42 - Jordan Haynes
Jordan Haynes
Height: 6-1
Weight: 220
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Folsom, CA
High School: Jesuit
Position: LB

2011 Yale Captain

Notes: First Yale captain from California in 56 years... 132 overall tackles in three seasons.

2010: First-team All-Ivy and All-New England... Shared Ted Blair Award (Yale MVP) with WR Jordan Forney... Led Elis with 59 solos and 102 overall tackles... Started all 10 games and was Yale's leading overall tackler in eight... Led Elis with 10 tackles for lost yardage and three recovered fumbles... Second on the squad with two interceptions, including one in the end zone against Princeton... Scored Yale's first points of 2010 when he picked up a Georgetown fumble and ran four yards for a touchdown... Yale "Hammer" of the Year... Norman S. Hall Memorial Trophy (Outstanding Service to Yale Football).

2009: Earned second varsity letter and played in every game... Made 13 solos and 28 overall tackles... Top day was four solos against Brown... Two sacks and one blocked kick.

2008: Played in eight games on special teams... Earned first varsity letter... Had two kickoff tackles vs. Fordham... Played on JV team... Received National Football Foundation High School Scholar-Athlete Award for Western region in December of 2008 in New York City.

At Jesuit High School: Two-year varsity football captain who led the Delta River League's San Joaquin section with 169 total tackles... Started on both offense and defense in every game his last two years... 2007 first-team all-league and co-defensive player of the year... 2007 first-team all-metro, all-section and team MVP... 2007 Blitz 3 Holiday Classic All-Star... Broke school records for assisted (123) and total (169) tackles in a season and assisted stops (26) in a game... 2006 first-team all-league... National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete... National Honor Society... Class valedictorian... Jesuits Excellence Award... College of Holy Cross Book Award... African American Scholar at Notre Dame Summer Program... National Merit Scholar... National Achievement Scholarship Program... Rivals.com Student-Athlete of the Week...

Personal: Jordan Haynes is the son of Carol and Floyd Haynes... Interested in business... Member of Pierson College.