2015-16 Football
1 Domenique Williams DB
2 Hank Black WR
3 Chris Howard QB
4 Kevin Ferguson S
5 Tony Welch DB
6 Keanu James DB
7 Austin Herink QB
8 River Boruff LB
9 Drake Powell WR
10 Christian Gibson S
10 Demetrius Anthony WR
11 Austin Mosier LB
12 Dylan Wieger QB
13 Matt Williams QB
13 Jacob Samsel DB
14 Seth Barger DB
16 Dalton Ponchillia WR
16 Brock Beeler S
17 Jovany Aris WR
18 Malik Styles WR
18 Andrew Heyward CB
19 Nick Sexton QB
20 Jajuan Lankford RB
20 Bryce Suber S
21 Jack Shoulders WR
22 Charlie Jackson S
23 Cole West S
24 Alonzo Francois DB
24 Adam Mitchell WR
25 Daren Ardis DB
26 Toy'Shaun Winton DB
26 Artevius Smith RB
27 Tavian Lott DB
28 Kahlil Mitchell LB
29 Falon Lee RB
30 Cory Colder RB
31 Austin Gatewood LB
32 Jason Maduafokwa LB
33 Jajuan Stinson RB
35 Austin Hayworth FB
35 Terry Tiller LB
36 Austin Jackson S
37 Cameron Kuerschen LB
38 Chad Pritchard WR
40 Dylan Weigel LB
41 Matt Thompson RB
42 Courtney Heard FB
43 Matt Fox RB
44 Jack Jones S
45 Nasir Player DL
46 Marion Watson K
47 Tony Drew RB
48 Cole Notgrass RB
49 Tyrus Rollins TE
50 Joe Dossett DL
51 Haddon Hill LB
52 Spencer Brien LB
52 Kendall Lawrence DL
53 Trey Quillin LB
54 Logan Lacey LB
55 Devon Johnson DL
56 Josh Pendleton OL
56 Tate Brown LB
57 Matt Pyke OL
58 Greg McCloud OL
59 Brent Rathbone OL
60 Micah Cale OL
61 Leon Humphrey DL
62 Mason McNutt OL
63 Matt Howard OL
65 Ben Blackmon OL
67 Myles Smith OL
68 Caleb LaFleur OL
70 Kevin McConnell OL
71 Dustin Nickle LS
71 Asley Haynes OL
73 Colt Jenkins DL
74 Matt Brewer OL
75 Patrick McFall OL
76 Cody Cornelius OL
77 Garrett Curtis OL
78 Sammy Hall OL
79 Adam Mullins DL
80 Hunter Wike WR
81 Stephen Antonelli TE
82 Jack DeFur TE
83 Connor York WR
84 Justin Gilliam WR
85 JJ Jerman K
86 Kobe Kelley WR
87 Dylan Dockery TE
88 Charlie Moore WR
89 Anthony Spagnoletti WR
90 Ferguierson Charles DL
91 Chris Bouyer DL
92 Joe Pittman DL
93 Royce Turnbull DL
94 Taylor Dollar LB
95 Myles Taylor DL
96 Landon Kunak K
97 Tremond Ferrell DL
98 Michael Scates DL
99 Paul Leveritt TE
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Daren Ardis

#25 Daren Ardis

HT. 5-10
WT. 166
YR. So.
HOMETOWN Bradenton, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Manatee HS//Rochester Comm & Tech College

2016 Season

Played in nine games, making eight starts for the Blue and Gold … Recorded 29 tackles (23 solo), three tackles for loss, one sack, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and four pass break ups … Finished with four tackles, one tackle for loss and forced fumble in the season-opening win at Kennesaw State (Sept. 3), while following that up with another four-tackle game (one sack) and forced fumble in the Bucs’ win over Western Carolina at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sept. 17 … Had an 87-yard fumble return against Chattanooga on Oct. 1, marking the longest fumble return in program history … Season-high seven tackles in the win over Cumberland on Nov. 12 and added three solo tackles in the win over No. 18 Samford on Nov. 19 … Named Bowman Jewelers Defensive Player of the Game against Western Carolina, Effort Play of the Game vs. Chattanooga and Impact Play of the Game at Kennesaw State.

2015 Season

SoCon Academic Honor Roll member … Played in 11 games, making nine starts … Totaled 33 tackles (24 solo) and had two pass breakups … Season-high six tackles at Robert Morris (Nov. 7) … Registered at least one tackle in nine games.

Prior to ETSU

Transferred from Rochester Community & Technical College, where he was an all-state and all-conference selection … had 26 tackles, four interceptions and seven pass breakups in during his junior college season … a two-sport standout at Manatee High School, where he participated in football and track … his team won the 7A state title in 2013 … was named defensive back of the year at Manatee High School.


Born Sept. 28, 1994 … son of Reginald Ardis and Faye Fobbs … expecting to major in biology … played for high school coach Joe Kinnan and junior college coach Bill Quistorff.