Marquay McDaniel | Roster | Calgary Stampeders
 
 
Marquay  McDaniel

Marquay McDaniel

#16 SB
Height: 6.00Born: Virginia Beach, VA
Weight: 206College: Hampton
Birthdate: 1984-04-20Years: 4 CGY / 6 CFL
Status: International
 

Pro path

Calgary signed McDaniel as a free agent on Sept. 4, 2011. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the National Football League’s Denver Broncos in 2007 and spent the season on their practice roster. After attending training camp with the Broncos in 2008, he was waived. He signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on May 29, 2009, and was released on Aug. 31, 2011.

2014

McDaniel has started 11 games and is the team's leading receiver with 42 catches for 627 yards and four touchdowns. He's added one carry for three yards. He has also returned seven punts for 52 yards and one kickoff for 22 yards. He was placed on the six-game injury list prior to Game 12 after breaking his arm on Sept. 13.

2013

McDaniel started all 18 games and was the team's leading receiver and fourth in the league with 76 catches for 1,047 yards and eight touchdowns and five carries for 42 yards and touchdown. He had his best games of the season on Aug. 23 in Toronto when he hauled in seven passes for 106 yards and a touchdown and on Oct. 5 against Winnipeg when he had five catches for 123 yards and a touchdown. He surpassed the 1,000-yard receiving mark for the first time in his career on Oct. 26 against the Riders. He has also returned four punts for 44 yards. He was hurt in the last regular season game and was on the injured list for the Western Final. McDaniel was named a West Division all-star and CFL all-star. 

2012

McDaniel started 14 games and all three post-season contests. In the regular season, he caught 53 passes for 744 yards — the second-best total on the team — and three touchdowns. He also carried the ball twice for 15 yards. McDaniel had a season-high seven receptions for 75 yards on July 19 against the Roughriders. He had six games with at least five catches. His first touchdowns as a Stampeder came on Sept. 23 in Saskatchewan when he recorded two scores. McDaniel also saw time on special teams, returning 12 punts for 130 yards, one kickoff for 18 yards and one missed field goal for 31 yards. In the playoffs, McDaniel tallied 12 catches for 220 yards and a touchdown. His major came on the second play of the West final as he made a 68-yard catch and run for his longest career touchdown.

2011

McDaniel saw action in one game for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, making four catches for 60 yards in a July 16 contest against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Shortly after being released by Hamilton on Aug. 31, he signed with the Stampeders and spent the remainder of the season on Calgary’s practice roster.

2010

McDaniel started all 18 regular-season games for the Tiger-Cats and finished second on the club in receiving yards (998). He made 76 catches with seven of the grabs going for touchdowns. His best game came on Oct. 3 against Edmonton as he made nine catches for 122 yards and two touchdowns. McDaniel had touchdowns in four consecutive games from Sept. 25 to Oct. 15. He also returned 15 kickoffs for 332 yards and six punts for 46 yards. McDaniel had six catches for 85 yards in the East semifinal.

2009

McDaniel played in all 18 games during his rookie season and led the CFL with 2,535 all-purpose yards. He had 688 yards and three touchdowns on 57 receptions, 1,153 yards on 57 kickoff returns, 615 yards on 73 punt returns and 79 yards on five missed-field goal returns. He was Hamilton’s nominee for the CFL’s Most Outstanding Rookie award. He had six catches for 100 yards in the Ticats’ East semifinal loss to BC.

Career highlights

  • Made his CFL debut on July 1, 2009, against the Toronto Argonauts
  • Made his first CFL reception on July 1, 2009, against Toronto
  • Recorded his first CFL touchdown on Aug. 25, 2009, against the Montreal Alouettes
  • First two-touchdown game came against Montreal on Oct. 28, 2009
  • Led the CFL in 2009 with 2,535 all-purpose yards
  • Hamilton’s nominee for the Most Outstanding Rookie award in 2009
  • His first career 100-yard game came in the 2009 East semifinal against BC
  • Had a career-high nine catches and 122 yards against Edmonton on Oct. 3, 2010
  • Had his longest career touchdown on Nov. 18, 2012, when he had a 68-yarder against the BC Lions in the West final
  • Was the Stampeders leading receiver in 2013
  • Passed the 1,000-yard receiving mark for the first time in his career in 2013
  • West Division all-star in 2013
  • CFL all-star in 2013

College

McDaniel played 46 games over four seasons with the Hampton Pirates (2003-06). He accumulated 151 receptions for 2,062 yards and a school-record 22 touchdowns along with 144 punt returns for a school-record 1,907 yards and two majors. He also set Hampton single-season records with 59 receptions and 14 touchdowns in one year. He was named All Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference on three occasions.

Notable

McDaniel majored in business management. He was a receiver, kick returner and defensive back at Salem High School in Virginia.

 

 
Statistics

Receiving

Name
Yearsort
Team No. Yards Avg Long TD
MCDANIEL, M 2009 HAM 57 688 12.1 41 3
MCDANIEL, M 2010 HAM 76 994 13.1 37 7
MCDANIEL, M 2011 HAM 4 60 15.0 24 0
MCDANIEL, M 2012 CGY 53 744 14.0 50 3
MCDANIEL, M 2013 CGY 76 1,047 13.8 63 8
MCDANIEL, M 2014 CGY 42 627 14.9 43 4
Career Total 308 4,160 13.5 63 25
 

Rushing

Name
Yearsort
Team Att Yards Avg Long TD
MCDANIEL, M 2009 HAM 0 0 0 0
MCDANIEL, M 2010 HAM 1 4 4.0 4 0
MCDANIEL, M 2011 HAM 0 0 0 0
MCDANIEL, M 2012 CGY 2 15 7.5 10 0
MCDANIEL, M 2013 CGY 5 42 8.4 14 1
MCDANIEL, M 2014 CGY 1 3 3 3 0
Career Total 9 64 7.1 14 1
 
 

Kick Returns

Name
Yearsort
Team No. Yards Avg Long TD
MCDANIEL, M 2009 HAM 57 1,153 20.2 56 0
MCDANIEL, M 2010 HAM 15 332 22.1 39 0
MCDANIEL, M 2011 HAM 1 16 16.0 16 0
MCDANIEL, M 2012 CGY 1 18 18.0 18 0
MCDANIEL, M 2014 CGY 1 22 22.0 22 0
Career Total 75 1,541 20.5 56 0
 

Punt Returns

Name
Yearsort
Team No. Yards Avg Long TD
MCDANIEL, M 2009 HAM 73 615 8.4 0 0
MCDANIEL, M 2010 HAM 6 46 7.7 0 0
MCDANIEL, M 2011 HAM 0 0 0 0
MCDANIEL, M 2012 CGY 12 130 10.8 0 0
MCDANIEL, M 2013 CGY 4 44 11.0 19 0
MCDANIEL, M 2014 CGY 7 52 7.4 14 0
Career Total 102 887 8.7 19 0
 

Defence

  Tackles Interceptions Fumble Recoveries
Name
Yearsort
Team TKL STT Sacks Ints YDS LG TD Fumb YDS LG TD
MCDANIEL, M 2009 HAM 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MCDANIEL, M 2010 HAM 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MCDANIEL, M 2011 HAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MCDANIEL, M 2012 CGY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MCDANIEL, M 2013 CGY 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
MCDANIEL, M 2014 CGY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
 
 
 
 
 
 
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