99 - Derek Day
Derek Day
Height: 6-4
Weight: 250
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bedford, Ind.
High School: Mitchell
Position: DE
2007: Saw action in all 11 games, including eight as a starter...tied for second on the team in quarterback sacks (2) and tied for fifth in tackles for loss (5)...had a season-high four tackles at Dayton...had three tackles, including a quarterback sack, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup against St. Joseph's...2006: Played in all 11 games...tied for seventh on the team in tackles for loss...had a season-high four tackles against Morehead State...2005: Saw action in the final 10 games, including eight as a starter...had a career-high five tackles at Jacksonville (in his first career start) and against St. Joseph's...Personal: Specialy Education major...born 5/19/87...son of Kevin and Jenny Day...High School: Three-year regular as a defensive end at Mitchell High School...first team all-conference and Region 10 All-Star in 2004...two-year honorable mention all-state performer...two-time team Defensive Lineman of the Year...team captain as a senior...recorded 10 quarterback sacks in 2004 and 17 sacks during his high school career...honor student...High School Coach: Todd Tanksley.