Quickly: Provides the defensive line with size and veteran experience and leadership.
2009 (Jr.): Saw action in 10 games, making lone start of season in USU debut at Utah... Posted 13 total tackles (six solo, seven assists) with two tackles for loss... Added one forced fumble, one pass break-up and one QB hurry... Posted season-best three tackles in three games, including debut at Utah, as well as New Mexico State and Louisiana Tech games... Notched forced fumble in San Jose State game and pass break-up at Idaho.
Junior College: Was teammates with current USU teammate Rajric Coleman at Glendale CC, helping Gauchos to 8-2 record as sophomores in 2008... Posted 37 total tackles (13 solo, 24 assists) in nine games played his sophomore season... Missing the 2007 season after posing 27 tackles (14 solo, 13 assists) with 3.5 tackles for loss including 2.5 sacks in helping Glendale to 8-3 mark and appearance in the 2006 Valley of the Sun Bowl.
High School: Earned all-region honors at Washington HS after posting 126 tackles (86 solo, 40 assists) and had four sacks in his career.
Personal: Full name is Daniel Gurrola, Jr... Born June 21, 1988 in East Los Angeles, Calif... Son of Leticia Tervel and Daniel Gurrola, Sr... Majoring in sociology... Career plans including starting own income tax business... Hobbies include spending time with family and playing soccer.