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More Chase Hayden video at The Opening
Arkansas RB Chase Hayden was named one of the top 10 performers at The Opening at Nike Headquarters prior to his senior year in high school.
Arkansas running back target Chase Hayden showed his outstanding elusiveness during The Opening, the premier event for the nation's top prospects at Nike headquarters.
He was easily one of the more impressive running backs in the open field during the event.
Hayden, 5-11, 185 pounds, 4.47 seconds in the 40-yard dash, of Collierville (Tenn.) St. George's Independent School has scholarship offers from Arkansas, Tennessee, Michigan, South Carolina, Missouri, Louisville and Arizona. He said he'll make his college decision next week.
Hayden rushed for 2,625 yards and 37 touchdowns while also having 249 receiving yards as a junior.
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