UAlbany Football BIO
Daniel Bocanegra
Player Profile:
Daniel Bocanegra 108460
Position: Receiver
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Daly City, Calif.
High School: Junipero Serra

UAlbany: Earned team's top receiver award after switching from quarterback to flanker during 2006 spring drills ... valued specials teams performer ... three varsity letters ... 2007: Second on team with 26 receptions for 316 yards ... fourth on squad with 545 all-purpose yards ... posted career-highs in receptions (6) and yardage (92) vs. Colgate in season opener ... made a 46-yard flea-flicker catch against No. 2 Montana ... caught three or more passes against four opponents ... averaged 7.2 yards per punt return ... NEC's special teams player of the week after recording 112 all-purpose yards against Saint Francis ... his 53-yard punt return, the longest by a Great Dane since 1999, set up a first-quarter touchdown ... 2006: Started 10 of 11 games at quarterback ... passed for 932 yards with five touchdowns and seven interceptions ... rushed for 165 yards and three TDs ... threw a 38-yard TD pass (flea-flicker) and scored on a 1-yard run in a 17-10 upset of No. 11 Delaware ... completed 11 of 16 passes for 131 yards at Sacred Heart ... passed for 98 yards and ran for a career-best 50 more against Wagner ... 2005: Earned NEC's offensive player and rookie of the week awards for his performance in the season finale against Fordham ... career-high 206 total yards and passed for two touchdowns in his first start at QB since Oct. 1 ... completed 12 of 18 passes for 157 yards and ran 12 times for 49 yards ... passed for 122 yards and one TD against Central Conn. State ... 107 all-purpose yards vs. Monmouth while playing several positions ... completed 50-of-93 through the air on the season for 445 yards ... rushed for 136 yards on 64 carries ... averaged 8.0 yards in five punt returns ... High School: First-team All-West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) twice ... honorable mention All-San Jose Mercury News Central Coast Section ... two-time all-county selection ... passed for 1,668 yards with 11 touchdowns and six INTs ... rushed for 690 yards and 11 TDs ... career stats: 3,429 passing yards, 28 TD passes, 1,226 rushing yards, 17 rushing TDs ... Padres won WCAL title with a 9-3 record by setting the league mark for total offense with 4,454 yards ... senior captain ... also competed in basketball and baseball ... attended same high school as New England Patriots quarterback and two-time Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Lynn Swann ... Personal: Earned his undergraduate degree in business administration last May ... enrolled in graduate school ... born 7-21-86 ... guardians are Alfredo and Socorro Bocanegra ... has one brother, Angel, and one sister, Yvette ... Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... Purple & Gold Ambassador ... two-time Northeast Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll member.

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