Sheldon Day (born July 1, 1994) is an American football defensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame.
|No. 96 – San Francisco 49ers|
|Born:||July 1, 1994|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||293 lb (133 kg)|
|High school:||Warren Central|
|NFL Draft:||2016 / Round: 4 / Pick: 103|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 9, 2019|
Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was rated as the 18th best defensive tackle prospect of his class. On August 4, 2011, he committed to play college football at the University of Notre Dame.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||Commit date|
|Indianapolis, Indiana||Indianapolis (IN) Warren Central||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)||280 lb (130 kg)||Aug 3, 2011|
|Recruiting star ratings: Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: N/A ESPN grade: 80|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 6 (DT), 50 (national) Rivals: 244 (national) ESPN: 14 (DT), 12 (regional), 2 (IN)|
As a true freshman at Notre Dame in 2012, Day appeared in all 13 games and had 23 tackles and two sacks. As a sophomore, he played in 11 games and made eight starts. He recorded 33 tackles and a half sack. As an 11-game starter his junior year, Day had 40 tackles and one sack. Following the end of the season, Sheldon Day announced that he would return for his senior season, foregoing the 2015 NFL Draft. In his senior season, starting all 13 games, Day set a career high in tackles (45), tackles for loss (15.5) and sacks (4), earning himself second-team All-American honors by the Associated Press.
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yard dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert jump||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 1 in
|32 5⁄8 in
|9 5⁄8 in
|5.07 s||4.50 s||7.44 s||30 in
|8 ft 6 in
|All values from NFL Combine,|
On November 18, 2017, Day was waived by the Jaguars.
San Francisco 49ersEdit
On November 20, 2017, Day was claimed off waivers by the San Francisco 49ers. Familiar to defensive coordinator Robert Saleh, Day was immediately a part of the defensive line rotation. He served as a reserve and played in six games, netting 12 solo tackles, 4 assisted tackles, and a sack. 
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- "Day expected to be impact guy". South Bend Tribune.
- "Notre Dame DT Sheldon Day eager to supply leadership to defensive line". Notre Dame Insider.
- "Sheldon Day wanted to attend LSU, but he'll face the Tigers with Notre Dame". theadvocate.com.
- "Sheldon Day embracing leadership role for Notre Dame". Notre Dame Insider.
- "Sheldon Day to return to Notre Dame". Indianapolis Star. January 10, 2015.
- Notre Dame's Sheldon Day, Will Fuller, Jaylon Smith named All-Americans
- "NFL Events: Combine Player Profiles - Sheldon Day". National Football League.
- DiRocco, Michael (April 30, 2016). "Jaguars add depth behind Sen'Derrick Marks with DT Sheldon Day". ESPN.com.
- "Jaguars make roster moves". Jaguars.com. November 18, 2017.
- "49ers Claim DL Sheldon Day off Waivers". 49ers.com. November 20, 2017.