He was a 2-star recruit out of high school. Now, Mike Daniels is on regional Sports Illustrated covers.
Daniels, who played on the defensive line for Iowa from 2008 to 2011, is featured on Sports Illustrated as part of the magazine’s NFL preview issues. The covers focus on rising stars in the league, and the Green Bay Packers’ Daniels is on one of the four regional covers.
— Green Bay Packers (@packers) September 6, 2016
While at Iowa, Daniels made 123 total tackles, including 27 tackles for loss and 15.5 sacks. He was most dominant his senior season in 2011, when he had nine sacks.
Daniels was a fourth-round pick in 2012 by the Green Bay Packers. He’s started 16 games in each of the past two seasons, making 49 total tackles during the 2015 season and also getting his first interception.
Daniels and the Packers begin the 2016 NFL season at 1 p.m. Sunday at Jacksonville.