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#10 Synjyn Days

Synjyn Days - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 6-2
Weight 231
Birthdate 10/09/1991
Hometown Marietta, Ga.
Last School Hillgrove
Year RS Senior
Height / Weight 6-2 / 231
Synjyn Days - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets


Transitioned into the B-back position prior to the 2014 season … Moved into a starting role at A-back midway through the 2013 season …Made the move to A-back prior to the start of the 2012 season … Began career as quarterback and was the top back-up to starter Tevin Washington in 2011… His brother, Jabari Hunt-Days, is a linebacker on the Tech football team.

2014 (Redshirt Senior): Played in all 14 games, starting final seven games of the season … Rushed 157 times for 924 yards (5.9 yards per carry) and nine touchdowns … Named All-ACC honorable mention by media and coaches … Finished second on team in rushing yards, tied for team lead in rushing touchdowns … Four 100-yard rushing games … Had three receptions for 33 yards with one touchdown … Rushed for career-high 171 yards and career-high-tying three touchdowns in Tech[apos]s 49-34 Orange Bowl win over Mississippi State (Dec. 31) … Ripped off career-long 69-yard TD run on second play of second half … Days[apos] 171 rushing yards were most by Tech player since Tevin Washington (176) vs. Clemson in 2011 … Member of Tech[apos]s attack that rushed for Orange Bowl-record 452 yards vs. Mississippi State … Had 19 rushing attempts for 67 yards and three touchdowns and one 10-yard reception vs. Florida State in ACC Championship Game (Dec. 6) … Rushed for 94 yards on 16 carries at Georgia (Nov. 29) … Carried 20 times for 89 yards vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) and became 45th player in school history to reach 1,000 career rushing yards … Had third-straight 100-yard rushing game with 157 yards and one touchdown at NC State (Nov. 8) … Registered 147 rushing yards and scored two touchdowns (one rushing, one receiving) vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) … Recorded career-first 100-yard rushing game with 110 yards at Pitt (Oct. 25) … Started in place of injured Zach Laskey at Pitt … Rushed three times for 25 yards at North Carolina (Oct. 18) … Recorded one rush for one yard vs. Duke (Oct. 11) … Had three rushing attempts for 19 yards vs. Miami (Oct. 4) … Recorded one carry for six yards at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) … Rushed twice for 12 yards vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) … Had one rush for three yards at Tulane (Sept. 6) … Carried five times for 23 yards and one touchdown in season opener vs. Wofford (Aug. 30) … Graduated from Georgia Tech in December with bachelor[apos]s degree in science, technology & culture … Participated in 2015 Medal of Honor Bowl in Charleston, S.C. … Scored first TD for American team.

2013 (Redshirt Junior): Played in all 13 games and started final seven games of season … Rushed 27 times for 93 yards and four touchdowns … Had four receptions for 48 yards … Had five rushing attempts for 14 yards at Duke (Sept. 14) … Rushed for touchdown vs. Syracuse (Oct. 19) … Had rushing TD at Clemson (Nov. 14) … Had two rushing touchdowns and was team offensive MVP vs. Alabama A&M (Nov. 23) … Had two receptions for 26 yards vs. Georgia (Nov. 30) … Had four carries for 24 yards and hauled in 17-yard reception vs. Ole Miss in Music City Bowl (Dec. 30).

2012 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in all 14 games as back-up at A-back and member of special teams … Rushed 23 times for 142 yards and one touchdown … Averaged 6.2 yards per carry … Rushed five times for 21 yards and touchdown vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 8) … Showed A-back potential at Maryland (Nov. 3) when rushing six times for 66 yards, including long run of 41 yards … Carried five times for 35 yards, including run of 25 yards, at Georgia (Nov. 30) … Had rushing attempts in both postseason games.

2011 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in six games as top back-up to starter Tevin Washington … Averaged 4.9 yards per carry and rushed for four touchdowns … Completed 8-of-12 passes for 198 yards … Recorded 435 yards of total offense … Had impressive career debut in season opener vs. Western Carolina (Sept. 1) … Rushed 14 times for 55 yards with touchdown and completed all three passes for 94 yards, including long of 66 yards … Had then-career highs for rushing attempts (15), rushing yards (91) and rushing touchdowns (2) at Middle Tennessee State (Sept. 10) … Rushed nine times for 68 yards and TD in win over Kansas (Sept. 17) … Played against rival Georgia (Nov. 26) and rushed six times for 17 yards while completing 3-of-5 passes for 78 yards.

2010 (True Freshman): Redshirted, did not play.

High School: Hillgrove HS … Rated 72nd-best prospect in Georgia (Rivals) … Rated 69th-best prospect in Georgia (Superprep) … Rated 43rd on AJC Fab 50 list … Three-time all-county and all-region selection … Two-time all-state performer … Played in Cobb County Senior Bowl where he ran for 60-yard touchdown … Scored five touchdowns in game two times … Rushed for 75 touchdowns and threw for 30 TDs during high school career … Played four seasons of football … Also played one season of basketball and ran track for one season … Led football team to second round of state playoffs … As junior in 2008, threw for 800 yards and eight touchdowns … Rushed for 1,050 yards while scoring 16 touchdowns. Personal: Given name is Synjyn Skky Days … Has two siblings – brother, Jabari Hunt-Days, and sister, Dhima Days … Son of Calvin and Paula … Born Oct. 9, 1991, in Orlando … Majoring in literature, media and communication.

Rushing Attempts: 24 vs. Virginia, Nov. 1, 2014
Yards Rushing: 171 vs. Mississippi State, Dec. 31, 2014 TD
Rushing TDs: 3, twice – vs. Florida State, Dec. 6, 2014; Mississippi State, Dec. 31, 2014
Long Rush: 69 vs. Mississippi State, Dec. 31, 2014
Pass Attempts: 5 vs. Georgia, Nov. 26, 2011
Pass Completions: 3, twice, last vs. vs. Georgia, Nov. 26, 2011
Yards Passing: 94 vs. Western Carolina, Sept. 1, 2011
Long Pass: 66 vs. Western Carolina, Sept. 1, 2011
Total Offense Yards: 149 vs. Western Carolina, Sept. 1, 2011
Receptions: 2 vs. Georgia, Nov. 30, 2013
Receiving Yards: 26 vs. Georgia, Nov. 30, 2013
Receiving TDs: 1, vs. Virginia, Nov. 1, 2014
Longest Reception: 18 vs. Georgia, Nov. 30, 2013


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