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#10 Darius Powe
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lakewood, CA
High School: Lakewood HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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Powe has made significant contributions as a part-time starter at wide receiver each of the past two seasons in his first two campaigns with the program, combining for totals of 37 receptions, 365 yards receiving and two touchdown catches. He is geared to do the same in 2014 as he heads into the campaign listed in the No. 2 position on the inside receiver ‘Y’ position on the preseason depth chart.

Career Stats
Game Logs: 2014 | 2013 | 2012
Cal Career (2012 – Present)
► Has played in 23 games with eight starts over his first two seasons with the program, compiling career totals of 37 receptions for 365 yards and two touchdown catches
► Ranks tied for first among active Cal wide receivers in games played, third in starts and yards receiving, tied for third in receptions and tied for fourth in touchdown catches
► Has one rush for -4 yards and one kick return for -1 yard for a total of 360 all-purpose yards
► His two career touchdown catches are tied for fourth among Cal’s active players with his totals of two touchdowns and 12 points both tied for sixth
► Had a career high six catches at Oregon State and a 36-yard catch at Ohio State as a 2012 freshman that are career bests, while his 50 yards receiving vs. USC as a 2013 sophomore is a career high
Junior (2014)
► Listed in the No. 2 position on the inside receiver ‘Y’ position on the preseason depth chart
► Had one reception for 27 yards in the spring game
Sophomore (2013)
► Played in 12 games with three starts
► Recorded career highs of 25 receptions and 231 yards receiving while equaling a career best with one touchdown catch, ranking fifth on the team in yards receiving and sixth in receptions
► Had at least one catch in 10 of the first 11 games
► Registered a career-high 50 yards receiving and his lone touchdown catch of the season on a 24-yard reception among five grabs vs. USC with the scoring catch on a flea-flicker with Daniel Lasco pitching back to Jared Goff before the throw tied for his longest catch of the season along with a 24-yard reception vs. Oregon State
► Also had five catches for 42 yards vs. Washington State, while registered three receptions each vs. Oregon State (33 yards), vs. Portland State (32 yards) and vs. Ohio State (21 yards), two catches at Washington (25 yards) and one vs. Northwestern (11 yards), at UCLA (7 yards), at Colorado (6 yards) and vs. Arizona (4 yards)
► Added one kick return for -1 yard at Colorado for a season total of 230 all-purpose yards
► Had a game-high four receptions for 47 receiving yards to rank third among receivers in the spring game

Freshman (2012)
► Played in 11 games with four starts, including each of the team’s final three contests
► Had 12 catches for 134 yards receiving and one touchdown, with all but two receptions and 44 yards receiving coming over the last three games
► Ranked sixth on the team in both receptions and yards receiving, while he was tied for third with his single touchdown catch
► Recorded team game highs of six catches and 48 yards receiving in the season finale at Oregon State that also marked his career and season highs
► Had three receptions for 32 yards vs. Washington, including an acrobatic diving catch that ranked No. 4 on ESPN’s SportsCenter list of the day’s top plays, and also was credited for minus-four yards rushing without an attempt when he picked up a fumble and tried to advance it
► Had two catches for 44 yards for the first stats of his career in his second contest at Ohio State, including a career-long 36-yard reception that tied for the seventh longest by a Cal player in 2012
► Recorded the first touchdown of his career on a 10-yard reception vs. Oregon
► Made his first career start at Washington State but did not record any statistics
► HHHad a single tackle at Oregon State
► Listed as Cal’s No. 3 and the Pac-12’s No. 33 recruit, as well as the nation’s No. 25 wide receiver prior to the season according to Athlon
► Phil Steele listed him as the No. 39 freshman wide receiver in the nation coming into the campaign

Lakewood HS (Class of 2012)
► Played in the Under Armour All-America Game following his 2011 All-American (Prepstar) senior season and caught three passes for 37 yards, while earning a mention by Rivals as running the “best routes” in the game and practices leading up to the contest
► Honored by 247Sports as being the third-best receiver during practices prior to the Under Armour All-America Game
► Had 36 receptions for 560 yards and nine TD catches on offense during his senior campaign when he also added an All-Region nod by SuperPrep, while picking up 13 tackles, one interception and eight passes defended on defense
► Had the biggest numbers of his prep career as a 2010 junior when he hauled in 46 catches for 827 yards and six TDs to earn third-team All-State honors from ESPN High School California as well as Moore League Offensive Player of the Year, first-team All-Southern Section and Long Beach Dream Team selections
► Added 38 tackles, two interceptions, two passes defended and six punt returns for 100 yards as a junior
► Caught 19 balls for 389 yards and five TDs, while returning six punts for 229 yards and a score as a 2009 sophomore
► Team was a combined 17-6 over his last two seasons, 9-3 in Moore League games and made the postseason in both campaigns

Recruiting Rankings (Class of 2012)
► A four-star recruit according to ESPN, MaxPreps, Prepstar, Rivals and 247Sports, while Scout gave him three stars
► Ranked as high as the nation’s No. 11 wide receiver recruit by ESPN, while 247Sports had him at No. 18, MaxPreps at No. 23, Rivals at No. 35 and Scout at No. 105
► ESPN had him as its No. 66 player overall nationally, while he was also on lists by 247Sports (No. 140) and Rivals (No. 226)
► SuperPrep listed him at No. 39 among players from California/Hawaii/Nevada
► His rankings in the state of California were as high as the No. 8 overall player by ESPN, while 247Sports listed him at No. 18 and Rivals at No. 33

► Full name is Darius Dayvone Powe
► Born March 15, 1994
► Parents are Darius Powe and Alanecia Polk
► Intended major is African American studies

Powe's Career Game Highs
Rushing Yards: -4 (vs. Washington, 2012)
Long Rush: -4 (vs. Washington, 2012)
Receptions: 6 (at Oregon State, 2012)
Receiving Yards: 50 (at USC, 2013)
Receiving TDs: 1 (twice, last vs. USC, 2013)
Long Reception: 36 (at Ohio State, 2012)
Kick Returns: 1 (at Colorado, 2013)
Kick Return Yards: -1 (at Colorado, 2013)
Long Kick Return: -1 (at Colorado, 2013)
All-Purpose Yards: 50 (vs. USC, 2013)
Tackles: 1 (at Oregon State, 2012)
Points: 6 (twice, last vs. USC, 2013)

Last Updated
August 24, 2014

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