81 - A.J. Haase
A.J. Haase
Height: 6-4
Weight: 236
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bonne Terre, MO
High School: North County
Previous College: Iowa State
Position: TE
Years at Yale: ***

2009: Enjoyed his best year with 15 catches and 237 yards... Best day was five grabs for 75 yards in comeback win at Columbia... Caught game-winning TD pass with 58 seconds left against Lions, a 10-yard toss from Patrick Witt.

2008: Started eight games at TE... Led Yale ends with 10 catches for 96 yards... Three catches for 25 yards in double OT win over Holy Cross... special teams standout.

2007: Special teams standout and reserve TE... Appeared in all 10 games and was an important blocker... Yale Special Teams Player of the Week at Princeton... Two tackles on kickoff and punt coverage.

2006: Backup tight end for varsity... Started on all special teams and had two tackles, one against Lehigh and the other at Harvard.

At Iowa State: Received a full football scholarship and College Football Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Scholarship...Transferred to Yale after freshman season.

At North County Senior High School: Three-sport athlete, lettered four years in football and track, one year in basketball...played tight end and linebacker before switching to quarterback senior year...behind center, led North County to an 11-1 record, threw for 2,053 yards and 22 touchdowns, ran for 611 yards and six touchdowns...kicked PATs and finished with 255 career tackles...All-conference TE as junior, ranked as No. 37 tight end in the country and 11th best player in the state of Missouri by Rivals.com...First-team all-state linebacker.

Personal: Andrew John Haase (pronounced HAH-see), is the son of John and Elizabeth Haase... Hobbies include skiing, snowboarding, fishing, and golf... Political Science major... Ezra Stiles College resident.