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Steven Daniels
Free agent
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1992-12-12) December 12, 1992 (age 26)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school:St. Xavier
(Cincinnati, Ohio)
Worcester Academy
(Worcester, Massachusetts)
College:Boston College
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 7 / Pick: 232
Career history
* Washington Redskins ( 2016)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
* First-team All-ACC (2015)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Steven Wayne Daniels (born December 12, 1992) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Boston College, and was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft.[1]

Daniels graduated from St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati in 2011,[2] then completed a postgraduate year at Worcester Academy[3] before attending Boston College. As a senior at Boston College he earned first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors from ACC coaches.[4]

Professional careerEdit

Washington RedskinsEdit

The Washington Redskins selected Daniels with 232nd overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft.[5][6] Daniels suffered a torn labrum during the team's training camp in August 2016, requiring surgery and prematurely ending his rookie season.[7] On May 2, 2017, Daniels was waived by the team.[8]

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

On May 3, 2017, Daniels was claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Eagles.[9] He was waived by the Eagles on June 1, 2017, but re-signed with them on a three-year contract on July 26.[10][11] He was waived again on August 12, 2017.[12]

New York GiantsEdit

On August 15, 2017, Daniels was signed by the New York Giants.[13] He was waived on September 1, 2017.[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Jones, Mike. "NFL draft: Redskins take linebacker Steven Daniels and running back Keith Marshall". https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/football-insider/wp/2016/04/30/nfl-draft-redskins-take-linebacker-steven-daniels-and-running-back-keith-marshall/. Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  2. "News from the Long Blue Line". St. Xavier High School Magazine (St. Xavier High School): 20–23. Summer 2016. https://issuu.com/st.xavierhighschool/docs/stxaviermagazinesummer2016.
  3. Brown, Roger (September 27, 2011). "LB Steven Daniels thinking things over". Roger Brown Recruiting Blog (ESPN.com). http://insider.espn.go.com/college-football/blog/_/name/brown_roger/id/7026066/lb-steven-daniels-rethinking-bc-commitment. Retrieved July 31, 2016.
  4. "2015 Football Coaches' Awards, All-ACC Team Announced". Atlantic Coast Conference. December 9, 2015. http://www.theacc.com/news/2015-football-coaches-awards-all-acc-team-announced-12-09-2015. Retrieved August 14, 2016.
  5. "2016 NFL Draft Listing" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/2016/draft.htm.
  6. Jones, Mike. "NFL draft: Redskins take linebacker Steven Daniels and running back Keith Marshall". https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/football-insider/wp/2016/04/30/nfl-draft-redskins-take-linebacker-steven-daniels-and-running-back-keith-marshall/. Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  7. Czarda, Stephen (August 5, 2016). "Steven Daniels Suffers Reported Torn Labrum, Surgery Possible". Redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news/article-1/Steven-Daniels-Suffers-Reported-Torn-Labrum-Surgery-Possible/4ed6c246-d901-4c72-af83-e95503f61c7e. Retrieved August 6, 2016.
  8. "05/02: Redskins Make Roster Moves". May 2, 2017. http://www.redskins.com/news/article-1/0502-Redskins-Make-Roster-Moves/78a7067b-00fc-46a8-8b06-d3b8624590d5.
  9. Zangaro, Dave. "Eagles claim former Washington LB Steven Daniels". http://www.csnphilly.com/philadelphia-eagles/eagles-claim-former-washington-lb-steven-daniels. Retrieved May 3, 2017.
  10. McPherson, Chris (June 1, 2017). "Roster Move: LB Steven Daniels Waived". http://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/news/article-1/Roster-Move-LB-Steven-Daniels-Waived/3cb9f996-0616-4731-a09b-ce3880bf901d.
  11. McPherson, Chris. "Eagles Waive DE Marcus Smith And Sign LB Steven Daniels". https://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/news/eagles-waive-de-marcus-smith-and-sign-lb-steven-daniels-19049503. Retrieved July 26, 2017.
  12. Gowton, Brandon Lee (August 12, 2017). "Eagles sign a wide receiver, cut a linebacker". https://www.bleedinggreennation.com/2017/8/12/16138928/eagles-keevan-lucas-philadelphia-steven-daniels-wide-receiver-linebacker-roster-move-depth-chart.
  13. Alper, Josh (August 15, 2017). "Giants sign Steven Daniels, activate two from PUP list". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/08/15/giants-sign-steven-daniels-activate-two-from-pup-list/.
  14. Eisen, Michael (September 1, 2017). "New York Giants make first round of roster cuts". http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/New-York-Giants-make-first-round-of-roster-cuts/9ebed6f7-d4b3-46ac-babf-f8dae0af873f.

External linksEdit

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