|Height / Weight:|
6-4 / 295
Commodores' uniforms on Saturday will feature names of fallen soldiers
Offensive front replacing two key starters from '16
Florida 13, Vanderbilt 6
Corps includes five players with multiple starts last year
DeBrossard's playing time on the defensive front grew after he rejoined the defensive unit early in the season... Participated in four games, making an early-season appearance at offensive tackle and three late-season appearances at defensive tackle... Credited with two tackles on the season, with stops coming in SEC against against Ole Miss and Kentucky.
Moved from the defensive front to offensive line during the regular season... Enjoyed initial collegiate action in short-yardage situations and on special team conversion units... Made appearances against Georgia Tech, Missouri and Ole Miss.
DeBrossard did not see action as a true freshman offensive and defensive line candidate... Spent the season as a scout team defensive tackle.
DeBrossard didn't start playing organized football until junior year of high school.. As senior, started nine of 10 regular season games for Generals at left tackle... Earned recognition in Atlanta-area conference as dominating blocker after registering nearly 30 pancake blocks... Named October Lineman of the Month by Gwinnett Touchdown Club... Earned letters in basketball and track & field... Earned school's Scholar-Athlete Award... Georgia Governor's Honors finalist.
Darion Andre DeBrossard... "Big D"... Born Sept. 26, 1996... Son of Kimberlyn J. DeBrossard and Derrick Von Hubbard... Mom is a higher education administrator; dad is a general contractor... Has a younger sister, Bethany... Beta Club president... Participated in school's theatre program... Enjoys rapping and playing piano.