2010 (Junior): A reserve defensive lineman, did not played after sustaining a shoulder injury just before the season...Missed the opener vs. Colorado (Sept. 4) at Invesco Field...Earned a spot on the preseason watch list for the 2010 Allstate Good Works Team for his community and extra-curricular involvement.
2009 (Sophomore): Played in seven games as a reserve DE...Had eight stops (five solo), 1½ for loss, ½ sack, one pass deflection and a forced fumble...Made his college debut in resounding 23-17 win at CU (Sept. 6); saw fourth-quarter action late as part of CSU's DL rotation...Also saw line action in 24-23 win vs. Weber State (Sept. 12), and sniffed out a screen to throw RB Treyvn Smith for a 3-yard loss in the first quarter; the Wildcats missed a FG three plays later...Saw considerable snaps in 35-20 win vs. Nevada (Sept. 19), including a fourth-quarter play in which he broke up a Colin Kaepernick pass on second-and-goal, one play before Nick Oppenneer recovered a Wolf Pack fumble...Sustained knee injury vs. Nevada and did not play in ensuing four games...Returned to action in loss vs. SDSU (Oct. 24), sharing his first career sack with Andy Clements late in the first half, forcing a Ryan Lindley fumble.
2008 (Freshman): Did not play; spent season as varsity reserve contributor.
2007: Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility.
High School: Named football defensive MVP for Shoemaker High School in Killeen, Texas...Named to first team all-district and all-academic squads...A three-sport athlete at Shoemaker and two-sport varsity letterwinner, also played center in basketball and threw the shot put in track and field...Named to the distinguished academic honor roll twice and the distinguished graduation plan...High school football coach was Ken Gray.
Personal: Given name Eugene Anthony Daniels II...Born Feb. 12, 1989, in Manhattan, N.Y. ...Son of Eugene and Leah Daniels...Has two sisters...Helped members of the Boys and Girls Club of Larimer County with homework and reading, and also participated in the club's sports programs in March before the '10 season...For a week during the summer of 2010, helped struggling students with reading at Tavelli Elementary in Fort Collins...Also has served as a Davis Magnet School pen pal, volunteered for Boys & Girls Club of Larimer County, spoken at an Irish Elementary Pep Rally (promoting healthy living and physical activity), been a guest at the O'Dea Elementary Ram Club, contributed fundraising efforts for Haiti relief, participated in the organization of the CSU volleyball and softball teams' Pink Out eventsto benefit breast cancer research, organized the Border War Blood Drive and donated to the drive, served as president of CSU's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), served as co-chair of the Mountain West Conference SAAC, been one of 31 members of the Division 1 National SAAC, sat as a joint SAAC representative for the Division I National SAAC, written as a columnist for the Rocky Mountain Collegian, and served as a member of the Black Student Alliance...Majoring in journalism, worked an internship with CBS NoCo5...Hometown: Fort Hood, Texas.