Daniel Drayton

Daniel Drayton

Player Profile

Hacienda Heights, California

Graduate Assistant / Defense

Alma Mater:
Oregon State

Updated Feb., 2010

Daniel Drayton is in his second year as a graduate assistant coach for defense after a highly successful career as a football student-athlete at Oregon State. He served as a volunteer student assistant in 2008.

As a Beaver safety he played in 47 career games, starting 10. For his career he made three interceptions, including at the goal line in a game-clinching victory in 2006 against Arizona. He also had a key interception in the 2007 Emerald Bowl victory over Maryland. The four-year letterman made 70 tackles, including 35 as a senior.

Drayton was All-CIF Southern Section selection at Los Altos High School in Hacienda Heights, Calif., before arriving in Corvallis. He was named the San Gabriel Valley Tribune's 2002 Player of the Year.

Drayton has a degree in speech communication and is currently working towards his master's degree.


Assignment:Graduate Assistant/Defense Year at OSU: 1ST (as a staff member) Age:25 Hometown:Hacienda Heights, California Education: Bachelor's in speech communication (2007) Los Altos High School (2004)


Oregon State - 2008-present

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