Molls, who led the nation with 166 tackles, made first-team All-MAC and was a first-team Academic All-America selection. Molls, who has a 3.61 grade-point average in exercise science, was Toledo's first Academic All-American since Lance Moore in 2004.
Third on team with 70 tackles...Third in MAC with 10.0 tackles per game...Averaged 12.0 tackles over last five games...Team-high 12 tackles vs. Air Force in Military Bowl until knocked out of lineup with concussion...Missed six games due to leg injury sustained in practice on Sept. 6... Returned to lineup vs. Miami on Oct. 22 ...Five tackles vs. RedHawks...Season-high 17 tackles vs. NIU on Nov. 1...11 tackles and two fumble recoveries vs. WMU...11 tackles and one TFL vs. CMU...Nine tackles and a fumble recovery vs. BSU on Nov. 25...Five tackles in season opener vs. New Hampshire...Academic All-MAC selection.
Third-team All-MAC selection...Second on team, second in MAC and 10th in nation with 143 tackles...Tied for team lead with three interceptions...11 tackles in 20-13 win vs. Ohio, plus two interceptions and a key sack late in the game...Named MAC West Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 11)...Also named honorable mention national linebacker of the week by College Football Performance Awards and MAC Player of the Week by Rivals.com...Career-high 19 tackles vs. Northern Illinois...17 tackles vs. Wyoming...14 tackles and two pass breakups vs. CMU...13 tackles and 1.5 TFL vs. BGSU...Game-high 13 tackles vs. EMU...10 tackles and one sack vs. FIU in Little Caesars Pizza Bowl...Nine tackles and a fumble recovery vs. Kent State...Six tackles, one sack, one forced fumble, one interception and one pass broken up vs. WMU.
Played in 12 games...Sixth on team in tackles with 43...Also intercepted one pass...Had at least one tackle in every game...Career-high seven tackles vs. Temple.
Rated as the No. 8 inside linebacker in Ohio by Rivals.com and listed by ESPN.com as a top Ohio "Player to Watch"...A three-time all-district honoree...First-team Division II all-state selection in both his junior and senior seasons...Was the district Division II "Co-Defensive Player of the Year" as a junior, averaging better than 14 tackles per game...High school coach was Tony Shuman.
Full name is Daniel Francis Molls...Birthdate: Feb. 12, 1991...Parents are Andrew and Linda Molls...Father was a defensive back at Kentucky in the early 1980's...Sister Carly is a freshman on the Rockets' volleyball team...Exercise science major.