Athlete of the Week: Darius Hodge


Richard Crank

Darius Hodge celebrates a big play for the Herd during the Marshall vs. Old Dominion football game on Saturday, Oct. 12.


Class: Redshirt sophomore

Position: Defensive Lineman

Height: 6’2

Weight: 238 lbs.

Hometown: Wake Forest, N.C.


vs. Old Dominion University

Tackles: 4 solo, 3 assisted, 7 total, 4.5 tackles for loss, 26 yards

Sacks: 4.5 total, 26 yards

After his performance against the Old Dominion University Monarchs, Marshall University’s football defensive lineman, Darius Hodge, earns this week’s athlete of the week. He was named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week. Hodge had four solo tackles and three assisted for a total of seven tackles. He had four-and-a-half sacks and tackles for a loss of 26-yards. He tied a 33-year-old school record with the four-and-a-half sacks. Hodge contributed to the Thundering Herd win over the Monarchs with a final score of 31-17.