PITTSBURGH, PA — In addition to signing Offensive Tackle Jarrid Williams, the Pittsburgh Steelers also signed running back Darius Hagans.
Darius Hagans was undrafted out of Virginia State University, he carried the ball 189 times for 1,012 yards and six rushing touchdowns in 2022. He chipped in another 17 receptions for 135 yards.
In his three years there, Hagans rushed 420 times for 2,069 yards with 17 rushing touchdowns. He also had 31 catches and five receiving touchdowns.
Hagans spent time on the Indianapolis Colts roster before being released 4 days ago by the team. At this years HBCU Combine, Hagans measure 5’11” and weighed 210 lbs. He ran 4.48 40 yard dash and jumped 36.5 inches in the vertical. At his pro day, which was held at Old Dominion, he posted 10’5″ broad jump and 26 reps on the bench press, giving him impressive workout numbers across the board.
He’ll add depth to the Steelers backfield as the team wraps up OTAs this week and heads into mandatory minicamp next week.