Darius Safford is an African History major at Lafayette College for a reason.
"I think everyone should know their own history," said Safford, a 5-foot-9, 185-pound starting cornerback for the Leopards.
Safford's own history with the Lafayette football team is certainly a little unusual. The native of Douglasville, Ga. (near Atlanta) arrived on College Hill
and played in nine games and lettered as a freshman. His toughest adjustment was to the weather, he recalled with a laugh.
This season, as a junior, his coverage skills, ability to break on the ball and close down opposing ballcarriers has been obvious from the first defensive play of the year. He has 14 tackles and leads the Leopards with four pass breakups.
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