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 Ryan Day
Ryan Day
Position:
Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks

Experience:
12th Year Coaching

BC Experience:
Eighth 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 eighth year at Boston College, his first as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach; 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 in seven career bowl games, including six 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) and the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl (2010). Coached in the Outback Bowl (2005) while at Florida.
  • Has coached three of the top seven receivers in Boston College history - Rich Gunnell (first; 2,459 yards), Grant Adams (sixth; 2,036 yards) and Brandon Robinson (seventh; 2,023 yards).
  • Tutored All-Atlantic Coast Conference honorable mention honoree Rich Gunnell, Boston College's career record holder for receiving yards who broke the school standard previously held by Pete Mitchell against Southern California in the 2009 Emerald Bowl and finished his collegiate career with 2,459 yards, becoming the eighth player in school history to eclipse the 2,000-yard mark.
  • Has coached and recruited 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 Bobby Swigert, who led the team in receptions in each of his first two seasons at Boston College (2010-11) prior to his injury-shortened junior campaign. Swigert and Amidon became the first and second freshmen receivers in school history to record at least 100 receiving yards in a game.
  • In 2008, Day had two of the most productive wide receivers in the ACC. Brandon Robinson was eighth in the ACC in receiving yards (646) and 10th in yards per game (46.1) and Gunnell was 10th in the conference in receptions per game (3.5) and 11th in receiving yards (551).
  • 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.
  • Day 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 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
  • WR Chad Jackson (Florida) Biletnikoff Award semifinalist in 2005; second round draft pick of the New England Patriots in 2006.
  • WR Rich Gunnell (Boston College): Boston College career record holder for receiving yards
  • 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 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
    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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