Quotes from Coach Johnson and players at Tech's Media Day
Jackets open Spring Practice this afternoon
All-ACC voting conducted by the league's 14 head coaches
Synjyn Days scores three touchdowns in the loss.
Georgia Tech Football quarterback Synjyn Days took time out of his preseason schedule to speak with Mindy Hylton of RamblinWreck.com
Orange Bowl on December 31, 2014
ACC Championship on December 6, 2014.
NCAA Football: Clemson at Georgia Tech (USATSI)
Football Buries NC State (Photos by Steven Jensen)
Georgia Tech vs. Virginia (USATSI)
ACC OFFENSIVE BACK OF THE WEEK(Nov. 10, 2014)
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'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' 171 rushing yards were most by Tech player since Tevin Washington (176) vs. Clemson in 2011 ... Member of Tech'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'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