2017 Harold White GPA Award-Defense 2016 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll 15-16 First-Year SEC Honor Roll
Third-year player who the coaches hope will work his way into more consistent playing time this fall... expected to compete with D.J. Wonnum at the Buck position... named the Harold White GPA Award winner for the defense at the Garnet & Black spring game... has played in six contests.
2016: Redshirt freshman who played in six games... made his Gamecock debut in the win over Vanderbilt... made his first career tackle on kickoff coverage versus East Carolina... a member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.
2015: Redshirted as a true freshman... named to the 2015-16 First-Year SEC Honor Roll.
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 the 46th-best player in the state and the 38th-best outside linebacker in the country by Rivals... regarded as the 71st-best player in the state and the 22nd-best inside linebacker in the country by 247Sports... ranked as the No. 40 outside linebacker by ESPN.
PERSONAL: Daniel Fennell was born October 18, 1996... is a retailing major at South Carolina.