Secondary defender who will compete for time at cornerback this fall ... Had a solo tackle in the Maroon and White Spring Game (4/11/15).
2014: Played in 6 games as a redshirt freshman, including significant reps on special teams ... Posted first career tackle with a solo stop against North Dakota (9/13/14) in the home opener ... Later tallied an assisted tackle in homecoming win over South Dakota (10/18/14) ... Had 6 tackles, including 5 solo stops, in Maroon and White Game (4/26/14).
2013: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State.
High School: A two-time 3A all-state and three-time all-conference performer for Coach Waylon Dunn's Indians at Marked Tree (Ark.) High ... Scored 124 points, including 18 rushing touchdowns behind 1,500 rushing yards as a senior ... Also recovered a pair of fumbles, snagged 2 interceptions and averaged 23.6 yards per kickoff return in 2012 ... Rushed for 11 touchdowns and 729 yards his junior season, (2011) and produced 1502 all-purpose yards with 116 points ... Was the 2011 and 2012 conference MVP in football and is also an all-state guard/forward in basketball for Coach Barbara Wilburn.
Personal: Darius N. Ivy was born 11/9/94 in Marked Tree, Ark. ... Has five siblings: De'Angelo, Shantell, Justice, Kingston and Nyjelika ... Majoring in Sport Administration.