Daniel McCullers, DT

School: Tennessee  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Height/Weight: 6-7 / 352 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2013 Season
Games/Starts: 12/12...Made 33 tackles with 4.5 TFLs in 12 starts at nose tackle...Second on team with four quarterback hurries...Three tackles in college finale at Kentucky (11/30)...Four tackles on Senior Night vs. Vanderbilt (11/23)...Blocked second-career PAT vs. #7 Auburn (11/9)...Four tackles, two QB hurries at #1 Alabama (10/26)...Posted six tackles including career high 2.5 TFLs in win over #11 South Carolina (10/19), shared sack with Marlon Walls that knocked QB Connor Shaw out of game...Two stops, both for loss vs. #6 Georgia (10/6)... Notched six tackles in win over South Alabama (9/28)...Recovered a first-half fumble at #19 Florida (9/21)...Three tackles and a QB hurry at #2 Oregon (9/14)...Made two tackles vs. WKU (9/7).
2012 Season
Games/Starts: 12/7...Massive nose guard (6-6, 377), won starting job in training camp... Subject of national feature in USA Today (9/13) ...Played in all 12 games, seven starts, making 39 tackles, to lead all linemen and finish ninth on team in tackles...Posted 5.5 TFLs and one sack in debut season...Over final eight games, had 35 of his 39 tackles (4.4 per game)...First sack at UT in finale vs. Kentucky (11/24)...Six tackles including 1.5 TFLs and a forced fumble vs. Missouri (11/10)...Equaled career-high with eight tackles along with a TFL at #17 South Carolina (10/27)...Three tackles vs. # 1 Alabama (10/20) ...Four stops and a QB hurry at #19 Miss State (10/13)...Best game of career with eight tackles including a TFL and blocked extra point at #5 Georgia (9/29)... Three tackles and TFL vs. #18 Florida (9/15) ... First-career tackle vs. Georgia State 9/8) ...Started first UT game vs. NC State (8/31), had pass break-up.
2010 Season
Notched 27 tackles, four tackles for loss and forced a fumble in his first season at GMC in 2010.
High School
Was a three-year all-conference selection at Southeast Raleigh High School which he helped lead to a 10-3 record as a senior in 2009...Also earned second team all-state honors in his final prep season after recording 29 tackles and five sacks...Posted a strong junior campaign in 2008 with 55 tackles and four sacks...Coach at Southeast Raleigh: Daniel Finn.
Full Name: Daniel McCullers...Born: August 11, 1992 ...Son of Donnie McCullers ...Majoring in Arts & Sciences.
Player News
05/12/2014 - A closer look at the Steelers' picks: Round 6/215 - Daniel McCullers, NT, 6-7, 352, Tennessee...Steelers want their nose tackles to eat up blocks and McCullers is big enough to eat up several. He is the biggest man on their roster right now. A little tall for nose tackle, so playing low will be a test for him. - The Sports Xchange

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