Jackets open Spring Practice this afternoon
Synjyn Days scores three touchdowns in the loss.
Yellow Jackets remain unbeaten with a victory against Virginia Tech
Friday's scrimmage that was played as a full, four-quarter contest with officials
Georgia Tech wide receiver Darren Waller spoke with teammate JC Lanier about his offseason and the Yellow Jackets opening night game at Virginia Tech for RamblinWreck.com.
Orange Bowl on December 31, 2014
Georgia Tech vs. Virginia (USATSI)
#GTCAMP14: Practice 1 Photos
Georgia Tech falls to Ole Miss in the Music City Bowl, 25-17
Georgia Tech vs. Georgia
2014 (Senior): Played in 12 games, making eight starts ... Caught 26 passes for 442 yards and six touchdowns, averaging 17.0 yards per catch ... Hauled in career-high 114 yards on career-high-tying five receptions with one TD in Tech's Orange Bowl win over Mississippi State (Dec. 31) ... Had five receptions for 73 yards and caught 25-yard touchdown pass with 1:47 left in game vs. Florida State in ACC Championship Game (Dec. 6) ... Caught seven-yard touchdown pass at Georgia (Nov. 29) ... Hauled in two receptions for 10 yards vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) ... Had one catch for 16 yards at NC State (Nov. 8) ... Recorded two catches for 17 yards, including 11-yard touchdown reception vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) ... Had two receptions for 24 yards at Pitt (Oct. 25) ... Caught 55-yard touchdown pass at North Carolina (Oct. 18) ... Hauled in career-high five receptions for 96 yards vs. Duke (Oct. 11) ... Saw action against Miami (Oct. 4) ... Saw action at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ... Had two receptions for 30 yards, including four-yard touchdown catch against Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ... Graduated from Georgia Tech in December with bachelor's degree in management.
2013 (Junior): Played in 12 games and started four times ... Recorded 17 receptions for 367 yards and team-best 21.6 yards per reception ... Had three touchdown receptions ... Caught two passes for 38 yards and touchdown vs. North Carolina (Sept. 21) ... Had three receptions for 28 yards vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 26) ... Caught two passes for 41 yards at Miami (Oct. 5) ... Had 46-yard reception vs. Syracuse (Oct. 19) ... Hauled in 68-yard reception vs. Georgia (Nov. 30) ... Caught two passes for 79 yards including 72-yard TD reception vs. Ole Miss in Music City Bowl (Dec. 30).
2012 (Sophomore): Played in all 14 games and started 10 times ... Started final six games when Yellow Jackets went 4-2 down stretch ... Had two receptions longer than 40 yards ... Recorded eight receptions for 162 yards (20.2 yards per reception) ... Made first two receptions of career vs. Middle Tennessee State (Sept. 29) ... Caught two passes for 19 yards following Saturday at Clemson (Oct. 6) ... Broke loose for 68-yard reception in win at North Carolina (Nov. 10) ... Had two receptions for 59 yards, including one catch for 42 yards, against Florida State in ACC Championship Game (Dec. 1).
2011 (True Freshman): Played in 12 games as top reserve at wide receiver and as blocked kick/punt specialist ... Had forced fumble on special teams.
High School: North Cobb HS ... Played for coach Shane Queen ... Good student with lofty high school GPA ... Earned three stars from both Rivals and Scout ... Earned three varsity letters and served two years as team captain ... Played wide receiver and defensive back ... Played on regional championship team in 2007 ... Named first-team all-county and all-region, and second-team all-state as senior ... Invited to play in Cobb Senior Bowl ... Had 71-yard TD reception against Hillgrove ... Recorded 19 tackles as junior against Cherokee ... Played three seasons on basketball team.
Personal: Full name is Darren Charles Waller ... Parents are Dorian and Charlena ... Has one sibling, Deanna ... Born Sept. 13, 1992 in Landover, Md. ... Has previously lived in Colorado Springs, Colo., and Marietta, Ga. ... Has three uncles who all played for Johnson C. Smith University ... Great grandfather was Fats Waller, legendary jazz musician.