Golden Eagle Player Profile: Dontay Gay


The senior running back from Lexington, Ky. recently set a Tech record by becoming the first Tech player to run for more than 100 yards while also having more than 100 yards receiving in the same game. Gay currently leads the OVC in rushing yards.

If he could be anyone on his team he would be: Richmond Tooley, cornerback

His favorite song to pump him up pre-game: “Nightmares” by Lil Wayne

His favorite food in the Caf: Chicken

His favorite NFL team: The Philadelphia Eagles (at the moment)

His favorite thing to do when bored: Play Video Games

His most important personal goal for the past four years: Win the OVC

The game most memorable to him: The game with his first touchdown – his freshman year against EIU

How many awards he has won at Tech: 5

His greatest accomplishment: Breaking a Tech record

What changes he sees in Tech Football as time passes: More depth, more traditions