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  Jon Hays
Jon Hays

Player Profile
Paradise, Calif.

Last College:
Butte College

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 208





Football Closes Season at Colorado on Friday


Football Hosts Arizona in Final Home Game Saturday

Seniors will be honored in pre-game ceremony.


Football Takes Two-Game Win Streak to Washington

Utes and Huskies have late game Saturday.


Utah vs. Washington State Notes


Football Hosts Washington State Saturday

Tickets returned by WSU are on sale.


AP Photos: Football vs. USC

AP Photos: Football vs. USC


Utah falls to Arizona State

Utah suffers 37-7 defeat to Arizona State


Utah vs BYU

Utah vs BYU


Utah vs Utah State

Utah vs Utah State


Utah vs. Georgia Tech - Sun Bowl

Utah vs. Georgia Tech - Sun Bowl

UTAH: Brought in as an emergency backup in the summer of 2011 when Nebraska-Omaha dropped its football program, he played in 17 of Utah's 25 games in his two-year career, starting 12 ... career record of 7-5 included a Sun Bowl victory in 2011 ... completed 57.5% of his pass attempts and threw 19 touchdowns to 10 interceptions.

2012-Played in six games with three starts ... completed 60.6% of his pass attempts (63-of-104) for 653 yards and seven touchdowns (2 interceptions) ... seven TD passes was tied for the team lead ... passed for 196 yards and two touchdowns in win over BYU ... 160 yards and two touchdowns against USC.

2011-Played in 11 games, starting the final nine games of the season ... 6-3 as Utah's starting quarterback, winning six of the last eight games, including a Sun Bowl victory over Georgia Tech ... played a handful of snaps against BYU in game three before taking over permanently a week later in the second half against Washington ... completed 120-of-214 passes (56.1%) for 1,459 yards (132.6 yards per game) and 12 touchdowns (eight interceptions) ... Utah was 25-of-29 in the red zone (15 touchdowns, 10 field goals) with Hays on the field ... career-high 199 yards against Arizona State in his first career start and Arizona ... 193 yards for a career-high three touchdowns against Georgia Tech in the Sun Bowl, including a 28-yard fourth-and-14 touchdown pass to Devonte Christopher with 1:32 left in regulation for the game-tying score ... two touchdown passes against Oregon State and Arizona ... 65-yard touchdown against Arizona was Utah's longest play from scrimmage during the season ... 18-of-25 for 185 yards and a touchdown against Colorado.

PRIOR TO UTAH: Initially signed with Nebraska-Omaha after finishing his junior college career at Butte College ... 2010 all-NorCal Conference ... led Butte College to a 9-2 record and an overtime win over Delta College in the ASBG Bowl ... 118-for-218 passing for 1,823 yards and 10 touchdowns as a sophomore ... also rushed for five touchdowns, with a long run of 83 yards ... season-high 411 passing yards vs. Foothill ... played in nine games as a freshman at Butte College, completing 9-of-16 passes for 130 yards and two touchdowns ... prepped at Paradise HS (Calif.) ... three-year starting quarterback was the MVP for the South team in the 2008 Nor-Cal all-star football game in 2008 ... led Paradise High to two Northern section titles ... also lettered three years in baseball.

PERSONAL: Son of Randy and Anne Hays ... father played football at Delta College ... one brother and three sisters ... enjoys golfing, fishing and snowboarding ... bachelor's degree in sociology ... full name is Jonathan Perry Hays ... born April 17, 1990.

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