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Geno Hayes
Geno Hayes
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Geno Hayes

LB

Date of birth
Aug 10, 1987
College
Florida State
Height
6-1
Weight
226 Lbs

Bio

Geno Hayes is a linebacker for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He played his college football at Florida State University and was drafted in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL Draft.

EARLY YEARS

Hayes was born on August 10, 1987 in Greenville, Florida. As a senior at Madison County High School, Hayes had 124 tackles, 27 tackles for loss, and 11 sacks. He was named All-American first-team by Parade Magazine and second team All-American honors by USA Today.

According to Rivals.com, Hayes was a four-star prospect and the third-best linebacker recruit in the nation.

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY

After playing sparingly his freshman season, Hayes started 10 games as a sophomore and recorded 59 tackles and three sacks. He had a career-high 12 tackles against UCLA in the Emerald Bowl.

As a junior, Hayes ranked second on the team in tackles (80) behind Derek Nicholson’s 99. He added a team-high 17.5 tackles for loss and was second on the team with five sacks. He was named to the All-ACC first-team.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

Hayes was drafted in the sixth round (175th-overall) by the Bucs in the 2008 NFL Draft.

Despite playing in only nine games as a rookie, Hayes took over the starting spot in 2009 and recorded a career-high 98 tackles to go along with three sacks and two interceptions.

In four years with Tampa Bay, Hayes made 42 starts with 251 tackles, seven sacks, and four interceptions.

CHICAGO BEARS

Hayes signed a one-year deal with the Bears on April 19, 2012.

That season, he made 14 tackles in three starts.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

The Jaguars signed Hayes to a two-year, $2 million contract on March 13, 2013.

In his first season with Jacksonville, Hayes made 14 starts. He added 78 tackles, two interceptions and one sacks. 

Statistics

Stats SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT YDS LONG TD FF FRC TD SAF
2013 Regular Season 67 10 77 1.0 2 3 2 38 27 0 1 0 0 0

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
12-28-2014 @ Houston Texans Houston Texans 23-17 1 1 2 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
12-18-2014 @ Tennessee Titans Tennessee Titans 21-13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Baltimore Ravens Baltimore Ravens 20-12 4 2 6 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
12-7-2014 @ Houston Texans Houston Texans 13-27 2 0 2 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
11-30-2014 @ New York Giants New York Giants 25-24 2 3 5 1.0 0 1 0 1 0 0