Originally selected by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round (232nd overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Played collegiately at Boston College from 2012-15, appearing in 47 games for the Eagles. Compiled 267 tackles (165 solo, 30.0 for loss), 10.5 sacks, eight passes defensed, three interceptions, three fumble recoveries and a forced fumble in his career... Was a three-year starter who earned the George H. “Bulger” Lowe Award given to the most outstanding football player in New England by the Greater Boston Gridiron Club... Started all 12 games as a senior in 2015 and was named All-ACC first-team by the league’s head coaches. Led the Eagles in total tackles (82) and guided the unit to a No. 1 ranking in total defense in the nation (254.3 yards per game)... Played 13 games with nine starts in 2014, posting 72 tackles (44 solo tackles, 7.0 for loss) and 1.5 sacks... Started all 13 games as a sophomore in 2013, finishing the season ranked third on the team with 88 tackles (54 solo, 6.5 for loss) including 3.0 sacks. Also recorded the first interception of his career against New Mexico State... Competed in 10 games as a freshman in 2012.
Attended St. Xavier H.S. in Cincinnati, Ohio, prior to spending the 2011 season playing for the Worcester (Mass.) Academy Hilltoppers... Earned All-Ohio Division I first-team honors and All-Southwest District first-team honors as a senior linebacker at St. Xavier... Captured All-Greater Catholic League South Co-Player of the Year honors... Registered 34 tackles for loss, including 18 sacks, in 2010... Made 82 stops, including 14 tackles for loss with seven sacks as a junior... Also played on the school’s basketball team... Majored in communications... Son of Minerva and Steven Daniels and has two brothers and two sisters... Full name: Steven Wayne Daniels... Born Dec. 12, 1992.
Check out Linebacker Steven Daniels wearing the burgundy and gold and gearing up for the season during Redskins Rookie Minicamp.
The Washington Redskins' rookie minicamp began on Friday, with 59 players taking part in it - 33 of them on a tryout basis.
Rookie Linebacker Steven Daniels talks about his path to the NFL and how he is transitioning to rookie minicamp.
Watch Boston College linebacker Steven Daniels workout at the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine.
The Washington Redskins draft Boston College linebacker Steven Daniels with the No. 232 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.