44 Darnell Sankey
44 Darnell Sankey
Height: 6-2
Weight: 250
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Branham HS
Position: LB
Experience: 3V
gp 11
tk 153.0
sac 3.5
int -
ffum 1

2015 Season: Named first team FCS All-America by STATS, Inc., and College Madness and second team by the Associated Press…also earned first team all-Big Sky honors at linebacker…led the conference and finished second nationally with 13.9 tackles per game…finished one tackle shy of the school record with 153 stops…had at least 10 tackles in nine of the 11 games despite playing the entire season with a broken right hand…had 9.0 tackles-for-loss and 3.5 sacks with a forced fumble and five pass breakups…set the school record and led the nation with 27 tackles at Weber State…had 18 tackles against Idaho State, 17 against UC Davis and 15 against Idaho State…served as a team captain…was invited to play in the NFLPA Game following the season.

2014 Season:
Was one of the top tacklers in the FCS before a knee injury sidelined him for three games…finished the year with 99 total tackles and had seven games with at least 10 tackles…in his six complete games, he averaged 14.5 tackles…tallied 21 tackles against Montana State and 17 against Menlo…tallied 8.0 tackles-for-loss during the year, including a pair of sacks…forced fumbles at Incarnate Word and Cal…picked off a pass at UIW and returned it 59 yards for a touchdown…also played fullback in short-yardage situations, scoring a pair of touchdowns on five attempts.

2013 Season:
Named honorable mention all-Big Sky as a defensive end…tallied 65 total tackles, including 9.5 for loss and 6.0 sacks…was named the FCS Defensive Player of the Week by The Sports Network and the Big Sky ROOT Sports Defensive Player of the Week after recording 10 tackles, 4.5 TFLs, 3.0 sacks, a forced fumble and fumble recovery in the win at Weber State…had at least two tackles in all 12 games…credited with eight tackles against Southern Utah and at Cal Poly…recorded a sack at San Jose State and North Dakota and shared a sack at Arizona State and Portland State…had seven quarterback hurries during the season.

2012 Season:
Appeared in all 11 games as a true freshman...finished the season with 13 tackles...was credited with four tackles (all assists) against Northern Colorado...had a pair of tackles against Weber State, Cal Poly and Montana State...recorded his first career sack with an 11-yard takedown against MSU.

High School:
A 2012 graduate of Branham HS in San Jose, Calif…did not begin playing football until his junior year of high school…led the team and league in tackles with 95 that season…as a senior, he recorded a Central Coast Section-leading 155 tackles…had at least 12 tackles in every game, including 22 against Sobrato…also played on offense where he rushed 10 times for 22 yards and a touchdown.

Personal:
Majoring in communication studies…parents are Roberta and Erskine Sankey.

Recent Games
Oct 10 at #18 Montana State L, 35-13
Oct 17 at Southern Utah L, 44-0
Oct 24 Idaho State W, 38-13
Nov 7 at Cal Poly L, 36-14
Nov 14 at #25 Northern Arizona L, 49-35
Nov 21 UC Davis L, 35-21
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 57 41
Assists 96 69
Tackles 153.0 110.0
Tackles per game 13.9 13.8
Sacks 3.5 2.5
Sack yards 24 17
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 5 Eastern Oregon W, 41-20 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Washington L, 49-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at Weber State L, 32-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 #11 Eastern Washington L, 28-20 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 Northern Colorado L, 27-20 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at #18 Montana State L, 35-13 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Southern Utah L, 44-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Idaho State W, 38-13 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Cal Poly L, 36-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 at #25 Northern Arizona L, 49-35 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 UC Davis L, 35-21 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 5 Eastern Oregon W, 41-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Washington L, 49-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at Weber State L, 32-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 26 #11 Eastern Washington L, 28-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 3 Northern Colorado L, 27-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at #18 Montana State L, 35-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Southern Utah L, 44-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Idaho State W, 38-13 - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Cal Poly L, 36-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 14 at #25 Northern Arizona L, 49-35 - - - - - - -
Nov 21 UC Davis L, 35-21 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 5 Eastern Oregon W, 41-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Washington L, 49-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at Weber State L, 32-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 26 #11 Eastern Washington L, 28-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 3 Northern Colorado L, 27-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at #18 Montana State L, 35-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Southern Utah L, 44-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Idaho State W, 38-13 - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Cal Poly L, 36-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 14 at #25 Northern Arizona L, 49-35 - - - - - - -
Nov 21 UC Davis L, 35-21 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 5 Eastern Oregon W, 41-20 - - - - - 0
Sep 12 at Washington L, 49-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 19 at Weber State L, 32-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 26 #11 Eastern Washington L, 28-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 3 Northern Colorado L, 27-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 10 at #18 Montana State L, 35-13 - - - - - 0
Oct 17 at Southern Utah L, 44-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 24 Idaho State W, 38-13 - - - - - 0
Nov 7 at Cal Poly L, 36-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 14 at #25 Northern Arizona L, 49-35 - - - - - 0
Nov 21 UC Davis L, 35-21 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 5 Eastern Oregon W, 41-20 - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Washington L, 49-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at Weber State L, 32-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 #11 Eastern Washington L, 28-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 Northern Colorado L, 27-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at #18 Montana State L, 35-13 - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Southern Utah L, 44-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Idaho State W, 38-13 - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Cal Poly L, 36-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 at #25 Northern Arizona L, 49-35 - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 UC Davis L, 35-21 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 5 Eastern Oregon W, 41-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Washington L, 49-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at Weber State L, 32-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 #11 Eastern Washington L, 28-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 Northern Colorado L, 27-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at #18 Montana State L, 35-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Southern Utah L, 44-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Idaho State W, 38-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Cal Poly L, 36-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 at #25 Northern Arizona L, 49-35 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 UC Davis L, 35-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 5 Eastern Oregon W, 41-20 1 - - - - 0
Sep 12 at Washington L, 49-0 1 - - - - 0
Sep 19 at Weber State L, 32-14 1 - - - - 0
Sep 26 #11 Eastern Washington L, 28-20 1 - - - - 0
Oct 3 Northern Colorado L, 27-20 1 - - - - 0
Oct 10 at #18 Montana State L, 35-13 1 - - - - 0
Oct 17 at Southern Utah L, 44-0 1 - - - - 0
Oct 24 Idaho State W, 38-13 1 - - - - 0
Nov 7 at Cal Poly L, 36-14 1 - - - - 0
Nov 14 at #25 Northern Arizona L, 49-35 1 - - - - 0
Nov 21 UC Davis L, 35-21 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 5 Eastern Oregon W, 41-20 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 12 at Washington L, 49-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 19 at Weber State L, 32-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 26 #11 Eastern Washington L, 28-20 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 3 Northern Colorado L, 27-20 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 10 at #18 Montana State L, 35-13 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 17 at Southern Utah L, 44-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 24 Idaho State W, 38-13 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 7 at Cal Poly L, 36-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 14 at #25 Northern Arizona L, 49-35 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 21 UC Davis L, 35-21 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 5 Eastern Oregon W, 41-20 4 8 12.0 1 7 1 7 - - - - - - 1 - -
Sep 12 at Washington L, 49-0 3 1 4.0 - - 0.5 0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at Weber State L, 32-14 9 18 27.0 - - 1 2 - - - - - - 1 - -
Sep 26 #11 Eastern Washington L, 28-20 5 8 13.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 Northern Colorado L, 27-20 4 11 15.0 1 12 2 14 1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at #18 Montana State L, 35-13 2 7 9.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Southern Utah L, 44-0 1 13 14.0 0.5 4 1.5 7 - - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 24 Idaho State W, 38-13 11 7 18.0 - - 1 2 - - - - - - 1 - -
Nov 7 at Cal Poly L, 36-14 7 6 13.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Nov 14 at #25 Northern Arizona L, 49-35 5 6 11.0 1 1 2 2 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 UC Davis L, 35-21 6 11 17.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2012-13 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2013-14 12 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2014-15 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 43 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2012-13 11 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 12 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 9 6 11 1.2 1.8 2 4 - -
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 43 6 11 0.3 1.8 2 4 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2012-13 11 - - - - - - -
2013-14 12 - - - - - - -
2014-15 9 - - - - - - -
2015-16 11 - - - - - - -
Total 43 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2012-13 11 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 12 - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 9 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - 0
Total 43 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2012-13 11 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 12 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 9 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 43 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2012-13 1 5 5.0 0 5 - - - - -
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - -
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 1 5 5.0 0 5 - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2012-13 11 - - - 5 5 .5
2013-14 12 - - - - 0 .0
2014-15 9 11 - - - 11 1.2
2015-16 11 - - - - 0 .0
Total 43 11 - - 5 16 .4
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2012-13 0 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - 0
2013-14 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 18 2.0 2 - - - 1 - - - - 0
2015-16 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Total 18 0.4 2 - 0 - 1 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2012-13 11 2 11 13.0 1.2 1 11 1 11 - - - - - - -
2013-14 12 26 39 65.0 5.4 6 47 9.5 54 1 1 0 - - 1 -
2014-15 9 39 60 99.0 11.0 2 12 8 30 2 1 0 1 59 3 -
2015-16 11 57 96 153.0 13.9 3.5 24 9 34 1 - - - - 5 -
Total 43 124 206 330.0 7.7 12.5 94 27.5 129 4 2 0 1 59 9 -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 - - - - - - - -
Losses 9 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 - - - - - - -
Losses 9 - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 6 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 2 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 9 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 - - - - - - - -
Losses 9 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 11 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 8 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - - - - 0 .0
Away 6 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 2 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 9 - - - - 0 .0
-
September 4 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 3 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 57 96 153.0 13.9 3.5 24 9 34 1 - - - - 5 -
Conference 8 41 69 110.0 13.8 2.5 17 6.5 25 1 - - - - 3 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 30 45 75.0 15.0 2 19 4 23 1 - - - - 2 -
Away 6 27 51 78.0 13.0 1.5 5 5 11 - - - - - 3 -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 2 15 15 30.0 15.0 1 7 2 9 - - - - - 2 -
Losses 9 42 81 123.0 13.7 2.5 17 7 25 1 - - - - 3 -
-
September 4 21 35 56.0 14.0 1 7 2.5 9 - - - - - 2 -
October 4 18 38 56.0 14.0 1.5 16 4.5 23 1 - - - - 2 -
November 3 18 23 41.0 13.7 1 1 2 2 - - - - - 1 -