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#96 Lebron Daniel

Height 6-2
Weight 220 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Cleveland, Ohio
High School Glenville

Hawk-Item – – One of two Iowa recruits who took part in the NFL’s ‘Play It Smart’ program as a prep.

2011 – – Played in 11 games, with five starts . . . recorded 16 solo tackles and 14 assists . . . also had one QB sack, two pass break-ups and one QB pressure . . . started at defensive end in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech, recording one solo tackle, two assists and one pass break-up . . . started at defensive end in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State, recording three solo tackles and one assist . . . saw action in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist vs. ULM, including one QB sack and a QB pressure . . . started at defensive end in 13-3 loss at Penn State, recording three solo tackles . . . saw action in 41-31 win over Northwestern, recording one solo tackle and two assists . . . did not see action in 45-24 win over Indiana due to injury . . . did not see action in 22-21 loss at Minnesota due to injury . . . returned to action in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 323 yards total offense . . . started at defensive end in 37-21 loss to Michigan State, recording three assisted tackles . . . saw action in 31-21 win at Purdue, recording two solo tackles as defense allowed just 282 yards total offense . . . saw action in 20-7 loss at Nebraska, recording one solo tackle and two assists . . . started at defensive end in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma, recording three solo tackles, one assist and one pass break-up as defense allowed just 275 yards total offense.

2010 – – Saw action in all 13 games, recording six tackles, one QB sack and a forced fumble . . . saw action in 37-7 opening win over Eastern Illinois as defense allowed just 157 yards total offense . . . collected two solo tackles in opening win, including one QB sack . . . saw action in 35-7 win over Iowa State, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 34-27 loss at Arizona, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 45-0 win over Ball State, recording one solo tackle and one assist as defense allowed just 112 yards total offense . . . saw action in 24-3 win over Penn State as defense allowed just 54 net rushing yards and 301 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 38-28 win at Michigan . . . recovered fumble at Iowa 14-yard line in third quarter to stop Michigan scoring threat . . . saw action in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 37-6 win over Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 18-13 win at Indiana, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 21-17 loss at Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 20-17 loss to Ohio State, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 27-24 loss at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri, but had no statistics.

2009 – – Saw action in all 13 games . . . saw action in 17-16 win over Northern Iowa, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 35-3 win at Iowa State as defense collected six turnovers, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-17 win over Arizona, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 105 passing yards and 253 yards total offense . . . saw action in 21-10 win at Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 24-21 win over Arkansas State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 30-28 win over Michigan, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 20-10 win at Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 15-13 win at Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 42-24 win over Indiana as defense allowed just 79 net rushing yards . . . recorded one assisted tackle vs. Hoosiers . . . saw action in 17-10 loss to Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-24 overtime loss at Ohio State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 12-0 win over Minnesota as defense allowed jut 48 rushing yards and 201 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 24-14 Orange Bowl win over Georgia Tech, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 155 yards total offense.

2008 – – Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . did not see action in opening win over Maine . . . saw first action of career in 42-0 win over Florida International, recording a recovered fumble as defense allowed just 56 rushing yards and 218 yards total offense . . . saw action in 17-5 win over Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 22-17 loss to Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams, but had no statistics in 16-13 loss at Michigan State . . . saw action in 45-9 win at Indiana, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 95 rushing yards and 286 yards total offense . . . saw action in 38-16 win over Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 27-24 loss at Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 24-23 win over third-ranked Penn State, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 289 yards total offense . . . saw action on special teams in 22-17 win over Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 55-0 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as defense allowed just seven rushing yards and 134 yards total offense in posting second shutout of the season . . . saw action in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 43 net rushing yards.

2007 Honors – – Team Leader Award, defense . . . 2007 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – Second team all-American, along with first team all-state and all-conference as a senior . . . second team all-state and first-team all-conference as a junior . . . honorable mention all-state and first team all-conference as a sophomore . . . team captain as a senior . . . Career – – recorded 271 career tackles, with 38 sacks and three interceptions . . . had 94 tackles, two interceptions and a career-high 15 sacks as a senior . . . amassed a career-high 102 tackles, along with 13 QB sacks and an interception, as a junior . . . recorded 75 tackles and 10 sacks as a sophomore . . . played three years at Warrensville HS and one year at Glenville HS.

Personal – – Born 3/4/89 . . . interdepartmental studies major . . . member of prep High Honor Roll . . . parents are Camille Nash and Danny Daniel . . . one of three players from Cleveland on Iowa roster . . . attended same high school as LB Bruce Davis . . . high school coach was Ted Ginn, Sr.

Career Bests
Tackles: 4 at Iowa State, 9/10/11
Solos: 3, three times, last vs. Oklahoma, 12/30/11
Assists: 3 vs. Michigan State, 11/12/11
Tackles for Loss: 1, twice, last vs. Louisiana-Monroe, 9/24/11
QB Sacks: 1, twice, last vs. Louisiana-Monroe, 9/24/11
QB Pressure: 1 vs. Louisiana-Monroe, 9/24/11
Recovered Fumble: 1, three times, last at Michigan, 10/16/10
Pass Break-Ups 1, twice, last vs. Oklahoma, 12/30/11