2018: Returning starting Bandit safety ... missed the contact portion of spring practice while recovering from shoulder surgery performed on January 18, 2018 ... in 23 career games (11 starts), has 74 tackles, 4.5 TFL, 1.5 sacks and seven PBUs ... has eight games with 5+ tackles including a career-high 10 stops against Florida State in 2017 ... has played 931 career snaps.
2017 Game-by-Game Statistics
2017: Played in all 13 games with nine starting assignments ... totaled 50 tackles, 3.0 TFL, 1.0 sack and seven PBUs ... logged 3+ tackles in eight games including a season-high 10 stops against Florida State ... had nine tackles at Virginia ... posted seven tackles, 2.0 TFL and 1.0 sack versus Pittsburgh ... recorded multiple PBUs against Northwestern (3) and Virginia Tech (2) ... coupled with teammates Mark Gilbert (15), Jeremy McDuffie (9) and Bryon Fields Jr. (7) to give Duke the lone foursome in the ACC with 7+ PBUs each ... on the field for 684 snaps.
2016 Game-by-Game Statistics
2016: Played in 10 games with two starts ... missed the Army West Point and Georgia Tech weeks ... earned starting assignments against Notre Dame and Virginia ... recorded 24 tackles, 1.5 TFL and 0.5 sack ... had 5+ tackles in three games including a season-high eight stops against Virginia ... posted seven tackles at Notre Dame and five stops at Northwestern ... first career sack came in the win at Notre Dame ... on the field for 247 snaps.
2015: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterwinner at Grayson High School under coach Mickey Conn ... rated the No. 65 safety in the country by ESPN.com ... selected to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl following senior campaign and intercepted a pass in the contest to help limit the West squad to just 250 total yards of offense in a 24-3 East victory ... also selected to the Rivalries of Gwinnett All-Star Game after senior year ... served as team captain as a senior and carded 91 tackles, 19 PBUs and five INTs ... helped the Rams to a 10-2 mark as a senior and share of the 6A Region 8 title with a 7-1 record ... named the Atlanta WXIA-TV 11Alive Team 11 Athlete of the Week for August 29, 2014, after recording 10 tackles and an INT for a TD against Gainesville in the season opener ... Touchdown Club of Gwinnett all-county selection as a senior ... during junior year, tallied 80 tackles and five INTs ... selected to play in the Rising Seniors bowl after junior campaign ... as a sophomore, booked 30 tackles with one caused fumble and three pass breakups ... team finished 10-2 and advanced to the second round of the Georgia High School Athletic Association 6A playoffs ... Grayson won the state championship during freshman season with a 15-0 record ... squad finished freshman year ranked No. 4 nationally in the MaxPreps Xcellent25.
PERSONAL: Born March 14, 1997 ... majoring in cultural anthropology while pursuing a certificate in markets and management ... father of Josie Myla Hayes, born January 2, 2018 ... son of Darrell Hayes and Sandra Bramer.