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|Born:||March 23, 1977|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||245 lb (111 kg)|
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Daniel Wilcox (born March 23, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a former American football tight end. He has played for the Baltimore Ravens, the New York Jets and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played in the National Football League from 2001 to 2008. He attended Appalachian State University.
Wilcox played college football at Georgia Military Junior College where he graduated with his associates degree. He then transferred to FCS powerhouse Appalachian State University. He finished his career having made 91 receptions for 940 yards and seven touchdowns. He majored in communications and advertisement.
New York Jets
Wilcox signed for the New York Jets as an un-drafted free agent on April 26, 2001. In his rookie season he only saw action in two games. 1st NFL game was Monday night football vs the Pittsburgh Steelers. His second career game came in the 1st round of the playoffs vs the Oakland Raiders.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
On December 17, 2002, Wilcox was signed to the active roster of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers where they went on to Win the Tampa Bay Bucaneers 1st Super Bowl in franchise history. The Pirate Bowl, "Bucaneers vs the Raiders". In 2003, he started and played in two games, recording one special teams tackle before being released by the Bucs in week three.
Played for the Rhein Fire ( NFL Europe ) in 2004. Wore #45 as TE for the Rhein Fire... 20 Catches, 208 Yards & 3 TD's for Rhein Fire.
Wilcox signed with the Baltimore Ravens on June 21, 2004. In his debut season with the Ravens he played in all 16 games making five starts. He finished the season with 25 receptions for 219 yards. He caught his first NFL touchdown at the Philadelphia Eagles on October 31. In the 2005 season he played in 13 games making three starts before an ankle injury placed him on the injured reserve list. He made 20 receptions for 154 yards and a touchdown. In 2006, he played in 14 games with six starts making 20 catches for 166 yards. He finished the season with three touchdowns, a career-high. On March 1, 2006, Wilcox signed a three-year contract extension. Wilcox showed off his nice hands with a one-handed touchdown catch in week 13 against the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2008 season.
Married to the former pageant winner Ms. Belize of New York, Shauna Chin on June 28, 2008. Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Wilcox's wedding was featured on Style Network's Whose Wedding is it Anyway?--episode: And They Lived Happily Ever After." . They married at M&T Bank Stadiumin Baltimore, Maryland. Wilcox has two sons, Tristan Blake (born December 6, 2005) and he welcomed his second son Julian Daniel on May 30, 2010.
- Photos of his wedding day, http://photos.essence.com/galleries/daniel_wilcoxs_wedding_photos
- Ravens Player Bio
- Daniel @ Rhein Fire 2004: http://www.us-sport.eu/index.php?site=11&show=article&id=72
- MuscleSport Radio interview with Joe Pietaro, 9/29/09