Filled the void left by the graduation of three-time All-Patriot League placekicker Micah Clukey last fall... booted the third most PATs in a single season in Fordham history in 2007... connected on 70% of his field goal attempts and 93% of his PATs... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll the past three years... did not see varsity action in 2005 or 2006.
2007: Appeared in all 12 games as a junior, handling the placekicking and kickoff duties... connected on 43 of 46 PATs and seven of ten field goal attempts... the 43 PATs were the third most in a single season in Fordham history, four shy of the single season record... longest field goal was 38 yards in the win at Georgetown... made the first two field goal attempts of his collegiate career, a 20-and a 32-yarder in the win over Columbia... booted a 30-yard field goal versus Dayton... hit a 34-yarder in the Bucknell game... converted a 32-yard attempt against both Marist and Holy Cross.
2006: Did not see varsity action.
2005: Did not see varsity action.
Before Fordham: A graduate of St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, Ohio... a two-year letterman with football... an All-Ohio Division I Second Team Honorable Mention section... AP All-Northeast Lakes Division I District team... First Team All-Cuyahoga County Division I... named Best of the Best - Fall Sports All-Stars by the Cleveland Plain Dealer... Honorable Mention All-Sun Newspaper Football All-Star of Northeast Ohio... named MVP of Special Teams in 2004... set two school records at St. Ignatius, longest field goal (48 yards) and most field goals in a season (14)... twice tied the school record with eight PATs in a game... led Northeast Ohio with 91 points scored... also led area with longest field goal and most field goals on the year... received the John Wirtz Award at St. Ignatius for "Athlete of the Year" in 2005... also lettered for three years on the soccer pitch... served as a 2004-05 team captain, leading the team to the Division I State Championship... Honorable Mention Division 1 All-Greater Cleveland in 2003 and 2004... Second Team Division 1 All-Greater Cleveland in 2002... received the Coaches Gatorade Award as the Rookie of the Year in 2002... also a member of the baseball team... listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students in 2004... received First and Second Honors and the President's Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in 2005... recipient of Athletic Scholarship from Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA), Northeast District.
Personal: Born September 1, 1986... son of Sharon Danko... has a younger brother... a Communications major with a minor in History.