Name: Kevon Darton
Position: Defensive Tackle
Hometown: Fitchburg, Mass.
High School: Worcester Academy
2018 stats: Registered 72 tackles and 10.5 sacks as a team captain for the Hilltoppers. Darton was a two-time Worcester Academy MVP and earned the 2018 New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Lineman of the Year.
2019 projections: Redshirt season.
How’d he get here?: Darton choose ‘Cuse as a preferred walk-on over another PWO offer with UMass.
What’d recruiting sites say?: No stars, unfortunately.
Money Quote: Darton felt comfortable joining Syracuse as a PWO because of respect he received from defensive coordinator/linebackers coach Brian Ward.
“He talked about how we would get the same treatment as a scholarship player and how they don’t really refer to PWO as PWO.”
Twitter feed: @KDarton_43
Tweets of wonder: Find me an icier profile picture than this
#NewProfilePic pic.twitter.com/F8WjeecJ2g— Kevon Darton (@KDarton_43) April 10, 2019
What movie would Dino recommend for him?: Hearing “Dart” is all Babers needs to bring back fond memories of the poison dart scene in Ace Ventura ... “Three darts is too much!”
Interesting nugget o’interest: Darton is joining Worcester Academy teammate and linebacker/tight end Zack Magdis at Syracuse this fall.
Let’s get a look at ya: Senior. Year. Highlights.