January 18, 2010

Hayes has Iowa near the top

Michigan running back Justice Hayes has a family connection to the University of Iowa, but had never been to the Hawkeye State prior to this weekend. On Sunday, the 5-foot-10, 175-pound Hayes, who is a Class of 2011 prospect, got his chance as he was in town for Iowa's junior day.

Hayes received a scholarship offer from the Hawkeyes during his junior season where he ran for 1,295 yards and 12 touchdowns at Grand Blanc High School. The running back was familiar with Iowa through his cousin, Roy Marble Jr., who is an Iowa basketball commit this year. The two have family in the state of Iowa, including Marble's father, Iowa's all-time leading scorer, who Hayes caught up with on Sunday.

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