- 185 lbs
- Dr. SEC Recruiting Ranking
- 247 Composite Ranking
- High School
- Woodstock (GA)
- Current Team
- Georgia Bulldogs
David Daniel is a tall, lengthy athlete with prototypical size with fluid hips. He is well-built with very good height and length with the ability to match up with the bigger college receivers. He is aggressive and physical in the first level and plays with good functional strength getting over blocks and tackling. David displays better burst than top-end speed but he pursues smart and fast and can cover the field from most alignments.
He Shows really good instincts in coverage; anticipates and has a feel for where the QB is going with the ball. David is savvy and natural with his reads and diagnoses. Shows ball-hawk coverage skills and has the fluid hips and foot-quickness to mirror over slots and match up in man-to-man.
David is very active in run support and can play the run effectively from the first or second level. He has a feisty yet disruptive style to his play when deployed in the box and slips through heavy trash and is difficult to block. He takes good direct angles with little wasted motion.
David is a tough defender who is athletic enough to play all over the field. He is a high effort player who has enough speed and range to make plays from sideline to sideline. He is the type of player that really excels under Kirby Smart because he is disciplined and plays with a chip on his shoulder. David is also a player who could challenge for a 5th star next season.