Donavin O'Day
Donavin O'Day

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:
Snider

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 220

Position:
DE

Experience:
HS

02/05/2014

Redbird Football Signs 24 on National Signing Day

The class bolsters depth at key positions of wide receiver, linebacker, running back and defensive end.

Snider HS: Two-year starter for head coach Kurt Tippmen ... named an Indiana Class 5A All-State selection by the Associated Press and an academic all-state pick ... first-team all-conference selection and nominated as the Northeast Indiana Player of the Year ... recorded 35 tackles, including 12 sacks, while helping the team to a sectional championship ... also added eight tackles-for-loss, forced two fumbles, recovered a pair of fumbles and returned two interceptions for touchdowns ... tallied 47 tackles, eight sacks, 11 tackles-for-loss and recovered a fumble during junior season ... helped team to regional and section titles ... also played basketball for two seasons and was a state qualifiers in track.

Personal: Born July 2, 1996 in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... son of Harry and Linda O'Day ... one of four children ... honor roll all four years ... plans to major in statistics.