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LeShun Daniels Jr. (born June 4, 1995) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He played college football at the University of Iowa. He signed with the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2017, and has also been a member of the Los Angeles Chargers, Washington Redskins, and Green Bay Packers.

LeShun Daniels Jr.
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Daniels with the Washington Redskins in 2017
Free agent
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1995-06-04) June 4, 1995 (age 24)
Warren, Ohio
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school:Warren (OH) Harding
College:Iowa
Undrafted:2017
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Rushing attempts:3
Rushing yards:14
Rushing average:4.7
Rushing touchdowns:0
Player stats at NFL.com

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College career

During his senior year, Daniels was voted team captain and was named the teams MVP.[1] He posted a 1,058 rushing yards on 213 attempts while scoring 10 rushing touchdowns.

College statistics

Year Team G Rushing Receiving
Att Yards Avg TD Rec Yards Avg TD
2013 Iowa 7 36 142 3.9 0 0 0 0.0 0
2014 Iowa 5 15 49 3.3 1 1 5 5.0 0
2015 Iowa 12 145 646 4.5 8 1 9 9.0 0
2016 Iowa 13 213 1,058 5.0 10 8 67 8.4 0
Career[2] 37 409 1,895 4.6 19 10 81 8.1 0

Professional career

New England Patriots

Daniels signed with the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2017.[3] He was waived by the Patriots on September 2, 2017.[4]

Los Angeles Chargers

On October 4, 2017, Daniels was signed to the Los Angeles Chargers' practice squad.[5] He was released on October 16, 2017.[6]

Washington Redskins

On November 15, 2017, Daniels was signed by the Washington Redskins' practice squad.[7] He was promoted to the active roster on November 21, 2017.[8] He was placed on injured reserve on December 23, 2017.[9]

On March 29, 2018, the Redskins waived Daniels.[10]

Green Bay Packers

On August 18, 2018, Daniels was signed by the Green Bay Packers.[11] He was waived on September 1, 2018.[12]

Personal life

Daniels is the older brother of offensive lineman James Daniels, who was his teammate at Iowa, and was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 2018 NFL Draft.

References

  1. ^ "LeShun Daniels New England Patriots bio". Patriots.com. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  2. ^ "LeShun Daniels Jr College Stats | College Football at Sports-Reference.com". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  3. ^ "Patriots Sign Sixth-Round Draft Pick Conor McDermott; Sign 19 Rookie Free Agents". Patriots.com. May 5, 2017. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  4. ^ "Patriots reach 53-man limit". Patriots.com. September 2, 2017. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  5. ^ "Chargers sign RB LeShun Daniels to practice squad". USAToday.com. October 4, 2017. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  6. ^ Elwood, Hayley (October 16, 2017). "Bolts Sign Linebacker Josh Keyes". Chargers.com. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  7. ^ Czarda, Stephen (November 15, 2017). "Redskins Sign Linebacker Zach Vigil". Redskins.com. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  8. ^ Czarda, Stephen (November 21, 2017). "Redskins Place Four On Injured Reserve, Sign Four To Active Roster". Redskins.com. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  9. ^ "Redskins Place LeShun Daniels On Injured Reserve, Sign Kenny Hilliard". Redskins.com. December 23, 2017.
  10. ^ Bouda, Nate (March 29, 2018). "Redskins Waive RB LeShun Daniels".
  11. ^ "Packers sign RB LeShun Daniels". Packers.com. August 18, 2018.
  12. ^ "Packers announce roster moves". Packers.com. September 1, 2018.

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