Daron and Zack Blaylock are twin freshman safeties for the Kentucky football team.
Saw action as a true freshman ... Played at safety and also on special teams ... The experience will serve him well in the coming season.
2012 (Freshman): Played in last 11 games of the season, including one start ... Made 14 tackles, with a season high of five at Arkansas ... Had four tackles and a pass breakup in his first collegiate game, UK's win over Kent State ... Also broke up a pass at Tennessee.
High School: Played both safety and linebacker in high school ... Second-team all-state in Class AAAAA by the Georgia Sports Writers Association ... Played at Walton HS in Marietta, Ga. ... Helped Walton to a 14-1 record and state runner-up finish in Class AAAAA ... Ranked as the No. 31 inside linebacker in the nation by 24/7 Sports ... One of the nation's top-100 linebackers by Scout.com ... Posted 75 tackles and an interception during his junior season ... Has been timed in the 4.5-second range in the 40-yard dash, an excellent time for a linebacker ... Coached by Rocky Hidalgo ... Also ran track in high school, competing in the 100- and 4-400-meter dashes, along with the 4x100-meter relay.
Personal: Born in Atlanta, Ga. ... Name pronounced same as "Darren" ... Twin brother of fellow UK signee Zack Blaylock ... Son of Janelle Woods and John Woods ... Also son of Mookie Blaylock, who played 13 years in the NBA with New Jersey, Atlanta and Golden State ... Daron plans a major in management.