Florida State Seminoles
- Year: Senior
As a Recruit: McDaniel was recruited from Madison County (Madison, FL) class of 2009. He committed to Florida State on 2/7/2008.
2013 OUTLOOK:Veteran interior lineman who redshirted last fall after a season-ending injury kept him out of the second half of 2011 and spring practice. One of FSU's top defensive tackles who excels at controlling the gap. Brings starting experience and should be in the mix to take over one of the vacated starting spots on defense.
2012: Redshirt Season.
2011: True junior who was off to an outstanding start before suffering a season-ending ankle injury at Duke...played in each of FSU's first six games, including starts against No. 1 Oklahoma and at Duke...suffered a broken ankle in the opening series of the Duke game...had nine tackles including one tackle for loss in just over five games.
2010: True sophomore who was a fixture at defensive tackle for the Seminoles, despite playing most of the season with an elbow injury...started all 14 games...established new single-season highs with 31 tackles and 5.5 tackles for loss...had two pass breakups on the season and collected his first career interception against Wake Forest...opened the year with a season-high two tackles for loss against Samford...had a season-best five tackles against Boston College, when the Seminoles limited the Eagles to minus-2 yards over 18 snaps in FSU territory.
2009: Played in all 13 games as a true freshman and made two starts, both at home against Georgia Tech and NC State...was extremely productive, leading all FSU interior linemen with 25 tackles, including 13 solo stops...registered four tackles for loss, including one against Miami in his FSU debut...followed a week later with two tackles for loss against Jacksonville State, which included his first career sack...forced fumbles against Jacksonville State and Boston College to share the team lead in that category...earned freshmen All-ACC honors from Sporting News and was on Phil Steele's third team Freshmen All-American squad.
PERSONAL: Regarded as one of the top high school players in the entire nation...ESPN and Sporting News rated him No. 5 prospect overall and No. 1 defensive tackle...a five-star prospect who earned USA Today first team All-American honors and was an Under Armour All-American...registered 22 sacks over his final two seasons at Madison County High...had 30 tackles for loss in leading his team to the 2A state title in 2007...a three-sport athlete who also played basketball and starred on the baseball diamond...batted .589 with 13 homers as a senior and was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 33rd round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft...chose FSU over Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and Clemson...born October 8, 1989.
- Early Enrollee
- Gray Shirt
- Video Highlights
- Medical Redshirt
- Primary (Inactive)
- Secondary (Inactive)
- Keeper (Inactive)