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D.J. HAYDEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

First Round NFL Draft Grades: Oakland Raiders

PICK: D.J. Hayden, CB, HoustonANALYSIS: When I heard this morning that Hayden was being considered as the first or second CB in the draft, I actually laughed. I knew he might sneak into the end of round one despite being a second round prospect, but I never imagined him going this high. His story and return from a life threatening injury is certainly inspiring, but he just isn...
Via Heff's Sports Blog
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Benigno made Rich Eisen Uncomfortable as he Dumped all Over DJ Hayden Today

University of Houston cornerback D.J. Hayden almost died in practice after a teammate's knee hit him in the chest causing a tear in the inferior vena cava in his heart. (Google it, it's insane.) When... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Via Bob's Blitz
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Hayden out of hospital after injury

A University of Houston defensive back left a hospital Monday, six days after a hit in practice tore a major vein that feeds his heart and left him in critical condition. The school said cornerback D.J. Hayden was discharged from Memorial Hermann-Texas Trauma Institute in Houston. Hayden and his family won't be available for comment immediately, UH athletics spokesman David...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston CB tears large vein

Houston cornerback D.J. Hayden remains in ''stable yet critical'' condition after tearing a vein during a collision with a teammate during practice. Team physician Dr. Walter Lowe said in a statement from the school Thursday that the senior was taken by ambulance Tuesday to Memorial Hermann Hospital. He had immediate surgery for a tear of the inferior vena cava,...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston cornerback tears large vein in practice

HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston cornerback D.J. Hayden remains in "stable yet critical" condition after tearing a vein during a collision with a teammate during practice. Team physician Dr. Walter Lowe said in a statement from the school Thursday that the senior was taken by ambulance Tuesday to Memorial Hermann Hospital. He had immediate surgery for a tear of the inferior vena...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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