Want to learn more about the football recruiting process, specifically what college coaches look for in prospective football players? Listen to this week’s Diamond in the Rough Football Recruiting blog radio show Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at 7:30 pm when William “Bill” Hayes is the guest.
Hayes is the current Director of Athletics for the 2012 NCAA Division II football championship runner-up team, Winston-Salem State University Rams [WSSU].
After a successful 30-year career as a college football coach, including 27 years as a head coach at the Division I-A, I-AA, and II levels at Wake Forest University, WSSU, and North Carolina A&T State University, Hayes has been an Athletic Director at both the Division I and II levels for eight years. During the 2011-12 academic year, his Ram teams captured five Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association [CIAA] conference championships, including football.
During his tenure as Director of Athletics at Florida A&M University, the Rattlers earned three Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) titles and became the only Division I-FCS school, to host ESPN’s critically acclaimed College Gameday on Nov. 15, 2008.
As a football student-athlete at North Carolina Central University, Hayes was a three-time All-America player at center and linebacker.
You may listen live to the show here, or call into the show with questions at 347-677-1564.
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