Updated: September 2, 2014
2014-15: Saw brief action at tailback and on special teams in the opener against William & Mary.
2013-14: Played in eight games … Was in on 63 special teams plays, making three 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 … Had a tackle on special teams in the Sun Bowl.
2012-13: 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.
2011-12: 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.
2010-11: 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 … Graduated with a degree in human nutrition, foods and exercise with a concentration in exercise and health promotion.