Steven Wayne Daniels (born December 12, 1992) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Boston College, and was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft.[1]

Steven Daniels
Free agent
Personal information
Born: (1992-12-12) December 12, 1992 (age 27)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school:St. Xavier
(Cincinnati, Ohio)
Worcester Academy
(Worcester, Massachusetts)
College:Boston College
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 7 / Pick: 232
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-ACC (2015)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Daniels graduated from St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati in 2011,[2] then completed a postgraduate year at Worcester Academy[3] before attending Boston College. As a senior at Boston College he earned first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors from ACC coaches.[4]

Professional careerEdit

Washington RedskinsEdit

The Washington Redskins selected Daniels with 232nd overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft.[5][6] Daniels suffered a torn labrum during the team's training camp in August 2016, requiring surgery and prematurely ending his rookie season.[7] On May 2, 2017, Daniels was waived by the team.[8]

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

On May 3, 2017, Daniels was claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Eagles.[9] He was waived by the Eagles on June 1, 2017, but re-signed with them on a three-year contract on July 26.[10][11] He was waived again on August 12, 2017.[12]

New York GiantsEdit

On August 15, 2017, Daniels was signed by the New York Giants.[13] He was waived on September 1, 2017.[14]


  1. ^ Jones, Mike. "NFL draft: Redskins take linebacker Steven Daniels and running back Keith Marshall". Washington Post. Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  2. ^ "News from the Long Blue Line". St. Xavier High School Magazine. St. Xavier High School. Summer 2016. pp. 20–23 – via Issuu.
  3. ^ Brown, Roger (September 27, 2011). "LB Steven Daniels thinking things over". Roger Brown Recruiting Blog. Retrieved July 31, 2016.
  4. ^ "2015 Football Coaches' Awards, All-ACC Team Announced". Atlantic Coast Conference. December 9, 2015. Retrieved August 14, 2016.
  5. ^ "2016 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  6. ^ Jones, Mike. "NFL draft: Redskins take linebacker Steven Daniels and running back Keith Marshall". Washington Post. Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  7. ^ Czarda, Stephen (August 5, 2016). "Steven Daniels Suffers Reported Torn Labrum, Surgery Possible". Retrieved August 6, 2016.
  8. ^ "05/02: Redskins Make Roster Moves". May 2, 2017.
  9. ^ Zangaro, Dave. "Eagles claim former Washington LB Steven Daniels". Retrieved May 3, 2017.
  10. ^ McPherson, Chris (June 1, 2017). "Roster Move: LB Steven Daniels Waived".
  11. ^ McPherson, Chris. "Eagles Waive DE Marcus Smith And Sign LB Steven Daniels". Retrieved July 26, 2017.
  12. ^ Gowton, Brandon Lee (August 12, 2017). "Eagles sign a wide receiver, cut a linebacker".
  13. ^ Alper, Josh (August 15, 2017). "Giants sign Steven Daniels, activate two from PUP list".
  14. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 1, 2017). "New York Giants make first round of roster cuts".

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