27 - Kris Daniels|
|Hometown:||South San Francisco, Calif.|
|Previous School:||South San Francisco HS|
Made the most of his opportunities last season and showed that he can be an every-down back in the Big Sky…a quick back that has a nose for the end zone…will enter the season as the backup to Ryan Mole at running back and as the team’s primary kick returner.
2005 Season: Named first team all-West Region by Football Gazette and second team all-Big Sky as a return specialist…led the team and the Big Sky and seventh in Div. I-AA after averaging 27.5 yards per kickoff return…had five returns longer than 30 yards, including an 84-yarder against Eastern Washington…after a slow start (9 yards through the first seven games) at running back, he amassed 347 over the last four games…that total included 132 yards at Montana State on 26 carries…led the team with four rushing touchdowns — all of which came in the final four games…rushed for 87 yards against Montana and had 73 against Eastern Washington…had two tackles on special teams.
2004 Season: After playing sparingly for most of the season, Daniels exploded in the season finale for a career-best 115 yards and his first touchdown against Cal Poly…carried the ball 11 times against the Mustangs (10.5 yards per rush)…that total was aided by a 70-yard touchdown run in the third quarter…aside from the Cal Poly game, his top performance was three carries for 18 yards at Idaho State…also caught a pass for a 15-yard gain against the Bengals…ended the season wtih 19 attempts for 135 yards…his total yardage was the third most on the team…played on special teams where he had four total tackles…recorded solo stops against Southern Utah and Portland State and had assists at UC Davis and against Cal Poly.
2003 Season: Was the third-leading rusher on the team with 100 yards on 23 carries...saw action in six games...his average of 4.3 yards per carry ranked second on the team (Gross 4.9) among players with at least 20 attempts...biggest output came at Montana State where he amassed 60 yards on 13 carries…had seven carries for 35 yards against Saint Mary’s…caught three passes for 14 yards.
2002 Season: Sat out the season as a redshirt.
High School: Played football and baseball and ran track at South San Francisco High School...scored 29 touchdowns and rushed for 1,848 yards as a senior for the Warriors...recorded 304 yards and four TDs on 30 carries for his best career game...named running back of the year for the county...also named team offensive player of the year.
Personal: Born 3-11-84...a geography major…father is Philip Daniels.