NAME: Daniel Rod
SCHOOL: Anderson High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2009
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENTS: "Leading team to 2007 Ohio Div. II state championship; scoring winning TD in last seconds to beat Turpin in regional game."
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'10"-175 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Anderson Township
PARENTS: Wayne & Carol
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My parents"
FUTURE GOAL: "Play Div. I football or baseball in college"
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: This senior team captain has an Ohio state football championship on his resume, having led the Redskins to last year’s 13-2 record and the Ohio Div. II title, the school’s first football state championship. For his efforts, Daniel earned honors such as 1st team all-conference, 1st team all-city and honorable mention SWO district. A multi-sport athlete, Daniel is also a basketball guard and a baseball all-star-- a 3-year starter in centerfield who hit .432 last season with 18 RBIs and 21 stolen bases. He was named 1st team all-conference and honorable mention all-city and all-SWO district. During the summer he plays for the Midland Redskins. Active in community service and academics, Daniel is a member of National Honor Society, the Anthony Munoz Leadership Team, Astronomy Club and is a recipient of the Anderson High School Character Award. His favorite athlete and most-like-to-meet is Brett Favre, and his favorite entertainer is Jim Carrey.
COACH'S QUOTE -- "Daniel is a fine student and a leader on our football team. His competitiveness is an asset and he is a playmaker on offense." – Jeff Giesting, Football Coach
To view last year's MVPs, go here.
To view the 2006-2007 MVPs, go here.
To view the 2005-2006 MVPs, go here.