Hog Futures: Chase Hayden:

Running back's dad treats son’s growth as business

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Arkansas running back Chase Hayden carries the ball Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, during practice at the university's practice field in Fayetteville.
Photo by Andy Shupe
Arkansas running back Chase Hayden carries the ball Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, during practice at the university's practice field in Fayetteville.

When Chase Hayden was a young man, he wanted to grow up to be like an Arkansas Razorback.

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Arkansas freshman running back Chase Hayden seen here at 7 years old, kept his Darren McFadden poster in his bedroom up to th... + Enlarge

Chase Hayden at a glance

CLASS Freshman

POSITION Running back

HEIGHT/WEIGHT 5-11, 191

HOMETOWN Collierville (Tenn.)

HIGH SCHOOL St. George’s Independent School

AGE 18 (Born on April 2, 1999)

NOTEWORTHY Named Mr. Football and Mr. Basketball for class 2A as a junior. First athlete in 31 years to win both awards in the same year. … Also named Mr. Basketball as a senior. … St. George’s all-time leading scorer in basketball with 2,030 career points. … Rushed 160 times for 1,917 yards and 27 touchdowns, and had 12 receptions for 153 yards and 2 touchdowns as a senior. … Rushed for 2,625 yards and 37 touchdowns as a junior.

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