Michael Danna joined the Chiefs as a fifth-round pick (177th overall) in the 2020 NFL Draft. The defensive end is currently in his third season with the team. He made his rookie debut in a game against the Los Angeles Chargers in 2020.
Before going pro, Danna started playing competitive football during his time at De La Salle Collegiate High School in Warren, Michigan. Danna helped the school win the state championship in 2014.
He recorded a total of 20 tackles for losses, which was good enough to earn him an honorable mention from the Associated Press for All-State. Danna not only did well in sports but also had time for his books. He also had a 3.2 GPA.
Danna enrolled at Central Michigan University and played three years of college football for the Central Michigan Chippewas.
He moved on to the University of Michigan, where he played on the varsity football team and started games occasionally. During the 2019 season, Danna recorded 38 tackles, including three for a loss, in addition to three sacks.
In the game against Michigan State, he recorded six tackles and a sack, earning him the title of Team Defensive Lineman of the Game. Against Iowa, Danna was also responsible for five tackles and a sack.
What Is Michael Danna’s Nationality: Where Is Michael Danna From?
Michael Danna is an American citizen. He was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, United States.