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Daniel
Joseph
Defensive Lineman
Daniel
Joseph
Defensive Lineman
Height 6'3
Weight 265 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1997-03-22 (26)
Born Toronto, ON
School North Carolina State
Status NAT

Born: March 12, 1997- Toronto, Ontario
2024Years as a Lion: 1st   Years in CFL: 1st   Status: National
Career Games: 0   Playoffs: 0    Grey Cup: 0

Acquired:

The BC Lions selected Daniel in the first round (4th overall) of the 2021 CFL Draft. He signed his first Lions contract on January 17, 2024.

Highlights:

2022: Daniel signed with the Buffalo Bills and would appear in three pre-season contests while recording three tackles and one sack. Released by Buffalo at the end of training camp.

College:

2020: After transferring from Penn State as a graduate student, Daniel appeared in 11 contests, started eight, and led the team with 6.5 sacks — tied for eighth in the ACC. Daniel also registered 10 tackles for loss out of 37 total tackles in 2020.

2017-2019: At Penn State, Daniel played in 32 games, registered 29 total tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, one each of forced fumble and pass break up in three seasons.

Personal:

Daniel also played as a tight end in high school. He caught eight touchdowns as a junior and was a two-way player in his senior year. Daniel had 72 tackles, 25 tackles for loss and two interceptions on the d-line, while hauling in 10 receiving touchdowns at tight end. The former high school varsity football and basketball standout is the brother of Faith Ekakite, former Winnipeg Blue Bombers No. 1 pick in 2017 and the cousin of former Lion, Ese Mrabure-Ajufo in 2015.

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF