|MCDANIEL'S PERSONAL FILE|
Full Name: Anthony Dewayne McDaniel
Born: Jan. 28, 1985
Coach at W.J. Keenan High School: Ernie Hughes
CAREER GAMES/STARTS - 33/1
2005 - Games/Starts: 9/0 ... Entered the season as one of UT's starting defensive tackles and made an impact in the season-opening win over UAB ... In addition to recording four tackles vs. the Blazers, he also made his first career interception and returned it 29 yards to set up a six-minute offensive drive ... Had three tackles, including one TFL, at Florida ... Recorded six tackles, including one for loss in the win at LSU ... Had two tackles and a half sack vs. Mississippi ... Was in on a pair of tackles vs. Georgia and had three stops at Alabama ... Two of his four tackles vs. South Carolina were for lost yardage ... His three-tackle effort in the Notre Dame game was highlighted by a sack, two TFLs and one QB hurry ... Had three tackles and one QB hurry vs. Memphis ... Made one TFL vs. Vanderbilt and also batted down two passes ... In the season-finale at Kentucky he had four tackles, one forced fumble, one PBU and one INT, which he returned seven yards for a TD.
2004 - Games/Starts: 13/1 ... Posted pair of tackles against Auburn ... Had three tackles vs. Alabama ... While playing in hometown of Columbia, S.C., equaled career-high with three tackles, including two for loss and one sack that pushed Gamecocks to their own 1-yard line.
2003 - Games/Starts: 11/0 ... Provided much-needed depth on defensive front ... Played in 11 games and logged seven tackles during season ... His solo stop vs. Vanderbilt was good for 2-yard loss.
HIGH SCHOOL - Named to The (Columbia) State's Class AAAA/AAA All-Area Team ... Rated No. 1 defensive lineman in South Carolina by TigersIllustrated.com ... As senior, had nearly 100 tackles with 15 sacks en route to becoming All-State selection and participant in annual Shrine Bowl Game.