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Alex Daniels
Alex Daniels

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Brookhaven

Last College:
Minnesota

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 259

Position:
DL

Experience:
1L


2008: Played in every game, earning his first start of the season at defensive end against Hawai'i ... finished the season with 16 tackles and one sack ... made his first tackle as a Bearcat against Eastern Kentucky ... recorded two tackles at No. 4/4 Oklahoma ... had two tackles, one for loss, at Marshall ... made two tackles at Connecticut ... notched two tackles, one sack, and a pass breakup at West Virginia ... recorded three unassisted tackles vs. Syracuse.

2007: Sat out while fulfilling NCAA transfer requirements.

2006 (Minnesota): Made the transition to running back as a sophomore ... was Minnesota's second-leading rusher with 309 yards and five touchdowns in 11 games ... averaged 4.6 yards per carry ... rushed for 155 yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries in a 44-0 win over Kent State in the season opener, earning Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week ... followed up with 78 yards rushing and a his fourth touchdown of the season in a 42-17 loss to No. 22 California ... had 44 yards rushing and a touchdown on 10 carries vs. Temple... carried the ball eight times for 22 yards at Purdue.

2005 (Minnesota): Played in 12 games, finishing with 14 tackles (10 solo) and a forced fumble ... had a pair of tackles, both solo, and a forced fumble in season opener against Tulsa ... added two more tackles (one solo) against Colorado State ... had a season-high five tackles (three solo) against Florida Atlantic ... recorded one solo tackle against Penn State ... had three tackles (two solo) against Wisconsin ... had one solo tackle against Michigan State ... participated in 177 plays ... earned first letter.

Brookhaven High School: A 2005 graduate of Brookhaven High School in Columbus, Ohio ... high school coach was Tom Blake ... ranked as a four-star performer and the 11th-best athlete in the nation by Rivals.com ... named the 16th-best linebacker in the nation and the 108th-best overall player by College Football News ... selected to the SuperPrep Midwest Team, ranked as the 26th-best player and listed as the 36th-best defensive back in the nation ... ranked as the 10th-best safety in the nation by Scout.com ... selected as a PrepStar All-Midwest Region performer ... named to Ohio News Network All-Ohio Team ... two-time all-city selection and was a 2004 all-conference, all-area, and all-state choice ... made 100 tackles with five sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in leading his team to 2004 state title ... also intercepted three passes, returning two for touchdowns ... Super Honor Roll student and National Honor Society member.

Alex Daniels: Born November 27, 1986 ... son of Peggy Daniels.

Academic Major: Communications.