At Columbia: Second season at offensive guard after playing center and, as a first-year, defensive tackle ... possibly the team's strongest lineman ... left guard.
2005: Played in nine games with five starts, including four in the latter half of the season.
At Westminster Schools: Four-year member of both the football and wrestling teams ... competed two years as a shot-putter ... three letters for FB and four on the mat ... football team was region champs as junior ... state runner-up, area champion, all-county as senior wrestler ... compiled 47-3 record in final season, led team with 34 pins ... sixth place in Georgia as junior ... state Cadet National Team-USA Wrestling as sophomore ... 115 career wins on the mat ... holds first-and second-place spot on all-time scorers list for heavyweights at Westminster ... National Achievement semi-finalist in 2003.
Personal: Political science major ... has worked as summer camp counselor ... father, David, was an All-American defensive end for Clark College in 1963 ... enjoys writing, fishing, hunting and reading ... Daniel Steven Palmer, b. 7/18/85 in Houston, Texas.