2008 (JUNIOR): Appeared in games versus Texas and SMU.
2007 (SOPHOMORE): Played first game of collegiate career against Texas Southern.
2006 (FRESHMAN): Scout team member.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Second team All-State lineman as a senior at Franklin High School in El Paso ... also first team All-District 1-5A, leading Franklin to a 10-2 record ... participated in the El Paso County High School All-Star Game ... played center and offensive tackle over the course of a three-year varsity career ... high school coach was Tony Grijalva ... member of the track and field team as a freshman, throwing the shot put ... listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students.
PERSONAL: Stepfather, Richard Adauto, is Executive Vice President for Advancement and Oversight at UTEP ... mother is Patricia Adauto ... has two brothers ... full name is Daniel Garcia ... born 8/12/87 (El Paso, Texas) ... Marketing major.