80  Daniel Montiel
Daniel  Montiel

RS Junior

Arlington, Texas

High School:
Arlington HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 235




Memphis Postgame Notes vs SMU


Memphis Postgame Notes vs Houston

Game 6 - vs Houston - October 11, 2014 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.


Memphis Postgame Notes vs Middle Tennessee


Memphis Postgame Quotes vs Middle Tennessee


Memphis Postgame Notes at No. 11 UCLA


Memphis Football: Inside the Tigers' Winter/Summer Workouts

Get ready for your 2014 Memphis Tigers football season with this behind-the-scenes look at the team's winter and summer workouts.

Don't miss the 2014 season opener on August 30 when the Tigers host Austin Peay at 6 PM at the Liberty Bowl!


Memphis Football Completes Final Two-A-Day Practice

The University of Memphis football team wrapped-up its final day of two-a-day practices on Wednesday. Head coach Justin Fuente talks about the final two-a-day practice.


Memphis Football Preseason Camp - First Day in Full Pads

The Tigers suited up in full pads for the first time today in preparation for two-a-days starting tomorrow.

Memphis opens up the 2013 season hosting Duke on September 7.


Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day Two

Day two of preseason camp is in the books for the Memphis Tigers football team and it was another scorcher. Watch highlights and interviews from day two right here on the Memphis Tiger Network.


Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day One

The Memphis football team opened up their preseason camp today. Check out some highlights from the first day and hear from junior DB Bobby McCain and head coach Justin Fuente.


Memphis Football vs UConn

Memphis Football vs UConn at the Liberty Bowl on November 29, 2014. Photos by Joe Murphy


Memphis Football vs Middle Tennessee

Memphis Football vs Middle Tennessee on September 20, 2014, at the Liberty Bowl. Photos by Joe Murphy.


Memphis Football vs Austin Peay

Memphis Football vs Austin Peay on Aug. 30, 2014 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Photos by Joe Murphy

At Memphis

Enters junior season having played in 19 career games for the Tigers … All eight, career receptions came during sophomore season … Has caught passes for 124 receiving yards and one touchdown.

Honors (Academic/Athletic)

Named to the inaugural American Athletic Conference All-Academic Football Team ... Has earned Tiger 3.0 list recognition each semester at the University of Memphis - Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 ... Multiple semester Dean's List honoree who was named to the Tiger Academic 30 for the Spring 2013 semester ... Tiger Academic 30 recognition is for the 30 student-athletes with the highest grade point averages each semester ... Received Tiger Academic 30 recognition again for the Fall 2014 semester and was back on the Dean’s List for both the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters … Named to the 2013 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014 (Sophomore)

Played in 10 games in 2014 as the Tigers captured its first conference title since 1971 … Recorded first career reception and went on to catch eight passes for 124 yards and a touchdown during the year … First career reception went for three yards at UCLA … Against Houston, caught a 20-yard touchdown pass against Houston marking his first career scoring reception … As Memphis began a seven-game win streak to end the season, had four receptions for 84 yards in the game which sparked the streak … Had a 26-yard catch prior to Brandon Hayes’ 36-yard touchdown run as the Tigers took a 28-7 lead with 1:23 to play in the half … Had back-to-back receptions for 18 and a career-long 29 yards to set up a third-quarter Tigers’ touchdown … Had two receptions for 17 yards in the Tigers’ 55-48 double-overtime win over BYU to capture the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl title … In addition to receiving numbers, blocked for a Memphis offense which accounted for 5,552 total yards of offense (427.1 yards per game) … Memphis’ offense accounted for 5,000+ yards for the first time since 2008 and had the most total yards and best per game average since 2007 … The Tigers averaged 190.5 yards rushing (2,476 yards) and 236.6 yards passing (3,076 passing yards) during the season … Memphis produced 300+ yards of offense in every win including 400+ yards seven times and 500+ yards three times … Memphis’ offense accounted for 54 touchdowns, part of a school-record 58-touchdown season … Blocked for a team which shattered the school, season scoring record with 471 points which broke the old mark of 430 points (2004) … Blocked for an offense which ranked third nationally in the Red Zone, converting on 93 percent of its trips inside opponents’ 20-yard line (56-of-60). 2013 (Redshirt Freshman)
Played in nine games as a redshirt freshman ... Saw his first collegiate playing time in the season opener against Duke and saw action in the Tigers' first four games of the season ... Returned to action in November, playing in the team's final five games.

2012 (Freshman)


Arlington High School

Lettered for Coach Scott Peach at Arlington High School ... Played three seasons on the Colts offensive line ... Credited with 90 knockdowns in 2011 and 78 in 2010 ... Ranked a two-star recruit at tight end by Rivals.com ... Selected to the 2011 All-District 4-5A first team as an offensive tackle ... Helped the Colts to a 6-4 regular season record in 2011, before losing to Abilene in the first round of the playoffs ... Squad put up over 45 points on four occasions, including a 69-7 win over Fort Worth Pascal ... Named All-District 4-5A second team as a tackle in 2010.


Son of Providencia Aguirre ... Born Dec. 5, 1993 in San Antonio, Texas ... Accounting major.

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