Drafted to St Kilda with selection 22 in the 2014 NAB AFL Draft. Daniel is an athletic midfielder who through his outstanding versatility he can play in a number of positions. He shows good game sense and awareness. At the Draft Combine he finished second in the agility run (8.10 sec), third in running vertical jump (94cm), fourth in repeat sprint (24.02 sec) and equal-sixth the 3km time trial (10:07). Daniel made his debut with the Saints in Round 5, 2015 against Essendon and looks set to be another one of the Saints young emerging talents destined to play a lot of senior football in the coming years.