions and posted five tackles twice as well...carried 17 times for 135 yards with three touchdowns, caught five passes for 42 yards and added four pass deflections against Redondo High School on Sept. 18, 2009...had a season-high 135 yards through the air on nine-of-11 passing with two touchdowns in addition to 106 rushing yards on nine carries with two touchdowns and two tackles and two pass deflections against Long Beach Cabrillo High School on Oct. 2, 2009...had a season-best three touchdown passes with 125 passing yards, 47 rushing yards and one score, four tackles and one interception against prominent program Long Beach Poly on Oct. 23, 2009...rushed for a season-high 166 yards on 20 carries with one touchdown against Long Beach Jordan High School and posted season-bests of five catches for 72 yards against Cerritos Gahr High School on Sept. 4, 2009...caught 73 passes for 865 yards and scored nine touchdowns, ran for 160 yards on 19 carries and a score, had 40 tackles, six pass deflections and blocked two field goals as a junior in 2008...ranked fourth in the state of California in receptions...earned First Team All-Moore League honors and holds the record at Millikan for most yards and receptions in a single season...had five games with 95 or more receiving yards...caught 10 or more passes on three occasions and had four more games with at least six receptions...had his best outing of the year against Long Beach Jordan High School, catching 11 passes for 183 yards with one touchdown and five tackles...totaled 159 receiving yards on nine catches with a touchdown against Long Beach Cabrillo High School on Nov. 14, 2008...posted 10 receptions for 127 yards against Bellflower High School on Sept. 12, 2008 while also tallying a season-high eight tackles and recorded 10 receptions for 101 yards against Downey High School on Sept. 26, 2008...caught seven passes for 60 yards as a sophomore in 2007...added eight tackles and one forced fumble...committed to ASU on Jan. 30, 2010...coached by Kirk Diego at Millikan High School.

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