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Derrick Hayward
Player Profile:
Derrick Hayward 1564838
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 235
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Salisbury, Md.
High School: Wicomico HS
Experience: Redshirt

As a Junior (2016): Started all 13 games at tight end, totaling four catches for 17 yards and a touchdown ... Caught one pass for five yards vs. Michigan State (10/22) ... Caught one pass for three yards at UCF (9/17) ... Caught first career touchdown at FIU (9/9) - a 9-yard reception.

As a Sophomore (2015): Appeared in all 12 games, making two starts at tight end ... caught one pass for four yards against Richmond (9/5) ... hauled in one pass for six yards at West Virginia (9/26).

As a Redshirt Freshman (2014): Appeared in 12 games with two starts at tight end ... caught two passes for 25 yards on the season ... made his collegiate debut against James Madison (8/30) ... caught his first career pass at Wisconsin (10/25) for 27 yards ... earned his first career start against Michigan State (11/15) ... caught one pass at Michigan (11/22) ... started in the Foster Farms Bowl against Stanford (12/30).

As a Freshman (2013): Served a redshirt season ... named scout team offensive player of the week for his efforts in preparation for West Virginia (9/21).

At Wicomico High School: Rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com and Scout.com … tabbed a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, No. 19 in the state of Maryland … named to the 2012 Maryland Small School All-State Team … played for Team Washington in the 2012 Crab Bowl … a three-time first team all-conference selection … a 2012 first team all-state selection … during his senior campaign, totaled 50 tackles, three sacks and two fumble recoveries … a basketball letterwinner as a senior … also considered Boston College, Navy, Rutgers and Wake Forest … coached by Dave Nettles and Pat McGlinchey.

Personal: Born in Wilmington, Del. … parents are Roy and Michelle Hayward … graduated in December of 2016 with a degree in family science.

Career Highs
Receptions - 1 (8x, last vs. Boston College, 12/26/16)
Touchdowns - 1 (at FIU, 9/9/16)
Receiving Yards - 27 (at Wisconsin, 10/25/14)
Long Reception - 27 yards (at Wisconsin, 10/25/14)

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