Postgame notes from the Yellow Jackets' road win at Pitt
Tech looks to get back in the ACC Coastal race Saturday at Pitt
Tech's A-backs expect to be much busier against the Hurricanes Saturday night
Tech's All-Access show airs Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. on ESPNU
Senior duo to be Tech's workhorses out of the backfield
Georgia Tech Football quarterback Synjyn Days took time out of his preseason schedule to speak with Mindy Hylton of RamblinWreck.com
NCAA Football: Duke at Georgia Tech (USATSI)
Georgia Tech falls to Ole Miss in the Music City Bowl, 25-17
Pittsburgh @ Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech vs. Virginia - UTSI
Transitioned into the B-back position prior to the 2014 season ... Moved into a starting role at A-back midway through the 2013 season... in his second year at A-back after playing quarterback his first three seasons in the program... made the move to A-back prior to the start of the 2012 season... was the top back-up to starter Tevin Washington in 2011... his confidence, blocking skills and knowledge of the position have grown remarkably... has emerged as one of Tech's better blockers on the perimeter... his brother, Jabari Hunt-Days, is a junior linebacker on the Tech football team.
2014 (senior): Recorded his first career 100-yard rushing game with a career-best 110 yards at Pitt(Oct. 25) ... Started in place of the 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, averaging 6.3 yards per carry, 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 the season opener vs. Wofford (Aug. 30).
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 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... 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... 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 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 literature, media and communication.