Former Port Allen star finds new home at Texas Southern

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Posted: Aug 9, 2014 4:01 PM by Brian Holland
Updated: Aug 9, 2014 4:01 PM
Source: WBRZ Sports 2

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Topics: Darian Claiborne, Texas Southern, SWAC, A&M, Texas A&M, tamu, football, college football, NCAA, Port Allen

BATON ROUGE - Former Port Allen High School star Darian Claiborne is on his way to Texas Southern.

Port Allen head coach Guy Blanchard confirmed the move to Sports 2 Saturday afternoon.

Claiborne has been told he will be able to play starting this season for the Tigers.

This comes after Claiborne was dismissed from the Texas A&M football team after being arrested twice in a seven-month span while in the Bryan/College Station area.

Both arrests were drug related.

Coach Blanchard said he "was thrilled" Claiborne has landed in a place where he can improve both on and off the field.

Claiborne led the Aggies in tackles as a freshman before missing time due to a violation of team rules.

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