11  DajLeon Farr
DajLeon Farr

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, TX

High School:
North Shore HS

Last College:
Miami

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 260

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
10/05/1986

Experience:
TR


2009:


Transferred to Memphis in January `08 from the University of Miami...Did not participate in spring practice in 2008 because of a neck injury...Forced to sit out the 2008 season because of NCAA transfer guidelines...Had one season to play at the U of M...Played in all 12 games with five starts at tight end...Totaled 14 catches for 76 yards and a touchdown and also had one rush for eight yards and a fumble recovery...Made his debut in a Tiger uniform in the season opener against Ole Miss...Had a career best four receptions for five yards against the Rebels...Had his first start of the season against MTSU and caught two receptions for four yards...Played at tight end against UT Martin but did not record a reception...Made one catch for a yard against Marshall...Caught his first touchdown reception in a Memphis uniform against UCF on a 12-yard catch...Did not record a reception against UTEP...Had a season high 32 yards receiving on two catches against Southern Miss with a season long reception of 23 yards...Made two receptions for 10 yards against East Carolina, with a long of 13...Started against Tennessee in a two tight end spread...Started against UAB and had one reception for four yards...Recovered a fumble on a Memphis punt at the UAB11 allowing the Tigers to score one play later...Started against Houston and had 16 all-purpose yards (8 rush, 8 rec.)...Rushed for eight yards and a first down on a fake punt...Had one reception for eight yards...Did not record a catch against Tulsa.

University of Miami:


Played in 29 career games at Miami as a tight end with two starts...Was on the John Mackey Award watch list (top tight end) in 2007...Has 10 career catches for 134 yards and three touchdowns...As a junior in 2007, caught six passes for 104 yards and three touchdowns in 11 games with four starts...Averaged 17.3 yards per reception...Caught a 26-yard touchdown pass against Florida State thrown by the Miami's place kicker on a fake field goal...Also caught touchdowns against Marshall and Duke...Had a career high 33-yard TD reception against Duke.

Prep:


Played for coach David Aymond at North Shore High in Houston, Texas...Caught four passes for 160 yards as a senior...Caught seven passes as a junior for 166 yards, including a 55-yard touchdown...Played in the Army All-American Bowl...Selected to the PrepStar Top 100 Dream Team...Rated as the No. 3 tight end and No. 28 overall prospect by Scout.com, and the No. 3 tight end and No. 55 overall prospect by Rivals.com...Also lettered four years in track and field.

Personal:


DajLeon Farr is the son of Sandra Farr...Born October 5, 1986, in Houston, Texas.

Farr's Career Receiving Statistics
YR G/S NO YDS AVG TDS LG
2005* 6/0 1 14 14.0 0 14
2006* 12/2 3 16 5.3 0 9
2007* 11/4 6 104 17.3 3 33
2009 12/5 14 76 5.4 1 23
TOTAL 41/11 24 210 8.8 4 33

*at Miami

Farr's Career Highs
Receptions 4 (vs. Ole Miss 2009)
Receiving Yards 39 (Duke 2007)
Long Reception 33 (Duke 2007)
Receiving Touchdowns 1 (4 games, last at UCF 2009)
Fumble Recoveries 1 (vs. UAB 2009)
Rushing Carries 1 (at Houston 2009)
Rushing Yards 8 (at Houston 2009)
Long Rush 8 (at Houston 2009)

Farr's Game-By Game
Receiving Opponent NO YDS AVG TDS LG
9/6/09 Ole Miss 4 5 1.2 0 7
9/12/09* MTSU 2 4 2.0 0 3
9/19/09 UT Martin 0 0 0.0 0 0
9/26/09 Marshall 1 1 1.0 0 1
10/3/09 UCF 1 12 12.0 1 12
10/10/09 UTEP 0 0 0.0 0 0
10/17/09 Southern Miss 2 32 16.0 0 23
10/27/09* East Carolina 2 10 5.0 0 13
11/7/09* Tennessee 0 0 0.0 0 0
11/14/09* UAB 1 4 4.0 0 4
11/21/09* Houston 1 8 8.0 0 8
11/27/09 Tulsa 0 0 0.0 0 0

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