Damien Berry signed with the Ravens as a rookie free agent on 7/28/11.
• Spent the entire 2012 season on Injured Reserve (neck/shoulder)
• Was on the Ravens’ practice squad as a rookie free agent in 2011
2012: (IR) Missed the entire season after being placed on Injured Reserve (neck/shoulder) on 8/31
2011: (0/0, 0/0) Spent the entire season on the Ravens’ practice squad
College: Played in 44 contests (10 starts) at Miami, finishing his career with 1,515 rushing yards and 13 TDs on 283 attempts...Added 15 receptions for 165 yards and 1 TD...Began his career as a safety and special teamer before fully transitioning to RB...Tallied six 100-yard rushing games as a Hurricane...Earned second-team All-ACC honors as a senior in 2010, becoming just the fifth UM player since 1975 to rush for 100 yards in three straight games (101 at Clemson, 101 vs. Florida State and 111 at Duke)...The other three players to accomplish the feat are Willis McGahee, Edgerrin James and Clinton Portis...Was the only player in the ACC to rush for four-straight 100-yard games during the season...Played in 12 games as a senior (10 starts), and led the team with 899 rushing yards and 5 TDs on 190 carries to finish as the ACC’s third-leading rusher...Posted five games of 70 or more yards, including six straight contests (9/11-10/23)...Honored by the Hurricanes’ media contingent with the 2010 “Good Guy” Award...As a junior in 2009, was the team’s second-leading rusher, posting 616 yards on 93 carries and a team-high 8 rushing TDs...Averaged 6.6 yards per carry and scored a TD in seven of Miami’s last nine contests...Saw his first-career action at RB against Florida A&M on 10/10, gaining a career high 162 yards on 14 carries (all in the second half), adding a TD and career-long 49-yard rush...Also played on the KO coverage team and registered 6 total tackles (5 solo)... Made the move to RB as a sophomore in 2008 and excelled on special teams, seeing action in seven games on the KO coverage unit...Named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year...Saw action in all 12 games as a true freshman, playing only on special teams in the first 11 contests and then seeing time at safety in the season finale at Boston College... Registered 3 solo and 5 assisted tackles on special teams.
High School, Personal: Prepped at Suncoast (Riviera Beach, FL) HS his first three years before transferring to Glades Central (Belle Glade, FL) HS...As a senior in 2006, rushed for 1,080 yards and 19 TDs...As a junior at Suncoast, rushed for 530 yards and 5 TDs, adding 3 INTs on defense... Rated the No. 7 safety prospect and No. 14 overall player on the Florida Top 100 by Rivals.com...Son of former Hurricane DB Kenny Berry (1987-89).
Community: Supports Ravens’ team and player charitable initiatives, including A Purple Evening, the Ravens’ annual women’s event at M&T Bank Stadium, the Lardarius Webb Charity Bowling Classic and LaQuan Williams’ Thanksgiving food distribution in downtown Baltimore (Nov. 2012).