Rugby ATL signed Daemon Torres for the 2021 Major League Rugby season. The 23-year-old lock/back row is 6’3″ and 240 lbs.
Daemon is from Round Rock, Texas, and attended Stony Point High School. He played football in high school and rugby with Rock Rugby Club. He was also an Atavus High School All-Star at the Las Vegas Invitational.
Daemon attended Life University from 2015-2019 and following his graduation, serves as an assistant coach of the Undergraduate Men’s team under head coach, Colton Cariaga. While at Life, he was a four-time D1A National Champion.
He currently is playing with pathway 404 in 2020. He has also played for the Atlanta Old White 7s team.
Rugby ATL Comments
“Daemon’s made the best of his 404 opportunities to bridge the gap between collegiate and pro. Daemon has a rare skill set at his position and his improvement in physicality will help him compete at the next level,” said General Manager, Scott Lawrence.
Torres was brought into the pathway404 academy program because of his exceptional work rate, shot-calling abilities in the set-piece, and skills in the contact tackle area. Torres had this to say at his signing, “I am truly blessed to have this opportunity and I’m ecstatic for the chance to compete at the next level. I can’t thank my family, the Pathway 404 coaching staff, and Marcus Calloway for supporting me through my development this fall. Looking forward to getting after it with the squad in 2021.”