#56 Niko Daniello
|HOMETOWN||Addison, Ill. (Lake Park HS)|
2017 (Sr.): Played in 11 games for BSU... had 82 total tackles (37 solo, 45 assisted), with 13 tackles for loss totalling 60 yards... Recorded four sacks for a loss of 33 total yards... Forced one fumble and had one pass breakup... Set single-game career highs with 14 total tackles, eight solo tackles, and one forced fumble against Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 26), three tackles for loss at Augustana (Sep. 16), 1.5 sacks at MSU Moorhead (Nov. 11), and one pass break up at Northern State (Oct. 21)... Tied a career single game high with eight assisted tackles against SMSU (Sep. 23)... Chosen to play in the 2017 FCS Bowl National Team.
2016 (Jr.): Played in 8 games recording 51 tackles (25 solo, 26 assisted), including 6 tackles for loss of 21 yards... Recovered one fumble... Recorded one solo sack for a loss of two yards
2015 (So): Named Special Teams MVP... Played in 11 games recording 40 tackles including 18 solo tackles, 2.5 sacks for a loss of 18 yards… Forced and recovered one fumble… Recorded a career-high five assisted tackles at Minnesota Crookston (Oct. 10).
2014 (Fr): Played in ten games as BSU's long snapper... Led the team with two fumble recoveries... Had three total tackles (1 solo, 2 assisted).
Prior to BSU: Named DuPage County All-Area Honorable Mention as a senior at Lake Park High School… The linebacker and long snapper was honored as an All-DuPage Valley Conference selection in 2013 and honorable mention in 2012… Team captain as senior for the Lancers… Also a four-year letterwinner on the wrestling team.
Personal: Born Sept. 25, 1995... Son of Danielle Daniello... Proposed education major at Bemidji State.
Career Highs: Total Tackles: 14 vs Minnesota Duluth (10/26/17); Solo Tackles: 8 vs Minnesota Duluth (10/26/17); Assisted Tackles: 8 (x2) last vs SMSU (9/23/17); TFL: 3 at Augustana (9/16/17); Sacks: 1.5 at MSU Moorhead (11/11/17); Forced Fumbles: 1 vs Minnesota Duluth (10/26/17); Fumble Recoveries: 1(x3) last vs Northern State (10/8/16); PBU: 1 at Northern State (10/21/17).