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01/06/14 - UAB running back Darrin Reaves is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Reaves said Monday that he is "ready to take the next step in my life." He's third on UAB's career rushing charts with 2,337 yards. Reaves ran for 928 yards and 12 touchdowns last season after earning first-team All-Conference USA honors as a sophomore. He finished with 30 total touchdowns and 3,048 all-purpose yards for the Blazers. Reaves says he has been considering the move for a long time and that he believes "playing in the NFL is part of God's plan." - AP Sports
12/17/13 - 2013 ALL-CONFERENCE USA HONORABLE MENTION (COACHES): RB - Darrin Reaves, UAB, Jr.,...Has been selected Honorable Mention All-Conference USA for the 2013 college football season by the league Coaches. - Conference USA football/UAB football
09/21/13 - Darrin Reaves led UAB in rushing and picked up two touchdowns to seal a 52-28 victory against Northwestern State on Saturday. Reaves rushed for a 50-yard TD halfway through the third quarter to make the score 45-21 in favor of the Blazers (1-2). He ended the game with 17 carries for 178 yards in UAB's first home game of the season.
Jamarcus Nelson scored his own pair of touchdowns — a 41-yard reception and a 63-yard punt return. His punt return in the first quarter gave the Blazers a 14-0 lead and Nelson finished with 123 all-purpose yards. Garrett Atzenweiler accounted for 100 of Northwestern State's 150 total yards rushing and picked up the only two touchdowns in the first half for the Demons (2-2). A 34-yard touchdown pass by Zach Adkins early in the third cut the deficit 31-21, but UAB scored another 21 points before the game ended. - AP Sports
08/28/13 - PLAYERS TO WATCH IN 2013: RB Darrin Reaves was among the most productive runners in the nation the second half of the 2012 season. The redshirt sophomore averaged 123.5 yards in his last six games and finished with 1,073, becoming just the third 1,000-yard rusher in UAB history and the first since current Minnesota Vikings quarterback Joe Webb in 2009. - The Sports Xchange
07/21/13 - 2013 CONFERENCE USA PRESEASON FIRST TEAM (COACHES): RB Darrin Reaves, Jr., UAB...Reaves became the fourth 1,000-yard rusher in Blazer history last season when he ran for 1,037 yards and 12 touchdowns. The Birmingham native who attended Clay-Chalkville High School also recorded 41 receptions for 302 yards in 2012. Reaves is the only running back in the country entering the 2013 season who surpassed 1,000 yards rushing and 40 catches last fall. - UAB football