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    Richard Daniels
    Richard Daniels

    Position:
    Running Backs

    Birthdate:
    02/21/1979

    Experience:
    Fourth Season

    Entering his fourth season as a collegiate assistant, Richard Daniels also is entering his fourth season as the running backs' coach at SFA.

    Daniels coached a talented stable of running backs in 2005 and produced a second-team all-conference tailback in Louie Runnels and a second-team All-SLC fullback in Michael Motte. Runnels led the 'Jacks last season carrying the ball 168 times for 779 yards and seven scores. Motte has been utilized primarily as a run blocker in his career, but came out of the backfield to haul in 22 passes for 252 yards and five touchdowns last season.

    A 2001 graduate of Stephen F. Austin, Daniels joined the SFA coaching staff following a four-year playing career with the 'Jacks. He was a member of SFA's 1999 Southland Football League championship team and also holds the school record with a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. He served as a student assistant in 2001 before joining the staff in 2002.

    Daniels returned a kick against Northern Iowa for a 100-yard touchdown in September, 2000. He returned 24 kicks that season as a senior for a 24.1 yards per return average. He also was voted the team's Special Teams MVP in 2000. The Killeen, Texas, native received his master's degree in secondary education in December, 2004.

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