COLLEGE: In two seasons at Mississippi State, played in 26 games, starting 13 contests at cornerback. Finished his career as a Bulldog with 63 tackles (40 solo), including two tackles for loss, 10 pass defenses, six interceptions (173 yards and two touchdowns) and one fumble recovery.
2012: Named an honorable mention All-American by Pro Football Weekly and received All-Southeastern Conference second-team accolades from the league’s coaches, Phil Steele and The NFL Draft Report.
2011: Joined Mississippi State program and saw action in all 13 games as a junior secondary reserve. Finished the season with 23 tackles (16 solo), four pass defenses and one interception.
PERSONAL: Attended Brunswick (Ga.) High School, where he was an All-State selection as both a defensive back and running back, earning defensive honors from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and offensive accolades from the Georgia Sports Writers Association as a senior.
Rookie cornerback Darius Slay on his performance against Green Bay, and building off of last week's win heading into Philadelphia
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Gunther Cunningham talks about his attention on rookie cornerback Darius Slay during the offseason and how he has performed thus far at camp.
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CB Darius Slay talks about taking mental reps, talking with Gunther Cunningham and working hard to get on back on the field.