Darius Nall

Darius Nall

RS Senior

Douglasville, Ga.

High School:
Chapel Hill

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 246

Defensive End


Seven Knights to Compete in The Battle of Florida

Game set for Jan. 21 in Boca Raton.


John Denton's Knights Insider Insights

Insider Insights


John Denton's Knights Insider: Murray Rushes for 233 Yards in UCF's 31-14 Win

UCF 31, UTEP 14


UCF-UTEP Postgame Notes

Postgame Notes


John Denton's Knights Insider: Ready for Senior Day Friday

UCF vs. UTEP Friday at 7 p.m.


UCF 16, Marshall 6 - AP Photos

UCF 16, Marshall 6 - AP Photos

-Appeared in and started in 10 games at DE and recorded 24 tackles (13 solo) with 2.5 sacks, 5.0 tackles for loss and three break-ups
-Boston College 9/10: Recorded two tackles (one solo)
-At FIU 9/17: Recorded three tackles (two solo)
-At BYU 9/23: Had two tackles (one solo) with one tackle for loss and one sack
-Marshall 10/8: Posted two tackles (two solo)
-At SMU 10/15: Recorded three tackles
-At UAB 10/20: Registered three tackles with 0.5 sacks, 0.5 TFL, 1 PBU, and 1 QBH
-At Southern Miss 11/12: Had three tackles with a TFL and a break-up
-At East Carolina 11/19: Finished with two tackles, 0.5 TFL and a break-up
-UTEP 11/25: Collected four solo tackles with 2.0 TFLs

-All-Conference USA Second Team
-Appeared in 13 games and recorded 31 tackles (23 solo), 9.5 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, three pass break-ups, 14 quarterback hurries and one forced fumble
-South Dakota 9/4: Recorded three tackles (two solo)
-NC State 9/11: Recorded three solo tackles (one tackle for loss), a pass break-up and a sack
-At Buffalo 9/18: Recorded nine tackles (six solo), three tackles for loss, a team-high two sacks, and a pass break-up to earn C-USA Defensive Player of the Week honors
-At Kansas State 9/25: Recorded three tackles (one tackle for loss) and one sack
-UAB 10/6: Recorded two tackles, a pass break-up and three quarterback hurries
-Rice 10/23: Recorded six tackles (four solo), 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble and one quarterback hurry to pick up his second C-USA Defensive Player of the Week award
-ECU 10/30: Recorded two tackles (two solo) and one sack
-SMU 12/4: Recorded one sack

-Appeared in all 13 games with one start at DE and recorded 12 tackles (seven solo), four sacks, 4.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery
-At ECU 9/26: Recorded one tackle and a half sack
-Miami 10/17: Recorded three tackles (three solo) with one TFL and one sack
-At Rice 10/24: Recorded two tackles and a half sack
-Marshall 11/1: Recorded one tackle and a half sack
-Tulane 11/21: Recorded two tackles (two solo) with two TFL, one forced fumble and two sacks

-Sat out the season due to an injury, earning a redshirt

-Earned a spot on the coaches' Conference USA All-Freshman Team
-Appeared in all 14 games with three starts at DE and recorded 22 tackles (15 solo) with one sack, four tackles for loss, one pass broken up, and one forced fumble
-Texas 9/15: Recorded one tackle (one solo)
-Memphis 9/22: Recorded two tackles
-Louisiana 9/29: Recorded six tackles with two TFL and one QBH
-At ECU 10/6: Recorded six tackles
-At USF 10/13: Recorded four tackles with one TFL, and one FF
-At SMU 11/17: Recorded two tackles with one sack

-Served as team captain his senior season for coach Michael Bedosky at Chapel Hill High School
-Earned three letters at the school and was named All-Douglas County as a junior and a senior
-Awarded Douglas County Defensive Player of the Year honors as a senior after posting 68 tackles (47 solos) and a new school record 10.5 sacks
-Also blocked three kicks en route to earning the team's Defensive MVP honors
-On offense, gained 182 yards rushing, 91 receiving and scored two touchdowns
-Selected to play in the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North/South All-Star Football Game
-Lettered two years in basketball and four in track and field
-Also recruited by Indiana, Louisville, Southern Miss and Tulane

-Son of Alexander and Wanda Willis
-Majoring in hospitality management


Year G Tkls Solo Ast TFL Sacks PBU INT FF FR
2007 14 22 15 7 4.0 1 1 0 1 0
2008 Redshirt Season
2009 13 12 7 5 4.5 4 0 0 1 1
2010 13 31 23 8 9.5 8.5 3 0 1 0
2011 10 24 13 11 5.0 2.5 3 0 0 0
Total 49 89 58 31 23.0 16.0 8 0 3 1

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