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98 - Dan Pela
Dan Pela
Height: 6-3
Weight: 275
Year: Jr.-2L*
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Horizon
Position: DL

Academic Notes: Majoring in health science and plans to become a strength and conditioning coach…Three-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete recipient (2008-10)…Selected to the 2009 Big Sky All-Academic team…Member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Society of Gentlemen Scholars in high school…2009: Saw action in all 11 games recording at least one tackle in 10 of 11 games…Had 19 tackles on the season with 1.5 tackles for loss and three quarterback hurries and one pass deflection…Had a season-high four tackles at Sacramento State…2008: Saw action in eight games…Had seven tackles on the season with 1.5 tackle for loss…2007: Redshirted…High School: A 2007 graduate of Horizon High School…Played for Steve Casey…Helped team to two state quarterfinals appearances…Named defensive player of the game five times…Two-time coaches award winner…Played in the Arizona Gridiron Game in Brisbane, Australia…Also lettered in wrestling…Personal: Born Daniel Joseph Pela Dec. 5, 1988 in Scottsdale, Ariz….Son of Dave and Barb Pela…Has two brothers, Jeff and Scott…Enjoys playing guitar and working out.