7 Daniel Gray
Daniel  Gray


Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School:
Boyd Andersen

Last College:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190




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HONORS: Academic All-Mountain West (2014).

2016 (SR): Played in all 12 games, making 10 starts… Finished the season tied for fifth on the team with 45 tackles (25-solo, 20-assist), which included 1.0 tackles for loss… Tied for second on the team with four pass breakups and added one interception… Tied his career high with six tackles against both Weber State (9/1) and at Boise State (10/1)… Recorded five tackles each against Colorado State (10/8), Wyoming (11/5), New Mexico (11/12) and Nevada (11/19)… Had a career-high 1.0 tackles for loss at USC (9/10) and intercepted his first career pass at Wyoming… Had at least two tackles in 10 of the 12 games he played in.

2015 (JR): Played in 12 games with two starts... Finished the year with 13 tackles (8-solo, 5-assist), while adding 0.5 tackles for loss and one pass breakup... Had a season-high five tackles, to go along with one pass breakup against Southern Utah (9/3) in the season opener and had three tackles, including 0.5 tackles for loss, at Washington (9/19)... Had two stops at Utah (9/11) and recorded one tackle each at Fresno State (10/10), against Wyoming (10/30) and at Air Force (11/14).

2014 (RS-SO): Played in 13 games with seven starts... Finished the year with 29 tackles (19-solo, 10-assist), while adding five pass breakups, one quarterback hurry and one fumble recovery... Had a season-high six tackles in his first game as an Aggie at Tennessee (8/31)... Had four tackles against both Wake Forest (9/13) and Arkansas State (9/20)... Also had a season-high two pass breakups, to go along with a quarterback hurry against the Demon Deacons... Returned a fumble 50 yards for his first career touchdown at No. 25 Boise State (11/29)... Earned academic all-Mountain West honors.

2013 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played in eight games as a true freshman at Tennessee in 2012, including starting against Troy as he recorded a season-best three tackles... Recorded six tackles (5-solo, 1-assist) during the year.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Boyd Anderson High School in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla., where he played with former Aggie wide receiver Travis Reynolds... Tallied 24 tackles and four interceptions as a senior to help lead the Cobras to a 9-1 record... Had two interceptions and forced three fumbles as a junior... Ran a 4.32 second 40-yard dash at the Under Armour All-American camp in 2012... Was ranked as the 105th best defensive back in the nation by ESPN and 111th by Rivals following his senior season... Also competed in track & field in high school.

PERSONAL: Son of Monica Nesbitt... Has a daughter, Kalia... Graduated from Utah State in the fall of 2016 with a sociology degree and a minor in criminal justice.

2014 (R-So.) 13/7 19-10-29 0.0-0 0.0-0 0-0 5 0 1
2015 (Jr.) 12/2 8-5-13 0.5-0 0-0.0 0-0 1 0 0
2016 (Sr.) 12/10 25-20-45 1.0-6 0.0-0 1-0 4 0 0
TOTAL 27/19 52-35-87 1.5-6 0.0-0 1-0 10 0 1
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