2008: Saw action in nine games with most of his action coming on special teams ... Was in on 54 total snaps, including a career-best 10 against North Texas ... Finished the year with four carries for 29 yards ... Earned four winning grades from the coaches and all of them came on special teams ... Played in his first career game as a member of the kickoff return team against Arkansas State ... Had a 12-yard kickoff return in win over FAU ... In his final home game, McDaniel had four carries for 29 yards including a career long 27-yard run.
2007: Re-joined the team as a walk-on but did not play in any games.
2005: Joined the team as a walk-on but did not play in any games.
High School: Was all-state, all-region, and all-area in 2003 and 2004 for Riverdale High School ... Played as a full back and linebacker ... Named team captain and earned most valuable player honors in 2004 ... Played in 61 games in four years and lettered each season ... Played for Coach Gary Rankin.
Full Name: Christian Scott (Spike) McDaniel ... Parents: Don and Susan McDaniel ... Born: 3/3/86 ... Major: Mass Communication.