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      Daniel McCullers
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Southeast Raleigh

Last College:
Georgia Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 351

Position:
DL

Experience:
1L

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CAREER HONORS
  • Preseason Bednarik Award Watch List
  • 2013 Athlon Sports Preseason Third Team All-SEC
  • 2013 Phil Steele Preseason Fourth Team All-American
  • 2013 Phil Steele Preseason First Team All-SEC
2013 - SENIOR
  • Photo Gallery
  • 2013 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 12/12
  • Made 33 tackles with 4.5 TFLs in 12 starts at nose tackle
  • Second on team with four quarterback hurries
  • Three tackles in college finale at Kentucky (11/30)
  • Four tackles on Senior Night vs. Vanderbilt (11/23)
  • Blocked second-career PAT vs. #7 Auburn (11/9)
  • Four tackles, two QB hurries at #1 Alabama (10/26)
  • Posted six tackles including career high 2.5 TFLs in win over #11 South Carolina (10/19), shared sack with Marlon Walls that knocked QB Connor Shaw out of game
  • Two stops, both for loss vs. #6 Georgia (10/6)
  • Notched six tackles in win over South Alabama (9/28)
  • Recovered a first-half fumble at #19 Florida (9/21)
  • Three tackles and a QB hurry at #2 Oregon (9/14)
  • Made two tackles vs. WKU (9/7)
2012 - JUNIOR
  • Photo Gallery
  • 2012 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 12/7
  • Massive nose guard (6-6, 377), won starting job in training camp
  • Subject of national feature in USA Today (9/13)
  • Played in all 12 games, seven starts, making 39 tackles, to lead all linemen and finish ninth on team in tackles
  • Posted 5.5 TFLs and one sack in debut season
  • Over final eight games, had 35 of his 39 tackles (4.4 per game)
  • First sack at UT in finale vs. Kentucky (11/24)
  • Six tackles including 1.5 TFLs and a forced fumble vs. Missouri (11/10)
  • Equaled career-high with eight tackles along with a TFL at #17 South Carolina (10/27)
  • Three tackles vs. # 1 Alabama (10/20)
  • Four stops and a QB hurry at #19 Miss State (10/13)
  • Best game of career with eight tackles including a TFL and blocked extra point at #5 Georgia (9/29)
  • Three tackles and TFL vs. #18 Florida (9/15)
  • First-career tackle vs. Georgia State 9/8)
  • Started first UT game vs. NC State (8/31), had pass break-up

2011 - SOPHOMORE AT GEORGIA MILITARY COLLEGE

  • 247sports: 3-star (No. 41 JUCO prospect, No. 7 JUCO defensive tackle, No. 2 JUCO recruit in Georgia)
  • Rivals: 4-star (No. 6 JUCO prospect, No. 1 JUCO defensive tackle, No. 1 JUCO recruit in Georgia)
  • In 2011, recorded 37 tackles, nine tackles for loss and two sacks as a sophomore at Georgia Military Academy

  • Helped the Bulldog defense hold opponents to just 261 total yards per game, which ranked 14th in the nation
2010 - FRESHMAN AT GEORGIA MILITARY COLLEGE

  • Notched 27 tackles, four tackles for loss and forced a fumble in his first season at GMC in 2010
  • Coach at Georgia Military Academy: Bert Williams
HIGH SCHOOL

  • Was a three-year all-conference selection at Southeast Raleigh High School which he helped lead to a 10-3 record as a senior in 2009
  • Also earned second team all-state honors in his final prep season after recording 29 tackles and five sacks

  • Posted a strong junior campaign in 2008 with 55 tackles and four sacks
  • Coach at Southeast Raleigh: Daniel Finn
PERSONAL
  • Full Name: Daniel McCullers
  • Born: August 11, 1992

  • Son of Donnie McCullers
  • Majoring in Arts & Sciences
CAREER HIGHS
  • Tackles - 8 at Georgia, 9/29/12 & at South Carolina, 10/27/12
  • Sacks - 1 vs. Kentucky, 11/24/12
  • Tackles for Loss - 2.5 vs. South Carolina, 10/19/13
  • Fumble Recovery - 1 at Florida, 9/21/13
  • Blocked Kick - 1 at Georgia, 9/29/12 & vs. Auburn, 11/9/13
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