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|Date of birth:||March 14, 1979|
|Place of birth:||Dolton, Illinois|
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|NFL draft:||2001 / Round: 3 / Pick: 87|
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Reginald Joseph Hayward Jr. (born March 14, 1979) came from Thornridge high school and is a former American football player defensive end. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Iowa State.
He has also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
In his first year as a Jaguar, Hayward accumulated 33 tackles (27 solo), 8.5 sacks, and six pass deflections in 15 games. He is also credited with two forced fumbles in the 2005 NFL season. Unfortunately, at the start of the 2006 season, Hayward suffered a season-ending injury to his Achilles tendon and was placed on injured reserve.
In 2009, in the first game of the season, Hayward broke his fibula and was out for the rest of the season. Before the injury he had already recorded a sack and two tackles. He was re-signed on April 1, 2010.
Hayward was released by the Jaguars on July 7, 2010.