- For Admiral Donald Hayes of the Robotech series, Donald Hayes (Robotech).
Donald Ross Hayes, Jr. (born July 13, 1975 in Century, Florida) is a former American football wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers and New England Patriots of the National Football League. Hayes played college football at Wisconsin.
In 2003, Hayes signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars but was released following the preseason.
On May 31, 2006, Hayes signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League and participated in their pre-season training camp. He was cut by the team on June 10, 2006.