2006: Saw action in one game (one play vs. No. 16 Oklahoma) as a junior ... Dressed for five other games.
2005: Did not see any game action as a sophomore.
2004: Made team as a walk-on but did not see any playing time.
High School: Hanna High School, Brownsville, Texas ... Four-year letterman for the Eagles earned first-team All-District 32-5A honors as a senior running back/linebacker in 2002 ... Helped Eagles to 2001 district title ... Also lettered in track ... Coached by Tony Villereal at the District 32-5A school.
Personal: The son of Eduardo and Sandra Lopez, Daniel Omar Lopez was born April 29, 1985, in Brownsville, Texas ... Graduated from high school with distinction ... Member of school's chess team and was a member of Health Occupation Students of America ... Father was a Golden Golves boxing champ ... Wants to work for the FBI or CIA.