2003 NATIONAL TOP 150 ADIDAS PLAYMAKERS
Darby is listed as the #6 TE in the nation.
CFN's Top High School Tight End Prospects
College Football News has Darby listed as the 8th best TE in the nation.
2003 ADIDAS SUPER SOUTH TOP 200 PLAYMAKERS
Darby listed as the #1 TE in the south.
Recruiting Evaluation: Octavious Darby
Analyst Larry Blustein Discusses the Prep Tight End.
2003 Class 2A Football Teams
Octavious makes first team Florida All-State team.
Octavius Darby of Hollywood Chaminade. He is one of the top tight ends in the country.
All-Broward 3A-1A Offensive Football Teams
Chaminade, 6-2, 220, Sr. 17 receptions, 297 yards, 4 TDs.
Program Profile: Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna Prep School
StateFans visited the program this summer and has exclusive photos and quotes!
David Flint's 2004 National Top 120
Darby makes "Best of the Rest" list.
Broward's Top Dawgs
"Probably one of the three most athletic tight ends in the country. He could play for just about anyone in the county. Might end up being the most sought-after player in the county.'"
The five kings of Broward's smaller jungle
Chaminade returns several players off last year's state runner-up team, including a pair of seniors Miami would like to add -- tight end Octavius Darby and receiver/linebacker John Dunlap.
"They both have great physical attributes, but their hard work has helped put them in a good position. They give us a lot of versatility."
Chaminade ends Belen's season. . . again
''He's finally getting used to playing both ways,'' Chaminade coach Mark Guandolo said of Darby. ``It's his first year he had to do it. He's starting to enjoy the defensive side of the ball. We told him when you're hustling, good things will happen. That's what happened to him on that play.''
Tale of 2 halves for Sandlappers
"It seemed like Florida wanted me the most at first but now I know Miami wants me," he said. "Miami's my top choice. Me and John (Dunlap) might go together."
Chaminade duo picks N.C. State
''They really liked it up there,'' said Chaminade coach Mark Guandolo. ``I know [Dunlap] really felt comfortable up there and I think he kind of wanted to get away a little bit. N.C. State is getting two good players from us.''
Chaminade standouts heading to N.C. State
"They had a lot to offer and going up there with someone I knew was another plus."
2003 FHSAA Football Finals Up-To-Date Team & Individual Statistics
Season Stats for Darby heading into State Championships.