B. J. Daniels (American football)

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B. J. Daniels
B. J. Daniels.jpg
BJ Daniels in 2014.
No. 5     Seattle Seahawks
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-10-24) October 24, 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth: Tallahassee, Florida
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 217 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Tallahassee (FL) Lincoln
College: South Florida
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 7 / Pick: 237
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*offseason or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Bruce Edward Daniels, Jr. (born October 24, 1989) is an American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft after playing college football at South Florida.

College career[edit]

Born and raised in Tallahassee, Florida, Daniels graduated from Lincoln High School in Tallahassee.[1] Daniels finished the 2009 season with 1983 yards passing, 772 yards rushing, and 23 total touchdowns.[2] In 2010 Daniels had a slump in performance, passing for only 1,684 yards. He had a huge drop in rushing yards with only 259 on 112 attempts, averaging 2.3 yards a carry. He managed 16 total TDs, both career lows.[3] Daniels responded in his junior year with 3,205 total yards. Daniels was on his way to becoming the all time yardage leader in Big East history when his senior season was cut short due to injury. Daniels ended his college career with 8,433 yards passing for 52 TD's, and 2,068 yards rushing for another 25 scores. Daniels achieved 10,501 total yards and 77 total touchdowns at USF, and finished his career second on the all time Big East yardage leaders.

Professional career[edit]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Daniels was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round, 237th overall in the 2013 NFL Draft.[4]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Daniels was claimed off waivers on Oct. 2, 2013 by the Seattle Seahawks.[5] Daniels was waived by the Seahawks on November 16, 2013.[6] Daniels cleared waivers and the Seahawks signed him to the practice squad on Nov. 18, 2013.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ferrante, Bob (September 26, 2009). "QB Daniels, Strong Defense Lead USF past FSU". Lakeland Ledger. Archived from the original on October 3, 2009. Retrieved February 8, 2014. 
  2. ^ South Florida Bulls 2012 Statistics - Team and Player Stats - College Football - ESPN
  3. ^ B.J. Daniels Stats - South Florida Bulls - ESPN
  4. ^ Barrows, Matt (April 27, 2013). "Night kap: 49ers take mobile USF quarterback in final round". The Sacramento Bee. 
  5. ^ Wesseling, Chris (October 2, 2013). "B.J. Daniels claimed off waivers by Seattle Seahawks". National Football League. Retrieved October 2, 2013. 
  6. ^ Farnsworth, Clare (November 16, 2013). "Russell Okung returns; QB B.J. Daniels released". Seahawks.com. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 
  7. ^ Condotta, Bob (November 18, 2013). "Seahawks re-sign QB Daniels to practice squad". The Seattle Times. Retrieved November 18, 2013.  Daniels is also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.

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