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Overview

Mercury Hayes

Date of birth
Jan 01, 1973

Ht: 5'11"Wt: 195 lbs.

Birthplace
Houston, TX

Hometown
Houston, TX

College
University of Michigan

High school
Washington B T

Summary
Mercury W. Hayes (born January 1, 1973) is a former professional American football and Canadian football wide receiver, kickoff returner, and punt returner. He has played in the National Football League (NFL) for the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons, and he has played in the Canadian Football League (CFL) for the Montreal Alouettes. Prior to his professional football experience he was a...
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Playing career
Montreal AlouettesWide Receiver
Was signed by the Montreal Alouettes in June 1999 and released in September 2000.

Atlanta FalconsWide Receiver
Active for two games --- no offensive stats

New Orleans SaintsWide Receiver
Career with the Saints: 4 rec, 101 yds, 0 TD --- 2 KR, 30 yds, 0 TD

Michigan FootballWide Receiver, Kick Returner
Career with the Wolverines: 124 rec, 2,144 yds, 12 TD --- 53 KR, 1,000 yds, 0 TD

Trivia
  • Selected by the New Orleans Saints in the 5th round (136th overall) of the 1996 NFL Draft.
  • In 2002, he attempted a comeback with the Norfolk Nighthawks of the af2.
  • Hayes was picked up on September 18, 1998 by the Washington Redskins and added to their practice squad, but was released 19 days later.
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Updated athletic career information for Mercury Hayes
Edited the career summary for Mercury Hayes.
  • Added player career summary for Montreal Alouettes:
    " Was signed by the Montreal Alouettes in June 1999 and released in September 2000."
by rockinfish Jan 31, 2013
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Updated personal notes for Mercury Hayes
Edited the personal notes for Mercury Hayes.
  • Changed "n 2002, he attempted comeback with the Norfolk Nighthawks of the af2." to "In 2002, he attempted a comeback with the Norfolk Nighthawks of the af2." in trivia.
  • Added trivia: "Hayes was picked up on September 18, 1998 by the Washington Redskins and added to their practice squad, but was released 19 days later."
  • Added trivia: "In February 1999, he was drafted by the Barcelona Dragons (NFLE), but he was released from the team five weeks later."
by rockinfish Jan 31, 2013
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Updated personal notes for Mercury Hayes
Edited the personal notes for Mercury Hayes.
  • Added trivia: "n 2002, he attempted comeback with the Norfolk Nighthawks of the af2."
by rockinfish Jan 31, 2013
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Updated athletic career information for Mercury Hayes
Edited the career summary for Mercury Hayes.
  • Added player career summary for Atlanta Falcons:
    "Active for two games --- no offensive stats"
  • Added player career summary for New Orleans Saints:
    "Career with the Saints: 4 rec, 101 yds, 0 TD --- 2 KR, 30 yds, 0 TD"
  • Changed player career summary for Michigan Wolverines Football
    from:
    "124 rec, 2,144 yds, 12 TD --- 53 KR, 1,000 yds, 0 TD"
    to:
    "Career with the Wolverines: 124 rec, 2,144 yds, 12 TD --- 53 KR, 1,000 yds, 0 TD"
by rockinfish Jan 31, 2013
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Updated athletic career information for Mercury Hayes
Edited the career summary for Mercury Hayes.
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Updated external links for Mercury Hayes
Created an external link called "Mercury Hayes Stats | College Football at Sports-Reference.com" for Mercury Hayes.
  • Set title to "Mercury Hayes Stats | College Football at Sports-Reference.com".
  • Set URL to http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/mercury-hayes-1.html.
by rockinfish Jan 31, 2013
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Updated personal notes for Mercury Hayes
Edited the personal notes for Mercury Hayes.
  • Added trivia: "Selected by the New Orleans Saints in the 5th round (136th overall) of the 1996 NFL Draft."
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Updated external links for Mercury Hayes
Created an external link called "Mercury Hayes NFL Football Statistics - Pro-Football-Reference.com" for Mercury Hayes.
  • Set title to "Mercury Hayes NFL Football Statistics - Pro-Football-Reference.com".
  • Set URL to http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/H/HayeMe21.htm.
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26 Aug 1995: Mercury Hayes of the Michigan Wolverines runs with the ball during a game against the Virginia Cavaliers at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 18-17. (Julian H. Gonzalez /Allsport)
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10 Sep 1994: Wide receiver Mercury Hayes of the University of Michigan carries the football after making a catch during the Wolverines 26-24 win over Notre Dame at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. (Jonathan Daniel/Allsport)
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24 Nov 1996: Wide receiver Mercury Hayes of the New Orleans Saints during the Saints 13-7 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Houlihan Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Andy Lyons /Allsport)
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18 Nov 1995: Wide receiver Mercury Hayes of the Michigan Wolverines carrie the football during the Wolverines 27-17 loss to the Penn State Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania. (Ken White/Allsport)
by rockinfish Sep 24, 2011
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Montreal Alouettes' Mercury Hayes, right, makes a catch as Edmonton Eskimos' Chris Hardy runs after him during first quarter CFL action in Edmonton Friday, August 11, 2000. (CP PHOTO/The Edmonton Sun/Dan Riedlhuber)
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Rosters Announced for Saturday's Alumni Flag Football Game
The rosters for the third annual alumni football game, which precedes the Mott Spring Game presented by PNC Bank on Saturday (April 16) at 10 a.m., have been announced and feature more than 85 players from five different decades.
University of Michigan Athletics Department, Apr 15, 2011
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22 Oct 1994: Wide receiver Mercury Hayes of the University Michigan during the Wolverines 19-14 win over the University of Illinois at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois. Jonathan Daniel/Allsport
by rockinfish Mar 24, 2011
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