|Hometown:||St. Louis, Mo.|
|High School:||University of Rhode Island|
Prior to Southern - Dace was a three-year starter for the Rams before injuring his shoulder early in his senior season. He received a medical hardship and will have one year of eligibility for the Lions. Dace played in six games as a junior, recording 15 tackles, nine solo. In his career at URI, he played in 19 games with 41 tackles, 25 solo and 2.5 tackles for a loss of 11 yards. He added one interception and two passes broken up.
In High School - prepped at Webster Groves High School where he played four years of football, track and basketball. As a senior, he hauled in 31 passes for 239 yards and three touchdowns. He was an All-Metro and All-Conference pick, while also returning five punts for 66 yards and 16 tackles (11 solo) and an interception. In track and field, Dace was a member of a state finalist 4x400m relay team.
Personal - He is the son of Shawn and Stephanie Dace.