According to IMDB, Derringer has been cast as Scooter Nelson, and will first air in 2017.
When the casting call went out for Scooter earlier in the year, the show was said to be looking for an actor between the ages of 35 and 45.
Scooter was described as a handsome, eccentric, elitist math professor with a sex addiction.
The role was set to begin taping in late September, and was slated for multiple episodes.
On September 29, Derringer tweeted, "Othello & Cassio together again! Had a wonderful reunion today w/ A Martinez one of the most talented & true hearted people in the business."
Othello & Cassio together again! Had a wonderful reunion today w/ A Martinez one of the most talented & true hearted people in the business pic.twitter.com/HwAp6GBMH1— Robb Derringer (@r8pistol) September 30, 2016
Days of our Lives hasn't officially announced Derringer's casting.