- Saw an elevated role due to injuries in 2016, playing in all 16 games with 15 starts and posting 58 tackles (49 solo), a tackle for a loss, a team-high 15 passes defensed and two forced fumbles. Also started all three postseason contests and registered 13 tackles (all solo) and two passes defensed.
- One of two rookie free agents to make Green Bay’s opening-day roster in 2015, joining RB Alonzo Harris.
- Saw action in eight games as a rookie, recording two tackles on special teams.
- Appeared in one postseason contest, playing 31 snaps on defense and 13 on special teams due to an injury to CB Quinten Rollins.
- Registered a team-high five passes defensed and an interception for Green Bay during the 2015 preseason.
Lettered all three years at the University of Miami, starting 30 of 37 games played…Compiled 111 tackles (76 solo), three tackles for a loss, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries, six interceptions and 18 pass breakups…Played one season at Fort Scott Community College (Kan.) before transferring to Miami…Earned his bachelor’s degree in sports administration…Senior season (2014): Started all 13 games and logged 28 tackles (21 solo), two interceptions and six pass breakups…Came down with his first interception of the season as he picked off QB Anthony Boone in the fourth quarter to help Miami to a 22-10 victory vs. Duke (Sept. 27)…Helped the Hurricanes stay undefeated at home as he contributed two solo tackles and an interception off of QB Gunner Kiel in the win vs. Cincinnati (Oct. 11)…Broke up one pass and registered four tackles (two solo) in the win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 23)…Posted two solo tackles in the 2014 Duck Commander Independence Bowl vs. South Carolina (Dec. 27)…Junior season (2013): Recorded his most productive season as a Hurricane, starting all 12 games played and tallying a career-high 46 tackles (36 solo), two for a loss, one forced fumble, three interceptions for 118 return yards and six pass breakups…Named Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week after he picked off QB Justin Thomas and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown to nullify Georgia Tech’s comeback in a 45-30 victory at home (Oct. 5), adding seven tackles (five solo), including one for a loss of 5 yards…Awarded ACC Specialist of the Week for his performance in the 27-23 comeback win at North Carolina (Oct. 17) as he produced six solo tackles and one pass breakup to go along with a blocked field goal that he returned for a touchdown…Logged four tackles (three solo) and one forced fumble vs. Virginia Tech (Nov. 9)…Intercepted QB David Watford and returned it 81 yards, setting up a Miami touchdown on the following possession, and added four tackles (three solo) as the Hurricanes went on to defeat Virginia, 45-26, at home (Nov. 23)…Posted six solo tackles and tied his career high with three pass breakups vs. Louisville in the Russell Athletic Bowl (Dec. 28)…Sophomore season (2012): Made five starts in 12 games played and totaled 27 tackles (19 solo), one for a loss, two fumble recoveries, six passes defensed and one interception…Helped his team to an opening-day 41-32 win at Boston College (Sept. 1) as he recorded his first solo tackle and first fumble recovery as a Hurricane…Helped Miami win the turnover margin as he posted one of four fumble recoveries for his unit and added four tackles (two solo) vs. North Carolina State (Sept. 29)…Turned in a career high in both total and solo tackles with eight vs. North Carolina (Oct. 13)…Registered his first career interception as he stepped in front of a pass from QB Logan Thomas, returning it 15 yards, and added three tackles (one solo) vs. Virginia Tech (Nov. 1)…Freshman season (2011): Played one season at Fort Scott Community College (Kan.), where he notched 24 tackles, including three for a loss, two forced fumbles and an interception in seven game appearances…Flipped the field vs. Dodge City Community College (Oct. 15) when he took an interception back 100 yards for a touchdown, and added four tackles (three solo).
Given name LaDarius Markeis Gunter…First name is pronounced luh-DAIR-ee-us...Born in Montgomery, Ala. …Has a son, LaDarius Jr. …High school: Played cornerback, safety and outside linebacker for Jefferson Davis High School (Montgomery, Ala.)…Ranked as a three-star prospect at cornerback by Rivals.com and a two-star prospect by Scout.com…Residence: Montgomery, Ala.