2017 NFL Draft

Daniel Sorensen, SS

School: Brigham Young  |  Conference: FBS Independents
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Colton, CA
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 205 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2013 Season
Recorded eight tackles and an interception in the win against Utah State... Had seven tackles, one tackle for loss and four pass breakups against Texas... Notched his eighth career interception at Houston... Tallied a season-high nine tackles and added .5 tackles for loss and a pass breakup against Wisconsin... Recorded six tackles and one tackle for loss against Notre Dame... Earned first team All-Independent honors by College Sports Madness for the second consecutive year.
2012 Season
Earned letterman honors as a junior... Led the team with three interceptions... Recorded a career-best 10 tackles at Notre Dame... Forced a fumble and recovered it against Weber State and added five tackles... Returned an interception for 26 yards and forced a fumble, while adding eight tackles at Georgia Tech... Intercepted a pass and totaled eight tackles and a tackle for loss at San Jose State... Finished the season with 68 tackles, the second-most on the team.
2011 Season
Earned letterman honors as a sophomore... Started all 13 games at safety... Third on the team in tackles with 61... Had two tackles for loss, two interceptions, six pass breakups and recovered one fumble on the year... In season opener at Ole Miss had six tackles, one tackle for loss and recovered a fumble... Against Texas recorded eight tackles, one tackle for loss and had an interception... Returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown vs. Idaho State and broke up a pass... Totaled seven tackles and a pass breakup vs. TCU... Had a season-high nine tackles and a pass breakup vs. Tulsa in the Armed Forces Bowl.
2008 Season
Earned letterman honors as a freshman... Saw action in 12 games... Totaled 17 tackles and 3.5 tackles for a combined loss of 15 yards... Recorded his first career sack for a loss of nine yards against Utah State... Returned an interception for two yards against Wyoming... Academic All-MWC.
High School
Earned first-team all-conference honors on both offense and defense as a senior... Had 17 punts on the season, averaging 47.8 yards per punt to earn first-team all-league honors as a punter, as well... Helped lead the Yellow Jackets to an 8-4 record and a trip to the state semifinals... Credited with 87 tackles, including 62 solo tackles... Credited with a team-leading 23 pass deflections and four QB hurries... Tied for the team lead with five interceptions... Totaled 82 tackles and seven interceptions in 2006... Earned first-team all-league honors and second-team all-state honors as a junior.
Born in Riverside, California... Parents are Kory and Roxann Sorensen... Served in the Costa Rica San Jose Mission (2009-10)... Eagle Scout... Older brother, Trevan, played football at UNLV... Older brother, Cody, played football at Utah... Older sister, Emily, is a BYU graduate... Brother Bryan played football at Valley JC... Brother Brad played football at SUU and was drafted in the 7th round of the NFL draft by the San Diego Chargers... Cousin of BYU teammate Justin Sorensen... Majoring in business... Recruited by Boston College, Washington, Arizona State, Duke, Nebraska, Ole Miss, USC, UCLA and Colorado.

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