• Jay Ajayi (RB) #23

    Jay Ajayi
    ADP:Round: 4, Pick: 2
    Team:Philadelphia
    Ht / Wt:6'0" / 221 lb.
    College:Boise State
    Age:23
    Born:June 15, 1993
    Drafted:2015 / Rd. 5 (149)
    Draft Team:MIA

    Injury Status - Week 17

    Not on injury report

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    News

    Jay Ajayi Offically Off Of Injury Report

    Friday, February 2, 5:40 PM

    Philadelphia Eagles running back Jay Ajayi (ankle) was removed from the Eagles injury report for Super Bowl LII. There was no concern over Ajayi's status after he practiced fully all week. Ajayi should be featured heavily in the Eagles Super Bowl game plan.

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    Average Draft Position (ADP) Value

    February 21, 2018

    Jay Ajayi's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Ajayi's current ADP is 4.02, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 2nd pick of the 4th round, and 37th selection overall.

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

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    2016 Season Stats

    Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD
    260 1,272 8 27 151 0

    Recent drafts with Jay Ajayi:

    Draft #DateFormatAjayi's Draft Pick
    4667310 2/21/2018 Standard 42nd
    4667306 2/21/2018 Standard 40th
    4667297 2/21/2018 Standard 33rd
    4667268 2/21/2018 Standard 32nd
    4667265 2/21/2018 Standard 42nd
    4667232 2/21/2018 Standard 36th
    4667185 2/21/2018 Standard 42nd
    4667182 2/21/2018 Standard 37th
    4667181 2/21/2018 Standard 42nd

    Players drafted after Jay Ajayi:

    Amari Cooper WR OAK 4.05
    Russell Wilson QB SEA 4.05
    Tom Brady QB NE 4.05
    Josh Gordon WR CLE 4.06
    Stefon Diggs WR MIN 4.07
    Jarvis Landry WR MIA 4.07
    Marshawn Lynch RB OAK 4.09
    Zach Ertz TE PHI 4.09
    Kirk Cousins QB WAS 4.09
    Allen Robinson WR JAX 4.10
    Larry Fitzgerald WR ARI 4.12
    Alex Collins RB BAL 5.01
    Evan Engram TE NYG 5.02
    Greg Olsen TE CAR 5.02
    DeMarco Murray RB TEN 5.02
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    Jay Ajayi Biography

    Jay “The A-Train” Ajayi stormed into the NFL spotlight last year after an injury-plagued 2015 rookie season. Ajayi was born on June 15, 1993, in London, England. He moved with his Nigerian-born parents to the United States when he was seven years old. His family ended up in Texas where he played for Frisco Liberty High School where he gained the attention of national recruiting scouts for College football teams after running for 2,240 yards and 35 touchdowns his senior year.

    College

    As a redshirt freshman at Boise State University, Ajayi carried the ball 82 times for 548 yards and 4 touchdowns, He added another 14 yards through the air. In his second year of eligibility, he ran for 1,425 yards and caught 22 passes for 222 yards. He scored a total of 19 touchdowns. In his senior year, he showed increased improvement as his run total increased to 1,813 yards and his catch total increased to 535 yards on 50 catches (an FBS record) and he scored 32 touchdowns.

    Here are some of the best highlights of Ajayi during his college career.

    The NFL Combine

    Ajayi had a grade of 5.62 based on the following results at the 2015 college combine:

    • 40 time: 4.57 seconds
    • Bench Press (225 lbs.): 19
    • Vertical Jump: 39.0 Inches
    • Broad Jump: 121.0 Inches
    • 3 Cone Drill: 7.10 seconds
    • 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.10 seconds
    • 60 Yard Shuttle: 11.10 seconds

    A grade of 5.62 means Ajayi was rated as a person who had a chance to become an NFL player.

    Draft Position

    Ajayi was projected as a second-round NFL draft pick by some draft experts, but he fell down in the draft because of lingering concerns over a knee injury he suffered in 2011 when he was a true freshman at Boise State University. Miami used its fifth-round pick (the 149th overall) to select Ajayi.

    NFL Rookie Season

    Ajayi’s 2015 rookie season was marred by a rib injury he suffered in the preseason. He was placed on injury reserve/designated to return list. He returned to active status in before the game against the Buffalo Bills on November 8th where he ran for 41 yards on 5 carries (an 8.2 YPC average). He finished the season with 187 rushing yards on 49 carries and 90 passing yards on seven catches.

    Ajayi’s Second Season

    Ajayi's first full season in the NFL started out slow. In the first five games he had 31 carries for 117 yards and 6 receptions for 44 yards, but then he exploded in week 6 with a 204 rushing yard game and 214 rushing yard game in week seven. He had 206 rushing yards in week 16 to become only the fourth player in NFL history to have at least 3 games with 200+ rushing yards during the regular season. The only other players to accomplish that feat were O.J. Simpson, Earl Campbell, and Tiki Barber. Here are some of the greatest highlights Ajayi had during the regular season.

    Ajayi followed the regular season with a sub-par performance in the wild-card game against Pittsburgh with 33 rushing yards on 16 carries and 12 reception yards on 3 catches. Miami lost that game 30-12.

    The Future

    Ajayi finished the season healthy and is primed o be the number one rusher for the Miami Dolphins as they head into the 2017 season. He will be entering the third year of his rookie contract which pays him an annual salary of $625,203.  You can follow Ajayi on his Twitter and Instagram accounts - his address is [email protected]

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