#33 Cam McDaniel
CAM MCDANIEL[apos]S PLACE IN THE IRISH RECORD BOOKS
Single-Game Rushes on Consecutive Plays (Oct. 6, 2012 vs. Miami, Fla., 9, 1st)
Single-Game Rushes on Consecutive Plays (Sept. 14, 2013 at Purdue, 8, t-2nd)
MCDANIEL[apos]S CAREER HIGHS
Points scored: 6, 4 times
Touchdowns: 1, 4 times
Rush attempts: 24, BYU, Nov 23, 2013
Rush yards: 117, BYU, Nov 23, 2013 (24 carries)
Rush TDs: 1, 4 times
Long rush: 36, USC, Oct 19, 2013
Receptions: 3, vs Rutgers, Dec 28, 2013
Receiving yards: 29, vs Rutgers, Dec 28, 2013 (3 receptions)
Long reception: 21, Miami, Oct 06, 2012
Total offense attempts: 24, BYU, Nov 23, 2013 (24 rush,0 pass)
Total offense yards: 117, BYU, Nov 23, 2013 (117 rush,0 pass)
All-purpose yards: 165, vs Arizona State, Oct 05, 2013
Kick returns: 5, vs Arizona State, Oct 05, 2013
Kick return yards: 83, vs Arizona State, Oct 05, 2013 (5 returns)
Long kick return: 26, BYU, Nov 23, 2013
Tackles: 1, 9 times
JUNIOR SEASON (2013): Played in all 13 games with four starts (USC, Navy, Stanford and Rutgers) … led the Irish in carries (152) and rushing yards (705) … led Notre Dame in rushing in a team-high seven contests … tied for the team lead in TD runs with three … ran for a team-high 80 yards on 17 carries in the 29-16 victory over Rutgers in the 2013 New Era Pinstripe Bowl (Dec. 28) … added a career-best three receptions for career-high 29 yards vs. the Scarlet Knights … gained a career-high 117 yards on the ground against BYU (Nov. 23), plus a three-yard reception and two kick returns for 43 yards, accounting for 163 all-purpose yards … ran for a crucial fourth-quarter TD as the Irish beat Navy (Nov. 2) … gained 52 yards on just seven carries against the Midshipmen … went over 100 all-purpose yards in the win over USC (Oct. 19), gaining 97 on the ground while catching a five-yard pass … racked up a season-high 165 all-purpose yards against No. 22 Arizona State (Oct. 5) … ran for 82 yards on 15 carries (5.5 average) and returned five kickoffs for 83 more yards … had the game-winning TD in the fourth quarter as the Irish became the only team to defeat Michigan State (Sept. 21) … scored his first TD of the season as a part of a 56-yard showing at Purdue (Sept. 14) … opened the season by rushing for 65 yards on 12 carries against Temple (Aug. 31).
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): Played in all 13 games … saw action at both running back and cornerback, as well as serving as one of the team[apos]s top special teams players … rushed for 125 yards on 23 carries with one TD … had nine rushes for a career-best 59 yards against Navy (Sept. 1) … added a 20-yard reception against the Midshipmen as well … collected his first career TD on Notre Dame[apos]s final drive of the game against Miami (Oct. 6) … accounted for 75 of the 93 yards on the drive, including 54 on the ground … set a school record with rushes on nine consecutive Irish offensive plays … his 11 carries against the Hurricanes were a career high … added a 21-yard shovel-pass reception … rushed three times for 11 yards against Wake Forest (Nov. 17) … serves as a pivotal player on punt and kickoff return as well as punt and kickoff return defense … registered one kickoff return for 25 yards against Purdue (Sept. 8) … collected 77 yards on four kickoff returns against Oklahoma (Oct. 27) … collected five tackles on special teams.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Played in eight games during the season, primarily on special teams … did not play in first four games or against Navy … saw time on special teams and at running back in a reserve role … had three carries for nine yards and two kick returns for 24 yards … also tallied a pair of tackles.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Second-team all-state running back as senior on 2010 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 5A team … MVP of District 7-5A by Fort Worth Star-Telegram … second-team running back pick on Dallas Morning News all-area squad … rushed 301 times for 1,906 yards and 32 TDs as a senior in 2010 at Coppell High School in Coppell, Texas … also caught 40 passes for 492 yards and three TDs … . led Dallas area 5A players in scoring with 37 TDs and ranked third in rushing … helped Coppell to 13-1 record and #2 ranking in Texas Class 5A, losing only 41-40 to Euless Trinity in state quarterfinals … Coppell finished regular season 10-0 and ranked fifth in Texas Associated Press Class 5A poll … rated one of top 100 players in Dallas area (one of six running backs) coming into 2010 by Dallas Morning News … helped 2009 Cowboys team as junior to 11-2 record ending in 5A playoff loss to Arlington … played for coach Joe McBride at Coppell High School … son of Danny and Diane McDaniel … enrolled in College of Arts and Letters, majoring in psychology and minoring in philosophy.