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 Ryan Day
Ryan Day
Position:
Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks

Experience:
13th Year Coaching

BC Experience:
Ninth year at Boston College

12/18/2013

Williams Captures Unanimous All-America Status

Senior running back a first-team choice on five official All-America teams; Freese earns FWAA All-America second-team recognition

12/17/2013

Andre Williams Earns Associated Press All-America honors

Senior running back also collects distinction from SI.com and CBS Sports.com

08/06/2013

Football Holds Annual Media Day

Team meets with media after second practice

COACHING ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Entering his second season as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Boston College; is in his ninth year as a coach at the Heights
  • Instrumental to a program that achieved seven wins in 2013 and advanced to the AdvoCare v100 Independence Bowl on the heels of a 2-10 campaign in 2012; the five-win improvement tied for fourth-best in the FBS
  • Orchestrated an offensive attack that yielded an average of 27.7 points per game - the program's highest average since the 2007 Eagle entry averaged 28.3 points per game en route to an 11-3 record
  • Coordinated the Eagle run attack to an average of 212.5 yards per game, a mark good for second in the Atlantic Coast Conference and 20th among all teams in college football in 2013; the average was a 121.5-yard spike from the previous season's average, marking the largest one-year improvement in ACC history
  • Mentored Heisman Memorial Trophy finalist and the ACC's first Doak Walker Award recipient in running back Andre Williams who became the 16th player in Football Bowl Subdivision history to rush for 2,000 yards in the regular season and who established four of the top-five single-game rushing records in school history in 2013
  • Directed the Eagle offense to a 96.9 percent red-zone conversion rate in 2013, a mark good for second among all programs in the nation; team scored on 32-of-33 trips into the red zone
  • Managed three of the program's all-time elite skill players in 2013 - running back Andre Williams (fifth-greatest individual rushing statistical season in the history of college football with 2,177 yards on 355 carries), wide receiver Alex Amidon (school's career record holder for receptions and receiving yards) and quarterback Chase Rettig (one of four players in school history to pass for more than 8,000 yards)
  • Earned 2013 Assistant Coach of the Year recognition from the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston
  • Has coached in eight career bowl games, including seven at Boston College - the San Francisco Bowl (2003), the Continental Tire Bowl (2004), the Champs Sports Bowl (2007), the Music City Bowl (2008), the Emerald Bowl (2009), the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl (2010) and the AdvoCare v100 Independence Bowl; coached in the Outback Bowl (2005) while at Florida
  • Returned to Boston College after serving as offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach for one season (2012) at Temple under head coach Steve Addazio
  • Helped lead the Owls in their return to the Big East Conference in 2012 after a seven-year absence. The team won its first two league games and the rushing attack averaged 201.18 yards per game to lead the conference and finish the season ranked No. 31 among all teams in college football. With 1,057 yards on 186 carries, Montel Harris concluded the season as the conference's top rusher.
  • Coordinated an offensive output that broke seven school records, including rushing yards in a game, touchdowns in a game and points scored, in Temple's 63-32 win at Army in 2012.; RB Montel Harris set Big East records for rushing yards (351) and touchdowns (seven) in the game
  • Served as wide receivers coach at Boston College for five seasons (2007-11); was a member of coaching staffs that clinched consecutive ACC Atlantic Division titles in 2007 and 2008 and berths in the ACC Championship game.
  • Prior to joining the Boston College staff as wide receivers coach, Day spent the 2005 season as an offensive graduate assistant under head coach Urban Meyer at the University of Florida, and spent the 2006 season as wide receivers coach under head coach Al Golden at Temple.
  • Has coached four of the top eight receivers in Boston College history - Alex Amidon (first; 2,800 yards), Rich Gunnell (second; 2,459 yards), Grant Adams (sixth; 2,036 yards) and Brandon Robinson (seventh; 2,023 yards).
  • Recruited and coached two-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team honoree Alex Amidon, who established single-season school records for receptions (78) and receiving yards (1,210) in 2012 and concluded his collegiate career having registered a school-record 191 receptions for a school-record 2,800 yards
  • In 2007, Day helped develop a receiving corps that caught 390 passes for 4,535 yards and 31 touchdowns as the Eagles amassed 5,924 yards of total offense on the year. The 2007 Eagles began the season 8-0 and were ranked No. 2 in both major polls en route to an 11-3 finish, the most wins for a BC team since 1940. The team played in its first ACC Championship Game and extended the nation's longest active bowl game winning streak to eight games. The Eagles finished 10th in the final AP poll, BC's best finish since the 1984 season.
  • Joined Al Golden's staff at Temple as the wide receivers coach in 2006
  • Spent the 2005 season as offensive graduate assistant at the University of Florida for Urban Meyer. The Gators posted a 9-3 record with Day assisting the offense. Gator wide receiver Chad Jackson was a semifinalist for the Biletnikoff Award, ranking sixth nationally in receptions per game (7.36). He arrived in Gainesville after spending the 2003 and 2004 seasons as the offensive graduate assistant at BC.
  • With the Eagles, Day worked with the wide receivers and helped the team to a 9-3 overall record in 2004 and a No. 21 ranking in the final AP and ESPN/USA Today poll after defeating North Carolina, 37-24, in the Continental Tire Bowl. The ranking was the highest for the school since 1993 and senior wide receiver Grant Adams earned All-Big East accolades. In 2003, the Eagles posted an 8-5 overall record and defeated Colorado State, 35-21, in the San Francisco Bowl.
  • Spent two seasons (2003-04) as an offensive graduate assistant on the Eagles' staff
  • Began his coaching career as a tight ends coach alongside his own quarterback coach and offensive coordinator Chip Kelly at the University of New Hampshire in 2002

PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • Played for head coach Sean McDonnell and offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Chip Kelly at the University of New Hampshire.
  • Was a three-year starter at quarterback for the Wildcats who served as team captain as a senior in 2001; held four UNH passing records upon graduation, including best passing percentage in a career (59.9, 1997-2001) and touchdown passes in a career (53). His 653 completions rank seventh in Atlantic 10 Conference history.
  • Earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of New Hampshire in 2002 and a master's degree in administrative studies from Boston College in 2004.
  • A native of Manchester, N.H., he was the New Hampshire Gatorade Player of the Year at Manchester Central High School in 1996.

NOTABLE PLAYERS COACHED

  • WR Alex Amidon (Boston College):
  • Boston College single-season and career record holder for receptions and receiving yards
  • WR Rich Gunnell (Boston College):
  • Graduated as the school's all-time leader in receiving yards; free agent signee of the Chiefs
  • WR Chad Jackson (Florida):
  • Biletnikoff Award semifinalist in 2005; second round draft pick of the New England Patriots in 2006.
  • WR Ifeanyi Momah (Boston College), Philadelphia:
  • 2013 free agent signee of the Eagles; caught 39 passes for 629 yards and 6 TDs from 2007-11 at BC
  • QB Chase Rettig (Boston College), Green Bay:
  • 4-year starter who threw for 8,263 yards and 52 TDs; free agent signee of the Packers
  • RB Andre Williams (Boston College), NY Giants:
  • 2013 Doak Walker recipient, unanimous All-American and Heisman Trophy finalist; NY Giants draft pick

    THE DAY FILE

    Birthdate March 12, 1979
    Age (on Sept. 1) 33
    Hometown Manchester, N.H.
    High School Manchester Central High School
    College New Hampshire (B.S., Business Administration, 2002)
    Boston College (M.S., Administrative Studies, 2004)
    Wife Christina
    Children Ryan Jr., Grace and Ourania

    Coaching Career

    2013-14 Boston College Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
    2012 Temple Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers
    2007-11 Boston College Wide Receivers
    2006 Temple Wide Receivers
    2005 Florida Graduate Assistant (Offense)
    2003-04 Boston College Graduate Assistant (Offense)
    2002 New Hampshire Tight Ends

    Bowls Coached

    Season School Bowl
    2013 Boston College Independence Bowl
    2010 Boston College Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl
    2009 Boston College Emerald Bowl
    2008 Boston College Music City Bowl
    2007 Boston College Champs Sports Bowl
    2005 Florida Outback Bowl
    2004 Boston College Continental Tire Bowl
    2003 Boston College San Francisco Bowl

    Playing Experience

    1998-2001 New Hampshire Quarterback

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