Junior to watch: Kyle Daye
Weight: 310 pounds
School: Jordan High School, in Durham, NC
Positions recruited for: OL and DT/NG
Physical stats: Daye reports a 40-yard dash time of 4.95-seconds. At the Ragsdale Combine he was timed at 5.19-seconds with a vertical leap of 21-inches. He also bench pressed 225 pounds 18 times, the second best effort at the combine. His max bench press is 365 pounds.
Stats as a junior: As a junior Daye graded out at 85% and averaged six pancake blocks per game while on the OL. From his DT spot he collected 50 tackles including two sacks and two fumbles caused.
Awards: Daye was named all-conference as a Sophomore and all-conference on both offense and defense as a junior. He was also named all-region.
Daye describing himself: "I'm a cross between Orlando Pace and Warren Sapp. I can clog holes on one side of the ball while making them on the other. I'm quicker than the average lineman and that's what sets me apart from other recruits. I think with my height I would be a perfect DT or NG at the next level."
What Daye is looking for in a future college: "A school with a great reputation in academics and sports."
Schools recruiting: NC State, UNC, South Carolina, East Carolina, Marshall, Colorado, Tennessee, Nebraska, Georgia, Duke, Arizona State
Schools making contact during month of May: UNC, Virginia, Clemson, Duke, East Carolina, NC State has stated they will stop by
Favorite Schools: NC State, UNC, Marshall, South Carolina, Virginia, Wake Forest
What was your favorite school growing up: Nebraska
Parents prefer: Nebraska
Which school is recruiting the hardest: UNC
Camps this summer: UNC team camp, NC State
Academics: Daye reports a core GPA of 2.3. His test scores are un-reported. He hopes to major in Sports Medicine.