3   Akeem Daniels
Akeem Daniels

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Kissimmee, FL

High School:
Osceola

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 189

Position:
TB

Experience:
3L


11/18/2014

LATE DRIVE, DEFENSIVE STOP, LIFT HUSKIES AT OHIO

Huskies Remain in MAC West Lead with 21-14 Victory

10/30/2014

Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes - Oct. 30, 2014

Carey and select players discuss NIU's upcoming game vs. Ball State

10/07/2014

Central Michigan Seeks to Stop NIU Streaks

Huskies Celebrate 108th Homecoming with 4 pm Clash

09/30/2014

Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes - Sept. 30, 2014

Carey, S. Folliard, D. Hare, M. Moore, T. Pitt discuss NIU's upcoming game vs. Kent State

09/16/2014

Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes - Sept. 16, 2014

Carey, Eakes, Gordon, Mays, and Stingily discuss NIU's upcoming game vs. Arkansas

09/08/2014

NIU defeats Northwestern, 23-15

The Huskies played a dominant second-half of football in Evanston to defeat the Wildcats, 23-15.

08/18/2014

SIGHTS & SOUNDS: NIU Football Releases New Uniforms

It seemed like just another team meeting in the McCareins Room at the Yordon Center Saturday, August 16. Take a look at behind the scenes footage of the Huskies unveiling of their new uniforms on August 16, pranking the team before revealing them.

08/14/2014

Huskies By Position: Running Backs

A 2014 season preview on the NIU running backs, a group of diverse skills and talents, which is ultimately the groups strength heading into the season opener.

10/22/2013

Weekly Football Press Conference: Eastern Michigan

Week 9 football press conference with Head coach Rod Carey and players Perez Ford, Matt Krempel and Dechane Durante.

09/30/2013

Northern Illinois Dominate Purdue, 55-24

Highlights from the Huskies historic 55-24 win over the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium.

08/16/2014

NIU Football 2014 New Home Uniforms

On August 16, the NIU Football team got its first look at their new home uniforms.

12/03/2011

2011 MAC CHAMPIONSHIP

NIU captured its first MAC football championship since 1983, defeating Ohio, 23-20

2013
Redshirted due to injury.

2012
• Tallied 447 yards on 68 carries and 259 yards on 20 receptions.
• Ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 11 touchdowns, nine rushing and two receiving.
• Rushed for a career-high 128 yards on 17 carries, also a career best, in the MAC Championship game against Kent State (11-30).
• Also led the Huskies in receiving with 67 yards, including a 43-yard reception, against the Golden Flashes to total 195 yards of total offense.
• Selected as co-NIU Offensive Player of the week for his effort at Eastern Michigan (11-23), where he rushed for 112 yards and four touchdowns on 12 carries.
• Combined for 240 yards and five touchdowns on 29 carries in consecutive weeks against EMU and KSU.
• Named co-NIU Offensive Player of the Week after rushing for 31 yards and a touchdown on eight carries and tallying 21 yards receiving on three catches against Toledo (11-14).
• Recorded a season-high 78 yards receiving on a career-best five catches at Ball State (10-6).
• Scored the go-ahead touchdown against the Cardinals and added 15 yards rushing on two carries.

2011
• Ranked third on the team in rushing with 313 yards on 56 carries and was sixth in receiving with 252 yards on 15 receptions.
• His five touchdowns (two receiving, three rushing) ranked fifth on the team.
• Recorded five plays of 25 yards or longer, including three catches.
• Caught a 79-yard touchdown pass from Chandler Harnish at Bowling Green (11-8) to post NIU's longest play from scrimmage of the season.
• Totaled 63 all-purpose yards on four carries and two receptions at Toledo (11-1).
• Scored two rushing touchdowns, including the go-ahead score in the third quarter, against Western Michigan (10-15).
• Caught passes of 25 and 24 yards to set up NIU's first touchdown against the Broncos.
• Gained 58 yards on six carries versus Kent State (10-8) to garner the NIU Offensive Skill Player of the Week Award.
• Earned co-Special Teams Player of the Week honors after tallying three tackles on kick and punt coverage units in the game.

2010
• Appeared in 11 games, rushing for 87 yards and three scores on 10 carries out of the slot receiver position.
• Played in the first two games of the season and made his first career reception versus North Dakota (9-11).
• Made his first career start versus Temple (10-9) and scored his first TD on a nine-yard run versus the Owls.
• Ran for 62 yards and two touchdowns on two carries, one for a season-long 50 yards, against Toledo (11-9).

High School
• Recorded 12 rushing touchdowns and four scores on kick (three punt, one kickoff) returns while playing tailback, defensive back and returning kicks.
• In 12 games in 2009, gained 845 rushing yards on 122 carries to average 6.9 yards per carry.
• Defensively, totaled 35 tackles, 21 solo, intercepted three passes and broke up three as a senior.
• As a sophomore in 2007, made 55 tackles, intercepted one pass and broke up three passes.

Personal
• Born July 22, 1991 in Jacksonville, Fla.
• Son of Willie and Sharon Daniels.
• Father played football at Florida A&M.
• Mother ran track at South Carolina.
• Older brother, Kiaree, played defensive back for the Huskies from 2008-2010.
• Majoring in communication studies.

DANIELS' CAREER GAME HIGHS

Carries: 17, vs. Kent State (MAC Championship), 11-30-12
Rushing Yards: 128, vs. Kent State (MAC Championship), 11-30-12
Rushing Touchdowns: 4, at Eastern Michigan, 11-23-12
Long Rush: 50, vs. Toledo, 11-9-10
Catches: 5, at Ball State, 10-6-12
Receiving Yards: 79, at Bowling Green, 11-8-11

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