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Darian Hagan
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Darian Hagan 1260607
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 178
Year: Senior
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Crenshaw HS
Experience: 3 Letters

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AFTER CAL: Played in the NFLPA Game, formerly the Texas vs. The Nation Game, in San Antonio on Feb. 5, 2011.

CAL CAREER (Career Stats): Played in 38 games with 26 starts in the final four seasons of his Cal career (2007-10) after redshirting as a true freshman in 2006 ... collected 124 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss (-24 yards), 2.0 sacks (-16 yards), four interceptions that he returned for 12 yards, a forced fumble, two fumble recoveries including one that he returned 82 yards for a touchdown against Colorado as a senior in 2010, and 25 pass breakups to rank tied for sixth on Cal's all-time list ... also added three kick returns for 68 yards.

2010 (Game-By-Game Stats): Earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 honors after contributing 38 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss (-16 yards), the first 2.0 sacks of his career (-16 yards), an interception, five pass breakups and a fumble recovery against Colorado that he returned 82 yards for a touchdown and the only score of his collegiate career ... played in 11 games with nine starts ... earned third-team midseason All-Pac-10 honors from Phil Steele ... named the Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against UCLA when he recorded the first two sacks of his career for a loss of 16 yards among his five tackles and his lone interception of the season ... added four tackles to his TD fumble return against Colorado ... named an honorable mention College Football Performance Awards Defensive Back Performer of the Week after his performances against both Colorado and UCLA ... posted a season-high-tying six tackles both at Arizona and vs. Arizona State, adding a pass breakup against the Wildcats ... had a season-high two pass breakups at Washington State ... posted four tackles against Oregon ... missed the Big Game vs. Stanford due to injury.

2009 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in 10 games and started four, including the first three contests of the year vs. Maryland, vs. Eastern Washington and at Minnesota, and then once again against Washington State ... did not play in back-to-back games at Arizona State and vs. Oregon State, or in the Poinsettia Bowl vs. Utah ... recorded 30 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss (-4 yards) and five pass breakups ... had his most productive statistical stretch during back-to-back games at UCLA (five tackles, career-high-tying three pass breakups) and vs. Washington State (season-high six tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss for -1 yard, one pass breakup) ... also had five tackles in regular-season finale at Washington ... added three tackles in contests vs. Maryland, at Minnesota and vs. USC, adding a pass breakup against the Golden Gophers ... selected third-team preseason All-Pac-10 by Athlon and Phil Steele, as well as the nation's No. 54 cornerback by the latter.

2008 (Game-By-Game Stats): Started all 13 games and developed into one of the better cornerbacks in the Pac-10 ... tied the single-season school record along with teammate Syd'Quan Thompson for passes defended as both players finished the campaign with 18 ... recorded a per-game average of 1.39 passes defended to rank tied for third in the Pac-10 and tied for fifth in the NCAA, with Hagan's total including three interceptions that he returned for 12 yards (0.23 per game, No. 14-T Pac-10) and 15 pass breakups ... recorded a career-high 56 tackles to rank eighth on the team, while adding 2.5 tackles for loss (-4 yards), a fumble recovery and a forced fumble on defense ... tied a Pac-10 single-game high by picking off two passes and returning them for 12 yards in the regular-season finale vs. Washington ... broke up a career-high-tying three passes three different times, first in the season opener vs. Michigan State and then in back-to-back contests against UCLA and Oregon ... had at least one pass breakup in seven consecutive contests beginning with the fourth game of the season vs. Colorado and concluding when he recorded two at Oregon State in the 10th contest of the campaign ... his fumble recovery came against Arizona State on the Sun Devils' first drive of the game (third play from scrimmage) at the ASU 41-yard line to set up a Cal touchdown and give the Golden Bears an early 10-0 first quarter lead ... finished with a career-high-tying eight tackles and 1.0 tackles for loss (-1 yard), while adding a pass breakup against the Sun Devils ... matched the eight tackles in the Emerald Bowl vs. Miami, Fla. ... also had seven stops against Colorado State and six vs. both Michigan State and Oregon, adding his first career interception, 1.0 tackle for loss (-2 yards) and a pass breakup vs. Colorado State ... recorded the lone forced fumble of his career at Maryland ... returned three kicks for 68 yards that came in back-to-back games vs. Colorado State (1-24) and Arizona State (2-44).

2007 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in four games all off the bench on special teams and as a backup cornerback ... did not record any statistics other than participation.

2006: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: All-America selection at defensive back by SuperPrep and Prepstar ... ranked No. 83 among all high school players in the country by SuperPrep as well as No. 14 in California and No. 16 nationally at his position ... rated the No. 5 cornerback nationally by both Rivals and Scout ... ended his prep career with a state-record 25 interceptions ... led his squad to its first city championship as a senior in 2005 with a late 85-yard touchdown reception and a game-clinching interception ... first-team All-State, All-City and All-Coliseum League selection on both offense and defense as a senior, recording 55 tackles, averaging 21.0 yards per catch on 30 receptions for 630 receiving yards and blocking four punts ... also named the Los Angeles Defensive Player of the Year and was an All-Area choice of the Los Angeles Times in his final prep season ... selected to play in the CaliFlorida Bowl as a senior and was a Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West honorable mention pick ... led the state with 13 interceptions and recorded 70 tackles as a junior when he was honored as a first-team All-State underclassman, while adding All-Region, All-County, All-Area and All-Coliseum League recognition ... had seven picks as a sophomore.

PERSONAL: Full name is Darian L. Hagan ... born November 5, 1988 ... mother is Pier Bruce ... brother is Jerome "Lil Bo" Bruce ... daughter, Kaiyana, battled a rare form of kidney cancer when she was a one-year-old ... on track to receive his bachelor's degree from Cal in Social Welfare in the summer of 2011.

Tackles: 8 (twice, last Emerald Bowl vs. Miami, 2008)
Tackles For Loss: 2.0 (vs. UCLA, 2010)
Tackle For Loss Yards: 16 (vs. UCLA, 2010)
Sacks: 2.0 (vs. UCLA, 2010)
Sack Yards: 16 (vs. UCLA, 2010)
Forced Fumbles: 1 (at Maryland, 2008)
Fumble Recoveries: 1 (twice, last vs. Colorado, 2010)
Fumble Return Yards: 82 (vs. Colorado, 2010)
Fumble Return TDs: 1 (vs. Colorado, 2010)
Long Fumble Recovery: 82TD (vs. Colorado, 2010)
Interceptions: 2 (vs. Washington, 2008)
Interception Return Yards: 12 (vs. Washington, 2008)
Long Interception Return: 6 (twice, last vs. Washington, 2008)
Pass Breakups: 3 (four times, last at UCLA, 2009)
Kick Returns: 2 (vs. Arizona State, 2008)
Kick Return Yards: 44 (vs. Arizona State, 2008)
Long Kick Return: 28 (vs. Arizona State, 2008)
All Purpose Yards: 44 (vs. Arizona State, 2008)
Points: 6 (vs. Colorado, 2010)

LAST UPDATED: August 4, 2011

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