Big, physical safety who sees the field well and makes good decisions.
2008: Appeared in eight games, mostly serving as a special teams player... Played on the kickoff coverage team where he had two stops.
2007: Appeared in just one game, at Oklahoma State, but did not register any statistics as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Had an outstanding senior season at Ely High School, his first as a starter for the Tigers... Helped Ely to a 7-4 record and a berth in the 2006 Class 5A playoffs... Totaled 110 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, five interceptions, five fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles... An honorable mention selection to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Class 6A-5A-4A team... Also picked up honorable mention honors on the Miami Herald All-Broward 6A-4A team... Represented Team USA at the 2007 Global Junior Football Championship as a free safety... Coached by Greg McGirt... Also lettered in basketball and track & field at Ely... Placed seventh in the triple jump (41-08.75) and 10th in the long jump (20-05.00) at the Broward County Track Championships as a junior.
PERSONAL: Dahrnaz (DAR-naz) Tigner (TIG-ner) was born July 11, 1989, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla... Parents are Curtis Tigner and Ernestine Price... The eldest of six children... Plans to major in business.