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    Indianapolis, IN

    High School:
    Warren Central

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 285

    Defensive Line


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    Tackles: 7, BYU, Nov 23, 2013 (4-3)

    Sacks: 1.0, at Michigan State, Sept. 15, 2012 (1-0); Michigan, Sept. 22, 2012 (1-0)

    Tackles for loss: 3.0, at Pittsburgh, Nov 09, 2013 (3-0)

    Pass breakups: 1, BYU, Nov 23, 2013 ; at Michigan State, Sep 15, 2012

    SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Played in 11 games with eight starts ... made 33 tackles on the year, 21 of them being solos ... recorded five and a half tackles for loss ... trailed only Stephon Tuitt for most tackles by a defensive lineman on the year ... had two tackles, including half a sack, in the 2013 New Era Pintripe Bowl victory over Rutgers (Dec. 28) ... credited with four tackles at Stanford (Nov. 30) ... generated a season-high seven tackles and also broke up a pass in the win over BYU (Nov. 23) ... made three tackles for loss amongst his five total stops at Pittsburgh (Nov. 9) ... four of his five tackles against Navy (Nov. 2) were solos ... recorded a TFL against USC (Oct. 19) .. missed both the Michigan State (Sept. 21) and Oklahoma games (Sept. 28) due to injury ... made four tackles in the win at Purdue (Sept. 14) including a TFL ... credited with two tackles at Michigan (Sept. 7).

    FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Played in all 13 games ... registered 23 tackles, 13 of them solo stops ... collected two sacks, one each against Michigan State (Sept. 15) and Michigan (Sept. 22) ... had one tackle in the season opener against Navy (Sept. 1) ... had his first solo tackle alongside three assisted stops against Purdue (Sept. 8) ... forced a pass breakup against the Spartans ... notched two tackles against Miami (Oct. 6) ... had two tackles against BYU (Oct. 20) and Boston College (Nov. 10) ... recorded his single-game high of five tackles against Wake Forest (Nov. 17) with three solo stops ... tallied three tackles in BCS National Championship Game vs. Alabama.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Enrolled early at Notre Dame, starting classes in January 2012 after graduating from high school in December 2011 ... second-team selection on SI.com High School All-America team ... ranked the sixth-best defensive tackle in the country and 50th-best player in his class by Scout.com ... rated 81st nationally on 247Sports list of top prospects ... considered 10th-best defensive tackle in the nation and second-best player in Indiana by 247Sports ... rated number-143 player nationally on 2012 ESPNU 150 list ... listed as second-best player in Indiana, 12th-best prospect in the Midwest and 14th-best defensive tackle in his class by ESPNU ... rated number-121 player nationally and eighth-best defensive tackle in his class by MaxPreps and Tom Lemming ... listed 244th nationally on Rivals.com Rivals250 ... ranked third-best player in Indiana and 18th-best defensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com ... rated 24th-best defensive lineman nationally and 12th-best player in Midwest by SuperPrep ... named Indianapolis Star Super Team Player of the Year for 2011 ... runner-up for 2011 Indiana Mr. Football award as chosen by Indiana Football Coaches Association ... one of eight defensive linemen on IFCA Top 50 all-state squad in both 2011 and 2010 ... first-team defensive lineman on Associated Press Indiana Class 5A all-state squad for 2011 ... starter on defensive line for Warren Central High School in Indianapolis, Ind. ... made 55 tackles, 12 for loss, nine sacks, 12 quarterback pressures, two fumble recoveries as senior in 2011 ... named Marion County Coaches' Player of the Year at Indianapolis Kiwanis Club's 55th Annual High School Awards program for 2011 ... first-team defensive lineman on all-Marion County team ... helped Warren Central to 11-1 record and number-one ranking in 2011, with only loss in sectional final to eventual Indiana 5A champion Carmel ... played in Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Phoenix ... honorable mention Associated Press all-state pick as junior in 2010 ... coached by John Hart at Warren Central High School ... son of David Day and Carol Boyd ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business, majoring in information technology management.

    Day's Career Statistics

    2012 13 23 13 10 3.5-21 2.0-17 0 0-0 1 0-0
    2013 11 33 21 12 5.5-18 0.5-3 0 0-0 1 0-0
    TOTALS 24 56 34 22 9.0-39 2.5-20 0 0-0 2 0-0
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