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Darrell

Harding Jr.

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Wide Receiver
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 210
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Winter Garden, Fla.
High School: West Orange

Bio

2019: Reserve wide receiver ... following spring practice, shared Most Improved Offensive Player honors with OG Julian Santos ... enrolled at Duke in January, 2019.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Lettered four seasons at West Orange under coach Robert Head ... consensus three-star prospect by ESPN.com, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com ... the No. 72 wide receiver in the country according to ESPN.com and No. 99 by 247Sports.com ... two-time All-Metro and All-Central Florida selection ... the Orlando Touchdown Club Player of the Year following senior campaign ... named to the All-Orlando Sentinel varsity football first team as a senior ... finished final campaign with 52 receptions for 1,067 yards and 15 TDs while adding two kickoff returns for scores ... set school records with four receiving TDs and 235 receiving yards against Ocoee on November 2 ... as a junior, caught 24 passes for 390 yards and eight TDs ... also lettered in basketball.

PERSONAL: Born December 3, 2000 ... son of Heather and Darrell Harding Sr. ... father was a four-year letterwinner (1992-93-94-95) in football at the University of Cincinnati and served as a team captain for the 1995 campaign ... second cousin, Ken Griffey Jr., is a Major League Baseball Hall of Fame member who was a 13-time MLB All-Star, 10-time Gold Glove recipient, seven-time Silver Slugger Award winner and 1997 American League Most Valuable Player ... great uncle, Ken Griffey Sr., is a former Major League Baseball All-Star, two-time World Series champion (1975-76) with the Cincinnati Reds and was inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame in 2004 ... cousin, Trey Griffey, was a four-year letterwinner (2013-14-15-16) in football at the University of Arizona, earning honorable mention All-Pac 12 accolades in 2016 and helping the Wildcats to three bowl games including the 2014 Fiesta Bowl ... cousin, Taryn Griffey, lettered two years (2016-17) in women's basketball at the University of Arizona.
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