2007 - JUNIOR SEASON
Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... finished the season with 31 tackles, including 21 solo ... had a pass breakup against Virginia in the bowl game and a near pick ... had three PBUs on the season ... made three tackles (all solo) including one for loss in the regular season finale against Oklahoma ... matched his career-high and finished second on the defense with seven tackles at Baylor ... posted a career-high seven tackles (four solo) in increased duty at Missouri ... tallied four tackles (all solo) against Iowa State ... made one tackle and recovered a blocked punt at the 11-yard line to set up a touchdown against Northwestern State ... made four tackles (two solo) in the conference opener at Oklahoma State ... appeared on both special teams and in a reserve role at safety, making four solo tackles and registering the first interception of his college career to set up Tech's final touchdown drive at SMU.
2006 - REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON
Experienced his first participating season in 2006 after transferring from Duke and sitting out 2005 ... played in each of the Red Raiders' 13 games as a fixture on special teams and also in the secondary on passing downs ... had a season-high four tackles (three solo) in the season opener against SMU ... broke up two passes at Iowa State ... forced a fumble in kickoff coverage during the second quarter at Oklahoma to set up a third scoring drive that put Tech ahead 17-10 ... made a key fourth down sack of Minnesota quarterback Bryan Cupito in the fourth quarter of the Insight Bowl to set up a third consecutive touchdown drive in the comeback for the Raiders.
2005 - SOPHOMORE SEASON
Sat out season after transferring from Duke University.
Played in every game and started two as a true freshman at Duke in 2004 ... finished the season with 19 tackles, one recovered fumble and a blocked punt ... involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Athletes in Action.
THE WOODLANDS HIGH SCHOOL
The Woodlands High School in the The Woodlands, Texas ... high school teammate of current Red Raider Danny Amendola ... helped lead team to 14-1 record and 5A Division I final ... named all-state and All-Greater Houston First Team ... also earned all-district first team honors ... finished senior season with 89 tackles, six interceptions, 16 pass breakups and five blocked kicks ... averaged 40 yards on kick returns ... was an outstanding track athlete ... High School Coach: Weldon Willig.
Daniel Charbonnet ... born August 22, 1985, in Houston ... son of Sheila and Craig Charbonnet ... has an older brother and two younger brothers ... brother, Taylor, is a redshirt freshman on the Tech football team ... grandfather played football at LSU and an uncle played at Northwestern (La.) State ... enjoys music, all sports and hunting and fishing ... majoring in general studies.
DEFENSE G U-A-TT TFL Sack Int FR-FF PBU
2006 13 8-2-10 1.0 1.0 0 0-1 2
2007 13 21-10-31 1.0 0.0 1 0-0 3
TOTALS 26 29-12-41 2.0 1.0 1 0-1 5