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      Danny O'Brien
Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Flint, Mich.

High School:
Powers Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 286

Position:
DL

Experience:
1L

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2014 - R-SOPHOMORE
  • 2014 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 9/8
  • Starting at nose tackle in third year in program, starting nine games, making 13 tackles with 2.0 TFLs
  • Three tackles in win at South Carolina (11/1)

  • Career-best four tackles with a TFL at #12/13 Georgia (9/27)
  • First-career start for Vols vs. Utah State (8/31), made one tackle for a TFL

2013 - R-FRESHMAN

  • Career high three tackles including first career sack for four yards vs. #11 South Carolina (10/19)
  • Made college debut vs. Austin Peay (8/31) and made first career tackle on a 3-yard TFL

2012 - FRESHMAN
  • Redshirt season, did not play as a freshman

HIGH SCHOOL

  • 247sports: 4-star (No. 23 overall defensive tackle, No. 6 prospect in Michigan)
  • ESPN: 3-star (No. 59 overall defensive tackle, No. 13 prospect in Michigan)
  • Rivals: 4-star (No. 161 overall, No. 12 overall defensive tackle, No. 2 prospect in Michigan)
  • Scout: 4-star (No. 18 overall defensive tackle)
  • All-state defensive tackle as a senior at Powers
  • Helped Luke M. Powers Catholic High School in Flint, Michigan to the 2011 Division 5 State Championship

  • Made 48 tackles including six sacks as a senior with the Chargers
  • Also scored three rushing touchdowns
  • As a junior, racked up 63 tackles including seven tackles for loss
  • Also recovered three fumbles in 2010
  • Coach at Powers: Jim Neuman

PERSONAL
  • Full Name: Daniel Kelly O'Brien
  • Born on October 13, 1993
  • Son of Irma and Kelly O'Brien

  • Majoring in Arts and Sciences
  • Recipient of the Mack Dove Athletic Scholarship
CAREER HIGHS
  • Tackles - 4 at Georgia, 9/27/14
  • Tackle For Loss - 1 five times, last vs. Arkansas State, 9/6/14
  • Sacks - 1 vs. South Carolina, 10/19/13
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