Daniel Meager
Daniel  Meager

Dallas, TX

High School:
Pearce HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 201


Started in the first four games as the Mean Green’s signal caller ... Set school records for passing yards and completions with his 601-yard performance against SMU ... Had a career-high long pass of 66 yards against the Mustangs which set up a Mean Green field goal ... His 63.3 completion percentage is the best by any North Texas quarterback in school history with at least 100 completions.

Played in all 11 games, starting five of the final six games of the season... Finished the season with 517 yards on 53-of-100 passing with four touchdowns and six interceptions... Was leading passer in five games ... Came in to lead Mean Green to win in seven-overtime game versus Florida International, including hitting Johnny Quinn on a 4-yard touchdown pass with two minutes remaining in regulation ... Finished the season with a team-high four touchdown passes ... Connected with Johnny Quinn for 54-yard touchdown pass against Louisiana Tech, the team’s longest play from scrimmage on the season ... Scored two-point conversion in fourth quarter to give North Texas the lead versus Florida International ... Ended the season with top-10 rankings in the Sun Belt in pass efficiency and yards per game.

Started every game at quarterback and improved as the season progressed ... Completed exactly 50 percent of his passes for 941 yards and four touchdowns ... Culminated in a season-best 152 yards and a touchdown on 16-of-124 passing at Arkansas State ... Had a season-long pass of 42 yards in the opener at Middle Tennessee ... Also a mobile threat, had a pair of 20-plus yard runs including a 20-yard touchdown scamper against Troy.

Was a redshirt.

High School/Personal
Was considered one of the top five quarterbacks in the state as a junior before injuring his leg prior to his senior season ... Completed 129 of 218 passes for 1,720 yards with 16 touchdowns and four interceptions as a senior ... Had 95 carries for 407 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior ... Named first-team all-city quarterback as a junior and senior ... Received District 12-4A First Team honors as a senior quaterback ... Rushed for 397 yards as a junior for 10 touchdowns and 910 yards passing for seven touchdowns ... Named District 12-4A Second Team as a junior ... Came back from his injury and led his team to the second round of the 5-A playoffs in 2003 ... The Dallas Morning News has him listed as No. 63 in its area top 100 at QB ... Coached by Bobby Reyes ... Son of Ken and Barbara Meager ... Born on Feb. 12, 1985.

North Texas Mean Green