Yellow Jackets have reason to be optimistic in 2013
Tech's defense presents promising signs during Friday's spring game
B-Back Matt Connors leads Gold team with 84 yards on 12 carries
Yellow Jackets put on full pads Saturday
Last year's success not enough for A-Back Robert Godhigh as 2013 Spring Football practice starts
Georgia Tech Football quarterback Synjyn Days took time out of his preseason schedule to speak with Mindy Hylton of RamblinWreck.com
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A good athlete who moved from quarterback to A-back just prior to the start of the 2012 season... played quarterback his first three years in the program and was the top back-up to starter Tevin Washington in 2011... the move to A-back was in Tech's effort to get the best players on the field... his confidence, blocking skills and knowledge of the position grew throughout the 2012 season... one of several players competing for a starting job at A-back this fall... his brother, Jabari Hunt-Days, is a sophomore linebacker on the Tech football team.
2012 (sophomore): Played in all 14 games as a back-up at A-back and a 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 a touchdown vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 8)... showed his A-back potential in the game at Maryland (Nov. 3) when he rushed six times for 66 yards, including a long run of 41 yards... carried five times for 35 yards, including a run of 25 yards, at Georgia (Nov. 30)... had rushing attempts in both postseason games.
2011 (redshirt freshman): Saw action in six games as the 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, no touchdowns and no interceptions... recorded 435 yards of total offense... had an impressive career debut in the season opener vs. Western Carolina (Sept. 1)... rushed 14 times for 55 yards and a touchdown and completed all three of his passes for 94 yards, including a long of 66 yards... had 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 a TD in a 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.
High School: Hillgrove HS... rated the 72nd-best prospect in the state of Georgia (Rivals)... rated the 69th-best prospect in Georgia (Superprep)... rated 43rd on the AJC Fab 50 list... three-time all-county and all-region selection... a two-time all-state performer... played in Cobb County Senior Bowl where he ran for a 60-yard touchdown... scored five touchdowns in a game two times in high school... rushed for 75 touchdowns and threw for 30 touchdowns 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 a 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 October 9, 1991 in Orlando... majoring in science, technology and culture.
Rushing Attempts: 15 at Middle Tennessee State, Sept. 10, 2011
Yards Rushing: 91 at Middle Tennessee State, Sept. 10, 2011
TDs Rushing: 2 at Middle Tennessee State, Sept. 10, 2011
Long Rush: 30 vs. Kansas, Sept. 17, 2011
Pass Attempts: 5 vs. Georgia, Nov. 26, 2011
Pass Completions: 3, vs. Western Carolina, Sept. 1, 2011; 3 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