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#74 Danye Gorrell
Position: Offensive Line
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 306
Year: Senior
City/State: Reidsville, N.C.
High School: Reidsville
Major: ECT

Breakdown: Successfully made the transition from defensive lineman to offensive lineman…Made the transition so well, he became a starter in 2012 and enters the 2013 season as the No. 1 left guard on the roster…First made the move to the offensive line because of injuries along the Aggies offensive line in 2011He is both powerful and quick…Has the third-highest bench press max on the team at 410 pounds…Also has the third-highest squat max among offensive linemen (545 pounds) and fourth highest power clean among offensive linemen (295 pounds)…Can bench press 225 pounds 21 times…Has played in 18 games with 12 starts.

2012 Season: Started 11 games…Made all 11 starts at the left guard position…Led the team in snaps played with 729…Helped the Aggies rush for 1,861 yards…Graded out well against West Virginia State as the Aggies ran the ball 67 times in a 77-0 win…Graded out well in a 38-10 win over Howard as the Aggies rushed for 242 yards and three touchdowns on 44 carries…A&T also completed 12 of 21 passes in the game…Helped the Aggies rush for 250 yards on 50 carries in a 17-7 win over S.C. State on Nov. 10…A week later, the Aggies ran the ball 42 times in a 22-16 overtime win over N.C. Central on Nov. 17.

 2011 Season: Played in two games without a start…Started the season as a defensive lineman, but switched over when injuries decimated the offensive line…Saw action at the guard position against N.C. Central on Nov. 19.

2010 Season: Played in five games with one start…Made four tackles during the season…Made his first start at Norfolk State on Sept. 11…Made two tackles in the Aggies loss to Tennessee State on Oct. 2 in the Circle City #Classic.

High School: Played high school football at powerhouse Reidsville…Played on the offensive and defensive lines where he helped Reidsville win three straight Class 2-AA state championship titles.

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