2004 All Star West
5’11″ 185 lbs.
High School Coach: Dusty Fairfield
High School, Class: Ravenna, C
Dan participated in four years of football. In 2003 he returned four punts and one kickoff for touchdowns, at tailback he ran for 1830 yards and 19 touchdowns. Defensively, he recorded 166 tackles, one interception, four tipped passes, and seven sacks. Dan was the Bulldogs’ team captain and MVP in 2003.
Dan also participated in four years of basketball and track He earned all conference and MVP awards in track and was a four-time state qualifier. He has been a member of 4-H for 11 years.
Dan thanked, “God for giving me athletic ability and for watching over me.” He also thanked his parents for, “making me work hard and for all their support,” his sister Dawn for cheering him on, his grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, Katie, and all the Ravenna Bulldog Fans. “You’re awesome.” A very special thanks went to his coaches: Fairfield, Helsen and Jacobs, for believing in him, and the entire 2003 Division 6 State Championship Team. “Thanks for the memories.”
All Conference, Linebacker, 2002 & 2003
All Conference, Running Back, 2003
All Conference, Special Teams, 2003
All Area Running Back, Advance , 2003
All State, 1st Team, Detroit Free Press, 2003
All State, Captain, Detroit Free Press, 2003