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Jay Ajayi
Jay Ajayi

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Plano, Texas

High School:
Frisco Liberty HS

Weight:
216

Position:
RB

Experience:
2L



09/27/2014

Boise State Falls to Air Force, 28-14

09/21/2014

Ajayi's 3 TDs Pave Way for 34-9 Win

Jay Ajayi rushed for 150 yards and three touchdowns, Matt Miller caught five balls for 107 yards

09/13/2014

Boise State Topples UConn 38-21

Hedrick throws two touchdowns and catches one in win.

09/07/2014

Big Games by Ajayi, Hedrick Lead to Win

Jay Ajayi ran for 219 yards and Grant Hedrick threw for 352 as Boise State defeated Colorado State

12/24/2013

Broncos Fall 38-23 to Oregon State in Hawaii Bowl

Boise State drops final game of the season

09/27/2014

Football vs. Air Force

NCAA Football: Boise State at Air Force (USATSI)

09/20/2014

Football vs. UL Lafayetta

NCAA Football: UL Lafayette at Boise State (USATSI)

09/13/2014

Boise State vs. UConn -- 9/13/14

Football photos

09/06/2014

Boise State vs. Colorado State

Boise State vs. Colorado State

11/30/2013

Boise State vs. New Mexico

Boise State football vs. New Mexico, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013

  • Preseason Walter Camp Player of the Year Candidate (2014)
  • Preseason Maxwell Award Candidate (2014)
  • Preseason Doak Walker Award Candidate (2014)
  • Touchdown Club of Columbus "Players To Watch" List (2014)
  • All-Mountain West First Team (2013)
  • 2x Academic All-Mountain West (Fall 2012-13)

    BOISE STATE CAREER
    RS JUNIOR (2014): Named MW Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 8) after a standout performance against Colorado State...caught a career-high 12 passes for 93 yards and a touchdown, and rushed 20 times for 86 yards against Ole Miss (Aug. 28)...scored three touchdowns in win over Colorado State (Sept. 6)...rushed 33 times for 219 yards and two scores, caught four passes for 61 yards and another touchdown...scored three touchdowns on the ground while carrying 27 times for 150 yards in win over Louisiana (Sept. 20).
    RS SOPHOMORE (2013): Named first-team All-Mountain West...started 12 of his 13 games played in 2013...rushed for 1,425 yards and 18 touchdowns on 249 carries during the regular season...yardage total is the fourth-highest in a single season in school history and ranked 15th-nationally...rushing touchdown total ranked tied for eighth-nationally and third all-time in a single season at Boise State...109.6 rushing yards per game ranked 19th-nationally...eclipsed 1,000 yards rushing in nine games, the fewest by a Bronco since Ian Johnson did it in eight games in 2006...surpassed 1,000 yards in 168 carries, the fewest by a Bronco since Doug Martin did it in 158 in 2010...20th 1,000-yard season in school history, and the 13th Bronco to accomplish the feat all-time...also caught 22 passes for 222 yards and a touchdown...had six 100-yard rushing games, tied for the eighth-most in a single season in school history, including a 222-yard performance against Nevada (Oct. 19), the fifth-highest single-game total in school history...also rushed for 125 yards against Air Force (Sept. 13), 109 yards against Utah State (Oct. 12), 151 yards against BYU (Oct. 25), 103 yards against San Diego State (Nov. 23) and 147 yards against New Mexico (Nov. 30)...set career highs with 105 receiving yards and a receiving touchdown against the Lobos, notching the fourth performance in school history with 100 yards both rushing and receiving...first Bronco to accomplish the feat since Karlin Adams did it against Eastern Washington, Nov. 4, 1995...career-high six receptions against Oregon State in the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl (Dec. 24)...his 19 total touchdowns on the season (18 rushing, one receiving) are tied for the third-most in school history...scoring average of 8.8 points per game ranked 21st-nationally...career-high four touchdowns on the ground against Air Force...also had three against both Nevada and Wyoming (Nov. 16)...eight games with at least 20 carries, including a season-high 24 against the Wolf Pack...named Fall 2013 Academic All-Mountain West...served as a Game Captain against Nevada (Oct. 19).
    RS FRESHMAN (2012): Played in 11 games during his debut season with the Broncos...was the team's second-leading rusher, picking up 548 yards on 82 carries...his 6.68 yards per carry qualified as the best single-season mark in school history (minimum 75 attempts), eclipsing the record set by John Smith in 1973 (6.57; 87-572)...added four touchdowns...caught one pass for 14 yards and returned one kickoff for 16 yards on the season, each of which occurred against Colorado State (Nov. 17)...rushed for a career-high 118 yards on just six carries against New Mexico (Sept. 29), just his second-collegiate game, including a season-long 71-yard touchdown run on just his second-career rush...the performance marked the first 100-yard game by a Bronco freshman since Matt Kaiserman accomplished the feat against Hawaii in 2009...season-high 15 carries against Fresno State (Oct. 13).
    FRESHMAN (2011): Redshirt season.

    HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
    Named second-team all-state as a senior...earned two varsity letters...voted first-team all-conference as a junior and senior...selected to the All-Collin County Team while being named Collin County Player of the Year...recorded 225 carries for 2,240 rushing yards and 35 touchdowns as a senior...also caught seven passes for 67 yards and one score in 2010...as a junior, tallied 209 carries for 1,627 rushing yards and 20 touchdowns...caught 12 passes for 79 yards as a junior...earned one varsity letter in track and field...member of 4x400-meter, 4x200m and 4x100m district championship teams...also a member of The National Society of High School Scholars...high school coach was Galen Zimmerman.

    MAJOR - Marketing
    BOISE STATE VARSITY LETTERS EARNED - Two

    CAREER STATISTICS

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