2008: Saw action in six games for the Bulldogs ... Missed seven games due to injury...Registered 13 total tackles on the year ... Named LA Tech Special Teams POW (Idaho game) ... Finished with five tackles two times ... Assisted on a sack against Mississippi State 8/30/08
2007: Played three games at linebacker and saw extensive action during the Boise State game...had one tackle during the Hawaii game
2006: Saw action in 13 games for the Bulldogs ... Finished with one solo and one assisted stop
2005: Member of the scout squad
High School: Lettered for coach Mickey McCarty at Neville High School ... Played wide receiver for the Tigers ... Helped lead Neville to the 2001 District 1-4A title and the state quarterfinals ... Led Neville to the 2003 state semifinals ... Named all-district wide receiver as a junior and senior ... Named All-Northeast Louisiana in 2002 ... Also a member of the Neville track and field team, running the 400-meters and on the 1,600-meter relay team
Getting Acquainted: Son of Jim Darby and Charlotte Hester ... Has two brothers, Nathan and Nicholas ... Both Nathan and Nicholas played football at Louisiana Tech ... Kinesiology and health promotions major ... Born May 15, 1985, in Memphis, Tenn.