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#2 Darius Allensworth
Position: Cornerback
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 190
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Menifee, CA
High School: Heritage HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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Allensworth is expected to play a significant role in the team’s defensive backfield in 2014 and is listed on the preseason depth chart as the starter at one cornerback position, where Allensworth spent the team’s 2014 spring practices in a starting role. Allensworth was a prep All-American as a 2012 senior despite a late-season injury and ranked as high as the No. 24 cornerback nationally by Rivals and PrepStar.

Career Stats
Game Logs: 2014
Cal Career (2013 – Present)
► Redshirted and did not play during his first season with the program in 2013
Freshman (2014)
► Listed as the starter at one cornerback position on the preseason depth chart after spending most of spring in that role
► Had one pass breakup in the spring game

Freshman (2013)
► Redshirted
► Did not play
► Cal’s No. 3 recruit prior to the season according to Athlon
Heritage HS (2009-12)
► Earned All-American honors as a 2012 senior as he was invited to the Under Armour All-American Bowl but unable to play after suffering a torn ACL late in the season that limited him to 12 tackles and three interceptions that he returned 57 yards on defense
► Combined for 99 tackles, 10 interceptions that he returned 163 yards and 0.5 sacks on defense during his sophomore, junior and senior campaigns from 2010-12
► Added career totals of 44 receptions for 654 yards and seven touchdown catches, as well as four rushes for 35 yards on offense, while he had eight kick returns for 214 yards and one score and two punt returns for four yards as a specialist
► Had 14 receptions for 259 receiving yards and two touchdown catches, as well as two rushes for 28 yards and four kick returns for 156 yards and a touchdown on a 95-yard kick return in a season-opening win over San Jacinto High School as a senior
► Had a strong Beach Nike Combine in the spring of 2012
► Had 64 tackles, four interceptions that he returned 96 yards on defense as a 2011 junior, while adding 30 receptions for 395 yards and five scores in addition to one rush for six yards on offense, as well as four kick returns for eight yards and one punt return for four yards on special teams
► Had career highs of eight receptions and 100 yards receiving during a game in his junior year against Elsinore High School, while he had a career-high 10 tackles and two interceptions that he returned 35 yards against Paloma Valley High School the same season
► Contributed 23 tackles, three interceptions that he returned 10 yards and 0.5 sacks as a 2010 sophomore while playing primarily on defense
► Team made appearances in the Southern Section playoffs during each of his three varsity campaigns, finishing as the runner-up during his junior season as well being a semifinalist as a senior and second-round participant as a sophomore
► Played for three varsity teams that posted a combined 34-5 overall, with a perfect 15-0 Sunbelt League record to win three conference crowns

Recruiting Rankings (Class of 2012)
► Four-star recruit according to PrepStar and Rivals, while 247Sports Composite, 247Sports, ESPN and Scout gave him three stars each
► Ranked as the No. 24 cornerback nationally by PrepStar and Rivals, while 247Sports Composite (No. 40), Scout (No. 70) and 247Sports (No. 79) also had him on their lists of the nation’s top players at the position
► Ranked No. 81 nationally as an athlete by ESPN
► Made national lists for the top player overall by PrepStar (No. 189) and 247Sports Composite (No. 567)
► ESPN had him on its list of the top players in his region at No. 102
► Also listed among the top players in California by Rivals (No. 30), 247Sports Composite (No. 63), ESPN (No. 70) and 247Sports (No. 109)

► Full name is James Darius Allensworth
► Born January 11, 1995
► Parents are James Allensworth and Sonja Duke
► Intended major is media studies

Last Updated
July 28, 2014

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