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Adam Hayward
OLB #55
Height:
6-1
Weight:
240
College:
Portland State
Hometown:
Westminster, CA
Experience:
9

HONOR ROLL
Redskins Special Teams Captain (2014) Buccaneers Special Teams Captain (2011-13) 2010 Buccaneers Walter Payton Man of the Year

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 9/9/07 (at SEA)... First NFL start: 12/13/09 (vs. NYJ)... Redskins debut: 9/7/14 (at HOU)... First sack: 11/21/10 (at SF, Troy Smith)... First FR: 11/21/10 (at SF, Joshua Morgan)... First TD: 11/11/12 (vs. SD, blocked punt return)

HONOR ROLL
Redskins Special Teams Captain (2014) Buccaneers Special Teams Captain (2011-13) 2010 Buccaneers Walter Payton Man of the Year

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 9/9/07 (at SEA)... First NFL start: 12/13/09 (vs. NYJ)... Redskins debut: 9/7/14 (at HOU)... First sack: 11/21/10 (at SF, Troy Smith)... First FR: 11/21/10 (at SF, Joshua Morgan)... First TD: 11/11/12 (vs. SD, blocked punt return)

TRANSACTIONS
Selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sixth round (182nd overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft... Re-signed with the Buccaneers on August 1, 2011... Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 12, 2014.

PRO
Veteran special teams standout who agreed to terms with the Redskins on the first day of free agency in 2014 and was voted as the Redskins’ special teams captain in his first season in Washington... Enters the 2016 season having previously appeared in 118 games with 13 starts... Served as the Buccaneers’ special teams captain for three years from 2011-13... Led Buccaneers in special teams tackles in five of his last six seasons in Tampa Bay... Established a single- season career high in special teams tackles in each of his first four seasons.

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2015 (REDSKINS)
Spent the season on the team’s Reserve/Injured list after suffering a knee injury in the team’s second preseason game.

2014 (REDSKINS)
Named by his teammates as special teams captain prior to his first season in Washington... Appeared in 11 games... Contributed on special teams at HOU (9/7), vs. JAX (9/14), at PHI (9/21), vs. NYG (9/25) and vs. SEA (10/6)... Played on defense in addition to special teams at ARI (10/12) and vs. TEN (10/19), recording an assisted tackle in both games... Contributed on special teams and played one defensive snap in an overtime win at DAL (10/27)... Played on defense and special teams at MIN (11/2)... Contributed on special teams vs. TB (11/16) and at SF (11/23) before exiting the game against the Niners with a leg injury.

2013 (BUCCANEERS)
Elected special teams captain for a third consecutive season... Played in all 16 games for the fourth straight season, including two starts, and finished with 15 tackles on defense, including one for loss... Credited with a teamleading 11 tackles on special teams... Recorded two tackles, including one for loss, vs. PHI (10/13)... Registered one tackle on defense and two on special teams at SEA (11/3)... Recorded one special teams tackle in his 100th career game, vs. MIA (11/11)... Posted four tackles on defense and one on special teams vs. ATL (11/17)... Recorded first start of the season at DET (11/24), recording three tackles and a pass defensed... Notched one tackle on defense and one on special teams at CAR (12/1)... Registered one tackle on defense and one on special teams vs. BUF (12/8)... Recorded one tackle on defense and two on special teams vs. SF (12/15)... Posted one tackle on defense and one tackle on special teams at STL (12/22)... Started and tallied one tackle on defense and one on special teams at NO (12/29).

2012 (BUCCANEERS)
Served as the Buccaneers’ special teams captain for second straight season... Played in all 16 games, making five starts and recording 15 tackles and two passes defensed... Recovered a blocked punt and returned it 29 yards for a touchdown in win vs. SD (11/11). Added two tackles on defense and one on special teams... Started at linebacker, making two tackles on defense and two on special teams in win at CAR (11/18)... Started at linebacker and posted season-high five tackles, including one for loss vs. ATL (11/25)... Posted four tackles, including one for loss, at NO (12/16)... Started vs. STL (12/23) and recorded two tackles and a pass defensed... Started in win at STL (12/30) and notched one tackle on defense and three on special teams.

2011 (BUCCANEERS)
Named as the Buccaneers’ special teams captain... Appeared in all 16 games, starting two... Made 24 tackles (21 solo) on defense... Made first start of the season at NO (11/6)... Started vs. HOU (11/13) and posted a career-high eight tackles (seven solo) on defense.

2010 (BUCCANEERS)
Played in all 16 games with three starts... Posted a career-high 20 special teams tackles... Compiled 18 defensive tackles (13 solo), two passes defensed and one sack... Started in Week 11 at SF (11/21) and made two solo tackles. Also recorded the first sack of his career by dropping Troy Smith for a three-yard loss and notched his first fumble recovery of his career on the team’s first defensive possession... Recovered a fumble on the opening kick of the second half at WAS (12/12).

2009 (BUCCANEERS)
Appeared in 15 games and made his first NFL start in Week 14 vs. NYJ (12/13)... Ranked third on the team with 15 special teams tackles... Made 13 tackles (10 solo) on defense.

2008 (BUCCANEERS)
Played in all 16 games in his second NFL season... Tied for fourth on the team with 12 special teams tackles.

2007 (BUCCANEERS)
Appeared in 12 games as a rookie... Made his NFL debut at SEA (9/9).

COLLEGE
Played in 22 games with 11 starts for Portland State (2005-06), earning All-American and unanimous All-Big Sky Conference honors for his performance at strongside linebacker... Totaled 123 tackles, 11.0 sacks, 19.0 tackles for loss and seven passes defensed while forcing four fumbles and recovering another with the Vikings... As a senior, was named the league’s Defensive Player of the Year... Spent three years at Colorado State (2002-04) before transferring to Portland State... Majored in business administration.

PERSONAL
Attended Marina H.S. in Westminster, Calif... Earned all-region honors from PrepStar and was a two-time all-league choice... Posted 90 tackles, including 10 stops for losses, 6.0 sacks, five forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and two interceptions as a senior... Has traveled to Bahrain, Italy, South Korea, the Persian Gulf, and Spain to greet and visit with U.S. troops stationed overseas... Married to the former Angela Rumore. The couple has one daughter, Jaslyn Faye... Born Adam Hayward on June 23, 1984 in Long Beach, Calif.

COMMUNITY
Was extremely active in the community in his seven years in Tampa, and his commitment to community continued upon arriving in Washington... Named the Buccaneers’ 2010 Man of the Year for his leadership on and off the field and efforts to make a difference in the community... Helped bring joy to 31 women battling breast cancer at the team’s annual All- Star Survivors Celebration in both 2014 and 2015... In 2014, waited tables to raise money for Ryan Kerrigan’s Blitz for the Better foundation, helped raise funds for breast cancer research and services for the American Cancer Society at the SACK Cancer Gala, hosted a Friday Night Lights Breast Cancer Awareness game at Herndon (Va.) High School and hosted families of deceased veterans at Redskins Park in support of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors... In Tampa, sponsored the “Hayward’s Huddle for Hope” Front Row Fans section to provide a special gameday experience at Raymond James Stadium for local charities... In October 2012, served dinner to breast cancer patients and families staying at the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge... Hosted pediatric cancer patients at the Buccaneers’ “Wall of Hope” celebration in September 2012... In June 2012, visited the Highland Pines Cougars youth football program to lead children through football drills and help present thousands of dollars in new sporting equipment that vandals had stolen from the league... Presented a $5,000 donation on behalf of the Buccaneers to My Hope Chest, nonprofit organization that assists uninsured women with reconstructive surgery post-mastectomy, in October 2011... Named the 2010 Ambassador for the Florida Suncoast Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure for filming public service announcements, serving as the Honorary Chair for Komen’s Pink Tie Gala in May 2010 and serving as Honorary Chair for Komen’s Race for the Cure in October 2010, which raised more than $1 million for breast cancer research... Presented a $5,000 donation on behalf of the Buccaneers to Faces of Courage, a nonprofit organization that provides life-enriching experiences to families touched by cancer, in October 2010... Participated in the Buccaneers’ second, third, fourth and fifth annual Day of Giving events, surprising 30 needy families with gifts, tickets and a shopping spree in December 2008- 11... Distributed 400 Thanksgiving meals to underprivileged families with former teammate Ryan Nece at University Area Community Center in November 2010... Served as a celebrity escort to young women fighting cancer in the Fashion Funds the Cure fashion show to benefit the Pediatric Cancer Foundation in March 2010 and February 2012... Helped start a school in Haiti and has contributed to the non-profit “Respire Haiti.”

Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 118 174 137 37 1 0 5 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 WAS 11 13 9 4 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 TB 16 25 18 7 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2012 TB 16 24 18 6 0 0 2 -- -- -- -- --
2011 TB 16 32 28 4 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 TB 16 29 22 7 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2009 TB 15 23 19 4 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 TB 16 13 11 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 TB 12 15 12 3 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 118 1 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0
2014 WAS 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 TB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 TB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 TB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 TB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 TB 15 1 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0
2008 TB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 TB 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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