In a 56-21 win at Troy, McDaniel, a 5-foot-11, 195-pound senior quarterback, was perfect, completing 18 of 18 passes for 367 yards and five touchdowns. McDaniel’s favorite target was Daylan Dalton, with whom he connected on TD passes of 12, 22, 68 and 28 yards. McDaniel also hit Drew Scheer with a 29-yard TD strike. McDaniel is sixth in the area in passing yards (1,198) and among the leaders in TD passes (14) and passer rating (129.1). For the past two seasons, McDaniel played quarterback at Francis Howell North. He threw for 780 yards and seven TDs last season.