Averaging 15.1 yards per catch for his career as a back-up at tight end ... has used his height to his advantage with four of his nine career catches covering at least 15 yards ... is expected to supply depth at the tight end spot in 2007.
as a sophomore (2006): saw action in all 10 games as a back-up tight end ... caught six passes for 49 yards ... was fourth on the team with a pair of touchdown receptions ... the TD grabs came in back-to-back games ... the first was a 6-yarder to open the scoring in a 35-21 win at Saint Peter's and the second was a 30-yarder that put the Dukes up 33-10 in a 40-10 win over Marist ... two of his six catches (for 10 yards) came in the win over Sacred Heart.
as a freshman (2005): saw increased action as the season progressed ... played in the last six games with a start in the season finale at Saint Francis ... caught three passes for 89 yards on the year ... his first catch went for 55 yards on the first play of the second half at Marist ... the clutch grab set up a touchdown that turned a 13-7 DU halftime lead into a 19-7 bulge in what became a 22-14 win ... added a 15-yard catch in the win at Iona ... caught a 17-yard pass to set up DU's final score in a 44-17 win at Saint Francis.
personal: major: marketing ... date of birth: 10/18/85.
Hayes' career statistics receiving Year G/GS No. Yds. YPC TD LG 2005 6/1 3 87 29.0 0 55 2006 10/0 6 49 8.2 2 t30 Totals 16/1 9 136 15.1 2 55