Third-year player who will use the spring in an effort to see more consistent playing time this fall... expected to compete with D.J. Wonnum for the starting Buck position.
2016: Redshirt freshman who played in six games... made his Gamecock debut in the win over Vanderbilt... made his first career tackle, coming in kickoff coverage, in the East Carolina win... a member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.
2015: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Linebacker who graduated from Grayson High School in Loganville, Ga. in 2015... helped the Rams and head coach Mickey Conn to a 10-2 record and the second round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs in his senior season... rated a three-star prospect, the 46th-best player in the state and the 38th-best outside linebacker in the country by Rivals... regarded as a three-star prospect, the 71st-best player in the state and the 22nd-best inside linebacker in the country by 247Sports... ranked as a three-star prospect and the No. 40 outside linebacker by ESPN... had over 20 Division I offers.
PERSONAL: Daniel Fennell was born October 18, 1996... is a broadcast journalism major at South Carolina.