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87 Danny Heard
  • Wide Receiver
  • 5-9, 191
  • Senior
  • Orange Park (Bishop Kenny)

CAREER A senior walk-on wide receiver...Played in eight regular season games for 23 plays and the 2002 Orange Bowl

2001 SEASON Appeared in four regular season games (UL-Monroe, Georgia, Vanderbilt and Florida State) for 15 plays...Also played in the Orange Bowl

2000: Appeared in three games (Ball State, Middle Tennessee and Auburn) for a total of seven plays...

1999: Saw action in one play (vs. Vanderbilt) at wide receiver...

1998: Was redshirted as a member of the UF baseball team but was not a member of the football team...

Prep: A 1997 graduate of Bishop Kenny High School... A three-year letterwinner in football... Named second team all-state and first team all-city... Set state record for receptions in a game (18)... Recorded 98 receptions in 10 games in '97, one short of state record (Matt Frier, 99 in 13 games)... Three-year letterwinner in baseball, starting every game over three-year span... Hit .338 as a senior with 16 RBI... Named to the 1997 North Florida Coaches Association Senior All-Star game... Batted .356 with 15 RBI as a junior, helping squad to 4A state runner-up finish... Made a diving two-out, bases loaded catch in the fifth inning of the 4A semifinal to preserve the victory over Tampa Jesuit... Named Bishop Kenny Most Outstanding Defensive Player twice (1995, 1997)... Selected as the top scholar-athlete by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame (North Florida Chapter)... Bishop Kenny's 1997 top scholar-athlete... Named to the first team all-city academic football team...Graduated Magna Cum Laude... Member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society while earning Honor Roll status every year...

Personal: Born Daniel Thompson Heard on March 1, 1979 in San Diego, Calif... .Father played baseball at Rhodes College... Hopes to become an orthopedic surgeon... Enjoys fishing and hiking... Parents: Chester and Anne Heard...

Major: Exercise Physiology

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