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Leon Hayes
5  Leon Hayes

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Desert Pines HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 200

Position:
DB

Experience:
1L

03/31/2012

Miners Get the Ground Game Percolating in Saturday Scrimmage

Nathan Jeffery, Josh Bell and Brandon Polk combined to rush for 245 yards on Saturday morning in the Sun Bowl.

2012: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Earned first team All-League honors as a safety, and second team accolades as a running back & kick returner as a senior at Desert Pines HS ... rated the no. 9 prospect in the state of Nevada by Rivals.com ... rushed for 865 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior ... rushed for 1,192 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior ... three-year varsity letterman for coach Paul Bennett ... also ran track at Desert Pines for three years, competing in the 100 & 200 meters and the 4x100 & 4x200 relays.

PERSONAL: Full name is Leon Hayes ... parents are Darrell Haley and Donna Hayes ... born 9/18/93 (Panama City, Fla.) ... has one sister ... Communication major.

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