In the National Football League, Casey Hayward plays football on a professional level. He represents the Atlanta Falcons as a cornerback. He weighs 87 kg and stands 1.80 m tall. He excelled in sports while attending Perry High School, including football, basketball, and track. When he entered college, he played college football for the Vanderbilt Commodores from 2008 to 2011.
He attended Vanderbilt University after graduating from high school. After taking part in his first year, he made the switch to cornerback permanently. In his last season as a Vanderbilt Commodore, he equaled the career high for interceptions (15). He also recorded seven interceptions and 62 tackles, which is the third-highest total by a Vanderbilt player in a single season. He was a mid-season All-American according to Sports Illustrated.
At the end of the season, the Walter Camp Foundation named him to the second team, making him the first Vanderbilt All-American in four years. During the 2012 NFL Draft’s second round, the Green Bay Packers selected Hayward. He committed to the San Diego Chargers in March 2016 for a three-year contract.
He was recognized for his performance in Week 1 of 2020 by the AFC as Defensive Player of the Week. The Chargers released him in March 2021. His agreement with the Las Vegas Raiders was consummated on May 4, 2021. In March 2022, he made a deal with the Atlanta Falcons for a two-year, $11 million deal.
Where Did Casey Hayward Attend College?
Casey Hayward attended Vanderbilt University and played college football there.
When Was Casey Hayward Drafted?
He was drafted in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers.