After NC State’s 24-17 loss against Clemson, Matt Dayes, Jaylen Samuels, and A.J. Cole made moves in the NC State record books.
Matt Dayes (SR)
22 carries for 106 yards with 1 TD, 3 receptions for 27 yards
-His 106 rushing yards moved his career total to 2,359. He is now 120 yards behind T.A. McClendon in 10th place.
-Dayes has averaged 5.6 yards per carry throughout his career, which is the best average in NC State history.
-Dayes has 10 career 100-yard rushing performances, bringing him into a tie with T.A. McClendon and Ray Robinson in 5th place. He is 2 100-yard performances behind Willie Burden in 4th place.
-Dayes has 28 career rushing touchdowns, which ranks 5th on the all-time list. He is 2 touchdowns behind Ray Robinson in 4th place.
-He now has 34 total career touchdowns, giving him sole possession of 4th place, passing Torry Holt. He is 2 touchdowns behind T.A. McLendon in 3rd place.
-Dayes’ 3,657 career all-purpose yards ranks 9th. He passed Anthony Barbour, and now sits in 8th place. Dayes is 270 yards behind Ray Robinson in 7th place.
Jaylen Samuels (JR)
8 receptions for 100 yards
-Samuels now has 25 career touchdowns, moving him into a tie with Tremayne Stephens for 7th all-time. He is 7 touchdowns behind Ray Robinson in 6th place. Samuels moved past Andre Brown and Gary Downs this week.
-Samuels now has 12 career touchdown receptions, which ties him with T.J. Graham, Jimmy Grissett, and Tramain Hall in 12th. Samuels moved past Tobais Palmer and Brian Clark this week. He is 1 touchdown away from Bryan Peterson and Bryan Underwood in 10th place.
-Samuels 100 career receptions rank 17th all-time, passing T.J. Graham and T.J. Williams this week. He is 2 receptions away from Don Buckey in 16th place.
Nyheim Hines (SO)
-Hines has 1,123 career kickoff return yards, which ranks 7th all-time. He is 5 yards behind Tobias Palmer in 6th place.
-Hines’ career kickoff return average of 25.0 ranks 7th all time. He is .02 yards behind Mike Clark in 6th.
Bra’Lon Cherry (SR)
-Cherry has 451 career punt return yards, which ranks 11th all-time. He is 3 yards behind Torry Holt in 10th place.
A.J. Cole III (SO)
3 punts for 116 yards
-Cole’s career punt average of 42.3 yards ranks 3rd in school history. Cole slipped one spot, and is currently .03 behind Kelly Hollodick.