Darius Stills
Free agent
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1998-05-01) May 1, 1998 (age 23)
Fairmont, West Virginia
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:278 lb (126 kg)
Career information
High school:Fairmont Senior (Fairmont, West Virginia)
College:West Virginia
Undrafted:2021
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Darius Stills (born May 1, 1998) is an American football defensive tackle who is free agent. He played college football at West Virginia.

Early years

Stills attended Fairmont Senior High School in Fairmont, West Virginia.[1] During his career, Stills had 191 tackles and 44 tackles for loss. He committed to West Virginia University to play college football.[2]

College career

Stills played in 21 total games his first two years at West Virginia, recording 13 tackles and one sack.[3][4] He became a starter his junior year in 2019 and recorded 46 tackles and seven sacks.[5] Prior to his senior season, Stills was selected the Big 12 Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.[6]

Professional career

Stills signed with the Las Vegas Raiders as an undrafted free agent on May 7, 2021.[7] He was waived/injured on August 24, 2021 and placed on injured reserve.[8] He was released on August 26.

Personal life

His brother, Dante Stills, also plays defensive line on the Mountaineers football team.[9] Their father, Gary Stills, starred at WVU, and played in the NFL for 10 years.[10] Gary's brother is Ken Stills, former safety and father of wide receiver Kenny Stills.

References

  1. ^ West Virginian, Matt Welch Times. "Darius Stills garners national recognition". Times West Virginian.
  2. ^ Gazette-Mail, Chris Anderson For the. "WVU recruiting: Fairmont Senior's Darius Stills commits to Mountaineers". Charleston Gazette-Mail.
  3. ^ Hertzel, Bob. "Darius Stills ready to step out of the shadow". Times West Virginian.
  4. ^ "Darius Stills ready to show it's also his time to shine on defensive line". April 4, 2019.
  5. ^ writer, Ryan Pritt Staff. "WVU football: Darius Stills ready to lead Mountaineer defense". Charleston Gazette-Mail.
  6. ^ "West Virginia's Darius Stills selected Big 12 Preseason Defensive Player of the Year | TribLIVE.com". triblive.com.
  7. ^ "Raiders sign ten undrafted free agents". Raiders.com. May 7, 2021.
  8. ^ "Raiders trim roster to 80-player limit before preseason finale". Raiders.com. August 24, 2021.
  9. ^ Taylor, G. Allan. "West Virginia's Stills brothers have always been side by side, but will they get one more season together?". The Athletic.
  10. ^ "Just like dad: DL Dante, Darius Stills create sacks for WVU". USA TODAY.