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2017 Purdue Football Recruiting: C.J. Hayes Commits

Purdue picks up a solid WR prospect with commit No. 7.

Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Commitment No. 7 is on the board and we owe a big assist to Nicholas Sipe, an earlier commit who worked to bring in a receiver he wanted to throw to.

C.J. Hayes -€” WR -€” Bowling Green, KY(South Warren HS)

6'2" 200 pounds

Rivals profile (3 star)

ESPN Profile (not rated)

Scout Profile (3 star)

247 Profile (3 star)

Hudl Highlights

Hayes is a solid 3 star receiver with good size. He is rated as the No. 10 wide receiver in the Midwest and the top receiver in the state of Kentucky. He had a bunch of offers, among the best being Cincinnati, Marshall, and Middle Tennessee State, but he was drawing interest from a bunch of bigger programs like Notre Dame, Florida State, Michigan State, and Arkansas. He committed this morning via video:

This is a pretty good get for Purdue. He looks to be a big, versatile athlete that might be able to contribute right away.