|Name Eugene Daniel|
Role American football player
|Date of birth: (1961-05-04) May 4, 1961 (age 54)|
NFL draft: 1984 / Round: 8 / Pick: 205
Education Louisiana State University
Place of birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Former nfl players leonard smith eugene daniel on legal lines with locke meredith
Eugene Daniel Jr. (born May 4, 1961) is a former professional American football cornerback who played 14 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) for the Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore Ravens from 1984 to 1997. Daniel attended Louisiana State University. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the 8th round of the 1984 NFL Draft. In 1985 Daniel tied Albert Lewis of the Kansas City Chiefs for the AFC lead in interceptions, with 8. In 1995, Daniel recorded the longest interception return in Colts history, scoring on a 97-yard interception against the New York Jets. During his 12 years with the Indianapolis Colts, Daniel was a fan favorite and held many longevity records since surpassed by quarterback Peyton Manning.