Coming Up
  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 10:00AM - 4:00PM PDT Stockton Asparagus Festival RAIDER NATION ON LOCATION will be on hand April 26 and 27. The City of Stockton will host its 2014 Stockton Asparagus Festival April 25-27. 
  • Sun., Apr. 27, 2014 10:00AM - 4:00PM PDT Stockton Asparagus Festival RAIDER NATION ON LOCATION will be on hand April 26 and 27. The City of Stockton will host its 2014 Stockton Asparagus Festival April 25-27. 
  • Mon., Apr. 28, 2014 8:00AM PDT Biletnikoff Hall of Fame Golf Classic Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Fred Biletnikoff and the Oakland Raiders will host the 10th Annual Hall of Fame Golf Classic in memory of Fred's daughter Tracey to support many causes throughout Northern California. The golf tournament is set for Monday, April 28, 2014, and will be held at Ruby Hill Golf Club in Pleasanton, Calif.

Team

DJ Hayden
CB #25
Height:
5-11
Weight:
190
Age:
23
College:
Houston
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
25
SCK
0.0
FF
1
INT
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 25 22 3 0.0 0 2 1 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2013 OAK 8 2 25 22 3 0.0 -- 2 1 0 -- 0 0 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @IND L 17-21 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 JAC W 19-9 5 5 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @DEN L 21-37 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 WAS L 14-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 SD W 27-17 7 4 3 -- -- 1 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
6 @KC L 7-24 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
8 PIT W 21-18 5 5 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 PHI L 20-49 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @NYG L 20-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @HOU W 28-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Selected by Oakland Raiders in first round (12th overall) of 2013 NFL Draft, April 25, 2013.

Selected by Oakland Raiders in first round (12th overall) of 2013 NFL Draft, April 25, 2013.

At a glance

  • As a senior, suffered a season-ending injury when he tore his inferior vena cava from a collision in practice.
  • Played in 22 games with 21 starts in two years at Houston after transferring from Navarro Junior College.
  • Earned first-team All-Conference USA honors despite playing in just nine games as a senior.
  • Ranked by analyst Mike Mayock as the top cornerback prospect entering the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Helped lead Navarro Junior College to the 2010 NJCAA national championship.

2013: Played in eight games with two starts before having rookie season cut short due to a groin injury...Saw significant action on the outside in nickel situations...Recorded 29 tackles (23 solo), one interception, two passes defensed and one forced fumble...Placed on injured reserve on 11/20...(9/8) at Ind.: Made NFL debut, seeing action at CB in nickel situations...Credited with three solo tackles...Also saw action as a gunner on punt coverage...(9/15) vs. Jac.: Posted six tackles (five) and first-career pass defensed...(9/23) at Den.: Made first career start...Saw extensive action, totaling six tackles (two)...(9/29) vs. Was.: Played CB and on special teams...(10/6) vs. SD: Recorded first career interception, picking off QB Philip Rivers in the end zone late in the fourth quarter, essentially clinching a Raiders victory...Also tied a season high with six tackles (five)...Credited with a pass defensed...(10/13) at KC: Forced a third-quarter fumble with a hit on WR Donnie Avery inside the Raiders’ 10-yard line...Fumble was recovered by S Charles Woodson and halted a potential scoring drive...Added two solo tackles...(10/27) vs. Pit.: Credited with five solo tackles...(11/3) vs. Phi.: Made second start of the season...Posted one solo tackle...(11/10) at NYG: Inactive due to a groin injury suffered in the week leading up to the game...(11/17) at Hou.: Inactive.

COLLEGE: Played two years at Houston after transferring from Navarro Junior College...Garnered All-Conference USA honors in each of his two seasons at Houston...Played in 22 games with 21 starts before having his senior season cut short due to an injury to his inferior vena cava, suffered in a practice collision...Recorded six interceptions, 127 tackles (90 solo), one sack, 11 tackles for loss, six forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and 19 passes defensed in two seasons...As a senior, started all nine games in which he appeared...Earned first-team All-Conference USA honors despite missing last portion of the season due to his injury...Ranked second on the team with four interceptions and eight passes defensed...Returned two of four interceptions for touchdowns, including a 75-yard return at SMU and a 95-yard return vs. UTEP...Had two interceptions vs. UTEP...Also picked off a pass and forced a fumble at UCLA...Recorded a fumble recovery vs. UAB...Posted a career-high 10 tackles vs. Louisiana Tech and had nine-tackle games against North Texas and UAB...Named Conference USA Defensive Newcomer of the Year as a junior...Named second-team All-Conference USA...Led team with 11 passes defensed and finished fifth on team with two interceptions...Forced a team-high five fumbles...Forced a fumble in each of the season's final five games...Recovered two fumbles...Had eigh ttackles for loss and one sack...Returned an interception 54 yards for a score at UAB...Posted two tackles for loss in 2012 TicketCity Bowl victory over Penn State...Had five tackles, two tackles for loss, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery vs. Rice...Had nine tackles against Marshall and eight stops each against Tulsa and Southern Mississippi...Helped lead Navarro Junior College to the 2010 NJCAA national championship...Played in 11 games, posting 35 tackles (33) as a sophomore...Ranked No. 41 on Rivals.com's top-50 junior college players...Had three interceptions, including one return for a touchdown...Registered six passes defensed...Played in 10 games as a freshman, totaling 23 tackles...Majored in sociology.

PERSONAL: Attended Fort Bend Elkins High School in Missouri City, Texas.

Recent Videos

  • Hayden interception

    (00:00:49:13) Posted Oct 6, 2013

    Oakland Raiders cornerback D.J. Hayden intercepts the pass of San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers in the end zone for a touchback.

  • DJ Hayden Sunday

    Posted Aug 25, 2013

    Raiders rookie CB DJ Hayden spoke to the media for the first time since making his Raiders debut this past Friday night.

  • Press Conference CB DJ Hayden August 18

    Posted Aug 18, 2013

    Rookie first round draft pick CB DJ Hayden spoke to the media after his first training camp practice after being cleared for contact.

  • Behind the Shield August 18

    Posted Aug 18, 2013

    Jeanette Thompson has the latest on Raiders rookie CB DJ Hayden swapping the red jersey for the black as he gets ready to make his preseason debut Friday night.

  • DJ Hayden Media Session

    Posted May 12, 2013

    Rookie CB DJ Hayden spoke to the media after Saturday's mini-camp practice.