Found March 20, 2013 on 85% Sports:
PLAYERS: D.J. Hayden
DJ Hayden CB, Houston 5-11, 191 LBS         TCK          INT        PBU         SCK         TFL           FF 2012 38 4 8 3 1 Houston 2011 66 2 11 1 8 5 11/12 2010 35 3 6 Navarro JUCO 09/10 2009 23 1     *4 INT returned for touchdowns (3 at Houston).   *Missed final 3 games of 2012 season due to injury (torn inferior vena cava). He changes direction very well. Very quick. Has shown the ability to close on the ball very fast. Flips his hips very well, allowing him to easily turn from his backpedal to running with the receiver. Looks like he sneaks peeks into the backfield/at the QB. That may work to his advantage a lot in college, but in the NFL, QBs know how to look off coverage, so that may get him in some trouble. It also may work to his advantage as well. His torn inferior vena cava (a main pipeline from the heart to the lower body) was a very dangerous injury. Teams are sur

Hayden returns and impresses at UH pro day

If you remember the name D.J. Hayden, chances are you remember it because Hayden was the victim of one of the most terrifying and unusual injuries ever suffered by an athlete. Four months ago Hayden, a defensive back at the University of Houston, ruptured the main vein to his heart during a practice. Doctors said this kind of injury is normally associated with car accidents and...

Pro Day Tour: Amazing Comeback

Houston's D.J. Hayden tests for scouts after almost dying in November ... plus five other schools in which Packers scouts were in attendance on Monday.
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