*All-Atlantic Coast Conference, 2003 (first-team) and 2005 (second-team)
AT TECH:Two-time all-conference tailback and the fourth-leading rusher in Georgia Tech history . . . Enjoyed one of the top rushing seasons in Tech and Atlantic Coast Conference history in 2003 but was hampered by injuries in 2004 and 2005 . . . Former walk-on who earned a scholarship after the 2002 season . . . Two-time Academic All-ACC selection . . . Elected one of Tech's permanent team captains for 2005 . . . Invited to participate in the 2006 Hula Bowl . . . Drafted in the fourth round (pick no. 132) by the Baltimore Ravens.
Ranks fourth on Tech's career rushing list with 3,346 yards, which stands 17th in ACC history . . . Owns two of the top three games in school history . . . Had 16 100-yard games in his career, second only to Robert Lavette . . . Scored 23 career rushing touchdowns, which ranks third in Tech history, while his 26 touchdowns are tied for fifth . . . Averaged 96.6 yards per game over his three seasons as the starter . . . Rushed for 535 yards in three bowl games . . . Ranks fifth in Tech history in career all-purpose yards.
2005: Second-team all-ACC selection, earning all-conference honors for the second time in his career . . . Second in the ACC with 84.6 rushing yards per game . . . Scored three touchdowns rushing and one receiving . . . Topped 100 yards in six games on the season . . . Tech's third-leading receiver with 21 catches for 174 yards . . . Fifth in the ACC with 100.4 all-purpose yards per game . . .
Opened the season with 111 yards rushing and one touchdown to lead Tech to a 23-14 victory at 15th-ranked Auburn . . . Rushed for 103 yards and scored on a five-yard reception in Tech's win over North Carolina . . . Added 114 yards rushing in win over Connecticut, when Tech played without starting quarterback Reggie Ball . . . Did not play in Tech's win at Miami due to a bruised sternum . . . Capped his career with 109 yards versus Utah in the Emerald Bowl, his third straight 100-yard bowl game.
2004: Named to the ACC All-Academic football team for the second straight year . . . Averaged 89.2 yards rushing per game but missed four games and two other halves due to injury . . . Best games were the first and the last, perhaps the only two when he was fully healthy . . . Ended 2004 with a 119-yard effort in Tech's win over Syracuse in the Champs Sports Bowl . . . Scored two touchdowns against the Orange and also caught four passes . . . Opened the 2004 season with 169 yards rushing and 193 all-purpose yards against Samford; scored three TD on runs of 46 yards and one yard and a 25-yard reception . . . Added 103 yards rushing against Clemson for his third straight 100-yard game . . . Limited by injury to 52 yards on 12 carries versus North Carolina before sitting out the second half . . . Then missed the next game against Miami.
Returned to help Tech to a win at Maryland with 91 yards rushing, including a 12-yard touchdown run . . . Rushed for 114 yards and one touchdown and threw a 13-yard touchdown pass in Tech's win over Duke . . . Injured again against Virginia Tech; rushed for 53 yards on 14 carries before leaving early in the third quarter . . . Missed the next three games (NC State, Connecticut, Virginia) . . . Played against Georgia only after his replacement, Rashaun Grant, was also injured.
2003: First-team all-ACC selection and the league's leading rusher . . . Also named to the ACC All-Academic football team . . . Totalled 1,447 yards while averaging 111.3 yards per game . . . Recorded the second-best single-season rushing total in Tech history, with six 100-yard games . . . Just the seventh 1,000-yard rusher in school history . . . The third Tech player to lead the ACC in rushing, following Jerry Mays in 1989 and Robert Lavette in 1982 . . . His total of 1,447 yards rushing is the fourth-highest figure in conference history; only Thomas Jones of Virginia (1,798 yards in 1999), Don McCauley of North Carolina (1,720 in 1970) and LaMont Jordan of Maryland (1,632 in 1999) have gained more yards in a season . . . Workhorse who averaged 22 carries per game, setting a Tech season record with 283 attempts . . . Scored 10 touchdowns rushing and one receiving . . . Also Tech's fourth-leading receiver with 19 catches for 88 yards.
Put an exclamation point on his season with 307 yards rushing and four touchdowns in Georgia Tech's Humanitarian Bowl win over Tulsa . . . Only Eddie Lee Ivery with 356 yards against Air Force in 1978--which stood as the NCAA record until 1984--has rushed for more yards in a Tech uniform . . . Daniels' effort also ranks as the third-best rushing performance in ACC history, bettered only by Jon Leach of Wake Forest (329 vs. Maryland, 1993) and Derrick Fenner of North Carolina (328 vs. Virginia, 1986) . . . Set an NCAA record for rushing yards in a bowl game; previous record was 280 yards by James Gray of Texas Tech versus Duke in the 1989 All-American Bowl . . . Had 104 yards in the first half, then exploded for 150 yards in the third quarter before finishing his day early in the fourth quarter . . . Tied the Tech record with four touchdowns, scoring on runs of nine, one, 33 and 38 yards . . . Named to ESPN.com's "All-Bowl" team.
Had what was then the second-best rushing day in school history with 240 yards on 36 carries in Tech's win over North Carolina . . . Gained 155 yards on 23 carries in the second half . . . Also scored on an eight-yard reception . . . Rushed for 175 yards on 33 carries in Tech's win over Wake Forest.
Gained 113 yards on 19 carries, including a 47-yard touchdown run, against Florida State . . . Had another 100-yard effort in Tech's win over Vanderbilt wtih 105 yards, including a two-yard touchdown run . . . Gained 99 yards rushing and had a career-best six catches for 37 yards in the Jackets' win over NC State . . . Did not start the Georgia game after missing much of the week of practice with an injury . . . Led Tech in rushing in every game this season except Georgia, when he was limited to 30 yards on 10 carries.
2002: Tech's fourth-leading rusher with 72 carries for 255 yards and two touchdowns . . . Also caught five passes for 57 yards . . . Named ACC Rookie of the Week for his performance in Tech's win over Virginia . . . Rushed for 95 yards on 21 carries against the Cavaliers, including a one-yard touchdown run, while catching two passes for 17 yards . . . Gained 63 yards on 14 attempts against Florida State . . . Saw his first significant action against Maryland, when he carried 10 times for 23 yards, scoring Tech's only touchdown on a one-yard run . . . Averaged 21.3 yards on 11 kickoff returns, including a 59-yarder against Wake Forest . . . Redshirted in 2001.
HIGH SCHOOL: All-district selection at Elsik High School . . . Four-year letterwinner and team MVP as a senior for coach Bill Barron . . . Rushed for 1,600 yards as a senior . . . Played in the Houston North-South All-Star Game . . . Had an 80-yard run in a playoff game at the Houston AstroDome.
PERSONAL: Full name is Prince Ahadzie Daniels, Jr. . . . Son of Prince Daniels and Jo-Ann Keys . . . Father is a native of Ghana . . . Born December 21, 1982 . . . Majoring in Management . . . Named to the 2003 and 2004 ACC All-Academic football team and the 2003-04 ACC Academic Honor Roll.
GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS 2005 Rsh Yds TD LP Rec Yds TD LP All-P TD Auburn* 23 111 1 25 2 15 0 8 126 1 UNC* 21 103 0 42 2 18 1 13 121 1 UConn* 25 114 0 20 2 23 0 12 137 0 Va Tech* 10 48 0 29 0 0 0 0 48 0 NC State* 22 61 1 12 3 45 0 20 106 1 Duke* 11 57 0 16 1 5 0 5 62 0 Clemson* 21 100 1 16 1 1 0 1 101 1 Wake* 18 109 0 51 0 0 0 0 109 0 Virginia* 11 41 0 12 3 27 0 15 68 0 Miami DNP-INJURED Georgia* 16 77 0 12 6 23 0 9 100 0 Utah 20 109 0 19 1 17 0 17 126 0