On Now
Coming Up
  • Tue., Feb. 23, 2016 7:59 AM - 11:00 PM PST NFL Scouting Combine This February, over three hundred of the very best college football players will be invited to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine (National Invitational Camp) in Indianapolis, Indiana. Top Executives, Coaching Staffs, Player Personnel Departments and Medical Personnel from all 32 NFL teams will be on hand to evaluate the nation’s top college football players eligible for the upcoming NFL Draft. This intense, four-day job interview is an exciting time for the athletes and a vital step in achieving their dreams of playing in the NFL.

News

Raiders Sign First-Round Draft Pick DJ Hayden

Posted Jul 25, 2013

The Raiders have signed first-round draft pick DJ Hayden, General Manager Reggie McKenzie announced Thursday.

The Raiders have signed first-round draft pick DJ Hayden, General Manager Reggie McKenzie announced Thursday.
 
The Raiders have now signed all of the team’s 10 selections from the 2013 NFL Draft. The Silver and Black begin training camp in Napa, Calif., this week, with the first practice taking place Friday.
 
Hayden (5-11, 190) was selected 12th overall by the Raiders in April. He played two seasons at the University of Houston, garnering All-Conference USA honors in both campaigns after transferring from Navarro Junior College. Hayden played in 22 career games with 21 starts at Houston, recording six interceptions, 127 tackles (90 solo), one sack, six forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and 19 passes defensed.
 
The Houston native’s senior season was limited to just nine games due to an injury to his inferior vena cava, suffered in a practice collision. As a junior, Hayden was named Conference USA Newcomer of the Year after recording two interceptions and 11 passes defensed. He helped lead Navarro Junior College to the NJCAA National Championship in 2010.