Updated: December 5, 2013
2013: Played in seven games … Was in on 59 special teams plays, making two tackles … Saw action on special teams in the season opener against Alabama … Appeared on seven special teams plays against Western Carolina and at East Carolina … Made a tackle while in on special teams against North Carolina … Was in on 16 special teams plays in the win over Pittsburgh … Made a tackle while in on special teams against Duke … Was in on special teams against Maryland.
2012: Played in six games, mostly on special teams … Hit the field for 14 plays, including four on offense and 10 on special teams … Appeared on special teams against Austin Peay … Was in on four offensive plays against Bowling Green, carrying the ball once for a yard … Saw action on four plays at Clemson … Contributed on special teams at Boston College … Saw time on special teams against Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl.
2011: Played in 11 games ... Played six snaps on offense and 30 on special teams for a total of 36 ... Rushed six times for 30 yards in first collegiate action against Appalachian State ... Saw action on two special teams plays at Marshall and five more against Clemson ... Was in on six special teams plays in the win over Miami and four more at Wake Forest ... Was in on a special teams snap against BC and three more at Duke ... Contributed on five special teams plays at Georgia Tech and two at Virginia ... Made a solo tackle on special teams in the ACC Championship Game against Clemson.
2010: Joined the team as a walk-on … Worked at tailback while redshirting … Improved in all four major lifts during the off-season program … Rushed three times for 10 yards in the first scrimmage work of the spring … Picked up 70 yards on seven carries during the first full scrimmage … Had a 46-yard run … Picked up 14 yards on nine carries during the Maroon-White game and caught a 9-yard pass.
High School: Was a running back for Coach Stephen Magenbauer at Salem High … Lettered three seasons, rushing for 793 yards and five touchdowns as a senior … Also caught four TD passes …Rushed for 212 yards in a game against Pulaski County …Played fullback his junior year … Also a four-year standout in lacrosse … Named a Distinguished Scholar.
Personal: Daniel Huston Dyer … Born 12/31/91 in Salem, VA … Son of Reggie and Anna Dyer … Majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise with a concentration in exercise and health promotion.