Virdell Larkins
Virdell Larkins

Player Profile
RS Freshman


High School:
Oakland Tech

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 184

Defensive Back



2005: Redshirt.

High School: One of the nation's premier high school defensive backs in 2003, signed with Cal in February '03, but delayed enrollment until the spring semester of 2004 ... a PrepStar All-American and member of that publication's Top 100 Dream Team ... ranked among the nation's Top 20 players by both (No. 11 among cornerbacks) and SuperPrep (No. 16 among DBs) ... also pegged No. 23 among California's top players at any position by and No. 31 on's SuperWest 60 ... slotted him as the No. 8 overall player in Northern California ... an All-Far West team member on SuperPrep's listing, ranking 36th among 132 players from California ... collected 17 interceptions and 29 sacks on defense, and amassed 1,200 receiving yards on offense during his career ... a three-time first team all-league selection ... a third team all-state selection by as a senior ... played in the CaliFlorida Bowl ... listed on PrepStar's All-West Region team ... as a junior in 2002, logged 105 tackles (including 65 unassisted), 25 tackles for loss, 10 sacks and five interceptions, while accounting for 1,100 yards and 15 TDs on offense (45 carries for 650 yards, 20 receptions for 450 yards) ... boasts 4.5 speed in the 40-yard dash and a 38-inch vertical jump.

Personal: Parents are Denise and Virdell Larkins ... cousin of former Oakland Tech teammate Marshawn Lynch and Robert Jordan ... undeclared major.