UND Roster

2018-19 Football Roster

#58 Darnell Ewell

Offensive Line

Height 6'3''
Weight 330 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Norfolk, VA
High School Lake Taylor


  • One of 10 scholarship freshmen who spent the season on scout team and did not see the field
  • Joined David Adams, Jafar Armstrong, Aaron Banks, Avery Davis, Dillan Gibbons, Josh Lugg, Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, Kofi Wardlow and Drew White as rookies who helped the Irish on their scout teams


  • Helped Lake Taylor High School to an 11-2 record as a senior in 2016
  • Lake Taylor reached the quarterfinals of the 2016 Virginia High School League 4A State quarterfinals
  • Named 2016 First Team Virginia High School League Group 4A All-State
  • Named to the Roanoke Times Top 25 (No. 15)
  • Named 2016 American Family Insurance First Team ALL-USA Virginia
  • No. 146-ranked overall player and No. 7 offensive guard by Scout.com
  • No. 149-ranked overall player and No. 10 defensive tackle by 247Sports.com
  • No. 179-ranked overall player and No. 14 offensive guard by ESPN.com
  • No. 139-ranked overall player and No. 9 defensive tackle by Rivals.com
  • Virginia’s No. 5-ranked player by Scout.com, No. 4-ranked player by 247Sports, No. 4-ranked player by ESPN and No. 6-ranked player by Rivals
  • No. 170-ranked overall player and No. 8-ranked defensive tackle by Tom Lemming’s Prep Football Report
  • Four-star member of the PrepStar Top 300 Dream Team, ranked as the No. 153 player in the class of 2017 and the No. 8 offensive guard
  • Played for coach Hank Sawyer at Lake Taylor High School
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in sociology