At Columbia: Will play defensive end after moving from safety to outside linebacker in 2004 ... tough and coachable.
2005: Played three games ... tackle for a loss against Harvard.
2004: Saw action in Princeton and Brown games. 2003: Played in the first three games of the season vs. Fordham, Bucknell and Princeton.
At the University School: Three-sport athlete: baseball, basketball and football ... earned six letters ... captained the FB team as senior ... first-team All-Ohio, Division III NE Ohio Defensive Player of the Year, first-team News-Herald and Plain-Dealer, All-IPSL, team MVP ... compiled 139 tackles as a senior ... totaled 336 stops in three years ... on offense, had 1,015 yards rushing and 1,069 receiving ... kicked a career-long 47-yard field goal ... Preppers made it to state football playoffs for first time during tenure, losing in the second round ... played for former All-Ivy DB Jim Stephens ... Cum Laude Society.
Personal: Political science major ... enjoys lifting and reading ... has worked as a landscaper ... brother, Jesse, played free safety for Ithaca College and John Carroll University ... Darren Hansson Schmidt, b. 1/3/85 In Cleveland.