2019 Dr. Harris Pastides Outstanding Student-Athlete
2019 SEC Leadership Council
2018 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
2017 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
2017 Harold White GPA Award-Defense
2016 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
2015-16 First-Year SEC Honor Roll
Used at the Buck and Sam linebacker positions… appeared in 41 games with seven starts… collected 73 total tackles with 11.5 tackles for loss and 4.0 sacks… named to several SEC academic honor rolls… represented the Gamecocks on the SEC Football Leadership Council.
Senior who appeared in 11 games, making 15 tackles including three tackles for loss and two quarterback hurries… overcame an ACL injury in the final regular season game of the 2018 season… credited with a season-high four tackles in the win over Kentucky… also registered three tackles at Tennessee… one of three players recognized as the Dr. Harris Pastides Outstanding Student-Athlete Representative at the 2019 Garnet & Black Spring Game… earned his Master’s degree in December.
Junior Buck/SAM linebacker who played in 11 games including five starts… credited with 29 tackles including 3.0 tackles for loss and a sack… made his first start of the season in the Vanderbilt win, tallying four tackles and a half tackle for loss… suffered a torn ACL at Clemson and missed the final two games… named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll… graduated in December with a degree in management.
Appeared in all 13 games, making a pair of starts… logged 28 tackles including 20 solo stops… logged 5.5 tackles for loss including 3.0 sacks… had three tackles against Louisiana Tech and added his first career sack… logged three stops in the Tennessee win, including 1.5 tackles for loss and a key sack late in the first half to force a field goal… made his first career start against Georgia at linebacker… credited with a key fourth quarter sack in the win over Florida… led the Gamecocks and set a then-career high with five tackles vs. Wofford… had the best game in the Outback Bowl win over Michigan… credited with a career-high seven tackles including 2.0 tackles for loss against the Wolverines… named the Harold White GPA Award winner for the defense at the Garnet & Black spring game… named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.
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.
Redshirted as a true freshman… named to the First-Year SEC Honor Roll.
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.
Daniel Fennell was born Oct. 18, 1996… owns both a bachelor’s degree in management and a Master’s degree in international business.