Brother Ryan Day quarterbacked New Hampshire from 1998-2001, throwing for 7,670 yards. Brother is current graduate assistant at Florida.
General: Senior, incumbent quarterback ... A very savvy player with outstanding athleticism ... Has outstanding tools and great football intelligence ... Posted one of the best seasons in UMass history in his first as a fulltime starter in 2004 ... Missed much of spring football in 2005 with mononucleosis but expecting to return to mindset of last fall.
As A Junior In 2004: Game-By-Game Statistics
Earned starting quarterback job in camp and went on to a record-setting year finishing fifth in the Atlantic 10 in passing average per game (225.5) and total offense (228) ... Led UMass to two wins over top-10 teams in 2004 ... Started all 11 games, completing 194-of-341 passes for 2481 yards and 23 touchdowns and a 56.9 comp. pct ... Passing yards ranked as the fourth-best single-season in school history ... His completions mark is fifth-best and his passing TD's ranks third best in a season ... Had a career-day in the season finale vs. Hofstra (11/20), throwing for a career-best 344 yards on 22-of-36 and matched his career-high with four touchdowns ... Completed 17-of-31 for 187 yards and two scores at Northeastern (11/6) ... Equaled his career-high with four TD passes vs. Maine (10/30) on homecoming, passing for 201 yards on 17-of-29 ... For second week in row completed 18-of-33 passes at Rhode Island (10/23), throwing for 230 yards and two touchdowns ... New Hampshire native threw for 293 yards on 18-of-33 at No. 7 UNH (10/16), had two TD passes in win ... In the loss at James Madison (10/9), piled up career-highs with 28 completions and 52 attempts for 213 yards ... The completion mark (28) ranks tied for third all-time in a game at UMass, while the attempts mark (52) is tied for second-most in a game ... Was 13-of-31 for 121 yards at Boston College (10/2) ... Also ran for second career touchdown at BC on a 1-yard run ... Completed 12-of-23 for 114 yards and a TD vs. Delaware (9/25) ... Threw for 230 yards on 19-of-33 and one touchdown vs. Richmond (9/18) ... Completed 13-of-21 for 258 yards and two touchdowns vs. Colgate (9/11) ... Opened the year with a record-setting game at Delaware State (9/4), completing a school-record 17-of-19 passes (89.4 percent) for 290 yards and four touchdowns ... UMass/Dinn Brothers Athlete of the Week after DSU game.
As A Sophomore In 2003: Did not see any game action.
As A Freshman In 2002: Game-By-Game Statistics
The backup to Jeff Krohn at quarterback ... Saw action in five games on the season, starting three times ... Completed 34 of 64 passes on the year for 339 yards and two touchdowns ... Also rushed 24 times for eight yards and a score on the season ... Came off the bench against Villanova in the first appearance of his collegiate career to lead the Minutemen to victory ... Rushed six times for 17 yards against Villanova, while also completing three passes for 27 yards ... Hit on six of seven attempts for 46 yards in the win over Delaware, while playing the majority of the second half ... Connected on nine of 14 passes for 130 yards and a touchdown against Hofstra, while also scoring on a five-yard run ... Completed 16 of 35 passes for 136 yards and a touchdown in his first career start at New Hampshire, in addition to rushing for six yards.
Before UMass: Four-year starter for coach Jim Schubert at Manchester Central High School ... Completed 153 of 208 passes for 2,173 yards and 30 touchdowns with eight interceptions during his senior year, setting state records for most passing yards and passing touchdowns ... Also rushed for 586 yards and 12 touchdowns on 48 carries, while making 36 tackles and intercepting six passes on defense ... Led team to an 11-2 record and the New Hampshire Division I state championship as a senior ... On defense, led the state with nine interceptions during his junior year, returning three of them for touchdowns ... Also led team to state championship during sophomore season ... Earned first team All-State honors at quarterback, in addition to being the New Hampshire Offensive Player of the Year ... Served as team captain during his senior year, when he was also named the team's offensive MVP ... Selected to the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl team ... Earned All-State honors in baseball as a pitcher during his junior year, after leading the team to the state championship as a sophomore ... Also a starter on the basketball team at Manchester Central, leading the team to state championships in his sophomore and junior seasons.
Personal: Full name is Timothy Sean Day ... Son of Lisa Day McCarthy and C.J. McCarthy ... Has two brothers, Ryan and Chris ... Born October 9, 1983, in Manchester, N.H. ... His brother Ryan was the former University of New Hampshire quarterback who threw for 7,670 yards during his collegiate career from 1998-2001 and is a current graduate assistant coach at Boston College ... Majoring in hospitality & tourism management ... Says his favorite book is "Success Is A Choice" by Rick Pitino.
CAREER STATISTICS (Passing)
Year GP Att. Cmp. Yards Pct. TD Int Lg.
2002 5/3 64 34 339 53.1 2 5 49
2004 11/11 341 194 2481 56.9 23 17 80
2005 8/2 65 34 440 52.3 2 5 51
Totals 24/16 470 260 3360 55.3 27 27 80
CAREER STATISTICS (Receiving)
Year GP No. Yds. Avg. TD Lg.
2005 9/2 9 107 11.9 0 33
Attempts: 52 at James Madison (10/9/04) T-2nd in School History
Completions: 28 at J. Madison (10/9/04) T-3rd In School History
Completion Pct: 89.4 at Delaware State (9/4/04) School Record
Passing Yards: 334 vs. Hofstra (11/20/04)
Long Completion: 80 at Delaware State (9/4/04)
Passing TDs: 4 three times (last vs. Hofstra, 11/20/04)
Long Run: 20 vs. Richmond (9/18/04)
Rushing Touchdown: 1 vs. Hofstra (11/16/02) & at BC (10/2/04)
Receptions: 3 at Army (11/12/05)
Receiving Yards: 60 at Army (11/12/05)