21 Darien Townsend
21 Darien Townsend
Height: 5-10
Weight: 170
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio
High School: Youngstown Christian
Position: WR
Major: Business
gp 14
yds 525
yds/g 37.5
td 4

2015 (Sophomore): Played in all 11 games as a reserve wide receiver...caught 10 passes for 99 yards and had a rush for a seven-yard gain...caught passes in six contests...seven of 10 receptions came in MVFC games...caught three passes for 29 yards at Western Illinois...had a long reception of 16 yards against the Leathernecks...caught a pair of passes for 25 yards, with a long of 21, against Missouri State...had two receptions for 25 yards at Southern Illinois...had a 12-yard reception against Robert Morris...also had catches against Indiana State and Pittsburgh...seven-yard rush came against Saint Francis (Pa.)...earned his second letter.

2014 (Freshman): Played in 10 games, primarily as a member of special teams units...had a 36-yard reception in win over Saint Francis for first career reception...earned his first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-team All-Northeast Inland District Division VII honoree as a senior…amassed more than 1,000 total offensive yards each season for Youngstown Christian…played in the OHSBCA North-South All-Star Game in Dayton…also played in the inaugural Ohio-Michigan Border Classic in June…was tabbed the team MVP three times… was a four-year letterwinner…coach was Brian Marrow…also played basketball…was a member of the honor roll.

PERSONAL: Parents are Christina and Dwayne Townsend…has two brothers…academic interest is nursing...is the 2016-17 recipient of the William G. Lyden Jr. Scholarship, the John F. McCarthy, Jr., Memorial Scholarship, and the Sanford D. Rivers Scholarship.

Recent Games
Nov 19 at Missouri State W, 65-20
Nov 26 Samford W, 38-24
Dec 3 at Jacksonville State W, 40-24
Dec 10 Wofford W, 30-23
Dec 17 at Eastern Wash. W, 40-38
Jan 7 vs. James Madison L, 28-14
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 32 19
Yards 525 234
Yards per game 37.5 29.3
Yards per catch 16.4 12.3
Touchdowns 4 1
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 1 Duquesne W, 45-10 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at West Virginia L, 38-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 Robert Morris W, 38-6 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 South Dakota W, 30-20 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Illinois State W, 20-6 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 UNI W, 14-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 at South Dakota State L, 24-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Indiana State W, 13-10 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at North Dakota State L, 24-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Southern Illinois W, 21-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Missouri State W, 65-20 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 26 Samford W, 38-24 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 3 at Jacksonville State W, 40-24 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 10 Wofford W, 30-23 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 17 at Eastern Wash. W, 40-38 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 7 vs. James Madison L, 28-14 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Duquesne W, 45-10 - - - - - 1 1
Sep 10 at West Virginia L, 38-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 17 Robert Morris W, 38-6 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 South Dakota W, 30-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Illinois State W, 20-6 - - - - - - -
Oct 15 UNI W, 14-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 22 at South Dakota State L, 24-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Indiana State W, 13-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at North Dakota State L, 24-3 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Southern Illinois W, 21-14 2 20 10.0 11 0 - -
Nov 19 at Missouri State W, 65-20 - - - - - - -
Nov 26 Samford W, 38-24 - - - - - - -
Dec 3 at Jacksonville State W, 40-24 - - - - - - -
Dec 10 Wofford W, 30-23 - - - - - - -
Dec 17 at Eastern Wash. W, 40-38 - - - - - - -
Jan 7 vs. James Madison L, 28-14 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Duquesne W, 45-10 3 91 30.3 49 2 1 1
Sep 10 at West Virginia L, 38-21 1 6 6.0 6 0 - -
Sep 17 Robert Morris W, 38-6 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 South Dakota W, 30-20 4 56 14.0 27 0 - -
Oct 8 at Illinois State W, 20-6 - - - - - - -
Oct 15 UNI W, 14-10 2 14 7.0 8 0 - -
Oct 22 at South Dakota State L, 24-10 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Indiana State W, 13-10 2 24 12.0 13 0 - -
Nov 5 at North Dakota State L, 24-3 7 98 14.0 31 0 - -
Nov 12 Southern Illinois W, 21-14 2 38 19.0 28 1 - -
Nov 19 at Missouri State W, 65-20 2 4 2.0 5 0 - -
Nov 26 Samford W, 38-24 1 28 28.0 28 0 - -
Dec 3 at Jacksonville State W, 40-24 3 93 31.0 85 0 - -
Dec 10 Wofford W, 30-23 5 73 14.6 25 1 - -
Dec 17 at Eastern Wash. W, 40-38 - - - - - - -
Jan 7 vs. James Madison L, 28-14 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 1 Duquesne W, 45-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 10 at West Virginia L, 38-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 17 Robert Morris W, 38-6 - - - - - 0
Oct 1 South Dakota W, 30-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 8 at Illinois State W, 20-6 - - - - - 0
Oct 15 UNI W, 14-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 22 at South Dakota State L, 24-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 29 Indiana State W, 13-10 - - - - - 0
Nov 5 at North Dakota State L, 24-3 - - - - - 0
Nov 12 Southern Illinois W, 21-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 19 at Missouri State W, 65-20 - - - - - 0
Nov 26 Samford W, 38-24 - - - - - 0
Dec 3 at Jacksonville State W, 40-24 - - - - - 0
Dec 10 Wofford W, 30-23 - - - - - 0
Dec 17 at Eastern Wash. W, 40-38 - - - - - -
Jan 7 vs. James Madison L, 28-14 - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 1 Duquesne W, 45-10 - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at West Virginia L, 38-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 Robert Morris W, 38-6 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 South Dakota W, 30-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Illinois State W, 20-6 - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 UNI W, 14-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 at South Dakota State L, 24-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Indiana State W, 13-10 - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at North Dakota State L, 24-3 - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Southern Illinois W, 21-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Missouri State W, 65-20 - - - - - - - -
Nov 26 Samford W, 38-24 - - - - - - - -
Dec 3 at Jacksonville State W, 40-24 - - - - - - - -
Dec 10 Wofford W, 30-23 - - - - - - - -
Dec 17 at Eastern Wash. W, 40-38 - - - - - - - -
Jan 7 vs. James Madison L, 28-14 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 1 Duquesne W, 45-10 - - - - - 1 4 4.0 4 0
Sep 10 at West Virginia L, 38-21 3 83 27.7 39 0 2 21 10.5 19 0
Sep 17 Robert Morris W, 38-6 - - - - - 1 1 1.0 1 0
Oct 1 South Dakota W, 30-20 - - - - - 2 8 4.0 14 0
Oct 8 at Illinois State W, 20-6 3 40 13.3 16 0 - - - - -
Oct 15 UNI W, 14-10 - - - - - 3 89 29.7 45 0
Oct 22 at South Dakota State L, 24-10 - - - - - 1 9 9.0 9 0
Oct 29 Indiana State W, 13-10 - - - - - 2 91 45.5 79 1
Nov 5 at North Dakota State L, 24-3 3 49 16.3 22 0 - - - - -
Nov 12 Southern Illinois W, 21-14 - - - - - 1 10 10.0 10 0
Nov 19 at Missouri State W, 65-20 1 22 22.0 22 0 3 -4 -1.3 0 0
Nov 26 Samford W, 38-24 - - - - - 3 22 7.3 18 0
Dec 3 at Jacksonville State W, 40-24 - - - - - 3 8 2.7 7 0
Dec 10 Wofford W, 30-23 - - - - - 3 38 12.7 24 0
Dec 17 at Eastern Wash. W, 40-38 - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 7 vs. James Madison L, 28-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 1 Duquesne W, 45-10 1 - 91 4 - 95
Sep 10 at West Virginia L, 38-21 1 - 6 21 83 110
Sep 17 Robert Morris W, 38-6 1 - - 1 - 1
Oct 1 South Dakota W, 30-20 1 - 56 8 - 64
Oct 8 at Illinois State W, 20-6 1 - - - 40 40
Oct 15 UNI W, 14-10 1 - 14 89 - 103
Oct 22 at South Dakota State L, 24-10 1 - - 9 - 9
Oct 29 Indiana State W, 13-10 1 - 24 91 - 115
Nov 5 at North Dakota State L, 24-3 1 - 98 - 49 147
Nov 12 Southern Illinois W, 21-14 1 20 38 10 - 68
Nov 19 at Missouri State W, 65-20 1 - 4 -4 22 22
Nov 26 Samford W, 38-24 1 - 28 22 - 50
Dec 3 at Jacksonville State W, 40-24 1 - 93 8 - 101
Dec 10 Wofford W, 30-23 1 - 73 38 - 111
Dec 17 at Eastern Wash. W, 40-38 - - - - - -
Jan 7 vs. James Madison L, 28-14 - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 1 Duquesne W, 45-10 12 - 2 - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Sep 10 at West Virginia L, 38-21 0 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 -
Sep 17 Robert Morris W, 38-6 0 - - - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Oct 1 South Dakota W, 30-20 0 - 0 - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Oct 8 at Illinois State W, 20-6 0 - - 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 15 UNI W, 14-10 0 - 0 - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Oct 22 at South Dakota State L, 24-10 0 - - - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Oct 29 Indiana State W, 13-10 6 - 0 - 1 - - - - - 0 -
Nov 5 at North Dakota State L, 24-3 0 - 0 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 12 Southern Illinois W, 21-14 6 0 1 - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Nov 19 at Missouri State W, 65-20 0 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 -
Nov 26 Samford W, 38-24 0 - 0 - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Dec 3 at Jacksonville State W, 40-24 0 - 0 - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Dec 10 Wofford W, 30-23 6 - 1 - 0 - - - - - 0 -
Dec 17 at Eastern Wash. W, 40-38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 7 vs. James Madison L, 28-14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 1 Duquesne W, 45-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at West Virginia L, 38-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 Robert Morris W, 38-6 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 South Dakota W, 30-20 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Illinois State W, 20-6 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 UNI W, 14-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 at South Dakota State L, 24-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Indiana State W, 13-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at North Dakota State L, 24-3 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Southern Illinois W, 21-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Missouri State W, 65-20 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 26 Samford W, 38-24 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 3 at Jacksonville State W, 40-24 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 10 Wofford W, 30-23 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 17 at Eastern Wash. W, 40-38 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 7 vs. James Madison L, 28-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 14 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 34 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 1 7 0.7 7.0 0 7 - -
2016-17 14 2 20 1.4 10.0 0 11 1 1
Total 34 3 27 0.8 9.0 0 11 1 1
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 10 1 0.1 36 3.6 36.0 0 36
2015-16 10 10 1.0 99 9.9 9.9 0 21
2016-17 14 32 2.3 525 37.5 16.4 4 85
Total 34 43 1.3 660 19.4 15.3 4 85
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 14 - - - - - - - 0
Total 34 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 14 - - - - - - - -
Total 34 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 2 -4 -2.0 0 0 - - - - -
2016-17 10 194 19.4 0 39 25 297 11.9 1 79
Total 12 190 15.8 0 39 25 297 11.9 1 79
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 10 - 36 - - 36 3.6
2015-16 10 7 99 - -4 102 10.2
2016-17 14 20 525 297 194 1036 74.0
Total 34 27 660 297 190 1174 34.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
2016-17 30 2.1 0 4 0 1 - - - - - 0
Total 30 0.9 0 4 0 1 - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 14 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 34 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 14 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
December 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 14 2 20 1.4 10.0 0 11 1 1
Conference 8 2 20 2.5 10.0 0 11 - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 8 2 20 2.5 10.0 0 11 1 1
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 11 2 20 1.8 10.0 0 11 1 1
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - 1 1
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 4 2 20 5.0 10.0 0 11 - -
December 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 14 32 2.3 525 37.5 16.4 4 85
Conference 8 19 2.4 234 29.3 12.3 1 31
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 8 19 2.4 324 40.5 17.1 4 49
Away 6 13 2.2 201 33.5 15.5 0 85
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 11 24 2.2 421 38.3 17.5 4 85
Losses 3 8 2.7 104 34.7 13.0 0 31
-
September 3 4 1.3 97 32.3 24.3 2 49
October 5 8 1.6 94 18.8 11.8 0 27
November 4 12 3.0 168 42.0 14.0 1 31
December 2 8 4.0 166 83.0 20.8 1 85
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 14 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 8 - - - - - - - 0
Away 6 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 11 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 5 - - - - - - - 0
November 4 - - - - - - - 0
December 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 14 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 8 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 11 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - - -
December 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 10 194 19.4 0 39 25 297 11.9 1 79
Conference 7 111 15.9 0 22 12 203 16.9 1 79
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - 16 263 16.4 1 79
Away 10 194 19.4 0 39 9 34 3.8 0 19
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 62 15.5 0 22 22 267 12.1 1 79
Losses 6 132 22.0 0 39 3 30 10.0 0 19
-
September 3 83 27.7 0 39 4 26 6.5 0 19
October 3 40 13.3 0 16 8 197 24.6 1 79
November 4 71 17.8 0 22 7 28 4.0 0 18
December - - - - - 6 46 7.7 0 24
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 14 20 525 297 194 1036 74.0
Conference 8 20 234 203 111 568 71.0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 8 20 324 263 - 607 75.9
Away 6 - 201 34 194 429 71.5
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 11 20 421 267 62 770 70.0
Losses 3 - 104 30 132 266 88.7
-
September 3 - 97 26 83 206 68.7
October 5 - 94 197 40 331 66.2
November 4 20 168 28 71 287 71.8
December 2 - 166 46 - 212 106.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 30 2.1 0 4 0 1 - - - - - 0
Conference 12 1.5 0 1 0 1 - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 30 3.8 0 4 - 1 - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 30 2.7 0 4 0 1 - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0
-
September 12 4.0 - 2 0 0 - - - - - 0
October 6 1.2 - 0 0 1 - - - - - 0
November 6 1.5 0 1 0 0 - - - - - 0
December 6 3.0 - 1 - 0 - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 14 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
December 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -