Adam Hayward

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Adam Hayward
Adam Hayward 2014.jpg
Hayward with the Redskins in 2014.
No. 55 Washington Redskins
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-06-23) June 23, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth: Westminster, California
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Huntington Beach (CA) Marina
College: Portland State
NFL draft: 2007 / Round: 6 / Pick: 184
Career history
Roster status: Injured Reserve
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Tackles: 174
Sacks: 1.0
Interceptions: 0
Stats at

Adam Hayward (born June 23, 1984) is an American football linebacker for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Portland State.

Early life[edit]

A linebacker at Marina High School, Adam was unnerved by the idea of playing the position of Safety for Colorado State University,[1] He took a year off from football at Colorado to take care of some family issues.[1] Eventually, he found his place starting as an outside linebacker for Portland State University under Tim Walsh.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Hayward was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sixth round (184th pick) of the 2007 NFL Draft.

Washington Redskins[edit]

On March 10, 2014, Hayward signed a three-year deal with the Washington Redskins.[2] He was placed on injured reserve due to a tibial plateau fracture in his right leg on November 24.[3] He suffered the fracture after jumping to catch the ball during a punt in the Week 12 game against the San Francisco 49ers.


  1. ^ a b c Hopkins, Pz, Where There's a Will, There's a Way: An Interview with Adam Hayward 
  2. ^ Jones, Mike (March 11, 2014). "Redskins add ILB/special teams standout Adam Hayward". Retrieved 2014-03-11. 
  3. ^ Jones, Mike (November 24, 2014). "Redskins place Adam Hayward on IR, promote Steve Beauharnais". Retrieved 2014-12-02. 

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