Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Darien McKinley
Position: Hurdles
Other Position: Indoor: Junior - Outdoor: Senior
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Anthem, Ariz.
High School: Boulder Creek HS
McKinley Photos
2012: Did not compete during the indoor season ... Outdoors, McKinley took 13th place at the UA-ASU-NAU Double Dual in the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.66 ... He competed in the 110-meter hurdles at the Jim Click Shootout, clocking a time of 15.88 and finishing in 10th place ... He clocked a personal-best time of 15.48 in the 110-meter hurdles at the Mesa Classic, good for 10th place.

2011: Redshirted the indoor season ... During the outdoor season, McKinley competed primarily in the 110-meter hurdles.

HIGH SCHOOL: At Boulder Creek High School, McKinley was the team captain his senior year, and MVP his junior and senior years... He was an all-state hurdler his senior year ... He was runner-up at the state championships in the 110-meter hurdles his senior year... School record holder for the 110-meter hurdles.

PERSONAL: Son of Rick and Shaunne McKinley ... Has a brother, Ryan ... Majoring in pre-journalism.