The Rice Football team once again hosted members of the Challenger Football organization at Rice Stadium
Talented running back prospect who looks to make an impact on the depth chart in the spring after redshirting in his first year.
McArthur High School
Offensive MVP for coach Ben Cook at McArthur HS... Younger brother of former Owls All-America wide receiver Jarett Dillard, currently with the Detroit Lions... Earned second team All-State honors and first team All-San Antonio honors as a junior and second team All-San Antonio as a senior... Led McArthur to the 5-A DII state quarterfinals as a junior...Rushed for 4,100 yards and added another 900 yards receiving in his career... Plays basketball and led McArthur to the regional finals as a junior... Academic All State as a senior.... Wendy's High School Heisman regional finalist... Ranks third in a class of 557.... Served as treasurer for both the National Honor Society and his senior class... Peer Assistant Leadership Program (PALS)... Tutored English to elementary students and to others through the English Second Language program... First place winner in the Teachers' Choice Night Gallery Art Show... First place in TSA State Architecture competition...Junior Financial Chairman of the National Society of Black Engineers
Full Name: Darik David Dillard... Born: November 11, 1993 at San Antonio... Parents: Porter and Robin Dillard. (one brother, one sister). Brother, Jarett, is a member of the Detroit Lions and was a two-time, All-America wide receiver for the Owls who holds the NCAA career record for touchdown receptions (60) and most consecutive games with a touchdown reception in a season (13)... Sister, Tai played basketball at Texas from 1999-2003 and for three seasons in the WNBA. She is now an assistant basketball coach at UTSA.