Prospect Primer: TE Hayden Hurst, South Carolina

Posted Apr 25, 2018

Put up very consistent numbers with 48 catches for 616 yards and a TD in 2016

Name: Hayden Hurst

Position: TE

Ht.-Wt.: 6-4, 250

School: South Carolina

Key stat: Put up very consistent numbers over the past two years, with 48 catches for 616 yards and a TD in 2016, then 44-559-2 in 2017.

Notable: Was drafted six years ago by the Pittsburgh Pirates as a pitcher, after undergoing Tommy John surgery as an eighth-grader, but had to give up baseball when he got a case of the “yips” and lost all control throwing the ball. Walked on at South Carolina as a receiver initially.

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