Darius Carey joins the Beaver Football coaching staff in 2019 as the defensive line coach. Carey joins BSU after serving as a graduate assistant coach at Quincy University with responsibility on the defensive line.
Carey spent the last two seasons as a graduate assistant coach with Quincy while helping the defensive line earn three All-Great Lakes Valley Conference selections in 2018. In addition to his duties on the defensive line, Carey also served as assistant recruiting coordinator, strength and conditioning assistant, and assistant equipment manager.
Prior to coaching as a graduate assistant, Carey was a four-year starter for Quincy as a defensive tackle. He earned 2014 All-GLVC Honorable Mention and 2015 USA College Football Division II Preseason All-America Honorable Mention after finishing his sophomore season with 44 total tackles, four tackles for a loss, two sacks, and one fumble recovery. Carey finished his career at Quincy with 130 tackles, 18 tackles for a loss, 5.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries, and one forced fumble.
Carey is from Florissant, Mo., and earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice in 2017 and his master’s degree in education in 2019, both from Quincy.