2013 Intro: LeShun Daniels

Warren Harding is looking to rebound in 2011 under new head coach Rick Rios, and they figure to be bolstered by the transfer of junior tailback LeShun Daniels. After impressing at Dekalb (ILL) last season, Daniels will be playing for the school where his father starred as a prep player.

New head coach Rick Rios has optimism on the upswing at Warren (OH) Harding, and expectations are high for the 2011 season.

One of the new faces Rios will be counting on is junior tailback LeShun Daniels, whose father (LeShun Sr.) starred at Harding before playing at Ohio State.

The younger Daniels, 6-foot, 205-pounds, recently transferred to Harding from Dekalb (ILL), where he impressed last season as a sophomore.

"I did well last year as a sophomore, but we had four tailbacks splitting carries," Daniels stated. "I ended up with over 400 yards rushing and scored six touchdowns, and I averaged over five yards per carry."

"My best asset is my ability to run through tackles," he added. "I need to get better at being patient and letting holes develop. I like it here at Warren, and the competition is great. I've spent time in Warren before, so I know a lot about the tradition."

Daniels has lofty goals for himself as he heads into his junior season, hopefully leading to college scholarship offers.

"I want to rush for 1,500 yards and be a great teammate," he stressed. "I was at a camp at Cincinnati last summer, and I loved it there. I'm interested in anyone that's interested in me."

"I obviously like Ohio State, since my dad played there," he continued. "I would love to hear from them, and I'd like to go to their camp next summer. I've been to games at Ohio State with my dad, and loved it."

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