UNC Football Bio
17 Dajaun Drennon
Drennon Drennon 1082437

2016 - Junior Season
Missed seven games due to injury • Had four tackles, including a 17-yard sack, and a QB hurry in the Sun Bowl • Posted five tackles vs. NC State • Made a season-high six tackles vs. The Citadel • Made one tackle at Duke • Saw his most extensive playing time of the year in a 48-20 win over Georgia Tech • Saw his first action of the season against Virginia Tech before suffering a different injury • Had 39 tackles and five tackles for losses a year ago, but missed much of the spring with a foot injury.

2015 - Sophomore Season
Started all 12 games he played • Finished the season with 39 tackles, including five tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks • Made three stops vs. Baylor in the Russell Athletic Bowl • Had three tackles in the ACC Championship Game against Clemson • Finished with four tackles and a season-high 1.5 sacks in the win at NC State • Had three solo stops, including one for loss, in the win at Virginia Tech • Returned from injury and had one solo tackle in the win over Miami • Suffered an injury in the win over Virginia and missed two games • Had five stops in the win over Wake Forest • Had three solo tackles in the win at Georgia Tech • Played perhaps the best game of his career against Delaware, tallying seven tackles (five solo), a tackle for loss and a pass breakup • Earned the coaches' defensive player of the week award for his performance against the Blue Hens • Had three tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss in the win over Illinois • Finished with two tackles and two quarterback hurries in the win over NC A&T • Had four tackles, including one for loss, in the season opener against South Carolina.

2014 - Redshirt Freshman Season
Started all 13 games at defensive end and finished with 36 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and two sacks • Also had two quarterback hurries against SDSU and broke up a pass at Duke • Had three stops against NC State • Matched a season high with five tackles (three solo) in the win at Duke • Also had five tackles, including two for a loss and a sack, in the win over Georgia Tech • Had four stops (two solo) against Virginia Tech • Logged his first career sack at Clemson • Finished with four tackles (two solo) and a pair of QB hurries in the win over SDSU • Making his first collegiate appearance, tallied four tackles against Liberty.

Timber Creek High School
Listed as the No. 4 weakside defensive end in the country by 247sports.com • Considered the No. 10 player in New Jersey and the No. 19 weakside defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com • Ranked the No. 29 defensive end in the country by Scout.com • Ranked the No. 20 outside linebacker by recruiting analyst Tom Lemming • Played in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Houston • Played for Team USA at the 2012 IFAF World Championships • Helped lead Timber Creek Regional to the South Jersey Group IV state championship • Considered the No. 49 defensive end in the nation by ESPN.com • Racked up 60 tackles and had 14 quarterback sacks as a senior • Participated in the US Army Combine • Coached by Rob Hinson. 

Personal
Nickname is “Dajaun and Only” • Best class he has taken at UNC is EXSS 323 because the professor, Deborah Southall, is his favorite professor • If he could choose an NFL team to play for, it would be the Cowboys • His dream job is to play in the NBA • New Year's resolution was to grow a beard • Favorite TV show is “Law and Order: SVU” • Favorite food is banana pudding • Favorite off-day activity is shopping • If he could guest star on a reality TV show, it would be “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” as a boyfriend of one of the sisters • The person who had the biggest impact on his life is Robert Hinson, his high school coach • Birthday is October 18 • Son of Ann and Raleigh Drennon • Sociology major.

Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 255
Year: Senior
Hometown: Clementon, N.J.
High School: Timber Creek
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