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➤ 2016 ➤ True Freshman Season
➤ High School
A three-year letterman for head coach Lou Silva at Marshfield High School...Was a team captain his senior season...Selected for Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl...Named Massachusetts Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior...Was selected to the Parade All-America honorable mention team as a senior...Selected first-team All-State in 2014 and 2015...Was a Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic choice as a junior and senior...Collected Atlantic Coast League All-Star honors as a junior and senior...Claimed ESPNBoston.com All-Star honors in 2014 and 2015...Was ESPNBoston.com’s Defensive Player of the Year as a senior...Had 49 catches for 702 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior to lead the Rams to the ACL title and D2 South Sectional Championship with an 11-1 record...As a junior, had 51 catches for 766 yards and nine scores as Marshfield finished 12-1 mark en route to the D2 Massachusetts State Championship...Set school season records for receptions (51), receiving yards (766), receiving touchdowns (11)...Broke school career records for receptions (135), receiving yards (2,002) and receiving touchdowns (23)...Recorded three interceptions, including returning one for a touchdown, 57 tackles, 4.0 sacks and six pass deflections as a linebacker in 2015...Rated as the top overall player in the state of Massachusetts by all four major recruiting services - ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports...Rated a three-star prospect by all four recruiting services - ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports...Was the eighth-ranked tight end according to 247Sports...Rated as the No. 14 tight end by ESPN...Ranked 21st overall and fourth among East tight ends by Scout...Ranked as the No. 30 tight end by Rivals...Also played lacrosse for three years, basketball for two and track for one year...Was an ACL All-Star in lacrosse as a sophomore and a junior.
Full name is Daniel Padraic Dalton...Son of Marybeth and Tom Dalton...Has an older sister, Meghan, and a younger brother, Bobby...Hobbies include reading...Majoring in communications...Born September 3, 1997 in Newtown, Massachusetts.