Sophomore (2012) ...made career debut as a reserve running back vs. Massachusetts (Sept. 15) ... ILLINOIS (Oct. 13) ... set career highs in carries (10) and rushing yards (66) ... MASSACHUSETTS (Sept. 15) ... carried the ball three times for 19 yards and scored his first career touchdown.
Freshman (2011) ... Sugar Bowl champion ... redshirted ... did not see game action.
Prep ... attended Grand Blanc High School (2011) coached by Joe Delaney ... ran 40-yard dash in 4.45 seconds ... Key Statistics ... ran 380 times for 2,624 yards and 21 touchdowns during his career ... caught 53 passes for 549 yards and five touchdowns in his career ... rushed for 230 yards and two touchdowns, along with over 100 receiving yards and one touchdown before dislocating his wrist in the third game of his senior season ... rushed 175 times for 1,295 yards and scored 12 touchdowns during his junior season ... caught 19 passes for 208 yards as a junior...gained over 1,122 yards on 163 carries and scored 10 TDs as a sophomore ... caught 22 passes for 229 yards sophomore season ... Honors and Rankings ... earned a four-star rating from Rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN.com ... rated as the nation's No. 3 all-purpose back and the No. 84 overall player nationally by service ... listed as the fourth-best prospect in the state of Michigan by Rivals.com ... listed as the 14th-best running back nationally by Scout.com ... listed as the No. 22 running back according to ESPN.com ... rated as the third-best player on The Detroit News Blue Chip list ... listed as the sixth-best player in Michigan according to the Detroit Free Press ... invited to 2011 U.S. Army All-American game prior to suffering wrist injury ... all-state honorable mention his junior season.
Personal ... Justice Hayes was born November 24, 1992 ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, major undeclared.