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#21 Darien Rencher

Position:
RB
Height:
5-8
Weight:
195
Class:
*Jr.
Hometown:
Anderson, S.C.
High School:
T.L. Hanna HS
BIO

Original walk-on who enters 2020 having recorded 50 carries for 238 yards and two touchdowns in 88 snaps over 23 career games.

2019: Recorded 26 carries for 135 yards and two touchdowns on the ground plus four catches for 26 yards in 66 snaps over 13 games … gained 22 yards on six carries vs. Georgia Tech … received one carry vs. No. 12 Texas A&M … rushed twice for eight yards at Syracuse … gained six yards on two carries vs. Charlotte … gained 27 yards on three carries vs. Florida State … scored first career touchdown on an eight-yard run at Louisville … recorded a three-yard rush and a 10-yard reception vs. Boston College … recorded 36 yards and a touchdown on three carries on his 22nd birthday vs. Wofford … rushed once for a yard and caught an eight-yard pass at NC State … gained 13 yards on three carries and caught a 12-yard pass vs. Wake Forest … rushed twice for eight yards at South Carolina … gained three yards on a carry vs. No. 22 Virginia in the ACC Championship Game.

2018: Rushed for 65 yards on 15 carries in 22 snaps over seven games … carried twice for 11 yards vs. Furman … recorded two touches (one rush, one reception) vs. No. 16 NC State … rushed twice for 15 yards at Florida State … gained 20 yards on four rushes vs. Louisville … added three yards on two carries vs. Duke … rushed three times for 13 yards against Pitt … gained a yard on one carry vs. No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl.

2017: Had 38 yards on nine carries in 20 snaps over three games … had 27 yards on four carries against Kent State on Sept. 2 … had three yards on two carries against The Citadel on Nov. 18 … had eight yards on three carries at South Carolina on Nov. 25.

2016: Did not appear in a game.

Before Clemson: Lettered at T.L. Hanna High School.

Personal: His father, Darwin, was a letterman for Clemson track & field from 1985-87 and still is sixth in Tiger history in the outdoor long jump … majoring in elementary education … three-time ACC Honor Roll selection … completed microinternships with Adobe in 2017, Cisco in 2018 and the National Football League in 2019 … born Nov. 2, 1997.