58  Daniel Riddle
Daniel  Riddle

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Athens Drive HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 225

Position:
LB


12/10/2014

Christon Gill Tabbed Third Team All-America by College Sports Madness

Senior finished with 111 tackles to lead WCU, ranks second in SoCon

11/25/2014

15 Catamounts Earn All-Southern Conference Accolades

Three tabbed first team by coaches and media

11/17/2014

Troy Mitchell Named SoCon Offensive Player of the Week

Mitchell totaled 448 yards of total offense, part of all six touchdowns

11/15/2014

Offense, Seniors Lift Catamounts to 42-27 Victory over VMI

Troy Mitchell accounted for six touchdowns, five passing; Karnorris Benson with four receiving TDs

10/28/2014

WCU's Daniel Riddle Added to Jerry Rice Award Watch List

Redshirt freshman linebacker ranks 10th in SoCon in tackles

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 12 of the team’s games with nine starts at linebacker … Finished third on the team with 74 tackles including 35 solo stops and five tackles for 32 yards in losses … Was the highest ranking rookie defender in the SoCon, averaging 6.2 tackles per game … Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team … Twice finished with double-digit tackles … Recorded 1.5 sacks with a pair of pass break-ups … Made his collegiate debut in the season-opener at USF (Aug. 30) … Made his first career start count, earning Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week and co-Freshman of the Week from The Sports Network against Catawba (Sept. 13) … Recorded a career-high 18 tackles including seven solo stops with three TFLs, a sack and two forced fumbles in earning the weekly plaudits … Posted an 11-tackle performance in the home win over Wofford (Oct. 11) … In late October, was added to the Jerry Rice Award Watch List for the nation’s top freshman … Named to the 2014-15 Southern Conference Honor Roll.


2013 (Freshman):
Redshirted ... Named to the 2013-14 Southern Conference Honor Roll.

Prior to Western Carolina: Was a three-year varsity letter winner and starter at Athens Drive High ... Led the Tri-9 Conference in tackles with over 360 including 65 tackles for loss and 13 sacks ... Named the Tri-9 Conference Defensive Player of the Year, recording 169 tackles and seven sacks as a senior ... Recorded two career receiving touchdowns and an interception ... Was a Tri-9 All-Conference Honorable Mention in 2010 ... Two-time Academic All-Conference.

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