Siddiq Haynes

Hometown: Durham, NC

2010: #91 DT 6-1, 285 lbs. Sr.

Former walk-on and fourth-year member of the Blue Hens…team’s most experienced defensive lineman with 34 games played and 11 starts…has recorded 46 career tackles, including 3.5 for loss…enters pre-season practices as a No. 1 defensive tackle on the depth chart…a physically strong player who is difficult for opponents to move and can clog up the middle of the line…missed spring practices due to injury but is expected back at full strength this fall…one of team’s most likeable and charismatic players and a one of the squad’s top leaders… community-minded individual who is one of 122 nominees – 12 below the NCAA FBS level – for the prestigious All-State/American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team which is presented each September to the top civic-minded college football players…has devoted nearly 200 hours to more than 15 team community service projects during his career…came to Delaware weighing over 335 lbs. but worked hard to get down to current playing weight.

 

2009: #91 DT 6-1, 285 lbs. Jr.

Developed into a young leader on the Blue Hen defense…earned third letter in a starting role at defensive tackle…one of five UD players on defense to start all 11 games…finished No. 3 among defensive lineman in tackles…registered 30 tackles on the year (nine solo)…forced one fumble against Delaware State…career-high five tackles came against Maine…registered two tackles for loss on the season…team went 6-5 for head coach K.C. Keeler.

 

2008: #91 DT 6-1, 285 lbs. So.

Earned second letter as a key backup defensive tackle...appeared in nine games, all in a reserve roll...missed final three games vs. due to an injury...collected seven tackles for the season, including two solo stops...also had 1.5 tackles for loss and returned an interception 31 yards vs. Furman...collected season-high two tackles vs. James Madison but missed the final three games with injuries...had a single tackle in each of the team's first five games...was in on tackles for loss vs. Maryland and West Chester.

 

2007: #91 DT 6-1, 285 lbs. Fr.

Greyshirt who was one of seven true freshmen to see action for the Blue Hens...led team to 11-4 record and a berth in the FCS national championship game under...played in 14 games at defensive tackle in his first season at Delaware...got first career start in NCAA playoff win over Delaware State at Delaware Stadium...recorded nine tackles on the season, including six solo stops...posted a career-high three tackles vs. Rhode Island and added two each vs. West Chester and Monmouth...did not play vs. Northeastern...had one tackle in the spring game

 

High School: C.E. Jordan 6-1, 287 lbs.

Designated as a grey shirt who will join team spring 2007.....graduated from Charles Jordan High School in June, 2006 ...led team to 10-4 record as a senior in 2005 for head coach Mike Briggs...team advanced to the third round of the state playoffs...led team to state playoffs as a junior in 2004...earned first team All-PAC Conference honors and all-area honors as a defensive lineman in 2005 when he was named team Most Valuable Player...also earned all-conference honors as a junior...standout in track and field who earned all-conference honors in the shot put and discus.

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2010-08-20 2010 PLAYER BLOG Siddiq Haynes

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