While at Georgia Tech, he majored in Management and minored in Chemistry. In four years, Daniels had over 3,300 yards rushing, 360 yards receiving, 230 kick return yards, and 26 all-purpose touchdowns. The most notable aspect of Daniels' career was that he began the 2002 season as a walk-on and was seventh on the depth chart. Through attrition, flunkouts, and hard work, Daniels became the starter for Georgia Tech in 2003. While at Georgia Tech, he set an NCAAbowl game rushing record with 311 yards and 4 touchdowns in the 2004 Humanitarian Bowl.