Former Pitt DE Dayon Hayes is drawing heavy interest in the transfer portal from various programs across the country after entering it.

By the Numbers
  • Hayes led Pitt in tackles for loss with 10.5, had 4 sacks, 45 tackles, and 4 passes defended last season.
  • He is 6-foot-5, 260 pounds, and considered the fourth best player in the current transfer portal according to On3 Industry Rankings.
Yes, But

Hayes' performance slightly lagged behind the program's recent defensive line standards.

State of Play
  • Hayes has yet to schedule an official visit despite the significant interest from multiple schools.
  • Multiple Pitt players, including Hayes and linebacker Solomon DeShields, have entered the transfer portal recently.
What's Next

Hayes is expected to receive continued interest from various schools as he considers his options for the upcoming season.

Bottom Line

Former Pitt DE Dayon Hayes' entry into the transfer portal has sparked substantial interest, offering him opportunities to elevate his career as he explores potential destinations for his final year of eligibility.