10   Tim Day
Tim Day


Manchester, N.H.

High School:
Manchester Central H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 210



As A Senior In 2005:

  • Savvy veteran QB who began the year as the starter as an incumbant. Is now backing up Liam Coen and seeing some time as a wide receiver. Very good football intellegence willing to do anything to help the team.
  • Comes off fourth-best passing yardage season in UMass history (2,481 yards).
  • Currently stands fifth in career passing yards (3,360), passing Greg Landry with 156 yards at Colgate (9/10).
  • Also fifth in career completions with 262 passing Landry at Colgate. Is fifth in career touchdown passes with 27.
  • Started first two games quarterback in 2005. Played as a receiver for the first time vs. Northeastern (10/8) in the fifth game.
  • Has played quarterback in four games this season. Has thrown for 440 yards on 34-of-65 with two TD. As a starter, threw for 314 yards on 26-of-50 with two touchdowns, but has thrown five interceptions.
  • As a receiver has nine catches for 107 yards this year.
  • Best day as a receiver came at Army (11/12) with career highs of three catches for 60 yards including back-to-back 33 and 23 yard receptions.
  • Made two catches for 11 yards at Delaware (11/5).
  • Played only as receiver vs. homestate team New Hampshire (10/29) had one catch for five yards.
  • Began James Madison (10/15) game as a receiver, before coming on in relief for ailing Liam Coen in the second half. Led UMass to a comeback win, throwing for 114 yards on 7-of-14. Also held game-winning field goal by Armando Cuko which came with eight seconds left for 10-7 win.
  • Playing as a receiver for the first time, had two-high two catches for team-high 25 yards vs. Northeastern (10/8), made key 20-yard grab to convert a third-down attempt.
  • Came on as relief QB for first time since 2002 vs. Albany (9/17) and completed one pass for 12 yards.
  • Threw four interceptions (all in first half) at Colgate (9/1) as he threw for 156 yards on 13-of-23.
  • Began 2005 with 13-of-27 for 158 yards at Richmond (9/1) and two passing TDs including 51-yarder to Brandon London.
  • In 2004, Started all 11 games, completing 194-of-341 passes for 2481 yards and 23 touchdowns and a 56.9 comp. pct. in 2004.
  • Threw for career-high 334 yards in 2004 finale vs. Hofstra (11/20/04).
  • Opened 2004 with a record-setting game at Delaware State (9/4/04), completing a school-record 17-of-19 passes (89.4 percent) for 290 yards and four touchdowns. All set new career highs.
  • 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

    CAREER HIGHS 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)

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