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Matt Hayes
Matt Hayes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Saginaw, Mich.

Last College:
Delta College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
06/20/1980

Experience:
SQ


Third-year walk-on adds depth at SAM linebacker . . . AS A JUNIOR: Made special teams appearances vs. Central Michigan in the 2001 season opener . . . selected Spartan Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week vs. Purdue . . . 2000 SEASON: Sat out the entire 2000 campaign after transferring from Delta College (University Center, Mich.) . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-year starter at tailback and linebacker at Reese (Mich.) High School . . . honorable mention all-state selection as a senior . . . earned first-team all-conference and all-area honors . . . rushed for 1,024 yards on 76 carries (13.5 avg.) and scored 14 touchdowns in 1998 . . . recorded 110 tackles as a senior to go along with three interceptions . . . picked up 850 rushing yards on 60 attempts (14.2 avg.) and scored 10 TDs as a junior . . . contributed 96 tackles and four interceptions in 1997 . . . awarded two letters each in baseball and basketball . . . second-team all-conference power forward averaged 10.1 points and 10.3 rebounds as a senior . . . born June 20, 1980 . . . majoring in computer engineering.