An over-achieving, hard-working performer who handled a frustrating, injury-plagued season in admirable fashion ... Was expected to take control of the center position at the conclusion of a noteworthy spring in `05 but plans didn't materialize ... Has been cited for exemplary efforts, leadership and attitude ... Missed entire '06 spring period with an ankle injury but should be near 100 percent when preseason camp opens ... Will battle Fred Hicks and Tom Wingenbach for starting honors upon return to active program ... Could also engage in primary special teams role again ... Possesses noteworthy strength numbers, quickness and comprehension of ECU's offensive scheme.
2005: Was ECU's top center during spring drills but did not experience action on offensive line during the fall ... Served a top line role on special teams, playing in all games.
2004: Did not experience game action as a sophomore but delivered a consistent and durable effort as a top scout team lineman.
2003: Spent freshman season on developmental roster.
High School: A two-year starter on a Warner Robins squad which went 11-1 in 2000 and 6-5 in 2001 ... Played key role on offensive unit which produced the region's top rushing attack as a junior under the direction of coach Richard Fendley ... Also helped WRHS in compiling 4,386 yards of total offense during 12-game season ... An all-county and All-Middle Georgia pick by the Macon Telegraph as a senior ... Also lettered in baseball as a two-year starter.
Personal: Full name is Daniel Andrew Sutton ... Born April 9, 1984 at Macon, Ga. ... Major is construction management.