Jaelon Darden
Jaelon  Darden

Houston, TX

High School:
Eisenhower HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170



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North Texas vs. SMU

September 9, 2017

• Finished with 32 catches for 281 yards with three touchdowns in 14 appearances
• Made two catches for 16 yards in the C-USA Championship Game at Florida Atlantic on 12/2
• Named C-USA Special Teams Player of the Week after returning a punt 81 yards for a score and caught three passes for 22 yards at Rice in the win on 11/25
• Had two grabs for 19 yards in the win vs. Army West Point on 11/18
• Caught five passes for 11 yards and two touchdowns vs. UTEP on 11/11
• Made three catches for 33 yards on 11/4 at La Tech
• Had one catch for 18 yards in the win vs. Old Dominion on 10/28
• Made four catches for 40 yards on 10/21 at Florida Atlantic
• Had four catches for 25 yards, one carry for one yard and a pair of kickoff returns for 47 yards on 10/14 vs. UTSA in a win
• Returned two punts, with a long of 12 yards on 9/23 in a win vs. UAB
• Had three catches for 30 yards at Iowa on 9/16
• Recorded 154 all-purpose yards on 9/9 at SMU, catching five passes for 67 yards and the first touchdown of his career
• Made collegiate debut and returned a kickoff for 29 yards vs. Lamar on 9/2

High School:

• Rated a three-star prospect by 247Sports Composite, 247Sports, Rivals and two-star by Scout
• Played quarterback in high school
• Named honorable mention All-District 16-6A as a senior
• Named first-team All-District 18-6A as a junior
• Rushed for 869 yards on 129 carries and 10 TDs and completed 53-of-89 passes for 637 yards and five TDs as a junior in 2015
• Held offers from Virginia Tech, UNLV, Louisiana-Monroe, Memphis and Southern Miss
North Texas Mean Green