The Michigan Panthers have signed defensive tackle Damion Daniels per the UFL Communications Department on Wednesday.

S Damion Daniels – Nebraska (24 y/o, 6’3, 325 lbs)

Damion Daniels played for Nebraska from 2017 to 2021 with 2017 being a redshirt season. He played in 41 games with Nebraska generating 24 solo tackles and 73 assisted tackles. He started in the first 11 games in his senior season before an injury ended his 2021 season early. Daniels generated 9 solo tackles, 24 assisted tackles, and 2 tackles for a loss in his final season.

Daniels was recognized for his run-stopping abilities as he was an Honorable Mention All-Big Ten in 2021 by Coaches and Media as well as the Nebraska Defensive Lineman of the Year. He was a team captain his final season.

Daniels signed with the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2022 although he was waived on August 16.

Daniels played in both the XFL and USFL in 2023. He played for the St. Louis Battlehawks in 1 game generating 1 solo tackle prior to his release. He then signed with the Houston Gamblers in the USFL where he played in 3 games and contributed 1 solo tackle and 4 assisted tackles.

Daniels was waived by Houston last week on Saturday, March 2.

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Jonathan Clink
Jonathan Clink will work as UFL News Hub's primary correspondent covering the Michigan Panthers for the 2024. He has written over 250 articles covering the Canadian Football League prior to joining UFL News Hub. Clink is originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba and currently lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has a background in several other sports as well having played soccer, basketball, and hockey competitively.

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