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Dillon Day
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Day in 2014
Free agent
Position:Center
Personal information
Born: (1991-10-17) October 17, 1991 (age 28)
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:299 lb (136 kg)
Career information
High school:West Monroe
(West Monroe, Louisiana)
College:Mississippi State
Undrafted:2015
Career history
* Denver Broncos ( 2015 2017)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl champion (50)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Dillon Anthony Day (born October 17, 1991) is an American football center who is currently a free agent.[1] He played college football for Mississippi State, where he was the starting center for four years: 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Denver BroncosEdit

After going undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft, Day signed with the Denver Broncos where he spent the whole season on the team's practice squad. On February 7, 2016, Day was part of the Broncos team that won Super Bowl 50 over the Carolina Panthers by a score of 24–10.[3]

On September 3, 2016, Day was waived by the Broncos, and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[4][5] Day spent the entire season once again on the practice squad and signed a reserve/future contract with the Broncos on January 2, 2017.[6]

On September 2, 2017, Day was waived by the Broncos and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[7][8] After spending over two straight seasons on the Broncos' practice squad, Day was promoted to the active roster on October 21, 2017.[9] He was waived by the Broncos on October 24, 2017.[10]

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

On October 25, 2017, Day was claimed off waivers by the Indianapolis Colts.[11] He was waived by the Colts on November 6, 2017.[12]

Denver Broncos (second stint)Edit

On November 8, 2017, Day was signed to the Broncos' practice squad.[13]

Green Bay PackersEdit

On December 20, 2017, Day was signed by the Green Bay Packers off the Broncos' practice squad.[14]

On September 1, 2018, Day was waived by the Packers.[15]

San Francisco 49ersEdit

On July 26, 2019, Day signed a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers.[16] He was released on August 27, 2019.[17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Alper, Josh (May 3, 2015). "Broncos add four undrafted offensive linemen". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2015/05/03/broncos-add-four-undrafted-offensive-linemen/.
  2. "Dillon Day". HailState.com. http://www.hailstate.com/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=204973222. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  3. "Super Bowl 50 – Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers – February 7th, 2016". Pro-Football-Reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/201602070den.htm. Retrieved August 31, 2017.
  4. Mason, Andrew (September 3, 2016). "Broncos make 23 moves to pare roster at the deadline". https://web.archive.org/web/20170819223025/http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Broncos-make-23-moves-to-pare-roster-at-the-deadline/13177d79-b2fb-44da-b2db-8a604e8e6dec.
  5. Swanson, Ben (September 4, 2016). "Broncos add eight to practice squad". https://web.archive.org/web/20170819223721/http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Broncos-add-eight-to-practice-squad/af27aea1-4063-478e-99d2-0c47ef144a4e.
  6. "Broncos sign 11 players to future contracts". January 2, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20180128093028/http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Broncos-sign-11-players-to-future-contracts/1a1be5de-6e71-44a1-b1cf-740f071481b4.
  7. Mason, Andrew (September 2, 2017). "Broncos trim roster at deadline". https://web.archive.org/web/20171130182211/http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Broncos-trim-roster-at-deadline/234c49ac-2b09-496b-9175-b8fdc28f39dd.
  8. DiLalla, Aric (September 4, 2017). "Broncos announce initial practice-squad roster". https://web.archive.org/web/20180210213128/http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Broncos-announce-initial-practice-squad-roster/a612ad8b-44a1-49b7-801a-a4ee46bb39bb.
  9. DiLalla, Aric (October 21, 2017). "Broncos make slew of roster moves ahead of Sunday's game vs. Chargers". https://web.archive.org/web/20180306072542/http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Broncos-make-slew-of-roster-moves-ahead-of-Sundays-game-vs-Chargers/74d2b108-3a45-492d-a979-21ef39449e2b.
  10. Swanson, Ben (October 24, 2017). "Broncos waive Dillon Day, sign Kyle Peko and Kevin Snyder to practice squad". https://www.denverbroncos.com/news/broncos-waive-dillon-day-sign-kyle-peko-and-kevin-snyder-to-practice-sq-19638633.
  11. "Roster Move: Colts Claim Center Dillon Day Off Waivers". October 25, 2017. https://www.colts.com/news/roster-move-colts-claim-center-dillon-day-off-waivers-19642827.
  12. "Roster Moves: Colts Claim CB D.J. White; Waive Dillon Day". November 6, 2017. https://www.colts.com/news/roster-moves-colts-claim-cb-d-j-white-waive-dillon-day-19715894.
  13. "Report: Broncos re-sign OL Dillon Day to practice squad". November 8, 2017. https://247sports.com/nfl/denver-broncos/Bolt/Report-Broncos-re-sign-OL-Dillon-Day-to-practice-squad-110149592.
  14. "Packers sign C Dillon Day". December 20, 2017. https://www.packers.com/news/packers-sign-c-dillon-day-20023600.
  15. "Packers announce roster moves". September 1, 2018. https://www.packers.com/news/packers-announce-roster-moves-1.
  16. "The 49ers Announce Roster Moves". July 26, 2019. https://www.49ers.com/news/the-49ers-announce-roster-moves.
  17. "49ers sign CB Chris Campbell to one-year deal; waive OL Dillion Day". Niners Nation. August 27, 2019. https://www.ninersnation.com/2019/8/27/20835807/49ers-sign-cb-chris-campbell-to-one-year-deal-waive-ol-dillion-day.

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