2013 — Redshirted his second season to allow him to adjust to the defensive line after being converted from tight end. . . Was named the Ducks’ defensive scout team player of the year following the season . . . Demonstrated ability to work into the program’s regular rotation in the near future after accounting for 0.5 tackles-for-loss among his five stops (2 unassisted) in the 2014 Spring Game.
2012 — Appeared in nine of the first 10 games, primarily on special teams … Credited with first collegiate tackle in win vs. Arizona before returning to duplicate effort at Arizona State.
BEFORE OREGON — The two-year letterman recorded 63 tackles and 7.5 sacks on the defensive side of the ball while adding 28 receptions for 437 yards and nine touchdowns as a tight end his senior season … Helped team to 9-3 record (7-0 in conference) under head coach and former NFL All-Pro linebacker Hardy Nickerson … An all-Hayward Area Athletic League performer on both offense and defense as a senior … Posted 25 total tackles and 4.5 sacks to go with six catches for 89 yards and a touchdown as a junior.
PERSONAL — Parents: Terry and Michelle Daniel. Family: Two sisters. High School (Coach): Bishop O’Dowd (Hardy Nickerson), 2012. Major: General Social Science and Pre Advertising.
DANIEL'S CAREER BESTS
Tackles: 5, Arizona, 10/02/14 (1-4)
Sacks: 1.0, Arizona, 10/02/14 (1-0)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, Arizona, 10/02/14 (1-0)
Pass breakups: 1, Washington, 10/18/14