Wayne Daniels
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Wayne Daniels

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kilgore, Texas

High School:
Kilgore High School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 250

Position:
DE

Experience:
3L


2010: First-team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and Phil Steele Publications ... an SI.com honorable-mention All-American ... a unanimous first-team All-Mountain West Conference in his second season as a starter ... joined TCU teammate Andy Dalton as the only first-team unanimous All-MWC picks ... selected to play in the National Football League Players Association Game ... invited to the NFL Combine ... led TCU with a career-high 6.5 sacks and 14.0 tackles for loss ... also equaled sophomore linebacker Tanner Brock for the team lead with two fumble recoveries ... closed his TCU career with a season-high six tackles, including two for loss, to go with a pass breakup in the 21-19 Rose Bowl win over Wisconsin ... his two fumble recoveries on the season came against Tennessee Tech and Colorado State ... recovered a fumble in all four seasons of action, six overall for his career ... tied for sixth on TCU with 39 stops ... opened the season with a TFL in the first seven games ... all three tackles against Oregon State came from behind the line of scrimmage, highlighted by a pair of sacks ... also forced a fumble against the Beavers ... tallied five tackles against SMU ... posted four stops against Tennessee Tech, BYU and New Mexico.

2009: Second-team All-Mountain West Conference in his first season as a starter ... placed second on TCU with 5 ½ sacks, trailing only All-American Jerry Hughes (11 ½) ... fourth on the team with 9.0 tackles for loss ... led the Horned Frogs with two fumble recoveries ... placed sixth with 50 stops, including a career-high eight in the 14-10 win at Clemson ... opened the year with a sack at Virginia ... posted a season-best two tackles for loss, including a sack, against Colorado State ... recorded a TFL in nine of the 13 games ... had a sack, forced fumble and fumble recovery at San Diego State ... recovered a fumble at Wyoming to go with six tackles, including a sack ... also totaled six stops at Air Force ... recorded a sack and pass breakup in the 38-7 win at BYU ... closed the season with three stops, including one for loss, and a pass breakup in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.

2008: Recorded his first career sack in the 48-7 win at SMU ... recovered a fumble while totaling a career-high four tackles, all solo, in the 54-7 victory over Wyoming ... added two stops in the season-opening 26-3 win at New Mexico ... eight of his 11 tackles on the year were of the solo variety.

2007: Redshirted in second season with the Frogs.

2006: One of four true freshmen to see action ... played in nine games ... recorded his first collegiate tackle in the 31-17 win at Army ... recovered a fumble in the regular-season finale with Air Force.

High School: A 2006 Max Emfinger All-American ... first-team all-district and East Texas at tight end and defensive end ... ranked as the No. 77 overall prospect in the state ... totaled 65 tackles with eight sacks, three quarterback pressures and an interception ... scored two touchdowns and blocked a field goal ... also lettered in basketball ... also recruited by Kansas State, Houston, Kansas, San Diego State, Texas Tech and UTEP.

Personal: An general studies major with emphasis in communication ... parents are Willie and Kim Daniels ... father played football at Contra Costa Junior College.


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