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22 years after leaving for the NFL, Central State Hall of Famer again makes good on promise to mom

5/2/17, 4:00 PM

It’s been a long process since first leaving CSU 22 years ago, but Hayes eventually came back and first got his undergrad degree and then – with the help of then athletics director Theresa Check – he began working on his masters while serving as a volunteer coach with the newly revived Marauders football program that had been disbanded for eight years because of financial difficulties.

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