A Closer Look at Daniel Osmer
Daniel Osmer may be small in stature but makes an impactful mark on Modesto Junior College as a running back, carrying four times per game for Atwater-based Modesto Junior College while also acting as its backup kicker and punter.
He and his wife reside in Strafford, Vermont where they harvest firewood and operate a garbage route. Together they have several children and grandchildren.
Early Life and Education
Osmer, who is Eric Osmer’s son and head coach of Buhach Colony High School football team, has played various positions this season for his father’s squad – such as back-up long snapper, running back and punt returner.
Osmer has proven himself an important member of the Pirates despite being one of their smaller players on the field, carrying four times for 84 yards while darting through holes and forcing Panther defenders to tackle air.
Osmer excelled at throwing, kicking off special teams and had an outstanding pass completion rate. When not on the field, Osmer enjoyed cutting firewood and operating a waste route in Strafford, Vermont in his free time; additionally he has multiple grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom he often visited during this time. Unfortunately he passed away Friday, February 26th at Hanover Terrace Healthcare in Hanover New Hampshire.
Osmer, who may be one of the smallest players on the field, isn’t intimidated by his diminutive stature despite being known as “Little Daniel.” His teammates frequently refer to him by this nickname and often refer to him as an integral member.
Osmer has been an essential member of Modesto’s running back corps this season, contributing both on offense and special teams. In their recent win against Buhach Colony, Osmer carried the ball four times for 84 yards as part of their rushing attack.
He currently resides in Strafford, Vermont with his wife Eufemia and their two children. In his free time he enjoys cutting firewood, trucking and operating a rubbish route as well as working on farms or construction jobs. Furthermore, he holds memberships to both American Legion and Church.
Achievement and Honors
Daniel Osmer combines professional expertise with athletic prowess. In 2017, he competed in NBC’s American Ninja Warrior qualifying rounds, battling through difficult obstacle courses to earn a place on its final roster.
Osmer is often one of the smallest players on his team, yet loves making an impactful statement with every pass he throws or snaps. He excels at multiple positions on both sides of the ball such as long snapper and back-up kicker/punter.
He also started the Science Buzz Cafe, a forum where people discuss various scientific topics. He and the event’s co-founder credit sci-fi exhibitions at a Sebastopol art gallery for providing them with inspiration to create their own discussion space; talks have ranged from Alaska geology and black holes, all the way through nanotechnology.
Daniel Osmer resides in Strafford, Vermont with his wife Eufemia Lara. Born September 1974, Daniel Osmer currently cuts firewood and operates a rubbish route; previously he did some construction and trucking work as well. Additionally, Daniel Osmer has given keynote addresses at both English National Symposium on Adult Catechumenate Education as well as Methodist National Assembly for Adult Education.
Modesto Junior College teammates fondly refer to Daniel Osmer as “Little Daniel.” Although Osmer is one of the smallest players on the field at just 155 pounds, he makes a lasting impact for the Pirates as their backup running back, kicker and punter – not to mention six-place state wrestler at 130 pounds! Initially Daniel wanted to compete in wrestling but eventually decided that football was better for him.
Daniel Osmer reportedly boasts an estimated net worth of approximately $5 Million. His fortune was earned through various sports and television appearances; currently, Osmer owns a house in Vermont as well as operating a waste management route in the Upper Valley region.
He also became well-known after competing on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior for the 15th season qualifying rounds and placing 6th overall.
Osmer has lived at 337 Whitestown Rd in Butler PA 16001 for 11 years. Here he lives with his family: wife, three sons and daughters along with two dogs. Osmer and his family love spending time together and taking long walks; as well as making new friends in their neighborhood.