MINERS

Daniel Palmer
22  Daniel Palmer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
College Station, Texas

High School:
A&M Consolidated

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 210

Position:
RB

Experience:
1L

Daniel Palmer Photo Gallery From the 2008 Season

2008 (FRESHMAN): Rushed for 132 yards on 41 attempts while playing in all 12 games as a true freshman ... also made three catches for 17 yards ... had his breakout game versus New Mexico State when he rambled for 64 yards on 14 carries ... helped the Miners gain 277 yards on the ground that day while covering for the absence of injured quarterback Trevor Vittatoe ... his season-long 12-yard rush came against the I-10 rival Aggies ... had a 10-yard carry versus Rice, when he finished with 16 yards on three tries ... compiled nine rushes for 19 yards against Tulane, and had two attempts for 14 yards versus Texas ... snared two receptions for 17 yards (long of nine) against the Green Wave ... scored the first touchdown of his college career off an eight-yard pass from Vittatoe versus Tulane.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Played in the 2007 Max Emfinger High School All-American Bowl Game Classic ... four-year letterwinner and starter for coach Jim Slaughter at A&M Consolidated ... second team All-District 13-5A and first team All-Central Texas as a senior ... rushed for 721 yards on 110 carries (6.6 ypc) and six touchdowns in 2006 ... also caught five passes for 102 yards (20.5 ypc) as a senior ... A&M Consolidated won the district in 2006 and finished 8-2 ... honorable mention All-District 13-5A as a junior ... gained 668 yards on 123 carries (5.4 ypc) and six touchdowns in six games as a junior ... A&M Consolidated went 11-3 and advanced to the semifinals of the state playoffs ... caught eight passes for 95 yards (11.9 ypc) and one touchdown in 2005 ... gained 568 yards on 82 carries (6.9 ypc) and five TDs as a sophomore ... favorite game was when he rushed for 164 yards against current Miner Donald Buckram's team Copperas Cove as a junior ... also lettered in track four times, gaining All-Region honors as a junior ... member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Unity.

PERSONAL: Mother is Edith Bess ... has two brothers and one sister ... full name is Daniel Raynard Palmer ... nickname is "DP" ... born 6/16/89 (College Station, Texas) ... major is undecided.