UND Roster

2014-15 Football Roster

#10 DaVaris Daniels

Wide Receiver


Height 6'1''
Weight 203 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Vernon Hills, IL
High School Vernon Hills
Bio

DANIELS[apos] CAREER STATS

• Biletnikoff Award Watch List (2013)

• College Football Performance Awards Honorable Mention Wide Receiver (9.16.13)

DANIELS[apos] CAREER HIGHS

Points Scored: 12, Temple, Aug 31, 2013; at Purdue, Sep14, 2013

TDs: 2, Temple, Aug 31, 2013; at Purdue, Sep14, 2013

Rush attempts: 1, vs Rutgers, Dec 28, 2013; Navy, Nov 2, 2013

Rush yards: 2, Navy, Nov 2, 2013 (1 carries)

Long rush: 2, Navy, Nov 2, 2013

Receptions: 8, at Purdue, Sep14, 2013

Receiving yards: 167, at Purdue, Sep14, 2013 (8 receptions)

Receiving TDs: 2, Temple, Aug 31, 2013; at Purdue, Sep14, 2013

Long reception: 82, at Purdue, Sep 14, 2013

Total offense attempts: 1, vs Rutgers, Dec 28, 2013; Navy, Nov 2, 2013 (1 rush, 0 pass)

Total offense yards: 2, Navy, Nov 2, 2013 (2 rush, 0 pass)

All-purpose yards: 167, at Purdue, Sep 14, 2013

Tackles: 1, Navy, Nov 2, 2013 (1-0)

JUNIOR SEASON (2013): Played in all 12 games with eight starts … ranked second on the team behind only TJ Jones with 46 receptions, 720 receiving yards and seven TDs … had a TD catch in each of the last three regular-season games … scored a TD and had 79 receiving yards on his five catches at Stanford (Nov. 30), bringing the Irish to within a single third quarter score of the No. 8 Cardinal at 24-20 … hauled in a 61-yard TD pass on Notre Dame[apos]s opening possession against BYU (Nov. 23) … ended the BYU game with 107 receiving yards … caught a TD pass at Pittsburgh (Nov. 9) … had four catches for 67 yards against Arizona State (Oct. 5) … tied for the team lead with three catches against Michigan State (Sept. 21) … set career highs with eight catches for 167 yards with a pair of scores in the win at Purdue (Sept. 14) … both of the TDs came in the fourth quarter of a game the Irish would win after entering the final stanza trailing 17-10 … the second of Daniels[apos] TDs was an 82-yard strike from Tommy Rees, tying for the ninth-longest passing play in school history … caught six passes for 63 yards at Michigan (Sept. 7) … scored twice in the season opener against Temple (Aug. 31), gaining 69 yards on three grabs.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): Played in 11 games with three starts … had 31 receptions for 490 yards … his average of 15.8 yards per reception was the highest of any Notre Dame receiver with at least eight catches … missed the last two games of the regular season with a broken collarbone … recorded two receptions for 49 yards in the season opener against Navy (Sept. 1) … notched four receptions for 70 yards against Purdue (Sept. 8), including a 41-yard strike from quarterback Everett Golson … was effective against Michigan (Sept. 22) with three catches and 40 yards … continued his streak versus Miami (Oct. 6) with 48 yards on three grabs … had two receptions each against Stanford (Oct. 13) and Oklahoma (Oct. 27) for 24 and 36 yards, respectively … notched seven receptions for 86 yards, including a career-long 45-yard catch against Pittsburgh (Nov. 3) … added two catches for 22 yards against Boston College (Nov. 10) … recorded career-high 115 receiving yards in BCS National Championship Game vs. Alabama on six receptions, including a 31-yard reception.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Did not see game action during the season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named best prospect in Illinois and 63rd-best player in the nation by 247Sports … rated ninth-best wide receiver and 64th-ranked player in country by Sporting News … ranked 65th on ESPNU Top 150 list … named to Illinois High School Football Coaches Association 5A all-state team in 2010 … played in Under Armour All-American Bowl … tabbed area athlete of year by Pioneer Press … selected as senior in 2010 to Lake County all-area and all-North Suburban Conference teams … Chicago Tribune first-team all-state selection and Chicago Sun-Times all-area first team as senior in 2010 … named to Arlington Heights Daily Herald all-area team after senior season … helped lead Vernon Hills High School in Vernon Hills, Ill., to Illinois Class 5A quarterfinals in 2010 state playoffs … accounted for 19 total TDs during senior season in 2010: 10 rushing TDs, five receiving TDs, two punt returns, one interception return and one blocked field goal return … posted 23 catches for 513 yards (22.3 yards per reception) in 2010 … accounted for 888 all-purpose yards (221 receiving, 344 rushing, 323 passing) as junior in 2009 … led Vernon Hills to 8-3 record in 2009 … first varsity touch for Vernon Hills came in freshman season in 2007 and resulted in 93-yard kickoff return for TD … father Phillip was 15-year NFL veteran as defensive end and was drafted by Seattle Seahawks in fourth round of 1995 NFL Draft … Phillip played college football at Georgia … member of Vernon Hills basketball and track and field teams … played for coach Tony Monken at Vernon Hills … son of Phillip and Leslie Daniels … enrolled in College of Arts and Letters, majoring in sociology.

Daniels[apos] Career Statistics

Receiving
Year G Rec Yds TD LG Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G
2011 Did Not Play
2012 11 31 490 0 45 2.8 15.8 44.5
2013 13 49 745 7 82 3.8 15.2 57.3
Totals 24 80 1235 7 82 3.3 15.4 51.5
Rushing
Year G Att Yds TD LG Avg/C Avg/G
2012 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 13 2 -4 0 2 -2.0 -0.3
Totals 24 2 -4 0 2 -2.0 -0.3