|2 Darrell Blackman
In 2004: Led the ACC and ranked third nationally in punt returns with a 17.83 average, even though he didn't return a kick until the eighth game of the season ... NC State's third-leading rusher with 206 yards ... Scored the Wolfpack's only touchdown in the loss to No. 11 Florida State, he ran a punt return back 87 yards, the third-longest return in school history. That was only his second game as a punt returner ... Rushed for a career-high 90 yards in the loss at Clemson ... Earned his first career start in his first collegiate game versus Richmond ... Missed the Wake Forest game with an AC (shoulder) separation.
Prep: Committed to NC State in spring of 2003 out of Williamsport (Va.) Area High School, but attended Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va. ... Rated the nation's No. 35 non-high school prospect by Rivals.com ... Rushed 220 times for 2,323 yards and 22 TDs while averaging 10.6 yards per carry in his senior season of high school ... As a junior, gained 2,457 yards and scored 32 touchdowns ... Set a new school records with 6,775 career rushing yards and 70 touchdowns ... One of 78 players chosen nationally to participate in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, where he rushed for 86 yards on only six carries ... High school teammate of fellow Wolfpack player Raymond Brooks ... 2002 First-Team Parade All-American selection ... Ranked as the No. 3 running back nationally by Tom Lemming in 2003 ... G&W and Lemming ranked him the top player in the state in 2003 ... Prep Star Dream Team Top-100 selection in 2003 ... Two-time first-team all-state performer in football ... Named conference Player of the Year three times ... Was first-team all-state in basketball as a junior and second-team as a senior ... Averaged more than 20 points per game his final two seasons ... Enrolled in the first-year college program ... Born 1/7/85.
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|Wake Forest||DNP - Injured|
|Ga. Tech||Special Teams Only|