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Daniel

Hong

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Quarterback
Height 6'3"
Weight 195
Year Junior
Hometown Las Vegas, Nev.
High School Bishop Gorman H.S.
Major Political Science
Experience 2 Letters
School: CC
Birthdate December 25, 1996

Bio

2017

 

Did not see any game action as a junior … Served as a backup quarterback … Earned varsity letter.

 

2016

 

Did not see any game action as a sophomore … Served as a backup quarterback …  Earned varsity letter.

 

2015

 

Did not see any game action as a first-year … Served as a backup quarterback … Earned varsity letter.

 

HIGH SCHOOL

 

A 2015 graduate of Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he played four years of varsity football for head coach Kenny Sanchez … Four-year career passing totals include 1,256 yards, 12 touchdowns, 92 completions in 138 attempts (66.7 percent) … Threw for 668 yards and eight touchdowns and completed 46 of 58 passes as a senior … Helped lead Bishop Gorman to four state football titles and four Southwest League titles as a quarterback … Helped lead the Gaels to their sixth straight Division I state title and perfect 15-0 record as a senior …  Extended Bishop Gorman’s win streak vs. teams in the state of Nevada since 2008 … Attended the Nike Elite NFTC Camp and the Nike Elite 11 Camp in Los Angeles …  Played his sophomore year at Westlake High School in California before moving back to Las Vegas for his junior and senior seasons ... Also played on the basketball team … Rated a two-star recruit by Scout.com and 247sports … AP Scholar … National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society member for two years.

 

PERSONAL

 

Born Daniel Hong on December 25, 1996 … Son of Joe and Tiffany Hong … Father attended the University of Southern California … Nickname is Danny … His high school football team was so good that state legislatures considered drafting a bill to ban the school from future state playoffs … Started playing football in the seventh grade … Hobbies and interests include collecting shoes … Chose Columbia because of its location in New York City, the curriculum that it offers and his future plans in international business … Rates his high school freshman football coach Rob Burgman, a Columbia graduate and former Lion football player, as one of his mentors … Chose Columbia after making visits to Harvard, Princeton and Yale … Also received interest from Hawaii and UNLV … Enrolled at Columbia College … Majors in Political Science with a Pyschology concentration.

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