Darien Rankin Football News & Bio
UNC veteran DBs in and out of spring mix
Several Tar Heel defensive backs have taken advantage of extra repetitions in the first and second rotations, while others have been shelved with various injuries...Fri Apr 12, 2013
Hometown Lowdown: Salisbury
It’s almost exactly 100 miles west on I-85 from Chapel Hill to the city of Salisbury, NC. The county seat of Rowan County is the...Fri Sep 28, 2012
Free Safety Free-for-All
While much of the defense is currently working on repetitions leading up to the season opener on Sept. 1, Sam Smiley and Darien Rankin are...
Sat Aug 18, 2012
Sam Smiley fighting for starting job
UNC redshirt freshman Sam Smiley is in the midst of a heated position battle with fellow redshirt freshman Darien Rankin this summer for UNC's open...
Thu Aug 16, 2012
Darien Rankin ready to start?
Coming off an excellent spring season and a good summer of quality work in the weight room, where he's added significant muscle mass, redshirt freshman...
Mon Aug 6, 2012