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Jaren Hayes
Jaren Hayes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lebanon, Pa.

High School:
Cedar Crest

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 186

Position:
CB

Birthdate:
01/13/1983

Experience:
2L


Figures to earn his share of playing time at running back in 2003, behind Tyrell Dortch...rushed 35 times for 188 yards (5.4 avg.) and scored six touchdowns in four spring scrimmages...scored on runs of 25 and 5 yards in the April 12 scrimmage...produced three rushing TDs in the April 5 scrimmage, scoring on runs of 14, 2 and 3 yards...gained 98 yards on 14 carries, including a 1-yard TD plunge, in the March 29 scrimmage...AS A FRESHMAN: Emerged as one of only eight true freshmen to letter in 2002, appearing in all 12 games and playing 96 minutes...his 941 all-purpose yards ranked second on the team, behind All-American Charles Rogers...worked behind Dawan Moss and David Richard at tailback...finished third on the team in rushing with 340 yards on 61 attempts (5.6 avg.)...scored four rushing touchdowns...had four catches for 16 yards...recorded the first 100-yard game of his career in the season finale vs. Penn State, gaining 113 yards on 23 rushes, including a 9-yard TD run in the third quarter...picked up 88 yards on 14 carries vs. Indiana, scoring twice on runs of 8 and 6 yards...rushed 10 times for 82 yards, including a 1-yard TD dive late in the third quarter, in his collegiate debut vs. Eastern Michigan...returned 31 kickoffs for 585 yards (18.9 avg.)...his 585 kickoff return yards rank fifth on MSU's single-season chart...returned six kicks vs. California for 139 yards - the fifth-best single-game total in Spartan history...his 74-yard kickoff return in the third quarter vs. Eastern Michigan set up a touchdown...produced a season-high 156 all-purpose yards vs. EMU in the 2002 season opener...played a season-best 25.5 minutes vs. Penn State...HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: PrepStar All-American...ranked among the nation's top all-purpose backs by Rivals100.com (No. 26)...named to SuperPrep's All-Northeast and Prep Football Report's All-East Teams...rated among the East's top 25 prospects by Tom Lemming (No. 24), including the third-best running back...listed among Pennsylvania's top 25 seniors by SuperPrep (No. 23)...selected to play in the Ohio-Pennsylvania Big 33 All-Star Game...named to Sportsfever Magazine's All-State Supreme Team as a sophomore, junior and senior...four-year starter for Coach Gene Fuhrman at Cedar Crest High School in Lebanon, Pa....set school career rushing records for carries (748), yards (4,882) and touchdowns (76)...accounted for a Cedar Crest-record 5,495 career all-purpose yards and scored a school-record 516 career points...broke the county record with 86 career TDs (76 rushing, eight receiving and two kick-off returns)...earned first-team All-Lebanon County and second-team All-Section 1 honors as a senior...gained 859 yards and scored 11 rushing TDs in 2001...second-team all-state running back rushed for 1,101 yards and 20 TDs as a junior...named Section 1 (Lancaster-Lebanon League) Outstanding Back after producing 1,603 yards and 25 rushing TDs as a sophomore...rushed for 1,318 yards and 20 TDs as a freshman...son of Bob and Debbie Hayes...born Jan. 13, 1983.

Hayes' Statistics
Rushing	G/GS	Att.	Yds.	Avg.	TD	LG
2002	12/0	61	340	5.6	4	22

Receiving No. Yds. Avg. TD LG 2002 4 16 4.0 0 10

Kickoff Returns No. Yds. Avg. TD LG 2002 31 585 18.9 0 74

Hayes' Career Highs Carries: 23, vs. Penn State (2002) Rushing Yards: 113, vs. Penn State (2002) Rushing TDs: 2, vs. Indiana (2002) Catches: 2, vs. Notre Dame (2002) Receiving Yards: 17, vs. Notre Dame (2002) Kickoff Returns: 6, twice (last vs. Minnesota, 2002) Kickoff Return Yards: 139, vs. California (2002)

Hayes' Game-By-Game Statistics 2002 Rushing Att. Yds. TD LG Eastern Michigan 10 82 1 21 Rice 5 31 0 14 California -- -- -- -- Notre Dame 2 5 0 4 Northwestern 1 5 0 5 Iowa 1 0 0 -- Minnesota 1 1 0 1 Wisconsin -- -- -- -- Michigan -- -- -- -- Indiana 14 88 2 22 Purdue 4 15 0 8 Penn State 23 113 1 13 Totals 61 340 4 22