Can DE Darius Philon Take Over For a Struggling Reyes?

In his rookie year, Kendall Reyes made a big impact and looked to be a star in the making. Almost three years later, Reyes is on the verge of losing his starting job.Ironically, 2015 sixth-rounder Darius Philon could play the same role Reyes did in 2012: an under-the-radar player who pushes for playing time and eventually becomes the starter. It might not even take that long for...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers snag big, “beefy” SEC defensive tackle at pick No. 192

The San Diego Chargers have been linebacker happy so far in the 2015 NFL Draft. They’re now focusing on creating holes for those guys to make tackles. With the 192nd overall pick, the Chargers select DT Darius Philon from Arkansas. #ChargersDraft — San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) May 2, 2015 Philon is a big, “beefy” boy as described by the Chargers themselves. AROUND COVER32...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Drafting Seahawks: Darius Philon the next man in the middle

The 2015 NFL Draft starts about 24 hours from now. The Seahawks won't have a pick on the first day, but will have an astounding eleven picks on the last two days of the draft. This means they will be able to address every need they have while taking some luxury picks and potentially getting some picks in next year's draft. Although there isn't a huge need at defensive tackle like...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Four Hogs invited to combine

Former Arkansas linebacker Matrell Spaight and defensive lineman Darius Philon posted on social media Tuesday that they had received invitations to the NFL Scouting Combine.
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January 28, 2015

Philon expected to enter NFL Draft

Arkansas defensive tackle Darius Philon is expected to forgo his final two years of eligibility and enter the NFL Draft.
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January 13, 2015

NFL Notes: Draft, Broncos, Browns, Jets, Panthers

Draft Arkansas DT Darius Philon is expected to enter the 2015 NFL Draft. (Rand Getlin) UCF CB Jacoby Glenn is expected to enter the 2015 NFL Draft. (Rand Getlin) Broncos Impending free agent Wes Welker said there’s a lot of things to consider when it comes to be being back with the Broncos next year. “I don’t know. There’s a lot of things I need to figure out,” Welker...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Philon’s focus still on Hogs

One of the best gifts the Arkansas football staff could get for next year is another season from Darius Philon.
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December 26, 2014

Line getting help from behind

Arkansas third-year sophomore defensive tackle Darius Philon says the Razorbacks play better against the run in large part because of the linebackers running behind him.
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November 07, 2014

Defense sparks Arkansas' latest blowout win

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Bret Bielema was concerned about how Arkansas defensive tackle Darius Philon might react after his fumble return for a touchdown against Northern Illinois. The Razorbacks coach could be forgiven for not knowing exactly how the Mobile, Alabama, native might celebrate his score. Game-changing defensive plays have been few and far between the last few years...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Darius Philon, Georgia, Tennessee, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Saturday Edition.Philon the blank.Brad Crawford profiles Arkansas defensive tackle Darius Philon. (Saturday Down South) That Don't Impress Me Much.Andrew Hollerman looks at how the lack of an indoor practice facility is starting to hurt Georgia when it comes to recruiting. (College Spun)Family Affair.Tennessee has five members of its 2014 freshman class who...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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