Completed his Ball State eligibility after the 2008 season......
2008 All-Mid-American Conference First Team
2008 Academic All-MAC
Signed as a Free Agent with the Detroit Lions prior to the 2009 season
2008 (Sr.): Started all 14 games at center to earn fourth letter . . . served as one of Ball State's tri-captains . . . started all 50 games in his career . . . part of an offensive line which ranked first in the Mid-American Conference and fourth in the country for fewest sacks allowed . . . blocked for an offense which tallied a school record 5,972 total yards in offense . . . helped protect quarterback Nate Davis, who passed for 3,591 yards and 26 touchdowns, and H-Back MiQuale Lewis, who rushed for a school record 1,736 yards.
2007 (Jr.): Started all 13 games at center to earn third letter . . . served as one of Ball State’s tri-captains . . . blocked for an offense which tallied a school record 5,640 yards in total offense, including a school best 3,704 yards passing . . . helped protect quarterback Nate Davis, who set a Ball State single-season record with 30 touchdown passes plus threw for a school record 3,667 yards . . . part of a unit that blocked for nearly 2,000 yards rushing.
2006 (So.): Started all 12 games to earn second letter . . . blocked for an offense which threw for a then school record 3,112 yards plus completed a then school record 232 passes and 27 touchdowns.
2005 (Fr.): Started all 11 games at center to earn first letter . . . blocked for an offense which tallied 2,079 passing yards -- the ninth-best single-season mark in Ball State history . . . protected Ball State quarterback Joey Lynch, who threw for a then school record 18 TDs.
2004: Redshirted . . . named Ball State’s Bill Meitzler Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned two letters in football for Coach Neal Kopp . . . helped team to a 6-4 record as a senior . . . All-Federal League as a senior after earning All-Steel Valley Conference Second-Team honors as a junior . . . All-Northeast Ohio as a senior . . . received honorable mention on the all-state team as a senior . . . member of National Honor Society . . . Personal: Son of Ron and Kathy Gerberry . . . one brother and one sister . . . born Nov. 10, 1985 in Youngstown, Ohio . . . owns a 3.27 cumulative grade-point average on Ball State’s 4.0 scale . . . managed a 3.26 GPA last spring . . . full name is Daniel Schrum Gerberry.