Jovan Haye

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Jovan Haye
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Position:Defensive end / Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Born: (1982-06-21) June 21, 1982 (age 36)
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:277 lb (126 kg)
Career information
High school:Fort Lauderdale (FL) Dillard
NFL Draft:2005 / Round: 6 / Pick: 189
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Forced Fumbles:1
Player stats at

Jovan Haye (born June 21, 1982) is a former American football defensive lineman. He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the sixth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Vanderbilt.

Haye also played for the Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans and Detroit Lions.

Early years[edit]

Haye attended high school at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He did not start playing football until his junior year, but still earned first-team All-State honors at offensive guard as a junior and senior. Aside from his athletic achievements, he also performed well academically, graduating with a 4.5 grade point average.

College career[edit]

Jovan Haye played college football at Vanderbilt. During his career he started 34 of 35 games and recorded 149 tackles, 10.5 sacks, and one interception. After his junior season he entered NFL Draft.

Professional career[edit]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Haye was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the sixth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He only played two games for the Panthers and was cut on September 2, 2006.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Haye was signed by the Cleveland Browns on September 3, 2006. On September 12, 2006, he was released, but was signed to Browns practice squad on September 14, 2006.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Haye was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on October 25, 2006. In his first season with the Bucs he played in nine games and recorded 17 tackles. In 2007, he became a full-time starter for the Bucs, starting all 16 games. He finished the season with 68 tackles and six sacks. In 2008, he started 14 of 15 games, recording 33 tackles and no sacks.

Tennessee Titans[edit]

On March 2, 2009, Haye agreed to a four-year, $16 million contract with the Tennessee Titans. He was waived on August 29, 2011.

Detroit Lions[edit]

On December 9, 2011 Haye signed with the Detroit Lions. Four days later, On December 13, 2011 he was released by the Detroit Lions.[1]

Second stint with Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Haye re-signed with the Buccaneers on December 19, 2011.

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