Third-year squad member who looks to continue climbing the depth chart at tight end ... Had a 9-yard pass reception in the Maroon and White Game (4/20/13).
2012: Was a primary contributor on offensive scout team drills in his redshirt freshman season ... Did not play in any games.
2011: Redshirted his first year at Missouri State ... Named to MVFC Honor Roll and MSU Athletic Director's Honor Roll for fall 2011 semester.
High School: Tallied 108 tackles, 23 for loss, 6 sacks, 9 pass break-ups on defense and scored 3 touchdowns on 8 pass receptions for 65 yards as a senior at Mena (Ark.) High in 2010 ... Helped Coach Jeff Weaver and the Bearcats to a 9-4 season while earning Class 4A District 4 all-conference honors three years ... Was team captain in 2010 and had a 3.95 GPA ... Team improved from 2-8 his junior year to a state playoff quarterfinal team his senior season ... Had 55 total tackles as a junior with 30 solos, 3 sacks and a pair of pass break-ups.
Personal: Daniel Edward Wood was born 9/2/93 in Martin, Tenn. ... Son of Larry and Sherry Wood of Mena, Ark. ... Has a sister, Rachael ... Majoring in Exercise and Movement Science.