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  Dan Gay IV

Dan Gay IV

Player Profile

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lafayette, LA

High School:
St. Thomas More

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 311

Position:
OG

Experience:
1L

2006: After spending his first two years in the Baylor program at defensive tackle, Dan Gay moved to offensive guard prior to spring practice and emerged from spring drills No. 2 at right guard behind fifth-year senior Will Blaylock ... Including his lone prep season, the 2006 campaign marks Gay's fourth year of football.

2005: Redshirt freshman defensive tackle played in four games to earn his first varsity letter ... Recorded five tackles, all assisted, on season ... Posted a career-high two tackles (both assisted) against No. 2 Texas ... Saw first action of Baylor career against Samford and had one assisted tackle, then came back at Army to record an assisted stop ... Totaled one assisted tackle vs. Oklahoma State ... Played 81 snaps.

2004: One of two non-Texans in Baylor's 2004 recruiting class, Gay sat out his freshman year as a redshirt.

High School: St. Thomas More Catholic High School, Lafayette, La. ... In his only season of high school football, Gay earned honorable mention all-district honors as a senior for the Cougars' 7-5 district championship football team ... Selected Baylor over Vanderbilt, Tulane, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette and Louisiana-Monroe ... Spent three seasons on Saint Thomas' varsity basketball team, earning honorable mention all-district honors as a junior ... Was a member of St. Thomas More's 2002 basketball squad which claimed a district title and finished second at state tournament ... Honor roll student ... Coached by Jim Hightower at the District 5-4A school.

Personal: The son of Dan and Jacqueline Gay, Dan Gay IV was born Aug. 29, 1986, in Lafayette, La. ... Business major.

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