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DaVaris
Daniels
#89 Wide Receiver
DaVaris
Daniels
#89 Wide Receiver
Height 6'1
Weight 203 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1992-12-18 (25)
Born Vernon Hills, IL
School Notre Dame
INT / NAT INT
Receptions 50
Yards 747
Touchdowns 7
Average 14.9

CFL: 3rd season

Stamps: 3rd season

 

Games played through 2017

Regular season: 24 (13 with Cgy. in 2017, 11 with Cgy. in 2016)

Playoffs: 2 (1 with Cgy. in 2017, 1 with Cgy. in 2016)

Grey Cup: 2 (with Cgy. in 2016 and 2017)

Grey Cup wins: 0

 

Acquired

Signed as a free agent on May 9, 2016.

 

Pro path

Daniels signed with the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2015, and he was claimed by the New England Patriots on Sept. 1, 2015. Daniels attended the Philadelphia Eagles’ mini-camp in 2016.

 

2017

(Calgary) Daniels started 13 games and had 47 catches for 743 yards and four touchdowns. He has nine catches of at least 30 yards. He also had two carries for one yard. Daniels was named the CFL’s top player of the week for Week 10 after making eight catches for 114 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Toronto. He started both post-season games and had one catch for five yards in the Western Final and 11 catches for 113 yards and a two-point convert in the Grey Cup. He was on the one-game injured list for Games 2 and 12-15.

 

2016

(Calgary) Daniels started 11 games and was second on the team with 885 yards and nine touchdowns on 51 catches. He added two carries for 34 yards, two two-point conversions and a blocked punt. Daniels started the Western Final and had four catches for 107 yards and a touchdown. He also started in the Grey Cup and made seven catches for 89 yards and added two carries for 33 yards and a touchdown. He scored his first CFL touchdown on Aug. 28 against Hamilton as he hauled in a 76-yarder from Bo Levi Mitchell. Daniels began the season on the practice roster and first got in the lineup on Aug. 19 at BC. Daniels was named the CFL’s Most Outstanding Rookie.

 

Notables

First CFL game/start: Aug. 19, 2016, at BC

First CFL touchdown: Aug. 28, 2016, vs Ham (76 yards)

Honoured: CFL’s Most Outstanding Rookie in 2016

 

College

Daniels played three seasons (2011-13) at Notre Dame. In 2013, he was second on the Fighting Irish with 46 receptions for 720 yards and seven touchdowns. In 2012, he played in 11 games and made three starts while making 31 catches for 490 yards. Daniels had six catches for 115 yards in the national championship game against Alabama.

 

Notable

Daniels’ father Phillip Daniels was a defensive lineman for 15 seasons in the NFL and is currently a member of the Philadelphia Eagles’ coaching staff. DaVaris Daniels scored 19 touchdowns during his senior season at Vernon Hills High School.

 

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Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2016
CGY 11 51 885 366 9 17.4 76
2017
CGY 13 47 743 190 4 15.8 46
2018
CGY 12 50 747 292 7 14.9 77
Total
36 148 2375 848 20 16.0 77

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2016
CGY 11 2 34 0 17.0 25
2017
CGY 13 2 1 0 0.5 4
2018
CGY 12 2 -9 0 -4.5 2
Total
36 6 26 0 4.3 25

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC YDS TD AVG LG
06-16
1 HAM 2 20 0 10.0 10
06-23
2 TOR 4 76 1 19.0 39
06-28
3 OTT 5 91 0 18.2 35
07-12
5 OTT 4 33 0 8.3 14
07-21
6 MTL 3 48 0 16.0 20
07-28
7 SSK 6 61 1 10.2 16
08-04
8 BC 2 39 0 19.5 20
08-19
10 SSK 5 83 2 16.6 45
08-25
11 WPG 7 67 1 9.6 20
09-03
12 EDM 7 116 1 16.6 27
09-08
13 EDM 4 116 1 29.0 77
09-15
14 HAM 1 -3 0 -3.0 -3
Total
50 747 7 14.2 320

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-16
1 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-23
2 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-28
3 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-12
5 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-21
6 MTL 1 2 0 2.0 2
07-28
7 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-04
8 BC 1 -11 0 -11.0 -11
08-19
10 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-25
11 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-03
12 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-08
13 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-15
14 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
2 -9 0 -4.5 -9