Derick Daniels

North Highlands, Calif.

High School:
Roseville HS '01

Last College:
Idaho State

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195



2004: Appeared in 10 games, starting once (at Northern Colorado)... Finished season with 19 total tackles (11 solos, 8 assists)... Also had 2 tackles for losses of 2 yards, an interception and 2 pass break-ups... Had 3 solo tackles and his INT in the lone start vs. Northern Colorado... Posted 4-1-5 line vs. Sacramento State.

2003: Started first 3 games at left cornerback before injury ended season... Posted 21 total tackles (12 solo, 9 assist), including a 2-yard TFL... Also had five passes defensed: 3 PBUs and 2 interceptions... First Aggie pick, a 10-yarder vs. North Dakota State's Tony Strauss, sealed win with 2:19 left... Followed that with 63-yarder against Texas State's Barrick Nealy, to end 1st half... Made UC Davis debut with 5-6-11 line, a PBU and his only TFL in seson opener vs. Grand Valley State.

IDAHO STATE: Earned All-Big Sky honorable mention as a freshman in 2001... Finished 4th on team with 55 tackles and added 9 passes defensed... Also had 3 fumble recoveries and 3 blocked kicks... Blocked a FG attempt in his collegiate debut vs. Montana Tech... Other blocks came against Weber State (punt) and Southern Utah (PAT)... Posted 7 tackles and 2 PDs vs. Portland State... Made Dean's List with 3.51 GPA.

ROSEVILLE HS '00: Selected as team's Offensive MVP as a senior... Named to All-Sierra Foothill League first team as a senior, second team as a junior... Rushed for 800 yards and 12 TDs along with 500 receiving yards... Recorded three interceptions on defense... Ranked among cornerbacks in SuperPrep magazine... Also an All-SFL performer in basketball, averaging 12 points per game.

PERSONAL: Born in Santa Fe, N.M.... Communication major... Parents are Willie & Brenda Daniels... Brothers Dorian and Del both attended UC Davis... Sports hero is Charles Woodson, non-sports hero is Dorian... Career highlight was playing in front of 30,000 at Utah State.