Derrick Herman
Derrick Herman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cleveland, Miss.

High School:
Cleveland

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 200

Position:
WR

Experience:
4L


2011: Played in all 12 games ... Team captain ... Caught four passes for 30 yards ... Also posted one tackle on special teams ... Earned fourth letter ... vs. BYU (9/3): Caught one pass for 12 yards ... vs. Southern Illinois (9/10): Caught one pass for 5 yards and assisted on a tackle ... at Vanderbilt (9/17): One kickoff return for 17 yards ... vs. Georgia (9/24): Made one catch for one yard ... vs. Alabama (10/15): Returned one kickoff for a career-high 44 yards ... at Kentucky (11/5): Returned one kickoff for four yards ... vs. Louisiana Tech (11/12): Caught one pass for 12 yards ... 2010: Played in all 12 games ... Hauled in six passes for 29 yards ... Rushed twice for 15 yards ... Posted five solo tackles on special teams ... Switched from running back to wide receiver in the preseason ... Earned third letter ... vs. Jacksonville State (9/4): Returned two kicks for a total of 30 yards ... Also had a tackle on special teams ... at Tulane (9/11): Returned three kicks for a total of 53 yards ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/18): Returned one kick for 15 yards ... vs. Kentucky (10/2): Posted one tackle on special teams ... at Alabama (10/16): Returned two kicks for 41 yards, including a career-long return of 25 yards, and posted a tackle on special teams ... at Arkansas (10/23): Rushed once for one yard out of the "Wild Rebel" formation ... vs. Auburn (10/30): Had one catch for no gain ... vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (11/6): Rushed one time for a career-long 14 yards ... at Tennessee (11/13): Returned two kicks for a total of 45 yards, with a career-long of 30 ... Also came up with a tackle and tallied an eight yard reception ... at LSU (11/20): Caught four passes for 21 yards, including a nine yard reception for a career-long ... vs. Mississippi State (11/27): Returned one kickoff for 19 yards ... Spring: Moved from defensive back to running back prior to spring drills ... Rushed eight times for 140 yards with an 11-yard TD run in the Grove Bowl ... 2009: Saw action in 12 games and recorded three solo stops on the year ... Earned second letter ... vs. Southeastern La. (9/19): Returned one kickoff for 23 yards ... vs. UAB (10/17): Posted one solo stop ... vs. Northern Arizona (11/7): Collected one solo tackle ... 2008: Saw action in all 13 games ... Totaled three tackles with a forced fumble ... Earned first letter ... vs. Memphis (8/30): Saw first action of his Rebel career ... vs. South Carolina (10/4): Recorded first career tackle and forced a fumble ... vs. ULM (11/15): Posted one tackle ... at LSU (11/22): Recorded one solo stop ... Cotton Bowl vs. Texas Tech (1/2): Recorded one solo stop. HIGH SCHOOL: Named first-team All-State by The Clarion-Ledger ... A PrepStar All-Region selection ... Named to The Clarion-Ledger's Top 25 recruits list ... Selected to the 2007 Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic ... Rated as the No. 19 player in Mississippi and No. 37 CB in the nation by Rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 86 CB in the nation by Scout.com ... Rated the No. 60 CB in the nation by ESPN.com ... Named 2-4A Region offensive player of the year by the coaches as a senior ... Completed 80-of-190 passes for 1,132 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior ... Also rushed for 1,316 yards and nine TDs ... Credited with 34 tackles, 12 pass break-ups and one INT on defense ... Coached in high school by Greg Robinson ... PERSONAL: Son of Derrick Hughes and Brenda Faye Herman ... Full name is Derrick Fitzgerald Herman ... Born: December 18, 1989 ... Majoring in Parks & Recreation Management ... Made U.M.A.A. Honor Roll in Fall of 2008 and Spring 2011.

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