Randall's Career Notes, Stats, Accolades

Here's the scoop on Green Bay's surprise first-round pick, Arizona State's Damarious Randall


At Arizona State, Randall started 24-of-25 games – eleven at free safety and thirteen at the boundary position…Recorded 177 tackles (133 solos) with a 9-yard sack and fifteen stops for losses of 55 yards as a Sun Devil, adding four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and twelve pass deflections in two seasons…Also gained 179 yards with two touchdowns on just six interceptions…Including his 2012 season at Mesa College, Randall has played in 36 football games, notching 246 tackles (183 solos) with eighteen stops behind the line of scrimmage, 20 pass deflections, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and fifteen interceptions for 317 yards in returns (21.13 avg) with three touchdowns…Added 152 yards and two scores on eight receptions (19.0 ypc), 536 yards on nineteen kickoff returns (28.21 avg) and 260 yards with two touchdowns on 21 punt returns (12.38 avg).


Randall earned third-team All-American honors from The NFL Draft Report, as the All-Pac 12 Conference first-team selection became the first Sun Devils defensive back to lead the team in tackles since 2006 (82 by Josh Barnett) and the first to reach 100 tackles since Jason Shivers in 2003 (104), as he paced ASU with a career-high 106 tackles (85 solos) with a 9-yard sack, 9.5 stops for losses of 36 yards and two forced fumbles, recovering one in the opponent’s backfield…Gained 89 yards with one touchdown after he picked off three passes and deflected nine other tosses…Also fielded six short punts for six yards in returns…Led the league with an average of 6.54 solo tackles per game.


Randall had six tackles and a tackle for loss vs. Arizona...Led the team with 11 tackles vs. Washington State, adding two pass breakups and an interception...Had another pass theft vs. Oregon State and added another pass breakup to go with five tackles...Returned an interception for a 59-yard touchdown to go along with six tackles vs. Notre Dame…Broke up two passes to go with seven tackles and a tackle for loss vs. Utah...Had eight tackles and half a tackle for loss vs. Washington...Earned Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week after the Stanford contest, as he delivered seven tackles, a sack, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and a pass break-up…Registered double digit tackles with 13 vs. Southern California and led the team with 11 tackles vs. UCLA...Had another impressive game vs. Colorado with 11 tackles - all solo - and a tackle for loss...Stood out vs. New Mexico tilt, logging 10 tackles (9 solo) with a career high two tackles for loss and a fumble forced... Was second on team with six tackles and a TFL in the opener vs. Weber State...Led the team with 13 tackles and had an interception return for a touchdown and a forced fumble vs. Arizona, earning Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week honors for the performance.


Randall started eleven of the twelve games he appeared in at free safety, finishing third on the team with 71 tackles (48 solos), despite missing two contests…Made 5.5 stops for losses of 19 yards, causing two fumbles in the process…Deflected three passes and had three interceptions for 90 yards in returns, including one touchdown…Led the team with 13 tackles, as he had an interception return for a 64-yard touchdown and a forced fumble vs. Arizona, earning Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week honors for the performance… Recorded another interception vs. Colorado and made his first career start vs. Notre Dame, as he locked down a starting job immediately, logging a game-high 17 tackles to go along with 1.5 tackles for loss and a pass breakup…Made his first career appearance vs. Wisconsin (9/14), logging two tackles and one stop behind the line of scrimmage.


Randall’s return to the game of football was highly successful, as he earned NJCAA first-team All-American honors at Mesa Community College…The free safety, cornerback, return specialist and receiver added Arizona Community College Athletic Conference (ACCAC) Defensive Player of the Year and a first-team All-Conference accolades as a cornerback and as return specialist…Was also a first-team All-Western States Football League (WSFL) pick at both of those positions…Ranked second on the team with 69 tackles 50 solos) that included three stops behind the line of scrimmage, a forced fumble and one fumble recovery…Deflected eight passes and intercepted nine others for 138 yards in returns, including a touchdown…Helped turn Mesa College from a 1-10 team in 2011 to a 6-5 record in 2012 and an appearance in the Valley of the Sun Bowl…Returned 19 kickoffs for 536 yards (28.21 avg) and 14 punts for 257 yards (18.36 avg), including a pair of touchdowns…Also scored twice on eight receptions for 152 yards (19.0 ypc).


Randall transferred to Mesa College for the fall semester, but did not play football…Was a member of the Butler (Kan.) Community College baseball team during the 2011 spring semester, but the shortstop batted just .156 with five hits through 32 at-bats in ten games, as he scored 13 runs and had six runs batted in, but made three errors in the field.


No major injuries reported.


4.46 in the 40-yard dash…1.55 10-yard dash…2.58 20-yard dash…4.07 20-yard shuttle… 6.83 three-cone drill…38-inch vertical jump…10’-00” broad jump…Bench pressed 225 pounds 14 times…30 ¼-inch arm length…8 5/8-inch hands…74 5/8-inch wingspan.

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