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Rookie Spotlight: D.J. Hayden

D.J. Hayden: DB, Houston

Oakland Raiders –– #12 Pick Overall 


Speedy DB D.J. Hayden brings a dose of youth and sizzling speed to the Raiders secondary. 


5 Random Facts


1. Prior to enrolling at the University of Houston, he helped Navarro Junior College win an NJCAA national championship in 2010. 


2. Greg Coswell, an NFL Films senior producer, said of Hayden, "On film, to me, he was the best cornerback in the draft."  


3. He registered a 4.33 40-yard dash time at the 2013 NFL Combine.


4. Hayden is the highest selected defensive player from Houston since Wilson Whitley in 1977.


5. He was born in Houston, Texas.


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  • Oakland Raiders

    July 3, 2013

    oakwin · draftee

    we should have took Sharrif Floyd but D.J. Hayden was a good pick we have a good rookie CB

  • Oakland Raiders

    June 29, 2013

    diggyspider1 · draftee

    still need more on offence

  • Minnesota Vikings

    June 27, 2013

    kalil75 · practice squad

    might even get a few picks

  • Minnesota Vikings

    June 27, 2013

    kalil75 · practice squad

    he is going to b a gr8 tackling cb

  • New England Patriots

    June 26, 2013

    brady390 · practice squad

    i dont like the raiders

  • Denver Broncos

    June 25, 2013

    tnop · draftee

    rex burkhead

  • San Francisco 49ers

    June 25, 2013

    rg3619 · draftee

    eric reid rookie of the year

  • Jacksonville Jaguars

    June 25, 2013

    mrhockeypantz · rookie

    cool

  • Indianapolis Colts

    June 25, 2013

    coltsman1812 · draftee

    he has an amazing story, he almost passed away in practice, the story is good to listen to

  • San Diego Chargers

    June 25, 2013

    winnerxl · veteran

    this is good for the raiders

  • Chicago Bears

    June 24, 2013

    nerf3454 · draftee

    Lets what he can do

  • Jacksonville Jaguars

    June 24, 2013

    allprobrady · veteran

    I thought he was good, and he is.

  • New England Patriots

    June 24, 2013

    patriotsaints · 2nd string

    vhe could play both safety and CB if the raiders wanted him to

  • New England Patriots

    June 24, 2013

    brady390 · practice squad

    he will learn well under woodson