Kaleb Hayes
Defensive Back 18
195 lbs.
San Bernardino, 
Last School
Oregon State
Roster Years


  • Parents are George Hayes and Verteah Brown
  • Born in Pasadena, Calif.

Before BYU

  • Played at Oregon State from 2017-2020
  • Prepped at San Gorgonio HS
  • Played wide receiver, running back and quarterback
  • Accounted for 3,139 passing yards with 30 touchdowns during his junior and senior seasons combined, also tallying 2,610 rushing yards with 34 TDs for 5,749 total yards of offense
  • Led San Gorgonio to its first state title in 2016 with 135 yards passing and 131 yards rushing in the championship game
  • 2015 San Andreas League Offensive MVP
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year

Junior Year 2021

  • One of 26 on the team to play in all 13 games, started last 10 straight (beginning vs. South Florida). 
  • Led BYU in pass break-ups with 12.
  • Pro Football Network Independent Defensive Back of the Year
  • Phil Steele All-Independent First Team Defense
  • Pro Football Network All-Independent First Team Defense
  • Part of Pro Football Network All-Independent Defensive Secondary of the Year 
  • Recorded four pass break-ups at USC.
  • Three pass break-ups against Utah State was the first the first three pass break-up game for a BYU player since Dayan Ghanwoluku did so at East Carolina in 2017. 
  • Recorded first tackles of his BYU career in 27-17 win over No. 19 Arizona State. 
  • Career-high five tackles at Baylor. 
Senior Year 2022

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year

  • Kaleb Hayes gets 4th Down stop to clinch win at USC

    Kaleb Hayes gets 4th Down stop to clinch win at USC

  • Kaleb Hayes smiles during 2022 fall camp

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