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2012 (Game-By-Game Stats): Rushed six times for eight yards and had one kick return for 27 yards in the spring game.
2011: Redshirted ... did not play ... named the team's Co-Scout Player of the Year on offense as well as the squad's Freshman Lifter of the Year ... the nation's No. 42 freshman running back prior to the season according to Phil Steele.
THE WOODLANDS HS: Listed by five organizations among their top 25 running backs in the country - No. 13 Tom Lemming, No. 17 ESPN, No. 19 Prepstar, No. 24 Scout and No. 25 Rivals ... a Prepstar All-American as a 2010 senior ... ranked as the No. 30 player overall in the state of Texas according to SuperPrep and No. 44 by Rivals ... a four-star recruit according to ESPN and Scout, while garnering three-and-a-half stars from Lemming and three from Rivals ... two-time Region 14-5A District Most Valuable Player as a 2009 junior and senior, while earning the league's Offensive Sophomore of the Year honors in his second prep campaign in 2008 ... led his team to three District titles ... finished his four-year varsity career with all-time school records of 3,821 rushing yards and 43 touchdowns on 444 carries for an average of 8.6 yards per rush ... posted five career 200-yard rushing games, rushed for 150 or more yards on 10 occasions and 100 or more on 12 ... a four-time Player of the Week selection ... led his squad to a 10-1 overall record and a 6-0 mark in league action to capture the Region 14-5A District title as a senior when he was named his district's Offensive MVP ... rushed for 868 yards and 12 touchdowns on 103 carries in only seven games as a senior due to an injury suffered in the first contest of the season, while adding 202 yards receiving and a score on 13 catches ... even threw a five-yard touchdown pass on his only passing attempt as a senior ... posted his biggest statistical totals as a prep during his junior year when he rushed for 1,520 yards and 17 touchdowns on 216 carries, while adding 10 catches for 247 yards and two scores ... rushed for a single-game career-high 264 yards and four touchdowns on a mere 17 carries against nationally ranked powerhouse Katy High School as a junior ... rushed for 1,120 yards on 139 rushes as a sophomore for an 8.1 yards per carry average ... became his school's first freshman to ever play varsity football in 2007 when he was called up in week 10 of his rookie season after rushing for 3,500 yards and 32 touchdowns at the lower levels ... contributed 341 yards and four rushing touchdowns in two playoff games as a freshman against teams ranked by the state of Texas, including a memorable 257-yard rushing game with three touchdowns on the ground against highly touted Westfield ... clocked a blazing time of 4.19 in the 40-yard dash as a sophomore and has a personal best of 10.5 the 100 ... ESPN said "Lasco is one of the more intriguing running back prospects in this class."
PERSONAL: Full name is Daniel Lee Lasco II ... born October 9, 1992 ... parents are David Lasco and Brigetta O'Brient ... uncle, Sammy O'Brient, was a nose guard and four-year letterwinner for Texas A&M from 1984-87, playing on three consecutive Southwest Conference Championship teams in his final three collegiate campaigns ... major is undeclared.
LAST UPDATED: September 13, 2012